A Bittersweet Goodbye: White House Pastry Chef To Move On

NPR | March 18, 2014 4:58 p.m.

Bill Yosses had to learn to make leaner, healthier versions of his recipes when Michelle Obama moved in. He says those lessons have inspired his next venture in New York.

Rep. Keith Ellison Wonders Why 'People Care' About His Muslim Faith

NPR | Feb. 28, 2014 9:30 a.m.

Rep. Keith Ellison didn't expect all the controversy he caused after becoming the first Muslim elected to Congress. He talks about his faith journey in his new book My Country 'Tis of Thee.

Song And Dance: Of Course Clay Aiken Is Running For Congress

NPR | Feb. 06, 2014 6:50 a.m.

The question isn't why would an Idol contestant make a good politician. It's why wouldn't he?

Esperanza Spalding: Guantanamo Doesn't Represent 'Our America'

NPR | Nov. 22, 2013 12:24 p.m.

Grammy-winning musician Esperanza Spalding tells why Guantanamo is an important personal cause.

'Days Of Fire': The Evolution Of The Bush-Cheney White House

NPR | Nov. 09, 2013 2 p.m.

Journalist Peter Baker reassesses a consequential and controversial administration.

Anthony Weiner (The Myth, Not The Man) Takes The Stage

NPR | Oct. 23, 2013 3:43 p.m.

The former congressman's exploits have become an off-off-Broadway play, The Weiner Monologues.

In 'Dallas 1963,' A City Of Rage, Seized By 'Civic Hysteria'

NPR | Oct. 09, 2013 3:16 p.m.

Bill Minutaglio has co-written a portrait of Dallas in the years leading up to JFK's assassination.

Obama: Shutdown Could Be Over By Now (Interview Highlights)

NPR | Oct. 05, 2013 8:45 a.m.

"There are enough votes... to make sure that the government reopens today," President Obama says.

Shutdown Leaves Program Feeding Women And Infants In Lurch

NPR | Oct. 01, 2013 2:23 p.m.

Some states may run out of program funding by next week, while others have enough for October.

David Dinkins: Leading New York Is The 'Greatest Job There Is'

NPR | Sept. 25, 2013 1:31 p.m.

Former New York City mayor David Dinkins shares hard-learned lessons in his new book.

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