Last Build Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:20:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:20:00 -0400Most research on placebos involves people who think they're getting an active treatment, but aren't. But they may also work when people know full well they're getting a sham treatment.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 11:00:00 -0400The country megastar paints a velvet portrait of a whiskey-soaked dive bar festooned with Christmas decorations in a song co-authored by Matraca Berg, Hayes Carll and Allison Moorer.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:36:00 -0400The stories behind 22, A Million emerged during a nearly two-hour interview with frontman Justin Vernon at a press conference in September. The full interview wasn't available to the public until now.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:58:00 -0400The social media company posted stronger-than-expected revenue of $616 million in the third quarter — even as revenue growth continued to slow. To be more efficient, it'll cut around 350 jobs.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:51:32 -0400The desolate landscape of Salar de Uyuni provides the backdrop for a song by Stars Of The Lid's Adam Bryanbaum Wiltzie. "The Few Of Us Left" refers to the people who harvest salt on the flats.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:20:00 -0400A subway ride hammers home the reality that many Muslims face: While they fear being hurt by terrorists and vigilantes, others see them as a threat.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:16:00 -0400The European Union is giving the cards to Syrian refugees in Turkey. It's a massive project that will provide about $30 a person per month to the struggling families.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:10:18 -0400Also: A report outlines the sharp decline of wildlife populations worldwide; three new earthquakes shake central Italy; and a Chinese sailor voyaging alone across the Pacific is missing.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:58:00 -0400The new complete edition, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the Austrian composer's death, is an extravagant Mozart resource.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400A convoy of Russian warships is bound for the Mediterranean, and some were planning to stop for fuel at a Spanish enclave. NATO is concerned the ships are heading to support Russian strikes in Syria.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:04 -0400Globally, this humble dish was one of the first ways humans learned to unlock the nutrition in grains. Now, chefs are embracing its sumptuous, delicious possibilities. And no, it's not just oatmeal.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:12:00 -0400According to local news, people flocked to a government office to turn over used butts. That mountain of butts led to suspicion that people brought them from out of town to collect the reward.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:08:00 -0400This means that next month you can bid on one of the animatronic figures that smile along the boat ride "It's a Small World" --bringing joy to some people and rage to others.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:04 -0400Nearly 30 years into her career, Mazzy Star's singer still takes her time in the pursuit of beauty. Here, she works with My Bloody Valentine's Colm O'Ciosoig, as well as guests like Kurt Vile.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:04 -0400Kurt Wagner's ambition has taken a hard left on the Nashville group's new album, which ditches Lambchop's typical organic feel for something far more progressive.