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With gas prices plunging below $3 a gallon, motorists have plenty to celebrate. But people in oil-producing states, where low prices mean fewer jobs and less government revenue, are starting to worry.
With fuel prices down, profits are up. But that doesn't mean you'll be able to find cheap airfares, especially over the holidays: The airline industry is predicting its busiest season in years.
Renaissance woman Hedy Lamarr was born on this day 100 years ago. Not only was she a major screen actress, she was also an inventor. NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates speaks with Lamarr biographer Richard Rhodes.
NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates talks to Berlin correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson about the festivities marking 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Robert Lee Watt was a member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic for more than t...
Robert Lee Watt, the first black French horn player to join a major U.S. symphony, spent 37 years with the LA Philharmonic. He faced a lot of resistance along the way, as his new memoir recounts.
Tacheles, a squat in the central district of Mitte, 1990. Spots like this on...
Today Berlin is a techno hot spot. The scene has its roots in the fall of the Berlin Wall, when young people from East and West got together in abandoned buildings to dance and celebrate together.