Programs A-Z

BBC World Service is a comprehensive global source for news. BBC World Service has a network of international correspondents, reporters and producers. When news breaks BBC News is there. It offers a wide variety of information...

Each weekday morning Central Standard looks at the different worlds within Kansas City. Regular topics include personal finance, information technology, the environment, music, cognitive therapy and the arts.

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A weekly special series celebrating the food, movies and history in and around Kansas City.

Central Standard Friday is the continuation of the weekday program, Central Standard. On Fridays the show features regular segments on history,...

During the documentary and specials hour KCUR airs a variety of programming from independent producers and other stations. 

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Fresh Air opens the window on contemporary arts and issues with guests from worlds as diverse as literature and economics. Terry Gross hosts this multi-award-winning daily interview and features program. The veteran public radio...

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues, is one of public radio's most popular programs. Each week, nearly 4.5 million people listen to the show's intimate conversations...

NPR, WBUR, KCUR and public radio stations across the country joined forces to bring listeners news and analysis in midday with Here & Now.

Here & Now offers a distinctive mix of hard news and rich conversation...

KCUR is no longer broadcasting the newsmagazine KC Currents on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m., Sundays at 5 p.m. or Mondays at 8 p.m. But this isn’t the end for the nine-year-old weekly program and its community-focused content.

Marketplace, hosted by Kai Ryssdal, is the only daily business news program originating in Los Angeles.

The 30-minute program, with a reporting style that is lively and unexpected, airs weekday evenings on KCUR and on public...

Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition

NPR's Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep, and KCUR's Michael Byars and Maria Carter bring the day's local and national news.

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While maintaining the civility and fairness that are the hallmarks of public radio, OTM tackles sticky issues with a frankness and transparency that has built trust with listeners and led to more than a tripling of its audience in five years.<...

Science Friday is a weekly science talk show, broadcast live over public radio stations nationwide from 2-4 p.m.

Each week, they focus on science topics that are in the news and try to bring an educated, balanced discussion to...

The World is a one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe.

Launched in 1996, The World is a co-production of WGBH in Boston, Public Radio International,...

One of NPR's most popular music programs is created in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands. When you turn your radio on, you're there too.

On The Thistle & Shamrock, award-winning radio host Fiona Ritchie explores evolving music...

Up to Date focuses on pressing issues, both local and national, including politics, economics, planning and design, history and entertainment - topics that have an impact on the lives of the Greater Kansas City region....

Whether revealing events in small-town America or overseas, or profiling notable personalities, Weekend Edition from NPR News appreciates the extraordinary details that make up every story. This two-hour morning newsmagazine covers...

Weekend Edition Sunday features interviews with newsmakers, artists, scientists, politicians, musicians, writers, theologians and historians. The program has covered news events from Nelson Mandela's 1990 release from a South African prison to...