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Director Gillian Robespierre (left) co-wrote Obvious Child as a short film i...
Singer Mary Gauthier discusses what inspired Trouble & Love; Ken Tucker reviews Miranda Lambert's latest album Platinum; and the women behind Obvious Child talk farts, abortion and stage fright.
Libya's Gen. Khalifa Hifter speaks at a news conference in Abyar, a small to...
Khalifa Hifter was one of Moammar Gadhafi's top generals who eventually fled to the U.S. Now he's back in Libya, a polarizing figure waging a harsh crackdown on Islamist militants.
Joan Rivers' other books include I Hate Everyone ... Starting With Me and Me...
The comic has made a career out of saying exactly what she thinks. She tells NPR's Scott Simon, "I'm the one who says, 'The emperor has no clothes.'" Her new book is Diary of a Mad Diva.
Pope Francis was a young priest in Argentina during its Dirty War. Journalist Alma Guillermoprieto talks with NPR's Scott Simon about her article, "Francis's Holy War," and his controversial history.
The 1984 hit "La Di Da Di," by rappers Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh, has become one of the most sampled songs of all time. Music producer Mark Ronson talks with Guy Raz, host of the TED Radio Hour.
America's Got Talent judges told the dancing hip-hop violinist Lindsey Stirling that her career had no hope, but she proved them wrong. She tells NPR's Scott Simon about her new album, Shatter Me.