Nunberg became a contributor to Fresh Air in 1987. He wasn't interested in scolding people for not following the rules; he wanted to explore how language changes over time. He died Tuesday at 75.
"Content is king" was Redstone's mantra. Known for his shrewd deal-making and public family feuds, the powerful corporate leader reigned over an astonishing wealth of networks, studios and brands.
Legendary musician Trini Lopez has died of coronavirus complications in a Palm Springs, Calif., hospital at the age of 83. NPR remembers his life and legacy.
Patients knew José Gabriel López-Plascencia as "the doctor that served the poor." He spent over 60 years caring for low-income families left out of the healthcare system in Phoenix.
Book critic Maureen Corrigan remembers the veteran NYC newsman, who died Aug. 5, as "a tenement kid and high school drop out who never lost connection to where he came from."
Former presidential candidate and businessman will be laid to rest after a private funeral in Atlanta.
Hamill, who died Aug. 5, was a columnist and editor at the New York Post and the New York Daily News, covering wars, crime and the people of NYC's boroughs. Originally broadcast in '94, '08 and '11.
Woods played in the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, a history-making all-female big band. She was 96.
The beloved pianist was a young lion of his generation until a hand injury forced him to rethink his relationship to music.
The actor, who became an Internet sensation for his pronunciation of "diabetes" in a Liberty Medical ad, died Saturday morning at a Utah hospital.
The Philadelphia rapper was part of the band's first four albums.
Now that the beloved civil rights icon and Georgia congressman has been laid to rest, GPB News takes a look back on his final journey from his boyhood home in Troy, Alabama, to one last crossing of the Edmund Pettus bridge with stops at the Alabama Capitol and the nation’s Capitol along the way, before heading back to Georgia for his service at historic Ebenezer Baptist Church.
"He believed that in all of us, there exists the capacity for great courage, that in all of us there is a longing to do what's right," former President Barack Obama says of his friend and mentor.
The late Congressman and civil rights legend was honored by three presidents and hundreds of mourners in Atlanta.