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Friday, February 10, 2017
Nearly 40 years after it was published, Octavia Butler's time-travel novel
Kindred has been adapted for a modern audience as a graphic novel. But reinterpreting the masterwork was a daunting task.
Monday, January 16, 2017
In a new collection, 16 essayists describe how Michelle Obama helped change the perception of black women and the White House.
Monday, September 26, 2016
As we mourn the golf great, we acknowledge another contribution he made to our culture: the tasty and refreshing iced tea and lemonade beverage that carries his name.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The complicated history of how the National Museum of African American History and Culture finally moved from conversation to construction may be as compelling as the artifacts in its exhibits.
Monday, September 05, 2016
The political activist's fierce opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment is widely credited with its failure to be ratified. Schlafly long championed conservative causes and founded the Eagle Forum.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones quit Twitter this week after getting her fill of racist and sexist trolls. But, as the saying goes, every goodbye is not gone.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Loretta Lynch spent hours before a House committee, fielding questions about her decision to accept the FBI's recommendation to not bring charges against Hillary Clinton.
Saturday, July 09, 2016
In the aftermath of two highly publicized police shootings and the deaths of five Dallas police officers, scenes of protest and prayer have unfolded around the country. Here is a glimpse.
Saturday, July 09, 2016
Already one of the greatest tennis players ever, Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title in straight sets on Saturday. Later, she and her sister Venus won their sixth doubles championship.
Friday, July 08, 2016
Law enforcement officials briefed on the investigation have identified the gunman killed in Dallas as Micah Xavier Johnson. The Pentagon says Johnson was a military veteran who served in Afghanistan.
Saturday, July 02, 2016
From a profile of Samantha Bee to the views of Chelsea Manning on the military's new transgender rules, these stories are about how we see the world.
Saturday, May 21, 2016
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.
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Read about the gender biases of your cell phone assistant, the ways politicians supported the Malheur militants, and how Europe's jihadists are different from their predecessors.
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Ten months and 10,000 flag submissions later, New Zealanders decided to just keep what they had.
Friday, January 22, 2016
Stock markets rallied Friday, but the year hasn't started off so great for Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average was down more than 500 points for a bit on Wednesday, the Standard & Poor's 500 index has dropped about 7 percent this month and markets around the world have ...
Monday, January 18, 2016
Idris Elba is expected to make a speech about a lack of diversity on British television before members of Parliament and senior TV executives on Monday,
according to The Guardian.
Elba gained popularity after his breakout role as Stringer Bell on HBO's
The Wire , won a Golden ...
Friday, October 23, 2015
A totem pole stolen by actor John Barrymore in 1931 that later ended up as a yard decoration for actor Vincent Price was returned to Alaska tribal members on Thursday.
The Associated Press reports that the stolen pole was one of more than 100 that once stood in the old ...
Thursday, October 22, 2015
New Delhi officials urged drivers to park their cars and use public transportation Thursday, in a new effort to combat air pollution.
A major road closed for five hours and residents were encouraged to take public transportation, the Associated Press reported.
Arvind Kejriwal, chief minister of the state of Delhi, ...
Friday, September 18, 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. On Fridays, we highlight some of the best stories. This week, we bring you three ...
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Some Twitter users pulled up their feed Tuesday and saw changes involving the reply, retweet and "fav" buttons.
The main change — which many Android users
got to see a few weeks ago — is the star icon that turns gold when you favorite a tweet is now a ...