State Budget Cuts Hit Universities Missouri is among dozens of states considering budget cuts, and state universities are likely victims since higher education often ends up on the budgetary chopping block.
Explaining The Sizzling Sound Of Meteors Scientists recently published a paper explaining why some meteors create strange sounds. NPR's Scott Simon talks with researcher Bill Sweatt about what creates this "sizzling" sound.
Michigan Democrat Rep. Brenda Lawrence On The Tight Race For DNC Chair Michigan Democrat Rep. Brenda Lawrence has endorsed Rep. Keith Ellison in the race for DNC chair. She discusses the race ahead of Saturday's vote.
Swedish Council Member Proposes Paid Breaks For Sex Councilman Per-Eric Muskos of Overtornea, Sweden, introduced a proposal to let municipal employees take a paid break each week to go home and have sex.
'Harmless Like You' Is A Story Of How Hurts Are Inherited NPR's Scott Simon talks to author Rowan Hisayo Buchanan about her debut novel, <em>Harmless Like You</em>, a story of how we inherit pain from our parents, and inevitably pass it to our descendants.
Race And The Controversial History Of 'Stand Your Ground' Laws Historian Caroline Light says "stand your ground" laws were written for white, heterosexual, property-owning men. What happens when other people take up arms, in defense against white supremacists?
An Economist On The 'Miserable 21st Century' Economist Nicholas Eberstadt of the American Enterprise Institute paints a bleak picture of the U.S. economy. He describes millions of Americans out of work, and addicted to drugs and screens.