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The Supreme Court could end affirmative action. What could happen next?

Friday, November 04, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Vox reporter Ian Millhiser about what could happen if the Supreme Court ends affirmative action for college admissions.


William Shatner experienced profound grief in space. It was the 'overview effect'

Sunday, October 23, 2022

William Shatner was excited to go to space last year. He didn't realize he'd be overwhelmed with sadness and go through "the strongest feelings of grief" that he'd ever experienced.


'Star Trek' legend William Shatner actually visited space. It moved him deeply.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with actor William Shatner, best known for starring in Star Trek, about actually visiting space in 2021.


The history of Iran's so-called morality police

Friday, September 30, 2022

Iran's Guidance Patrol is under fire after protests across the country. NPR's Juana Summers speaks with an Iranian scholar Roxane Farmanfarmaian about the history of the controversial institution.


Ginger Root's Cameron Lew wants his new EP to showcase city pop as familiar yet fresh

Thursday, September 29, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Cameron Lew of the band Ginger Root about his new EP Nisemono and the vintage Japanese pop that inspires his sound.


El Salvador's president has taken over the government and installed martial law

Monday, September 26, 2022

El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele has struck fear into the hearts of human rights activists in the country by installing martial law and imprisoning over 50,000 people.


How NBA players got an infamous team-owner to sell

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Billionaire Robert Sarver announced that he will sell his share of the NBA's Phoenix Suns and the WNBA's Phoenix Mercury. An investigation concluded that he had used racist and misogynist language.


Puerto Rico has sustained catastrophic damage from Hurricane Fiona

Monday, September 19, 2022

Hurricane Fiona has passed through Puerto Rico, causing mass floods and mudslides and leaving most of the island without electricity. Puerto Ricans dealing with the fallout describe the situation.


Professionals beware: That new LinkedIn connection request may be part of a scam

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

A new online scam involving LinkedIn is duping professionals into investing in cryptocurrencies, and then scammers steal their money.


Puerto Rican rapper Residente is challenging the definition of 'America'

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

Puerto Rican rapper Residente is ready for his biggest fight yet – challenging the meaning of America. "Everyone is American on this continent," he says.


Puerto Rican rapper Residente is challenging the definition of America

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Puerto Rican musician Residente is gearing up for his biggest fight yet – challenging the meaning of America.


Thieves may have just pulled off the 'heist of the century'

Friday, August 26, 2022

A brazen, early morning robbery of a Brinks truck may be the largest jewelry heist in U.S. history. Thieves took 22 containers, each weighing about 100 pounds, which could be worth $100 million total.


More kids are going back to school. So why is laptop surveillance increasing?

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Wired reporter Pia Ceres about surveillance programs on school laptops and how law enforcement's access to them creates a major privacy issue for students.


The new CHIPS and Science Act will bring semiconductor chip manufacturing to the U.S.

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

President Joe Biden signed the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 into law Tuesday, which allocates $53 billion dollars in federal funding to manufacture semiconductor chips domestically.


New Zealand MP talks about the movement to change the country's name

Thursday, August 04, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Debbie Ngarewa-Packer, co-leader of The Maori Party in the New Zealand parliament, about a push to change the country's name to Aotearoa, a Maori name.


New baseball rule hopes to reverse decades of fan loss

Friday, July 22, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with LA Times baseball reporter Bill Shaikin about the defensive "pie-slice rule" and other ways the MLB is attempting to bring more excitement back to baseball.