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Eric Clapton's new album, The Breeze, honors the late J.J. Cale....
One year after J.J. Cale's death, his friend and fan Eric Clapton says we still don't know the half of the late songwriter's talent. Read Clapton's extended interview with NPR's Eric Westervelt.
3M employee Art Fry had a problem: When he sang with his church choir, his p...
3M employee Art Fry had a problem: When he sang with his church choir, his paper bookmarks fell out of his hymnal. Thankfully for Fry, his coworker Spencer Silver had a new adhesive in the works.
While the world's attention remains focused on the conflict in Israel and Gaza, the war in Syria continues. NPR's Eric Westervelt speaks with Los Angeles Times correspondent Raja Abdulrahim, who recently reported from inside Syria.
NPR's Eric Westervelt speaks to aviation journalist William McGee about how worldwide conflict zones are affecting the airline industry.
One red paper plane among many smaller white paper planes....
Greg McKeown doesn't believe in "doing it all." In his new book he argues that we should pursue only those things that are truly important — and eliminate everything else.
Anton Corbijn directed Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his final roles — ...
Anton Corbijn directed Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his final roles — playing a haggard German intelligence agent in the film adaptation of the John le Carré spy thriller A Most Wanted Man.