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Monday, February 18, 2019
A decade ago, Ondara was just a kid from Nairobi obsessed with American rock music. Now, his debut album examines the American dream from a newcomer's perspective.
Friday, January 18, 2019
After taking a break, Van Etten tweaks her sound and loves the many versions of herself on her latest album, Remind Me Tomorrow.
Sunday, January 06, 2019
President Trump and U.S. Central Command confirmed that a U.S. airstrike in Yemen has killed one of the militants believed to be behind the deadly USS Cole bombing in 2000.
Sunday, January 06, 2019
The victims were illegally searching for gold and had dug deep in a riverbed in northeastern Afghanistan, according to a spokesman for the provincial governor.
Friday, October 05, 2018
Jamil plays flighty socialite Tahani al Jamil on the NBC sitcom The Good Place, but in real life she's a disability rights advocate who speaks out against body shaming and extreme beauty standards.
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
The country singer-songwriter's voice changed in her 50s and, for a time, she thought her career in music was over. With advice from Tony Bennett and a voice coach, Mattea has returned.
Thursday, August 30, 2018
Author Mara Altman got tired of hiding her hairy, sweaty self from the world, and set out to reframe the shame in her latest book of essays — part memoir, part scientific exploration, part manifesto.
Friday, August 10, 2018
Mitski's new album Be the Cowboy explores the singer's roles onstage, in relationships and as a woman in the world. The artist talked to NPR's Ailsa Chang about how there's no such thing as one identity.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Rosanna Arquette, one of the first actresses to come forward regarding a sexually abusive encounter with movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, says the charges against him aren't the result of a witch hunt.
Thursday, May 03, 2018
Liz Phair's Exile In Guyville is being reissued with a massive 25th anniversary box set. It features seven LPs, the official release of the Girly-Sound tapes and a book detailing the album's history.
Monday, April 30, 2018
Ellen Stofan says she hopes to inspire the next generation with more stories about the women and people of color who have been involved in the aviation and space business since the beginning.
Monday, April 23, 2018
Cities like San Francisco and Austin are struggling to regulate a flood of new transportation options, from electric scooters to dock-less bikes. Residents are angry over sidewalk and safety concerns.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Former NPR host Michele Norris talks about her story for National Geographic magazine's issue on race. In it, Norris explores the unease of some residents of a rapidly changing Pennsylvania town.
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
Rateliff discusses his songwriting process on Tearing at the Seams, the latest album with his band, the Night Sweats.
Friday, March 02, 2018
The indie folk singer discusses her second album, on which family is a powerful thread and heartbreak is viewed "through a lens of hope."
Monday, February 19, 2018
Author Virginia Eubanks argues that automated systems that governments across the U.S. use to deliver benefit and welfare programs are often rigged against the very people who need it most.
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Kat McClain describes herself as a long-time dating app user, but it eventually felt like a grind. Frustrated by the process, she hired a matchmaker who helped vet dates and up her online dating game.
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
A couple years ago, Elizabeth Schunck was living near Detroit, stuck in an unhappy marriage — feeling more lonely than she says she'd ever been. Looking for connection, she went on a random chat app.
Thursday, November 16, 2017
A private school in Beijing caters to children whose parents have moved to the city for work. Moving from place to place requires permission, though — and these children's families broke the rules.
Friday, October 27, 2017
In the next chapter of the sci-fi Netflix series, out Friday, the show's central children begin to grow up. Brothers Matt and Ross Duffer discuss their instant cult classic.