THIS WEEK ON WDIY

Monday, 6-6:30 pm, George and Kate visit the Lehigh Valley Charter Arts High School for the Arts. Guests are Exec. Dir. & CEO Diane LaBelle and student Matthew Miller-Brown.
Thursday at 11 pm, Bill Fox continues the Special Focus on Cosmic Ground. The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Cosmic Ground 2" plus new music by Max Corbacho on Silentsun.

NPR Headlines

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr walks up the stairs from her office in Freetown, Sierra Leone, to her car when she notices that the sky has darkened and is starting to open up.

Tiny drops of rain fall. Within seconds they've become large and squishy, splashing against the concrete – and she's forgotten her rain boots. Her hot pink slingbacks won't make it through a downpour.

President Trump says he will be making a decision "soon" on a new chief of staff. But some of the candidates whose names have been floated for the post say they're not interested.

It seems people are not exactly lining up for the chance to try to organize Trump's impulsive and unpredictable operation, especially in the face of an aggressive special counsel's investigation and newly empowered Democrats in the House of Representatives.

Copyright 2018 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air.

This is the second and final week of the international climate summit in southern Poland, the most consequential United Nations climate meeting since 2015, when the United States helped lead nearly 200 countries to agree to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But while the U.S. has been an undeniable leader in past negotiations, this year its role is more unpredictable.

Copyright 2018 Fresh Air. To see more, visit Fresh Air.

More NPR News

Stay up-to-date on all things WDIY...delivered right to your inbox every Monday afternoon!