When Someone You Know Loses A Child

Amid the aftershocks of the senseless shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., our ever-more-complex society goes on to publicly discuss what happened […]

On The GOP Trail, The Serendipity Of A Lost Wallet

It's Jan. 1.

I'm en route to Iowa to cover the caucuses. I'm a novice reporter and NPR editors trusted me to tag along.

At my layover in Minneapolis, I reach into my pocket to pay for a chai tea latte and — wait — where's my wallet? I can't find my wallet. I double, triple, quadruple check.

I run back to the gate. "Ma'am, I think my wallet fell out of my coat in overhead. Seat 20B." She checks it out. Negative. It's not there.

Commentator Hilary Price on Rosh Hashanah Rituals

The Jewish High Holidays began this week with Rosh Hashanah. Turns out commentator and comic strip illustrator Hilary Price is still learning the rituals.  Price writes  and illustrates the syndicated strip  "Rhymes with Orange" and lives in Florence, Massachusetts.