Rachel Martin appears in the following:
Monday, June 12, 2017
With a cabaret star for a great-uncle and Julie Andrews as her role model, the British singer has been steeped in classic pop all her life. "I just did what I grew up listening to," she says.
Thursday, June 08, 2017
In highly anticipated testimony, Former FBI Director James Comey appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, a month after being fired by President Donald Trump.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Steve Inskeep speaks with Richard V. Reeves, author of the book Dream Hoarders, which argues that the wealthiest 20 percent of Americans unfairly grab opportunities for themselves and their children.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
In her new cookbook, Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, Samin Nosrat says the key to good food is learning to balance those elements when cooking — and to trust your instincts.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The bishop who will moderate a chat between former President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discusses its theme:"Being Involved in Democracy: Taking on Responsibility Locally and Globally."
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Alex Tizon died suddenly at 57 soon after he finished his story about Lola, writing: "I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized she was my family's slave."
Monday, May 15, 2017
North Korea launches a successful missile test that some say is a "game changer." Malicious software that holds data for ransom is infecting computers. Efforts continue to find a new FBI director.
Friday, May 12, 2017
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price is touring communities that have been hit hard by painkiller overdoses and heroin. He says, when it comes to opioid abuse, "We're losing as a nation."
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Novelist Vaddey Ratner, herself a Khmer Rouge survivor, tells the story of a Cambodian-American woman looking for answers about her father's disappearance under the regime.
Monday, May 08, 2017
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice tells NPR that America is still a "bright, shining city on the hill, not because we're perfect but because we struggle in our imperfections every day."
Monday, May 01, 2017
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke discusses the contradictory partisan divide in people's views of the economy, the economy's health and the problem of those left behind by economic change.
Monday, May 01, 2017
"I am plus-size, I have dark skin and I am 100 percent beautiful," the actress says. Her new book, This Is Just My Face, is a collection of essays about body image and her rise to fame.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
"It's a responsibility being Mary J. Blige," the singer says. She speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about finding catharsis through music — and says that even she works out to her songs.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
U.S.-Mexico wall could violate 1970 treaty. House Speaker Ryan and other GOP leaders work to put final touches on health plan. And, it's the 85th anniversary of the founding of North Korea's military.
Monday, April 24, 2017
The White House hopes lawmakers show movement on a tax overhaul and health care. Defense Secretary James Mattis is in Afghanistan. And, 2 French presidential candidates will be in a runoff next month.
Thursday, April 06, 2017
The Senate is facing a major change to how it considers Supreme Court nominees Thursday morning, as it debates Neil Gorsuch's path to the high court.
Monday, March 27, 2017
Emma Donoghue tackles a tough topic with light and humor in The Lotterys Plus One, her new kids' book about a boisterous blended family learning to accommodate a difficult grandfather with dementia.
Friday, March 24, 2017
Rep. Adam Schiff, top House Intelligence Committee Democrat, breaks with chairman Devin Nunes' decision to close some hearings in the panel's probe of President Trump's connections to Russia.
Friday, March 17, 2017
Kwame Alexander's new book is a collection of original poems written in the style of 20 famous poets. The aim is to introduce kids to great poetry — and encourage them to write poems of their own.
Monday, March 06, 2017
President Trump on Monday signed a new executive order: a revised version of last month's travel ban. A big change is that the list of seven Muslim-majority countries has gone down to six.