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In lean years she played piano in the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Otherwise she's acted in roles for Justified and Mr. Holland's Opus. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Alicia Witt about her debut album.
NPR's Scott Simon and NPR's Tom Goldman chat about tonight's boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao; the Kentucky Derby; and the NBA match-up between the Clippers and Spurs.
Thelma Williams' Fairmead home has been without running water for seven year...
The years-long drought in California has taken a severe toll on the rural, mainly African-American community of Fairmead, where water drawn for agriculture has left wells dry.
Artist Jonathan Adler attends NYC Bing redesign panel featuring Jonathan Adl...
Thirty years ago the Coca Cola company introduced New Coke, which is legendary as both the most disastrous, and most successful product launches of all time.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: Don't Take Me Out To The Ballgame, Weekend at President Bernie's, The Fight of the Century.
Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: You know what they say about funny men.