Today's political polarization makes it seem harder than ever to tackle climate change. Republican Bob Dixson says the goals of going green aren't only for liberals. His town of Greensburg was hit by an unusually strong tornado, and now he's working on a White House task force to prepare communities like his.
Tuesday, Democratic Rep. Rob Andrews of New Jersey announced that he'd be resigning from office. Andrews proposed 646 bills during his 23 years in Congress, and none of them passed. The Washington Post dubbed it the "worst record of the last 20 years." He speaks with NPR's Arun Rath about his record and why he is leaving Congress.
At $1.4 billion, romance is by far the biggest sector of the publishing industry. Harper's editor Jesse Barron looked into the business of romance and its peculiarities for this month's issue. He says the key is copying the elements that made other authors successful — down to the cover model's pose.
Laboe, a radio icon in Los Angeles, built a broadcasting career as one of the first DJs to play rock 'n' roll and to take requests live on the air. At 88 years old, he's still drawing listeners in, six nights a week, playing the "Oldies But Goodies" that made him famous.
Interpreter "Johnny Walker" accompanied the U.S. military on countless missions in his war-torn home country of Iraq. His memoir, Code Name: Johnny Walker, details his experiences with the SEALs and his family's long path to U.S. citizenship.
Emmy Award-winning journalist Deborah Norville's big break came when she was a senior at the University of Georgia, working as a part-time reporter for a local news station in Atlanta. Norville's live TV interview with then-President Jimmy Carter set off her successful career.
The Beatles may have opened the gates for British acts to find success on the American charts — but Lenny Kaye, guitarist of The Patti Smith group and curator of the legendary '60s rock compilation Nuggets, says plenty of worthy groups simply never made the trip.