So many questions, so few answers. Why is Anthony Weiner incapable of making the Twitter story go away? The Republican Party always nominates its frontrunners, but is it premature to give Mitt Romney that title just yet? And how do we decide whether Sarah Palin is the real deal or a sideshow?
Serbia's Novak Djokovic reacts after losing to Switzerland's Roger Federer during a semi final at the French Open tennis championship.
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In what the BBC calls an "imperious display," Roger Federer ended Novak Djokovic's perfect season and 43-match winning streak at the French Open. Federer now advances to the final on Sunday against Rafael Nadal.
If you're not much of a tennis fan, here's what was at stake in this match for everyone:
Although the new trailer for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is breathtaking, there seems no possible way for a studio to avoid watering down the Swedish sadomasochistic snuff noir so it will play in America. In cinema, there is the homage to the past, and there is the wholesale remake or re-imagining of a film.
Western swing/rockabilly titan Big Sandy (left) stopped into the <em>Fresh Air</em> studios with tourmates Los Straitjackets in 2007. Now the band is raising money for one of its members.
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On June 11, 2007, Fresh Air broadcast a concert and conversation with Los Straitjackets, the Nashville-based indie-rock band that's made a name performing surf-rock classics from behind Mexican wrestling masks.
On today's Fresh Air, excerpts from that interview are being replayed to honor band member Danny Amis, who is recovering from a cancer treatment after being diagnosed with multiple myeloma.
If you are feeling a bit underwhelmed by the current field of Republican candidates for president, you need not feel alone.
A new poll from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press finds that only one American in four has a good or excellent impression of the prospective challengers to President Obama – whose own poll numbers suggest he is vulnerable in 2012.
Lettuce at an organic vegetable farm in Teltow, Germany. Organic farmers in Germany are reporting a surge in demand for lettuce and cucumbers in the wake of an outbreak of <em>E. coli</em> after health officials warned people not to eat cucumbers, lettuce and tomatoes, though organic produce may not necessarily be safer.
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It's been well over a week since something rotten turned up in Germany. But scientists still aren't sure where it came from.
They suspect that an unusual variant of E. coli could have contaminated cucumbers, lettuce and/or tomatoes and German officials are still warning against eating them.
But the ultimate source of the foodborne illness continues to stymie them.