"Bill Nye the Science Guy" has gone from changing the way kids look at science to trying to change the way some adults deal with climate change. It's a campaign that's driven by pure passion, as he explains to Rita Braver.
A recent op-ed has dragged an Academy Award-winner into a debate about beauty, cosmetic surgery, and the battles women face to rise above double standards in Tinsel Town. Critic David Edelstein takes on the issue.
The music legend - known for his Top 40 hits and his Oscar night fundraisers for his AIDS foundation - talks to Anthony Mason about his wonderful, and surprising, career. (Originally broadcast February 28, 2016.)
Don't have time to read any more? Residents in a town in southern France don't have that problem. Thanks to the startup website short-editions.com, 10,000 short story authors have been matched with a community of 150,000 regular readers with time to kill while waiting on line. David Turecamo explains an innovative technology.
The irrepressible standup comic was so full of life, with an energy that seemed to have no end. Now, almost two years after his death, we have a chance to see Robin Williams as we've never seen him before, courtesy of photographer Arthur Grace, whose three-decade friendship with the actor is recounted in a new book, "Robin Williams: An Intimate Portrait." Tracy Smith has his life in pictures.
A recent museum opening has some folks in St. Louis singing the blues - and they couldn't be any happier about it. The National Blues Museum traces the history of the blues and its influence on R&B, rock & roll and funk - all genres born from those stirring, soulful sounds. Michelle Miller takes us inside.
The singer, who recently released his 33rd studio album, says family life has put everything in perspective
The National Blues Museum in St. Louis traces the history of the stirring, soulful musical genre
For nearly 30 years photographer Arthur Grace had unparalleled access to the comic master, from his unbridled performances to his private family life
An injury cut short former college athlete's football career, but it also reunited him with his first love -- music
Photographer Arthur Grace's three-decade-long friendship with the standup comic, actor and family man is remembered in a new book, "Robin Williams: A Singular Portrait"
Gregory Porter's new album is a follow-up to his million-selling album, "Liquid Spirit," which won the Grammy for best jazz vocal album. The jazz vocalist and songwriter also had a surprise dance hit with the song, "Holding On," reports Anthony Mason. He performs "Don't Lose Your Steam" from his new album, "Take Me To The Alley."
Mischa Barton's choice of photo in expressing her remorse about the Alton Sterling shooting has drawn criticism
Snoop Dogg and the Game urged improved relations between police and minority communities
Calvin Harris' latest track, with singer John Newman, references a bitter breakup -- but is it about Taylor Swift?
In the wake of the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Beyonce is the latest celebrity to express outrage
Greta Van Susteren doubts Gretchen Carlson's claims about Fox News boss Roger Ailes' behavior
Jada Pinkett Smith took to Facebook ahead of her son's birthday to decry this week's spate of police-involved violence
David Edelstein on actors who get "work" done, and the critics who shame them
Trevor Noah had a clear message in the wake of the police killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile