Taking pictures of stars and deep sky objects with an iPhone would not have been something I thought would have worked, but as Apple hardware improves with better low light camera performance, apps are there to exploit it and push the envelope.
Dorie Greenspan struggled to recreate a friend's sweet dessert, but he just wouldn't divulge his secret. "It's nothing," he said. "It's so simple." Turns out, it is simple — once you have the recipe. » E-Mail This.
The Atlanta rapper — and one half of rap group Run The Jewels — wants his songs to confront heavy everyday issues with empathy: "I think our regular lives are amazing, beautiful things." » E-Mail This.
AMC's hit zombie drama The Walking Dead airs its midseason finale Sunday. It's now one of TV's most diverse shows, but critic Eric Deggans says it hasn't always served non-white characters well. » E-Mail This.
This week, a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, the officer who killed Michael Brown. Writer Syreeta McFadden turns to Audre Lorde's poetry to make sense of this decision. » E-Mail This.
Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of the New York Times about the grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson and the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Elizabeth Blair visits Belle Glade, Fla., where Edward R. Murrow's film crew recorded migrant farm workers. (This piece was originally broadcast on Weekend Edition Saturday on May 31, 2014.) » E-Mail This.
President Obama wants to give temporary work status to millions of undocumented workers now living in the U.S. That would mean better jobs for many, but its impact on the labor market is less certain. » E-Mail This.
Shoppers flocked to the malls on Thanksgiving, but the rush didn't impede Black Friday sales. Protesters are also trying to put a mark on this day, but their actions haven't taken a bite out of sales. » E-Mail This.
When President Obama announced changes to the immigration system, he offered to give more resources for border personnel. Officials have tried it before, and border security remains an elusive goal. » E-Mail This.