A night filled with heavy speeches about gun violence, national security and climate change gave way to a unifying moment Wednesday night.

A test that can flag struggling readers before they're old enough to read and the power of music to help a child hear language. A literacy two-fer from the NPR Ed Team.

Oh, and then there was her rendition of Beyonce's "Single Ladies," complete with the moves.

Yesterday we asked for your picks for the songs that represent the feeling in the U.K. right now. Here are some of your suggestions.

Ticketmaster is now making discounts and free tickets available as part of its settlement in a class-action lawsuit over fees. NPR checks in on how well that's working.

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