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The World Music Education of Philip Glass
In his new memoir, Music Without Words, the composer explains how a chance meeting with Ravi Shankar sparked a fascination with the cultures of the world and their music.
Devastating Earthquake Hits Nepal, Kills More Than 1,000
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Kunda Dixit, a Nepali Times editor, about today's deadly quake. It caused an Everest avalanche and destroyed ancient monuments in and around the capital, Kathmandu.
From Alabama To ISIS
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Ellie Hall of Buzzfeed News about a Yemeni-American student named Hoda who left Alabama to join the so-called Islamic State in Syria.
In Kabul, An Uneasy Springtime Equilibrium
At the start of Afghanistan's "fighting season," officially declared by the Taliban on Friday, NPR producer Rebecca Hersher meets a group of boys who just want to fly their kites.
Behind The Scenes At Eric Holder's Last Day At The Justice Department
The outgoing Attorney General bade farewell to the Justice Department, where he's worked on and off since 1976.
Why Some Native Actors Quit 'Ridiculous Six'
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Native American journalist Vincent Schiller about what led a group of Native American actors to walk off the set of Adam Sandler's Netflix movie — and why others stayed.
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