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James Ellroy lives in Los Angeles, which serves as the setting for much of h...
Ellroy's new novel, Perfidia, follows the Los Angeles police response to a brutal murder on the eve of Pearl Harbor. In a vintage steakhouse, the author discusses the book and his tech-free lifestyle.
Eric Wareheim and Tim Heidecker explain how they make their particular brand of comedy work. "We're not really looking to appeal to a large swath of people, you know," Heidecker says.
The killing of British aid worker David Haines by the self-proclaimed Islamic State provoked international outrage and could bolster U.S. efforts to build support for an anti-ISIS coalition.
A week-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine has all but broken down. Shelling that was previously constrained to the airport in Donetsk reached the city over the weekend.
The Clintons are back in Iowa at an event that is the place to see and be seen for ambitious Democrats. NPR's Arun Rath talks with national political correspondent Don Gonyea.
After decades of denial, the NFL admitted this week that its players face a higher risk for long-term brain injuries than the general population. NPR's Arun Rath talks with ESPN writer Steve Fainaru.