President Obama to called the Sony Pictures hack as an act of "cyber vandalism." Robert Siegel talks to Alan Friedman, co-author of the book, Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know, about that decision.
A new study says that the mortality risk for patients with certain acute heart conditions was not negatively impacted if they are admitted to the hospital when a cardiologist isn't there. Robert Siegel talks with Dr. Anupam Jena about the study.
In addition to famously subsidizing political campaigns, the Koch brothers also pour millions a year into think tanks and universities. Some warn that the funding can come with conditions that threaten academic freedom.
With our digital lives just a hack away from being released in the world, do we really want to store all our information in perpetuity? That's the question raised by New York Times technology columnist Farhad Manjoo.
Sperm from a member of the Cuban Five was delivered to Havana so the prisoner's wife could be artificially inseminated. Host Audie Cornish speaks with NPR's Scott Horsley about the Senate staffer who made the delivery.
Oscar-nominated composer Thomas Newman — whose credits include animated films like Finding Nemo and Wall-E to classic dramas like The Shawshank Redemption — kicks off our "Scoring the Screen" series with Robert Siegel.
The Obama administration is weighing options for a response to North Korea's alleged cyber attack on Sony Pictures. The move comes after the FBI said it had evidence the Pyongyang government was involved.
On Monday, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke to an audience of police officers for the first time since the head of the city's largest police union said de Blasio had "blood on his hands" for the recent killing of two police officers.
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