Each year the Library of Congress adds certain sound recordings as national treasures. Curator of Recorded Sound Matthew Barton explains the cultural significance of this year’s selections.
In one case, migrants saw rescuers and rushed toward them, causing the boat to flip. In another, a large boat cut the line to a smaller boat it was dragging when it began to take on water.
Just after Bernie Sanders thanked Kimmel for possibly securing the debate last night, Kimmel made a Batman vs. Superman joke about Democratic superdelegates.
ISIS reportedly has seized villages near Syria’s border with Turkey, trapping tens of thousands of civilians. The evacuated hospital outside Azaz is the aid group’s largest medical facility in Syria.
The fires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, have been burning all week, and responders are still far from containing them. Take a look at how the emergency has unfolded.
Take a listen to Northampton poet Dennis Caraher’s piece about things not said at the kitchen table. This commentary originally aired in June 2015.
On Friday, Pope Francis announced that church leaders around the world should work with couples to determine the best choices for them. He spoke of prioritizing conscience over judgment.
The violence that has claimed and ruined lives in Brussels and Istanbul in recent days comes during the Christian “Holy Week.” Our commentator is thinking about the power of love and faith for people of all religions.
New research on pets is nothing any dog owner doesn’t already know, says our not-so-impartial commentator Robert Chipkin.
Sarat says politicians need to hear that the Second Amendment pertains only to what Is necessary to protect a free state.
Many Americans hoped President Barack Obama would be the next Lincoln. But commentator Elizabeth Vozzola says Lincoln didn’t start out as a great leader. He evolved.
Retinal surgeon Andrew Lam makes the case that doctors have a duel ethical duty when treating their patients; provide not only quality care, but cost-effective care.
Earlier in the season, many suggested Payton Manning was through and should retire. He has since rebounded and will lead his Denver Broncos against the Carolina Panthers in Sunday’s NFL Super Bowl.
Every year, commentator Catherine Newman dresses up in scarves and hoop earrings, sets out the tarot cards and tells fortunes at her kids’ school carnival. She doesn’t know a thing about tarot, but she’s good at it.
Monique Pressley is called “masterful” in her public message. She hits the spotlight of the Bill Cosby case after a career as a defense attorney, prosecutor and religion-based broadcaster. Cosby and his wife live in Shelburne Falls, Mass.