The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare
Shakespeare's First Folio is in Manhattan this month, part of a nationwide tour marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death.
Lenten Season Invites Us to Turn Away from Indifference
Ash Wednesday marked the beginning of the Lenten season. During this sacred time of year, Christians are supposed to repent and atone for their sins. Bob Schremmer, a Catholic priest, says the faithful are also called upon to feed the hungry, provide for the poor and care for the sick.
A Teacher's Creed
What would we do without teachers? Teaching is an invaluable profession because teachers contribute to the intellectual growth of society. John Richard Schrock, an educator himself, believes teachers can thrive when given the support and resources they need. To that end, he's developed his own "Teacher's Creed."
Rock Mystery Solved in Southwestern Kansas; Thanks to KGS
The Kansas Geological Survey has been grappling with a century-old geologic mystery in southwest Kansas. Rex Buchanan says the experts now think they've cracked the code.
In Rio, The Samba Parade Goes On Despite A Wardrobe Malfunction
NPR’s Loudes Garcia-Novarro joined Vila Isabel Samba School this year. It's one of the most venerable schools in Rio. Every year, 12 top-tier samba schools compete for two days during Carnival to be crowned the winner. It's a huge deal. Vila Isabel won in 2013, but in the past two years, it finished at the bottom after underwhelming parades.
Steve Inskeep In Iran
After landing in Tehran, Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep shares his initial impressions of Iran — just weeks after Western powers lifted crippling economic sanctions.
Did Obama Inspire A Big Debate On Race Identity?
Last week, Code Switch raised the curtain on "The Obama Effect," our quest to understand what the nation's first black president has to do with the big national conversations on identity and inclusion swirling in full force right now.