Karen Grigsby Bates Karen Grigsby Bates is an NPR correspondent.
Fats Waller's Playful Jazz Piano Legacy
'On the Couch': Cartoonists Aim Ink at Shrinks
Rice Compares Iraq War to U.S. Civil War
'Watching the World Change': Images of Sept. 11
The Elvis of E. Coli Sings About Food Safety
Yen Ngoc Do, Vietnamese News Pioneer
Susan Straight: 'A Million Nightingales'
Silver Belles Still Light Up the Harlem Stage
Mixed Views Among Lebanese, Israelis in U.S.
Study Highlights the Importance of Saving
Staff, New Owner Clash at Santa Barbara Paper
Political Clout Focus of La Raza Convention
L.A. Effort Narrows Swimming's Racial Gap
Charity Community Stunned by Buffett's Gift
A Mayor's Plan to Improve the L.A. School District