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Black salons and barbershops, which serve as local hangouts, are pillars of the Harlem community. One relatively new resident enters one for a haircut for the first time.
Long hosted by Jerry Lewis, the annual Labor Day weekend events raised nearly $2 billion and featured acts by Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, John Lennon and many others.
The disease-resistant Callery pear once was American cities' street tree of choice. One community in Pennsylvania has banned it. This story originally aired on All Things Considered on April 24, 2015.
A day after Baltimore chief prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announced charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, residents of the neighborhood where he grew up hope change will come to the area.
Louis C.K. remembers getting "really big laughs" during his third try at sta...
Comic C.K. talks about the pain of his first-ever open mic experience; John Powers reviews Karl Ove Knausgaard's 'My Struggle'; LeFarge performs new songs and some favorites from the 1920s and '30s.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Joshua Green of Bloomberg News about the Clinton Foundation and its apparent lack of transparency over donors.