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College Board responds to backlash over AP African American studies curriculum

Friday, February 03, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with College Board CEO David Coleman and director of Advanced Placement African American Studies Brandi Waters about curriculum changes that have drawn criticism.


The magic of being a Black nerd in Black History Month

Thursday, February 02, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with co-creator of Black Nerds Create Bayana Davis about the collective's month-long digital celebration: Black Magical History Month.


Tom Verlaine, frontman of Television, dies at 73

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tom Verlaine, singer and guitarist for the iconic 1970s rock band Television, died at 73 years old.


Do you use these words when you apologize? It's time to stop, researchers say

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

A new book draws from a broad range of research to explain the power of apologies, why we don't always get good ones, and the best way to tell someone you're sorry.


Protests against proposed Atlanta police training facility escalate

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Madeline Thigpen, a criminal justice reporter for Capital B Atlanta, about the city's "Stop Cop City" movement after a protester was killed and an officer was shot.


Encore: Actress Andrea Riseborough on her new movie, 'To Leslie'

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with actress Andrea Riseborough about her new movie, To Leslie. It's about a single mother who wins the lottery but quickly loses the money.


Authors explain how and why to apologize the right way

Thursday, January 19, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with co-authors Marjorie Ingall and Susan McCarthy about their new book Sorry, Sorry, Sorry: The Case for Good Apologies.


Encore: Brandon Kyle Goodman embraces their authentic self in 'You Gotta Be You'

Monday, January 16, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang chats with Brandon Kyle Goodman about their book You Gotta Be You: How to Embrace This Messy Life and Step Into Who You Really Are.


Putin has only 1 option left but won't accept it, says Ukraine's foreign minister

Monday, January 09, 2023

Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba details the so-called ceasefire, the options he believes Vladimir Putin has left, and what counts as a victory for Ukraine from here on.


California is getting drenched. So why can't it save water for the drought?

Saturday, January 07, 2023

As a bomb cyclone hits California this week and dumps massive amounts of water on the state, some people are asking: why can't we save the water for times when we desperately need it?


Why we can — and cannot — collect rainwater in places like California

Friday, January 06, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Andrew Fisher, a professor and hydrogeologist, about why we can — and cannot — collect rainwater in places like California.


The World Darts Championship attracts sports fans and shenanigans alike

Tuesday, January 03, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with culture writer Lauren O'Neill about the spectacle at the World Darts Championship, which wrapped up in London Tuesday.


Republican Kevin McCarthy's future is in flux ahead of House speaker vote

Monday, January 02, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to communications strategist Brendan Buck about the future of House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy as the party continues to scramble for a speaker.


A look back at the life of punk style icon Vivienne Westwood

Friday, December 30, 2022

Vivienne Westwood, iconic fashion designer, died Thursday at age 81. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ian Kelly, the co-author of Vivienne Westwood's memoir, about her life and legacy.


Russian businessmen keep mysteriously dying. Why?

Thursday, December 29, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to journalist and Russia analyst Julia Ioffe about the numerous, mysterious deaths of Russian oligarchs throughout 2022.


TWU Local 556 president on Southwest's canceled flights

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Lyn Montgomery, the president of TWU Local 556, which represents Southwest flight attendants. Holiday travelers are stranded after the airline canceled flights.


HRC president reacts to Respect for Marriage act ahead of signing

Monday, December 12, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Human Rights Campaign president Kelley Robinson about the Respect for Marriage act, which President Biden is expected to sign into law soon.


The Internet is losing it over the second season of 'The White Lotus'

Friday, December 09, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Vox senior correspondent Alex Abad-Santos about the second season of "The White Lotus" and why the internet can't stop coming up with theories about the finale.


A man ran 415 circles around a roundabout, a 36-mile ultramarathon

Friday, December 09, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Tate Dobson, who ran a 36-mile ultramarathon by running 415 circles around a roundabout.


A foiled coup plot reveals why members of Germany's far-right can seem 'invisible'

Wednesday, December 07, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with German historian and author Katja Hoyer about a domestic terrorist organization's plot to overthrow the German government and the country's far-right movement.