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'Full Of Hatred And Fear': Disinformation On YouTube Divided A Dad And Daughter

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Renee Ekwoge says false and misleading videos on YouTube have changed her dad. What was once a strong, loving relationship has been corrupted, she says, by conspiratorial YouTube videos.


John Boehner On The 'Noisemakers' Of The Republican Party

Monday, April 12, 2021

Boehner was the Republican speaker of the House during much of the Obama presidency. His new memoir recounts his time leading House Republicans — even if that meant doing things he personally opposed.


Disinformation Fuels A White Evangelical Movement. It Led 1 Virginia Pastor To Quit

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Some evangelical circles have incubated and spread conspiracy theories for years. It's part of a movement called Christian nationalism that researchers call a threat to American democracy.


She Resisted Getting Her Kids The Usual Vaccines. Then The Pandemic Hit

Friday, January 22, 2021

A mother of three in Canada was opposed to getting her kids vaccinated against childhood diseases. The pandemic led her out of that movement. Getting there was a years-long search for answers.


Santiago Potes Is 1st Latino DACA Recipient To Be Awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

As a 2021 Rhodes Scholar, Potes will study at the University of Oxford. His parents settled in Miami after fleeing Colombia when he was 4. He is a new graduate of Columbia University in New York.


Ireland Lacrosse Bows Out Of 2022 World Games So Iroquois Nationals Can Play

Thursday, October 01, 2020

The team has voluntarily dropped out to make room for the Iroquois Nationals, which was originally excluded because organizers had said it did not represent a sovereign nation.


50 Years Ago, Black Sabbath Found Its Sound And Took Metal Worldwide

Friday, September 18, 2020

Recorded in a few days and released just months after the band's self-titled debut, Paranoid delivered bleak but unforgettable songs about war, corruption and trauma.


How Many Coronavirus Cases Are Happening In Schools? This Tracker Keeps Count

Friday, August 28, 2020

Alisha Morris, a Kansas theater teacher, created a database of COVID-19 cases in schools. Now maintained by the National Education Association, it shares data that some schools prefer to keep quiet.


School Nurses To Play Big Role In Eventual Reopening Of In-Class Learning In LA

Friday, August 21, 2020

The Los Angeles Unified School District began virtual classes this week. The second-largest U.S. school district hopes students will be back in classrooms this year. To do that, nurses will be key.


Drummer Makaya McCraven, The 'Beat Scientist,' Talks About His New Album

Thursday, July 30, 2020

The jazz drummer records live performances and then manipulates those recordings in creative ways. His new album pulls from the pool of recordings that shaped his 2018 work, Universal Beings.


Musician Marc Rebillet Is Using Drive-In Theaters To Go On A Socially Distant Tour

Thursday, June 04, 2020

Electronic musician Marc Rebillet was scheduled to be on tour this summer. His revised the plan to tour during the pandemic: hold concerts at drive-in cinemas. His tour kicks off next week.


Without Live Music, A New Commission Fund Seeks To Help Jazz Artists

Monday, May 11, 2020

The Jazz Coalition Commission Fund is trying to help struggling musicians by doling out $1,000 micro-grants through a nomination and jury process. Winners will create new musical pieces.


They Were Roommates: Meet The Band Writing Songs From Its Quarantined Apartment

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Three roommates in Spain, who call themselves Stay Homas, are using their skills as professional musicians to come out with a new song about the coronavirus every day as they self-quarantine.


In China, Quarantine Challenges Cooks To Get Clever

Monday, February 17, 2020

For food bloggers Christopher Thomas and Stephanie Li, staying indoors during the coronavirus epidemic means getting creative with what's on hand. They tag dishes on Instagram #cookupinlockdown.