Story of the Day NPR's daily top stories that you can't miss. Exceptional, moving, offbeat, or just plain funny. Subscribe to the Story of the Day podcast.

Artists Lament Polaroid's Latest Development

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19344432/87809173" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A Donkey's Tale: When Urban Sprawl Encroaches

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19274443/87775204" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Reverend Hopes Bracelet Will Help Complainers Quit

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/64439288/64410288" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Supreme Court Weighs Exxon Valdez Damages

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/48308288/54967288" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Religion Survey Finds Many Americans Swap Faiths

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19354039/19357309" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Therapists Look to Wii Games for Rehab Benefits

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19346671/19346973" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Movie Music 2008: Oscar-Nominated Scores

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19251328/19315152" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A Beguiling Bluegrass Classic: 'Ruby'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19315174/19291330" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Calif. Law Puts Sex Offenders on the Streets

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19308775/19308754" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Do Voices Give Candidates Presidential Timbre?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19304285/19304220" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Author Gives Bible a Twist of Manga

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19269725/19269715" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Hollywood Jobs: You Thought Actors Were Trouble?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19259075/19266868" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Mastodons in Manhattan: A Botanical Puzzle

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19171697/19266645" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Dissecting People's 'Predictably Irrational' Behavior

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19231906/19246273" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Old-Fashioned Play Builds Serious Skills

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/19212514/19225995" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript