Members of the military listen to President Obama during his visit to Fort Bliss, Texas, on Friday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

toggle caption Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

Obama Campaigns For Veterans' Mental Health

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160421139/160421251" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Working on a Dream Bruce Springsteen
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Working on a Dream
Album
Working on a Dream
Artist
Bruce Springsteen

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

In less than 20 years, charter schools have grown to the point where more than 2 million students will be attending this fall. But not all of the schools are living up to expectations. iStockphoto.com hide caption

toggle caption iStockphoto.com

What's A Charter School If Not A Game Changer?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160401996/160426017" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
America's Tribute to Bruce Springsteen (Boss Born in USA) Chief Kooffreh
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
America's Tribute to Bruce Springsteen (Boss Born in USA)
Album
Sweet Asian Girl
Artist
Chief Kooffreh

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Freska are small, sweet treats — thin, crispy wafers sandwiching patties of sesame, peanuts or coconut, often held together by honey or sugar. Kimberly Adams hide caption

toggle caption Kimberly Adams

Swimming And Snacking On Egypt's North Coast

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160386523/160426138" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

George Takei rehearses a scene from Allegiance, a new musical inspired by Takei's childhood in Japanese-American internment camps during World War II. Jeffrey Weiser/Courtesy of The Old Globe hide caption

toggle caption Jeffrey Weiser/Courtesy of The Old Globe

George Takei Takes Story Of Internment To The Stage

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160264485/160426139" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
On the Road Again Studio Musicians
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
On the Road Again
Album
On The Road Again
Artist
Studio Musicians

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Striking Hellenic Postbank workers chat outside the state-owned bank's headquarters in Athens on Thursday. The union is protesting the government's plan to sell its majority share in the lender. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

toggle caption Petros Giannakouris/AP

For Sale: Greek Government Assets — Slightly Used

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160422136/160422163" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Many Copenhagen residents already travel by bike, and now the city is building high-speed routes designed to encourage commuters even in the outlying suburbs. Slim Allagui/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Slim Allagui/AFP/Getty Images

In Bike-Friendly Copenhagen, Highways For Cyclists

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160386904/160425934" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Bicycle Livingston Taylor

All Good fun.: Band members (from left) Jack Antonoff, Andrew Dost and Nate Ruess (before he quit smoking) in Brooklyn, N.Y. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Mito Habe-Evans/NPR

Summer's Over, But fun.'s Just Getting Started

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160393007/160426143" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Sean Forbe's new album, Perfect Imperfection, is out Sept. 4. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption Courtesy of the artist

Sean Forbes: Deaf But Not Quiet

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/160343713/160426253" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Detroit Marcus Miller
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Detroit
Album
A Little Bit of Somethin'
Artist
Marcus Miller

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?