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The beloved musician had a slight frame, an almost feminine voice and a late revival after a promising start and years of neglect.
June 13, 2014
Rare is the politician who has publicly admitted to holding or changing a position out of political expedience. In that respect, Clinton was no different in her interview with Terry Gross.
June 13, 2014
The ground under a $700,000 home overlooking Lake Whitney, Tex., began giving way last year. Officials decided the best thing to do was burn it down.
June 13, 2014
Chicago has seen spikes in shootings as gangs have splintered and rival factions battle. But authorities say they've also seen a recent trend of gangs aligning to form new drug-dealing factions.
June 13, 2014
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is back in the U.S. The former Taliban prisoner is now undergoing treatment at an Army hospital in San Antonio, Texas.
June 13, 2014
President Obama said that he will help the Iraqi military break the momentum of the militants on the march to Baghdad. The Pentagon said that one possible option could include airstrikes. But the president said that any military help must include political solutions from the Iraqi government, which has helped fuel the unrest by failing to reach out to its Sunni minority.
June 13, 2014
As the dust settles on House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's primary defeat, some have begun to reflect on his relationship with President Obama. From the very start, it was a prickly one, with divisions only deepening throughout Obama's time in office.
June 13, 2014
NPR's Alice Fordham speaks to Melissa Block about the extremist militant onslaught in Iraq, as well as the possibility of escalating violence there.
June 13, 2014
Army Pvt. Danny Chen shot himself dead in Afghanistan in 2011. The real-life tragedy has inspired a new production by Washington National Opera with a libretto by playwright David Henry Hwang.
June 13, 2014
A group of 11 theologians has offered up a faith-based analysis of money's role in politics, pitting voices of the pulpit against the courtroom.
June 13, 2014
Al-Qaida said in February that it has no links with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. But since then, ISIS has only gained ground — and members. It's now making inroads across Iraq.
June 13, 2014
DNA evidence prompted the 2012 release of Andre Davis, who served 32 years on charges that he raped and killed a 3-year-old girl. Two years later, he's facing new murder charges.
June 13, 2014
Travel with NPR reporters as they cover stories at home and around the globe.
June 13, 2014
The court is expected to render a decision that will determine the implementation of the Affordable Care Act's guarantee that no-cost prescription contraception be part of most health insurance plans.
June 13, 2014
Jubilant soldiers emerged from key government buildings after retaking them from pro-Russian forces, who seized control of the city last month.
June 13, 2014
The most popular global sporting event, the World Cup, kicked off this week in Brazil. But the Barbershop guys are fired up about games closer to home: the NBA finals.
June 13, 2014
In remembrance of the life of actress and activist Ruby Dee, Tell Me More presents an encore broadcast of Michel Martin's 2007 interview with the legendary actress and activist.
June 13, 2014
President George H.W. Bush turned 90 this week. A new CNN documentary 41 On 41 speaks to 41 of his closest family and colleagues. Michel Martin learns more from Executive Producer Mary Kate Cary.
June 13, 2014
Host Michel Martin looks at gun culture in the U.S. and abroad, and asks two experts what the U.S. can learn from how other countries handle firearms.
June 13, 2014
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, was created just last year, but has seized many towns and cities in both countries. Here's an animated map showing their gains since the start of 2013.
June 13, 2014

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