Lee, one of the premier singers of new jazz, mixes it up with pianist Blake on a newly reissued two-CD set featuring standards and straight-up jazz tunes the two recorded in Belgium in 1966 and '67.
Historian Daniel Immerwahr shares surprising stories of U.S. territorial expansion, including how the desire for bird guano compelled the seizure of remote islands. His book is How to Hide an Empire.
NPR's David Greene speaks with Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., about the legal options for Congress and states to counter President Trump's national emergency declaration.
California's deadliest wildfire worsened an already bad housing crisis in rural Butte County. But the fire has jump-started a local effort to build a tiny home community for area homeless.
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Italian soccer team Pro Piacenza is in last place in its division. They're also broke. On Sunday they lost 20 to 0.
Colorado Girl Scout Charlotte Holmberg and her mother are selling boxes of samoas with a picture of actor Jason Momoa on the side. They're calling them "momoas."
A group is trying to merge the St. Louis city and county governments to try to boost development and pare down police departments. But the black community sees it as a challenge to political gains.
Ken Nordine, creator of a style of audio storytelling he called "word jazz," died Saturday at the age of 98.
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to conservative radio talk show host Chris Buskirk about how President Trump's emergency declaration is playing out among the president's conservative political base.
The collapse of the health care system in Venezuela is having ramifications throughout Latin America. Disease outbreaks across the continent are being linked back to Venezuela.
Increasingly, people feel they can master tasks simply by watching instructional videos like the kind you find on YouTube. But sometimes the gap between perception and reality can be deep and wide.
The U.S. has a big advantage when it comes to a young labor pool — its population of immigrants. David Wessel of the Brookings Institution explains why to NPR's David Greene.
A spacecraft named Beresheet is set to be Israel's first spacecraft to land on the moon. It came about because Israeli scientists lost a contest — but continued with the work anyway.
Chicago police say their investigation has shifted after speaking with two men originally considered suspects in the alleged attack against actor Jussie Smollett.
Following the president's declaration of a national emergency on Friday, we look at the legal action now being taken against it and how it could play out in the courts.
Remarkably little is known about the fundamentals of how a woman carries a baby inside her. Two Columbia University researchers aim to change that, to reduce the number of kids born too soon.
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NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe about his career, his firing, and his new book, The Threat: How the FBI Protects America in the Age of Terror and Trump.
The former acting director of the bureau also tells NPR that he and Justice Department leaders were so rattled following the dismissal of James Comey they struggled with how to respond.
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