The musical has some of the best-known songs in Broadway history, but it originally had other tunes that almost no one knows. Some of those songs were recently performed for the first time in decades.
An analysis of mortality records uncovered the most distinctive cause of death in each state. In Texas, it's tuberculosis. In Maine, the flu. And in Nevada, it's "legal intervention."
After swapping hearing aids for a cochlear implant, Sam Swiller's taste in music shifted dramatically, from grunge rock to folk. Now scientists are trying to improve how implants relay music.
There's been a wave of violence against immigrant workers. Now the Grammy-winning singers have joined their voices with Mali's superstar Salif Keita. The message: "United we stand."
Nation | Music | World | EntertainmentNPR | May 10, 2015 3:29 a.m.
Since 2002, LGBT South Asians have regularly gathered in New York City for this blowout dance party. Attendees welcome the chance to be open about their sexuality and embrace their heritage.
Simon Tam, the founder and bassist of The Slants, has spent six years trying to register his group's name. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says the name disparages Asians.
Nation | Music | Elections | Arts | TechnologyNPR | May 7, 2015 7:03 a.m.
Through the library's website, you listen to the recording of a former slave and millions of other items. But critics say the library needs to move more aggressively to adjust to the digital age.
Music | Science | TechnologyNPR | May 2, 2015 7:26 a.m.
You just can't stick a modern mouthpiece on an antique saxophone.