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Thursday, April 07, 2016
Shelter is a play based on interviews with Central American kids about their harrowing experiences migrating north. NPR's Code Switch team talks with the youth who inspired the play, the playwright and the actors about the production.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Five African women who came of age abroad make their way back to Accra, Ghana, as adult professionals looking for love — and end up grappling with where they fit into this place they call "home."
Sunday, January 31, 2016
About 40 years ago, Consuelo Hermosillo went to the hospital for an emergency cesarean section. Against her will, she left unable to have more children. No Más Bebés airs tonight on PBS.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Abby Wambach will play her final game for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Wednesday night. NPR talked to her former coaches, fans and the star herself on what she's meant to the game.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
From White House correspondent Tamara Keith:
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
It wouldn't be an election without a good, old-fashioned, racially charged pun.
Thursday, December 03, 2015
A man and a woman, wearing "assault-style clothing" were killed in a shootout with police, says Police Chief Jarrod Burguan. A third person is detained but their connection has been determined yet.
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
There continues to be an active, fluid situation in San Bernardino, Calif., hours after gunmen stormed a center for people with disabilities. The police say at least one suspect has been killed.
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
San Bernardino's police chief said based on the information they have now, the shooters appeared to be "on a mission." The attack left at least 14 dead and 14 wounded.
Monday, November 30, 2015
The LA area is home to the most manufacturing jobs in the U.S., from clothes to metal parts to new aerospace tech. Companies have reinvented themselves, even as they struggle to find skilled workers.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Nohemi Gonzalez, 23, was the first American identified as a victim of the Paris terrorist attacks. She was an exchange student from California State University, Long Beach studying industrial design.
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
When it comes to women's shoes, fashion often trumps function. But as women age, comfort starts to compete with style. Cue the rise of the trendy comfort shoe.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
The pope will canonize 18th-century Spanish priest Junipero Serra in the U.S. later this month. But descendants of the Mission Indians in California say Serra destroyed their traditional way of life.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Editor's note: This story was originally published on August 9, 2015.
Fresh air, the smell of pine trees, the sounds of birds chirping and brooks babbling — all of these have helped American city-dwellers unwind for generations. But in the era of Jim Crow segregation, nature's calm also gave African-Americans ...
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Decked out in spandex and a yellow and orange racing jersey with Eastside Bicycle Club: Ride To Live on the front, Gabriela Bilich was hanging out at club founder Carlos Morales' bike shop before a Saturday evening group-ride last weekend, joking with the other cyclists in spanglish.
Bilich says a ...
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Mountains cover 70 percent of the Korean peninsula, and in South Korea, an estimated 1 in 3 Koreans goes hiking more than once a month. Over the past few decades, hiking has become way more than a weekend activity. It's part of the Korean national identity.
Across the Pacific ...
Sunday, July 12, 2015
In 2009, Rue Mapp was thinking about business school, weighing the pros and cons, and wondering if it was the right choice. The former Morgan Stanley analyst turned to her mentor for advice. But rather than give her an answer, her mentor asked a question: If you could be doing ...
Monday, July 06, 2015
The game played in Vancouver, Canada, was a rematch of the 2011 World Cup final, which Japan won in a dramatic penalty kick shoot-out. The U.S. women have won a total of three World Cup trophies.
Sunday, July 05, 2015
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Thursday, June 18, 2015
Film director Rick Famuyiwa drew from his own childhood in southern California for this new comedy. It follows hip-hop loving high school geeks who get mixed up in a drug heist.