Conversations at the World Cafe
Tonight marks the return of scripted programming on CBS after seven weeks of Thursday Night Football, including a new show, The McCarthys, that should have been left in the locker room.
In part two of our look at the ancient Greek philosopher, we ask students at a California school about the Socratic teaching method and the questions it inspires.
M.A.D.D Rhythms, a tap dancing group based in Chicago, will perform as a part of the 1920s-inspired show, "Harlem Nights."
Menino guided the city for 20 transformative years. WBUR's Delores Handy brought us this remembrance.
About 100 people were reported to have been in the building at Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport at the time of the crash. Authorities said five others were injured.
As a solo artist, Damian Master is unbound by the metal in his catalog. "Born To Ruin" contains his most anthemic statement of purpose yet, curled under a swaggering riff and his fire-spitting bark.
Described as a hard-nosed, old-school pragmatist, he was diagnosed with cancer shortly after leaving office in January.
Mark McClusky says for elite athletes today, pushing boundaries and breaking records is all about "the aggregation of marginal gains."
Maine officials are going to court to keep Kaci Hickox in quarantine for the remainder of the 21-day incubation period for Ebola.
Petra Mayer of NPR Books recommends a new scary story collection, as well as the '80s classic, "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark."
Eric Talmadge's stories appear as North Korea today declared a 21-day quarantine on foreigners in the country.
Obese occupants of a vehicle are up to 78 percent more likely to die in a car crash than someone of average weight, says the CEO of Humanetics, the world's largest maker of crash test dummies.
The San Francisco Giants won the World Series with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 last night in Kansas City.
With the virus in Africa, the U.S. and Europe, experts have created a computer model to predict where it could go next.
At 83, the Franco-Swiss auteur has made another complex visual poem, this time using 3D technology. The film bubbles with invention, thanks to jittery editing and a jumble of photographic styles.
KCRW's Jason Bentley plays several tracks from Flight Facilities, as well as music by Chrome Sparks, Deadmau5 and others in this week's two-hour EDM mix.
Gladiators guzzled a drink made from plant ash to help their bodies recover after a hard day of sword fighting, according to Roman accounts. New tests of old bones back up that idea.
Thanks to shows like The Walking Dead and movies like World War Z, zombies are climbing the costume charts. The undead have risen from the 13th most popular costume up to number 4 in just five years.
A legally blind woman who has led a fight to make Medicare pay for care even when patients' medical conditions don't improve is in court to get Medicare payment for her own home care.