September 21, 2017 | NPR · In an extraordinary statement released through state media, the North Korean leader says the U.S. president is “surely a rogue and a gangster fond of playing with fire, rather than a politician.”
September 21, 2017 | NPR · In the GOP’s attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, California would lose a lot of federal funding. Texas would gain a lot in the short term, but experts worry Texas would not use the money well.
September 21, 2017 | NPR · Judi Dench returns to the role of Queen Victoria — this time in her dotage — for Stephen Frears’ film about the monarch’s eyebrow-raising friendship with a young Indian man (Ali Fazal).
September 21, 2017 | NPR · The new film, starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell as the players facing off in one of the most famous tennis matches in history, shows how easy it is to paint a trailblazer into a corner.
September 21, 2017 | NPR · When one of the biggest hip-hop moguls of all time asks you, “What’s 5 percent of $100 million?” you’d better not stutter. He and son Romeo drop family jewels on their extended hip-hop hustle.
September 21, 2017 | NPR · This episode explores selections from the American Folklife Center’s collection of about half a million sound recordings — including songs from Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Carrie Grover.