The Experts The Ebola Response May Need: Anthropologists The scientists who study humans and their cultures could help health care professionals treat people who are reasonably, desperately afraid, they argue.
With Savvy And New-Age Speeches, A First Couple Runs Nicaragua Daniel Ortega is not the bombastic revolutionary of years past. He's toned down the rhetoric and his wife runs day-to-day operations. Critics say it's not unlike the regime he toppled 30 years ago.
With The End In Sight, Holder Reflects On His Legacy Attorney General Eric Holder tells NPR's Carrie Johnson that he's sorry his parents couldn't see Obama's tribute to him on Thursday — and that his greatest regret hit home on a visit to Newtown.
Detroit Salon Finds New Ways To Use Old Hair New businesses in Detroit are helping revitalize the economy. One of those new businesses is the Social Club Grooming Company, a barbershop/salon that promotes sustainability.
'Guests' Is A Story Of Mystery, Manners And Dramatic Love NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to novelist Sarah Waters about her latest book, <em>The Paying Guests.</em> It's a historical novel and a lesbian love story, with a courtroom drama mixed in.
Obama Gets A Political Boost From ISIS Strikes President Obama's approval rating ticked up slightly after launching air strikes in Iraq and Syria. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Mara Liasson about what this could mean for the midterm elections.
Album Takes Marty Stuart From Saturday Rock To Sunday Gospel From the honky-tonk to the house of worship, country music legend Marty Stuart's got you covered. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to Stuart about his new double album, <em>Saturday Night And Sunday Morning.</em>
A Jetpack That Keeps Its Wearer On The Ground Engineering graduate student Jason Kerestes helped build a jetpack that would make it easier for soldiers to run a four-minute mile. He speaks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer about the project.
From Glass To Artificial Light: The Innovations That Got Us To 'Now' NPR's Linda Wertheimer speaks to Stephen Johnson about his new book and TV series, <em>How We Got to Now</em>. He looks at six innovations that he thinks shaped the modern world.