"Nothing, it appears to me is of greater value in a man than the power of judgement; and the man who has it may be compared to a chest fulled with books, for he is the son of nature and the father of art."
—Pietro Aretino (1492-1556) Italian poet, writer, dramatist
- Obama Proposes New Protections For Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:54:00 -0500
- The president recommends more than 12 million acres of the region receive the highest level of protection available for public lands.
- 'Blizzard-Like' Conditions In Store For Parts Of Northeast Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:29:30 -0500
- A major storm system, expected to peak Monday and Tuesday, could dump as much as two feet of snow in some areas.
- A GOP Weekend, Courtesy Of The Koch Network And Citizens United Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:24:00 -0500
- Contenders for the 2016 presidential race spoke at Saturday's Iowa Freedom Summit, and on Sunday night senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Rand Paul will participate in a livestreamed discussion.
- 'Walking The Walk' With Students ... And Screaming Fans Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:13:13 -0500
- When their students are asleep, these teachers are onstage in LA's punk rock scene.
- Obama Begins 3-Day Visit To India Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:00:00 -0500
- President Obama met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to White House correspondent Scott Horsley about the bilateral talks.
- Measles Outbreak Linked To Disneyland Hits Over 70 Cases Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:02:00 -0500
- A measles outbreak linked to Disneyland in California has now infected over 70 people, many unvaccinated. NPR's Arun Rath talks with science writer Seth Mnookin, author of The Panic Virus.
- Patriots' Coach: Team 'Followed Rules' On Inflation Of Footballs Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:09:00 -0500
- Bill Belichick says that after an exhaustive investigation he determined that temperature differences between the locker room and the field inadvertently caused the discrepancies.
- As U.S. Reengages With Cuba, Art Museums Make a Trade Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500
- The Bronx Museum of the Arts and Cuba's National Museum of Fine Arts are exchanging works from their collections. It's the largest art exchange between the two countries in more than 50 years.
- Should Shared Ancestry Force A Judge's Recusal? Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500
- An Iranian-American immigration judge is suing the Department of Justice over its requirement that she not hear cases involving Iranians.
- The Drone War's Bottleneck: Too Many Targets, Not Enough Pilots Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500
- Much of America's military campaign in Iraq and Syria is conducted by drones. NPR's Scott Simon talks with U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff General Mark Welsh about the shortage of drone pilots.
- Obama's India Visit Arrives At A Moment Of Optimism Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500
- President Obama arrives in India Saturday to visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi. NPR's Scott Simon talks to India correspondent Julie McCarthy about what the trip means for U.S.-India relations.
- Netanyahu Speech To Congress Is High-Risk, High-Reward, Analysts Say Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500
- Israelis are watching the latest spat between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the White House — which could worsen his country's global standing, but win him votes in Israel's March elections.
- U.S. Once Had Universal Child Care, But Rebuilding It Won't Be Easy Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500
- In his State of the Union address, President Obama referenced a little-remembered, WWII-era federal child care program, holding it up as an example he hopes to emulate with expanded federal subsidies.
- Why A Black Man's Murder Often Goes Unpunished In Los Angeles Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:42:00 -0500
- From witnesses to reluctant gang members, Jill Leovy says, "everybody's terrified." Her book, Ghettoside, uses the story of one murder to explore the city's low arrest rate when black men are killed.
- Obama To Cut Short India Visit For Stop In Saudi Arabia Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:10:00 -0500
- The president will shave one day from the planned three-day visit to India to make room in his schedule to visit the new Saudi king in Riyadh.