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The relationship between the Obama Administration and the press corps is rocky. NPR's Arun Rath talks to correspondent David Folkenflik about why the corps lodged a formal complaint — over astronauts.
How meaningful and trustworthy are seals of approval from the likes of Energy Star and Good Housekeeping? NPR's Arun Rath speaks with advertising expert Lucy Atkinson about their validity.
Ceci Bastida's second full-length album, La Edad De La Violencia, was releas...
La Edad de la Violencia — "the age of violence" — is a pretty dire name for an album of upbeat synth-pop. Mexican-born singer Ceci Bastida says that's the point.
The government's anti-corruption drive has already targeted 25,000 officials in the first half of the year. The most recent high-profile victim is Rui Chenggang, an anchor on CCTV's finance channel.
Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
Security in Libya has deteriorated badly enough that the U.S. shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday. NPR's Arun Rath talks to former U.S. ambassador Christopher Hill about the situation.