Sloan Shore Kaki King
Hallucinations from My Poisonous German Streets Kaki King

Dan Gates, with Albuquerque's Air Quality Division, measures pollen in the air. Despite a 1994 city ban on trees like mulberry, elm and cottonwood, residents have to wait decades for existing trees to die before pollen levels likely will go down. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Jeff Brady/NPR

Albuquerque Sees No Letup In Pollen Despite Law

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/126149424/126155434" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Infra 5 Max Richter
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Infra 5
Album
Infra
Artist
Max Richter

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Ham and Cheese Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile
Heebie Jeebies Bayfield Brass
Riverboat Shuffle Bayfield Brass

Syrian President Bashar Assad (right) bids farewell to Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri after three-hour talks at the presidential palace in Damascus late last year. Hariri is planning another visit, despite the widespread belief in Lebanon that Syria ordered his father's assassination in 2005, a charge Syria denies. Bassem Tellawi/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Bassem Tellawi/AP

Ties With Syria Warm Under Wary Lebanese Eyes

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/126136421/126155436" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Raphaella Tribecastan
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Raphaella
Album
Strange Cousin
Artist
Tribecastan

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Flowers Tribecastan
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Flowers
Album
Strange Cousin
Artist
Tribecastan

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Holiday for Strings Eddie Bush
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Holiday for Strings
Album
Legends of Ukulele
Artist
Eddie Bush

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Light As a Feather Clutchy Hopkins
Twelve Variations on a Chorale by J.S. Bach -- Variation 6 Simone Dinnerstein
French Suite No. 5 in G major -- Gigue Simone Dinnerstein
Farewell to Spring Real Vocal String Quartet
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Farewell to Spring
Album
Real Vocal String Quartet
Artist
Real Vocal String Quartet

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Green Bean Stand Real Vocal String Quartet
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Green Bean Stand
Album
Real Vocal String Quartet
Artist
Real Vocal String Quartet

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Sugar Eric Marienthal
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Sugar
Album
Turn Up the Heat
Artist
Eric Marienthal

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Cristo Redentor David Sanborn
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Cristo Redentor
Album
Time Again
Artist
David Sanborn

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

A view inside Los Alamos National Laboratory as researchers work on a nuclear testing project in 1974. Atomic Energy Commission/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Atomic Energy Commission/Getty Images

At Los Alamos, Working Against Their Own Creation

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/126110308/126155613" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Matrix Revolutions, film score~Men in Metal Don Davis
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Matrix Revolutions, film score~Men in Metal
Album
Matrix Revolutions
Artist
Don Davis

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Saw Bitch Workhorse Misc.
Old Funky Gene's Gene Harris Quartet
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Old Funky Gene's
Album
Instant Party
Artist
Gene Harris Quartet

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?