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The Air Force plans to reduce drone flights due to a shortage of pilots. NPR's Arun Rath talks with New York Times reporter Dave Philipps about why the military is having trouble attracting and keeping drone operators.
Bourbon is booming, thanks to the popularity of craft brands in the U.S. and new markets opening in Asia. And Kentucky, where 95 percent of the spirit is made, is the center of the bourbon universe.
Erik Jensen portrays rock critic Lester Bangs in the new one-man play How to...
Husband-wife team Erik Jensen and Jessica Blank talk about their play based on the life and writings of legendary rock scribe Lester Bangs.
Jonathan Goldsmith plays "The Most Interesting Man in the World" in beer com...
He drove a garbage truck in LA and fibbed his way into Hollywood westerns. But Jonathan Goldsmith's big break was getting cast in Dos Equis beer commercials as "The Most Interesting Man in the World."
Charleston's Emanuel AME Church will reopen for the first time since Wednesday night's mass shooting. The suspect, Dylann Roof, remains in custody under a suicide watch.
For more than 100 years, the Boston Post Cane has been awarded to the oldest residents of 700 small New England towns. More than 400 of the canes are still in circulation, passing from one elder to the next. But it's becoming harder to find people who appreciate an award for being old.