Arts & Life
5:00 am
Sun March 25, 2012

The Voice That Gets You Where You Need To Go

Carolyn Hopkins is the voice behind public service announcements at airports, subways and theme parks. She tells you a train is coming, to step away from the platform, or to please pay attention to your luggage. And she does it all from her home in northern Maine. Guest host Susan Stamberg talks with Hopkins about her work.

Author Interviews
5:00 am
Sun March 25, 2012

A Book Gets New Life After Movie's Buzz

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Music
5:00 am
Sun March 25, 2012

'Up Jumped Spring': The Season In Song

Spring arrived this past week, and guest host Susan Stamberg offers this musical bouquet for the season by the great jazz singer Abbey Lincoln.

Television
5:00 am
Sun March 25, 2012

'Mad Men' Changes Song To Hit Historical Mark

The creators of the cable TV series Mad Men are known for making sure every detail in the show is historically accurate, but they don't always catch everything.

Religion
5:00 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Pope To Give Mass In Mexico

Pope Benedict XVI gives an open-air Mass in Mexico Sunday and, on his way there, will bless the Christ the King monument, an important symbol of Mexican Catholicism.

Sports
5:00 am
Sun March 25, 2012

On To The Final Four: Louisville, Ohio State Win

Originally published on Sun March 25, 2012 1:04 pm

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In NCAA men's basketball, the Louisville Cardinals and Ohio State Buckeyes have qualified for the Final Four. Later today, two more teams will join them after Kentucky plays Baylor and Kansas faces North Carolina. With so much basketball peppered with reversals and upsets, it's hard to deny the madness of March. But, as NPR's Mike Pesca reports, most coaches try desperately to keep it at bay.

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Asia
5:00 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Obama In South Korea For Nuclear Security Summit

Originally published on Sun March 25, 2012 7:30 am

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Politics
5:00 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Cheney Gets Heart Transplant After 20-Month Wait

Former Vice President Dick Cheney has undergone a heart transplant in a hospital near Washington. Cheney, 71, was on the waiting list for a heart for 20 months, which is longer than the average wait time in the Washington area. His prognosis remains uncertain.

NPR Story
5:00 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Cheney Begins Heart Transplant Recovery

Former Vice President Dick Cheney underwent a heart transplant Saturday, after waiting 20 months for a donor.

NPR Story
5:00 am
Sun March 25, 2012

Supreme Court Doesn't Budge On Push For Cameras

Not one second of the six hours of arguments on the health care law will be either seen or heard in real time by anyone not at the Supreme Court. The nation's highest court has turned down requests to allow live broadcasts of this week's historic proceedings.

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