John Cohen straddled two worlds: as a photographer, he immersed himself in the avant-garde visual arts scene of 1950s New York; as a musician, he was an integral part of that city's folk revival of the
Updated at 2:56 p.m. ET President Trump's former campaign manager jousted with House Democrats on the Judiciary Committee Tuesday in a combative hearing that each side hoped might strengthen its narrative
The Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against Edward Snowden alleging that his newly released memoir, Permanent Record, violates nondisclosure agreements he signed with the federal government.
Listen to this playlist on Spotify or Apple Music. The fastest route to obsolescence is telling y'all that it was better in ye olde days. The truth is that while the mechanisms for music change — rapidly
Updated at 2:15 p.m. ET Amid the finger-pointing over an attack on Saudi oil sites, Iran's supreme leader says his country "will hold no talks at any level with the U.S.," blaming the Trump administration
In 2015 the world's leaders committed to a sweeping set of targets to lift the world's poorest citizens into a decent life by 2030. Four years later, it's clear that the world is nowhere near on track
Sarah Thomas, an American ultra-marathon swimmer, has just completed a swim that no other human on the planet has ever accomplished. The 37-year-old from Colorado plunged into waters off the shore of England,
"My hometown, where I once lived, is a mountain village with blossoming flowers." The lyrics to this folk song, which is sung in both Koreas, evoke nostalgia for a time and a place to which one can never
There was a time, around the turn of the century, when Mandy Moore the pop singer and Mandy Moore the actor existed simultaneously, touring with *NSYNC and starring alongside Anne Hathaway in The Princess
Veteran journalist Cokie Roberts, who joined an upstart NPR in 1978 and left an indelible imprint on the growing network with her coverage of Washington politics before later going to ABC News, has died.
Before poet Anne Boyer got breast cancer at age 41, she believed, like most people unacquainted with the disease, that it "was no longer deadly and that its treatment had been made easy...your life gets
Updated at 10:45 a.m. ET An explosion at a campaign rally for Afghan President Ashraf Ghani killed at least 26 people and wounded more than 30 others on Tuesday. Ghani reportedly was not harmed in the
Updated at 2:45 p.m. ET Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party are facing voters for the second time in just five months in an unprecedented contest that has the potential to end
Over the past couple of years, Strasburg Township's zoning office in Pennsylvania found itself fielding more and more requests from Amish people to house horses on residential lots. Most Amish in Lancaster
On the face of it, NASA's newest probe sounds incredible. Known as Dragonfly, it is a dual-rotor quadcopter (technically an octocopter, even more technically an X8 octocopter); it's roughly the size of