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NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates talks to Daniel Alarcon about his reporting on gang enhanced charges and sentencing. California law gives the prosecution the chance to increase the penalty in gang cases.
Nora Jane Struthers' new album is titled Wake....
The former English teacher may never have become a singer-songwriter if her identity hadn't been taken. "I was just ready for a brand new start," she says. And soon she was on the road to Nashville.
Author Mark Ribowsky describes Otis Redding as "bigger than the music he san...
"He had an underground kind of appeal that built on itself," says author Mark Ribowsky, whose book Dreams to Remember traces Redding's unlikely pivot into national stardom.
At a press conference Saturday, newly re-elected FIFA president Sepp Blatter was defiant, insisting he had nothing to fear from the ongoing investigation. NPR's Scott Simon talks with AP's Rob Harris.
David Oyelowo plays an American Army veteran living with his mother in HBO's...
British-born Nigerian actor David Oyelowo talks about playing an American veteran in Nightingale. John Powers returns from the French film festival to discuss this year's new international films.
Dutch art detective Arthur Brand helped recover the pieces — including two bronze horses that used to stand outside the Reich Chancellery and which were thought to have been destroyed in the war.