Political Trends In Medicine: How Does Election Season Affect Our Health? NPR's Scott Simon talks politics with Sally Satel, a clinical psychiatrist and medical policy expert. She follows political trends in medicine.
'Lesser Bohemians' Uses Playful Language For A Classic Love Story A young drama student comes to the big city and falls in love with a rakish older actor in Eimear McBride's new novel. She tells NPR a conservative publishing industry initally overlooked her work.
'It's Familiar To All The Women In My Family:' Adapting Von Trier For The Opera Composer Missy Mazzoli wouldn't call Lars von Trier's film <em>Breaking the Waves</em>, a feminist project. But its portrayal of a woman's experience was part of what drew her to help reimagine it onstage.
For Students In Tulsa, Pain Frames Conversation About Crutcher Rebecca Lee teaches in Tulsa. Lee has been talking with students about their feelings after Terence Crutcher, whose daughter attends her school, was shot to death. She shared them publicly online.
The American Diplomat Who Helped Bring An End To Colombia's War An American negotiator played a key role in helping Colombia end it's half-century war between the government and the FARC guerrillas. Here's how he did it.
The Latest On New Jersey 'Bridgegate' Trial All week, jurors in New Jersey have been hearing about how aides to Gov. Chris Christie orchestrated the closure of lanes on the George Washington Bridge in 2013. We'll catch up on the trial.
How Law Enforcement Working With Regulatory Agencies To Thwart Terrorist Use Of IEDs It's relatively simple for criminals to buy pressure cookers and turn them into deadly devices. William Flynn, formerly of the Department of Homeland Security, talks to NPR's Scott Simon.