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For the composer, life is how the past and the future connect. Glass' memoir, Words Without Music, looks back on his childhood, travels and music. Originally broadcast April 6, 2015.
John Forbes Nash, Jr., the Nobel laureate known for his groundbreaking work on game theory, was killed in a N.J. taxi crash on Saturday. He was the subject of the 2001 film A Beautiful Mind.
The French Open is in its second day of play in Paris. For a preview of the tournament, Renee Montagne talks with Sports Illustrated tennis writer Courtney Nguyen.
On this Memorial Day, the Obama administration finds itself defending its foreign policy strategy in Iraq where the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has captured the city of Ramadi.
Malaysian authorities discovered graves in several abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand, where Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar were believed to have been held.
Jason Rezaian has been imprisoned in Tehran for nearly 10 months by the Iranian government. He is accused of vaguely-defined espionage charges.