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Philby was one of the 20th century's most legendary spies. NPR's Arun Rath talks with author Ben Macintyre about his new book, A Spy Among Friends, and the boozy secret to Philby's success.
Eric Clapton's new album, The Breeze, honors the late J.J. Cale....
One year after J.J. Cale's death, his friend and fan Eric Clapton says we still don't know the half of the late songwriter's talent. Read Clapton's extended interview with NPR's Eric Westervelt.
3M employee Art Fry had a problem: When he sang with his church choir, his p...
3M employee Art Fry had a problem: When he sang with his church choir, his paper bookmarks fell out of his hymnal. Thankfully for Fry, his coworker Spencer Silver had a new adhesive in the works.
While the world's attention remains focused on the conflict in Israel and Gaza, the war in Syria continues. NPR's Eric Westervelt speaks with Los Angeles Times correspondent Raja Abdulrahim, who recently reported from inside Syria.
NPR's Eric Westervelt speaks to aviation journalist William McGee about how worldwide conflict zones are affecting the airline industry.
One red paper plane among many smaller white paper planes....
Greg McKeown doesn't believe in "doing it all." In his new book he argues that we should pursue only those things that are truly important — and eliminate everything else.