November 24, 2017 | NPR · South Africa’s Supreme Court said it was sentencing Pistorius to 15 years, minus time served, for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend. Prosecutors said his original sentence was too lenient.
November 24, 2017 | NPR · Identifying where ice melts can help cities in planning for a future with elevated sea levels. In New York City, the sea level would be affected more by melting ice in northern Greenland than Canada.
November 23, 2017 | NPR · The Larkspur Press in Kentucky is two years behind schedule, with no plans to catch up. Printer Gray Zeitz sets each letter of the book by hand and then prints on a press from the early 1900s.
November 23, 2017 | FA · As a kid, Fallon smiled even when he was in trouble: “There was a report card from kindergarten and the comment from the teacher was, ‘Jimmy smiles too much.’ ” Originally broadcast Oct. 12, 2017.
November 24, 2017 | NPR · With a knack for cunning juxtapositions, the adventurous pianist stitches together a baroque sonata, a slice of French serenity and a quirky portrait of a mysterious barn owl.
November 23, 2017 | NPR · Time magazine called him the James Joyce of jive. Jon Hendricks could make any lyric swing. He was born in Newark, Ohio, and was best-known as one-third of the hit vocal group, Lambert, Hendricks and Ross. Hendricks died yesterday in Manhattan at age 96.