NPR's Scott Simon remembers Charles Feeney, the philanthropist who quietly gave away $8 billion before his death this week.
NPR's Scott Simon remembers longtime colleague Wade Goodwyn, who covered Texas for the network for 30 years. Goodwyn died this week of cancer at age 63.
NPR's Scott Simon contemplates the emotional power of the song "What's Love Got To Do With It" following singer Tina Turner's death.
NPR's Scott Simon takes a moment to remember singer and activist Harry Belafonte, who died this week at the age of 96.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the life Joseph Kromelis, Chicago's famous "Walking Man", and the harsh conditions that many unhoused people live with every day.
NPR's Scott Simon notes how common mass shootings have become in the U.S., and asks how this violence affects how we think about our everyday lives.
Mike Gerson, the Washington Post columnist and former speechwriter for George W. Bush, died this week from cancer at the age of 58. NPR's Scott Simon has an appreciation.
The annual day of commemoration comes admist a rise in antisemitic incidents and Holocaust denialism in the U.S. and other parts of the world.
NPR's Scott Simon remembers theater critic and playwright Terry Teachout, who died this week at the age of 65.
As Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip was the longest-serving consort in British history. He died Friday at Windsor Castle.
"I love spending time with bright people," said the longtime game show host. Trebek began hosting the trivia show in 1984 and continued for nearly four decades, even through bouts of chemotherapy.
Since the death of John Lewis on July 17, tributes, photographs and stories of the beloved civil rights leader — who became known as the “Conscience of the Congress” — have proliferated across media. On Second Thought takes a moment to remember John Lewis, and airs a clip from the congressman’s interview with Chuck Reece of The Bitter Southerner podcast.
In January, Atlanta lost a beloved Atlanta restaurateur: Richard Thomas died at 82 . He will be remembered for his R. Thomas Deluxe Grill , which he...