"You know I wrote this for you, baby — you know that." "Oh, yeah, sure."
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo do mock-bickering as well as any long-married couple – which, of course, is exactly what they are. More notably, they've formed a commercial and creative juggernaut spanning more than three decades, with the Brooklyn-born Benatar singing and Giraldo working as her guitarist, producer and fellow songwriter.
Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 10:53 am
Katmandu is giving itself a facelift.
Tomorrow is the opening of the 18th summit meeting of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. Seven regional heads of state, whose countries are home to large numbers of the world's poorest and hungriest people, are arriving in the city for two days of talks to explore greater trade and political cooperation within the region. And the cash-strapped government of Nepal wants its capital to look its best.
Israel's Cabinet approved a draft law on Sunday that defines the country as "the nation-state of the Jewish people." The move has angered not only Israel's Arab citizens, but also some members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition government.
NPR's Emily Harris is reporting on the measure, which must still be approved by Israel's parliament. Here's what she told our Newscast unit:
It's now Goliath versus Goliath in the quest for an Ebola vaccine.
Until now, the two leading candidates for a vaccine to protect against the Ebola virus were being led by global pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline on the one hand, and a tiny company in Ames, Iowa, that was virtually unknown, on the other.
For years, Detroit has been the undisputed cradle of techno music with producer/DJ/composer Theo Parrish one of its foremost ambassadors. With the release of his latest album, American Intelligence, Parrish ups the ante on techno's future, a direction epitomized by the track "Be In Yo Self."
Originally published on Mon November 24, 2014 9:01 am
I reunited with Pastor Daryl Meese at his place of worship, a no-frills brick Methodist Church in Ferguson, Mo., on this stormy Sunday morning.
We first met at a coffee shop last August. I was looking for a cool place to file a story about the protests over the death of an unarmed black 18-year-old at the hands of a white police officer; he was taking a break from the chaos. We shared a table and ended up chatting.