Strange Sounds, Burial Grounds And The Case Of The Twisted Dream Catcher Creaky doors and squeaky floorboards are part of the territory of an old house. But what about the unexplained sounds that come and go?
Monthly Song Project Gives The Raveonettes Freedom Of 'A Blank Slate' Members of the Danish rock band, Sune Rose Wagner and Sharin Foo, say their unconvential launch strategy will result in an album that may be "totally schizophrenic, but in a really wonderful way."
The Next Generation Of Local, Low-Power FM Stations Expands In Urban Areas The next wave of low power FM stations is coming on the air. Initially restricted to rural areas because of interference concerns, nearly 2,000 new stations have been approved — many in urban areas.
Police Facial Recognition Databases Log About Half Of Americans A new report from Georgetown Law's Center on Privacy and Technology says all it takes is a driver's license to be included in the searchable databases. Rachel Martin talks to co-author Alvaro Bedoya.
'Cursed' Chicago Cubs Advance To First World Series In 71 Years Rachel Martin talks baseball with The Gist podcast host Mike Pesca. The Cubs beat the Dodgers last night to clinch the National League series, and will advance to their first World Series since 1945.
Trump Supporters Point To Gore-Bush As A Precedent For Refusal Of Election Results Some supporters of Donald Trump look to the election of 2000, when Al Gore conceded to George W. Bush not once but twice — five weeks apart. NPR senior editor and correspondent Ron Elving explains.
Reflections On The Black Panther Party 50 Years Later The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense's reputation has been mostly misunderstood. Rachel Martin speaks with co-founder Bobby Seale and Stephen Shames, who photographed the group from 1967 to 1973.
From 'Unproud' To 'Hombre,' Election 2016 Is Testing Our Vocabulary Merriam-Webster noticed the number of unique words coming out of this campaign, and has been using Twitter to report the most searchable words. Lexicographer Peter Sokolowski talks to Rachel Martin.
Small Business Owners Face Pressures Of Minimum Wage Bumps In Big Cities Minimum wages are on their way to $15 an hour in New York and California. Workers look forward to the bump. But some small businesses are bracing for a hit to their bottom line.