COVID-19: The latest from The World

Racing to develop a drug to fight COVID-19

Doctors in China and the US have transfused antibodies from recovered patients directly into the blood of people with severe cases of COVID-19. Dr. Mario Ostrowski and his collaborators want to identify the genes that encode these antibodies and use them to mass produce lab-grown versions — to turn into a drug to treat the infection.


Arts, Culture & Media

Be Your Own Pet

Amy Phillips of Pitchfork Media weighs in on a controversial decision by Universal Records to cut three songs from Be Your Own Pet's American release.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

We wrap up the week with music from Abigail Washburn's latest recording with the Sparrow Quartet. The music was inspired in part by her group's trip to Tibet in 2006.

Global Politics

Language politics in Nashville

Voters in Nashville, Tennessee head to the polls today to decide whether English should be the only language for all government business in town. Reporter Blake Farmer of WPLN has been covering the 'English First' movement.

Global Politics

Ron Paul on the Tea Party convention

Right now the center of attention for politically frustrated conservatives is Nashville, Tenn., as the Tea Party Convention rolls on to day two. We ask the Texas Congressman what he thinks of the Tea Parties, and what future he sees for them.