WHQR http://whqr.org en Sen. John McCain Calls Lengthy Execution In Arizona 'Torture' http://whqr.org/post/sen-john-mccain-calls-lengthy-execution-arizona-torture Sen. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:11:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 58644 at http://whqr.org Sen. John McCain Calls Lengthy Execution In Arizona 'Torture' Midday Interview: Gina Gambony and Opera Wilmington http://whqr.org/post/midday-interview-gina-gambony-and-opera-wilmington <p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Gina Gambony previews Opera Wilmington's inaugural performances this weekend, interviewing directors and cast members including Nancy King, Joshua Collier, Nancy Carson, and Mark Sorenson.</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:01:07 +0000 Alexa Doran 58643 at http://whqr.org Midday Interview: Gina Gambony and Opera Wilmington Tim Gunn: On And Off The Runway, 'Life Is A Big Collaboration' http://whqr.org/post/tim-gunn-and-runway-life-big-collaboration-0 "Make it work," the fashion guru tells designers on <em>Project Runway.</em> But life hasn't always "worked" for Gunn. He talks with Terry Gross about being bullied, being gay in the '60s and '70s, and how his mother thinks he should "dress more like Mitt Romney."<em> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:13:00 +0000 editor 58642 at http://whqr.org Philip Seymour Hoffman Leaves Indelible Bond In 'Most Wanted Man' http://whqr.org/post/philip-seymour-hoffman-leaves-indelible-bond-most-wanted-man <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Philip+Seymour+Hoffman+Leaves+Indelible+Bond+In+%27Most+Wanted+Man%27&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:13:00 +0000 David Edelstein 58641 at http://whqr.org Pope Francis To Visit U.S. Next Year http://whqr.org/post/pope-francis-visit-us-next-year Pope Francis has accepted an invitation to visit Philadelphia in September 2015, a trip that would mark his first to the U.S. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:02:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 58639 at http://whqr.org Pope Francis To Visit U.S. Next Year Indonesia's President-Elect Crowdsources His Cabinet http://whqr.org/post/indonesias-president-elect-crowdsources-his-cabinet Indonesia's president-elect is making good on a campaign promise to be a new kind of leader — starting with his Cabinet, which he's asking ordinary people to help him choose.<p>Joko Widodo, also known as Jokowi, was named president on Tuesday following July 9 polls, the results of which were contested by rival Prabowo Subianto. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:01:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 58640 at http://whqr.org Indonesia's President-Elect Crowdsources His Cabinet The GOP's New Plan To Tackle Poverty: Helpful Or Hurtful? http://whqr.org/post/gops-new-plan-tackle-poverty-helpful-or-hurtful <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+GOP%27s+New+Plan+To+Tackle+Poverty%3A+Helpful+Or+Hurtful%3F&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDExNDExMTQwMDEzNjkwODAzMTkxNmQ4Zg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0000 editor 58638 at http://whqr.org Before Passing The Baton, Spelman President Reflects On Tough Choices http://whqr.org/post/passing-baton-spelman-president-reflects-tough-choices <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Before+Passing+The+Baton%2C+Spelman+President+Reflects+On+Tough+Choices&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODg3MTg0MDEyMTg2NTY3OTI5YTI3ZA004)"/></div><p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0000 editor 58637 at http://whqr.org In India's Sultry Summer, Bucket Bathing Beats Indoor Showers http://whqr.org/post/indias-sultry-summer-bucket-bathing-beats-indoor-showers Two items that are essential to most Indian households are a bucket and a pitcher. They are to Indians what showers are to Americans, an integral part of the daily ritual of bathing. In a country where you can't count on running water, the vast majority of people bathe using a bucket of water, and a plastic pitcher to pour the water over your head and body.<p>Like every other Indian I know, I grew up with bucket bathing. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:48:00 +0000 Rhitu Chatterjee 58636 at http://whqr.org In India's Sultry Summer, Bucket Bathing Beats Indoor Showers Video Shows Islamic State Blowing Up Iraq's Tomb Of Jonah http://whqr.org/post/video-shows-islamic-state-blowing-iraqs-tomb-jonah <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jITkdB2xZM</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:31:00 +0000 editor 58634 at http://whqr.org Video Shows Islamic State Blowing Up Iraq's Tomb Of Jonah