March 9, 2014 | NPR · There’s never been a better time for black Republicans seeking office, yet even as some black candidates are hitting their stride, the party’s support among blacks is still at rock bottom.
March 9, 2014 | NPR · Pro-Russian groups used whips to attack pro-Ukrainian demonstrators in Sevastopol, on Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, the BBC says. Ukraine’s interim prime minister plans to visit the U.S. this week.
March 9, 2014 | NPR · When Mexican artist Diego Rivera was commissioned to do a mural for Rockefeller Center, some may have wondered whether industrialist tycoon John D. Rockefeller Jr. knew what he was getting into.
March 9, 2014 | NPR · Misty Copeland is one of the few African-American solo dancers with the American Ballet Theatre. NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with Copeland about her memoir, Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina.
March 9, 2014 | NPR · The military is a huge bureaucracy with many redundancies. NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with University of Kentucky’s Robert Farley, who argues that we need air power, but not a separate Air Force.
March 9, 2014 | NPR · John Denver’s hit “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” has just become a state song of West Virginia, an effort spearheaded by the woman married to the actor who played Gilligan on Gilligan’s Island.
March 9, 2014 | NPR · Ruben Studdard wowed the judges and the American public when he won American Idol in 2003. NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks with Studdard about his Idol win and what life and music has been like since.