A unique blend of news, features, our regularly scheduled puzzle segment, and interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. Hosted by Rachel Martin. 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Commuter Train Derails In The Bronx
An early morning commuter train derailed in New York City on Sunday, killing at least four people and injuring 63. Five cars went off the track as the train took a large curve in the Bronx burough of the city. Host Rachel Martin gets the latest from NPR's Jim Zarroli.
N.Y. Train Derailment Kills 4
An early morning commuter train derailed in New York City on Sunday, killing at least four people and injuring 63. Five cars went off the track as the train took a large curve in the Bronx burough of the city. Host Rachel Martin speaks with Joe Stepansky of the New York Daily News, who's at the scene.
Refashioning A Gospel Story In 'Black Nativity'
The new movie is based on a play by the same name by Langston Hughes. Host Rachel Martin talks with director Kasi Lemmons about her new musical drama, Black Nativity, released last week.
In Gujarat, Anti-Muslim Legacy Of 2002 Riots Still Looms
Indian writer Zahir Janmohamed was in Gujarat, India, during the 2002 riots that left more than a thousand Muslims dead. He talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the riots, and how Muslims have fared in Gujarat since then under Narendra Modi, who is now a leading candidate to be India's next prime minister.
Bringing Jazz On Walkabout: Jon Batiste And Stay Human
Host Rachel Martin is joined by pianist Batiste and his band, who hope to make jazz transcend genres and generations, as they play live at NPR's headquarters.
Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt
The Planet Money team followed the making of a T-shirt, from cotton fields to factories to container ships. Host Rachel Martin talks with Alex Blumberg of Planet Money and Pietra Rivoli, author of The travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy.
Palestinian Refugees On Losing Side Of UN Budget Crunch
The UN agency that supplies the basic needs for Palestinian refugees may not be able to meet December payroll for 30,000 teachers, doctors and social workers across the Mideast. The agency serves an ever-increasing number of refugees, the descendants of the Palestinians uprooted in 1948.
Be THANKful For This Puzzle
For each category, name something beginning with each of the letters T, H, A, N and K. For example, if the category were "U.S. states," you might say Tennessee, Hawaii, Alaska, Nevada and Kentucky.
Could Video Games Be The Next Job Interview?
Want to get that job? You might want to hone your gaming skills. They could convey your career potential to a future employer.
The Role Of Faith In Jewish Life
Rabbi Jonathan Sacks, former chief rabbi of Great Britain, spent his life thinking about the role of religion in public life. Host Rachel Martin speaks Sacks, who will begin teaching next year at New York University.