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Lady Gaga responds to criticism of her performance in 'House of Gucci'

Friday, December 03, 2021

She stars in the film as the woman at the center of a scandal in the fashion world. But the actors' Italian accents have been panned, and the Gucci family has criticized the way it was depicted.


A Black family got their beach back — and inspired others to fight against land theft

Sunday, October 10, 2021

The beachfront land — known as Bruce's Beach in Manhattan Beach, Calif. — is being returned to the descendants of Charles and Willa Bruce 97 years after it was taken from them.


Afghan Interpreters Who Await Visas After Helping The U.S. Now Fear For Their Lives

Saturday, June 19, 2021

"Every day, you can see an increase in the Taliban's presence," an Afghan who worked with the U.S. tells NPR. "What am I going to do after September? ... Am I going to even be alive by December?"


'I Feel Like I'm An Olympian': Youn Yuh-jung On Her Historic Oscar Nomination

Friday, April 09, 2021

The celebrated Korean actor plays a loving, mischievous grandma in Minari — a role that has earned her newfound fame in the U.S. She says the character brought back memories of her great-grandmother.


ER Doctor Who Diagnosed First Confirmed NYC COVID-19 Case Reflects 1 Year Later

Thursday, March 11, 2021

For four months last year, Dr. Angela Chen only saw her child through a window. A year into the global pandemic, the view is a different, but it's impossible to forget the memories of last spring.


67-Year-Old Arkansas Woman, Who Died Of COVID-19, Remembered By Her Daughter

Friday, January 22, 2021

This month, 67 year old Alicia Ugartechea <> of Hot Springs, Ark. died of COVID-19. She is one of the more than 400,000 people who have died from COVID-19 in the United States.


A Day Laborer Who Dreamed Of Returning Home To Mexico Dies Of COVID-19

Friday, December 11, 2020

Paulino Ramos spent more than a decade working demolition jobs in California to support his family in Mexico. The day laborers he worked with fear they, too, may be more vulnerable to the coronavirus.


Guggenheim's Audio Guide Brings The Art Museum To Listeners' 'Mind's Eye'

Friday, October 30, 2020

The "Mind's Eye" audio experience is an aural escape during the pandemic, but it's actually designed for the blind community. The idea is to immerse listeners in a space that can be vividly imagined.


It's Been A Hard Year. 5 Families On How 2020 Will Shape Their Vote For President

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

The spread of COVID-19, the ensuing economic crisis and the reckoning around social injustice has made 2020 a year like none other. NPR wanted to know how these events might shape political choices.


'I Remember Him With That Smile': Beloved Phoenix Doctor Dies Of COVID-19 At 99

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Patients knew José Gabriel López-Plascencia as "the doctor that served the poor." He spent over 60 years caring for low-income families left out of the healthcare system in Phoenix.


Health Care Workers Await Supreme Court DACA Decision

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Javier Quiroz Castro and Estefania Betancourt Macias are nurses on the frontlines of the pandemic. They're also DACA recipients, awaiting the Supreme Court's decision on the fate of the DACA program.


To Reach The Homeless, An Alabama Church Brings 'The Steeple To The Streets'

Monday, June 01, 2020

Montgomery County has emerged as a COVID-19 hot spot. At River City Church, where half the congregation is or once was homeless, outreach programs work to protect their most vulnerable.


In Homes Left Empty By COVID-19, This Georgia Woman Packs Up The Memories

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Cathy Cody was born and raised in Albany, Ga., a close-knit community pushed to the edge by the outbreak. Albany has seen one of the nation's highest rates of infection, and she's found a way to help.


COVID-19 Pandemic Could Be The Last Chapter For N.J. Bookstore

Friday, April 24, 2020

The bookstore called Source of Knowledge in Newark was a vibrant part of the community before the coronavirus outbreak. It's one of two African American-owned bookstores left in the state.


Georgia Community Is Pushed To The Edge By Coronavirus Outbreak

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Andrea Owens-White is a florist in Albany, Ga., in one of the hardest hardest hit areas of the coronavirus pandemic. Owens-White, who tested positive for COVID-19, was forced to file for unemployment.


Louisiana Hotelier Offers Free Rooms To Medical Workers

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

In Baton Rouge, Raj Patel is offering free rooms to medical workers and first responders during the coronavirus outbreak.


Coronavirus Social Distancing Orders Put Barbers Out Of Work

Monday, April 20, 2020

John Brown owns Joe Black Barber Shop in Pearland, Texas. Since the coronavirus outbreak, his barbers are out of a job. But he's lost much more in this pandemic: His mother died of COVID-19.


Farmworkers, Deemed Essential, Don't Feel Protected From Pandemic

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Nearly half of the 850,000 farmworkers in California are undocumented, and labor unions say sometimes they are denied sick leave. Undocumented workers are excluded from the coronavirus relief package.


In 'Downhill,' Julia Louis-Dreyfus And Will Ferrell Are 'Not Here To Play It Safe'

Friday, February 14, 2020

In the film Downhill starring Will Ferrell and Julia Louis-Dreyfus, a married couple barely escapes an avalanche during a family ski vacation and are forced to reevaluate their lives.


Andy Madadian, The Prince Of Persian Pop, Receives Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

The Tehran-born singer, who has a huge fan base among Persian and Armenian Americans, is the first Iranian to be enshrined on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.