NASA has released the first picture of Jupiter taken since the Juno spacecraft went into orbit around the planet on July 4.

The picture was taken on July 10. Juno was 2.7 million miles from Jupiter at the time. The color image shows some of the atmospheric features of the planet, including the giant red spot. You can also see three of Jupiter's moons in the picture: Io, Europa and Ganymede.

The Senate is set to approve a bill intended to change the way police and health care workers treat people struggling with opioid addictions.

My husband and I once took great pleasure in preparing meals from scratch. We made pizza dough and sauce. We baked bread. We churned ice cream.

Then we became parents.

Now there are some weeks when pre-chopped veggies and a rotisserie chicken are the only things between us and five nights of Chipotle.

Parents are busy. For some of us, figuring out how to get dinner on the table is a daily struggle. So I reached out to food experts, parents and nutritionists for help. Here is some of their (and my) best advice for making weeknight meals happen.

"O Canada," the national anthem of our neighbors up north, comes in two official versions — English and French. They share a melody, but differ in meaning.

Let the record show: neither version of those lyrics contains the phrase "all lives matter."

But at the 2016 All-Star Game, the song got an unexpected edit.

At Petco Park in San Diego, one member of the Canadian singing group The Tenors — by himself, according to the other members of the group — revised the anthem.

School's out, and a lot of parents are getting through the long summer days with extra helpings of digital devices.

How should we feel about that?

Police in Baton Rouge say they have arrested three people who stole guns with the goal of killing police officers. They are still looking for a fourth suspect in the alleged plot, NPR's Greg Allen reports.

"Police say the thefts were at a Baton Rouge pawn shop early Saturday morning," Greg says. "One person was arrested at the scene. Since then, two others have been arrested and six of the eight stolen handguns have been recovered. Police are still looking for one other man."

A 13-year-old boy is among those arrested, Greg says.

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After an international tribunal invalidated Beijing's claims to the South China Sea, Chinese authorities have declared in no uncertain terms that they will be ignoring the ruling.

The Philippines brought the case to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, objecting to China's claims to maritime rights in the disputed waters. The tribunal agreed that China had no legal authority to claim the waters and was infringing on the sovereign rights of the Philippines.

Donald Trump is firing back at Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after she disparaged him in several media interviews. He tweeted late Tuesday that she "has embarrassed all" with her "very dumb political statements" about the candidate. Trump ended his tweet with "Her mind is shot - resign!":

Donald Trump wrapped up his public tryout of potential vice presidential candidates in Indiana Tuesday night with Gov. Mike Pence giving the final audition.

The Indiana governor's stock as Trump's possible running mate is believed to be on the rise, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich also atop the list. Sources tell NPR the presumptive GOP presidential nominee is close to making a decision, which he's widely expected to announce by Friday.


Radio Legend Studs Terkel On Piano Jazz

Jul 27, 2012
Originally published on August 21, 2013 10:03 am

Though he's remembered for his intense interest in the lives of everyday folks, the Pulitzer Prize winning author and Chicago radio legend Studs Terkel was also a great lover of music, and especially jazz. His first book, Giants of Jazz, featured literary portraits of the likes of Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong.

Studs and Marian McPartland were good friends, having first met in Chicago when cornetist Jimmy McPartland introduced his new bride/piano player to the Windy City scene. Though McPartland appeared on Terkel's radio show several times over the years, he joined Marian on Piano Jazz only once, in 1992. That program was originally recorded as one of our bi-annual fundraising shows. A seasoned public radio personality, Terkel was no stranger to the pledge drive. Yet, so much history and knowledge came out of this hour that we decided to remove those fundraising elements ("Your support keeps this program on the air!") and create a new version of the program.

We enlisted NPR Weekend Edition host Scott Simon, a friend, fan and colleague of Terkel's, to give the show the familiar Piano Jazz structure, and we were delighted that he threw in a few of his own remembrances and at least one impression of Studs. This is the first time this program has been rebroadcast since its original airing. This version also includes a few tunes that, for timing reasons, didn't make it into the original broadcast.

With two seasoned interviewers in the room, it's sometimes hard to tell who is interviewing who. McPartland discovers the genesis of Terkel's life in radio, and Studs gets Marian to talk about her upbringing in England and her USO tours through Europe with her husband Jimmy. The two share memories of Bix Beiderbecke and Alec Wilder and McPartland plays a few relevant tunes, including Wilder's "While We're Young" and Beiderbecke's "In a Mist." McPartland ends with a soulful musical portrait that perfectly captures the humor, charm and unique character of the legendary Studs Terkel.

Studs Terkel died Oct. 2008 at the age of 96.

Originally broadcast in 1992.

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