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Kate Zernike's book explores the long battle for gender equality at MIT

Monday, August 21, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with author Kate Zernike about her book The Exceptions: Nancy Hopkins, MIT, and the Fight for Women in Science.


Johnny Hardwick of 'King of the Hill' dies at 64

Friday, August 11, 2023

Voice actor Johnny Hardwick, best known for his portrayal of Dale Gribble on King of the Hill, died at 64 years old.


After the East Palestine train derailment, are railroads any safer?

Thursday, August 03, 2023

Change is coming to the rail industry in the U.S. — but whether it's for the better or worse depends on who you ask.


How the race for Republican presidential nominee looks with Trump's criminal charges

Wednesday, August 02, 2023

Donald Trump isn't just a former president. He is also currently seeking the Republican nomination for the third time in 2024. That means he has to take his criminal charges out on the campaign trail.


How to love your daughter, according to this author

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to author Hila Blum about her novel How to Love Your Daughter, which seems to pose a question: is there such a thing as loving too much?


Norfolk Southern CEO on freight rail safety in the aftermath of East Palestine

Saturday, July 22, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with Norfolk Southern CEO Alan Shaw about the push for stricter railway safety rules, following the derailment of a Norfolk Southern freight train in East Palestine, Ohio.


The story behind the real 'Dial of Destiny' featured in the new Indiana Jones film

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Honorary professor at University College, London, Tony Freeth talks about his studies on the Antikythera Mechanism, which was just featured in the film Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.


The implications of Russia suspending the Black Sea Grain Deal with Ukraine

Monday, July 17, 2023

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield about Russia backing out of the Black Sea Grain Deal with Ukraine.


Actor Michael Imperioli steps back into the spotlight for 'The White Lotus'

Friday, July 14, 2023

Actor Michael Imperioli is back on the map after landing a lead role in season 2 of HBO's The White Lotus. NPR takes a look at his legacy as Christopher Moltisanti in The Sopranos and more.


Rep. Sherrill denounces controversial amendments blocking passing of the NDAA

Thursday, July 13, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rep. Mikie Sherrill, D-N.J., about controversy surrounding some conservative lawmakers pushing to amend policies from the 2023 National Defense Authorization Act.


Main suspect in the 1982 Chicago Tylenol Murders dies

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Chicago Tribune reporter Stacy St. Clair about the Tylenol Murders that happened in the Chicago area in 1982. The prime suspect, James Lewis, died Sunday at age 76.


The White House defends the inclusion of cluster munitions in new Ukraine aid package

Friday, July 07, 2023

NPR's Daniel Estrin speaks with White House National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby about how the United States plans to supply Ukraine with controversial cluster munitions.


Israeli researcher Elizabeth Tsurkov kidnapped for months in Iraq

Thursday, July 06, 2023

NPR's Daniel Estrin talks with former NPR international correspondent Deborah Amos about the kidnapping of Israeli researcher and doctoral student at Princeton Elizabeth Tsurkov.


27 up, 27 down; The Yankees record the 24th perfect game in MLB history

Thursday, June 29, 2023

New York Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán threw the 24th perfect game ever Wednesday. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with writer Bryan Hoch about the rarity of a perfect game in Major League Baseball.


Wagner Group's future in Africa is uncertain after Moscow uprising

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with J. Peter Pham of the Atlantic Council about the presence of the Wagner group in sub-Saharan Africa and the future of the mercenaries there after the Moscow uprising.


South Carolina's top court hears arguments on 6-week abortion ban

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

South Carolina is the latest state to debate a six-week abortion ban. The state's Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday.


What the flooding is like in Kherson, Ukraine, after the Kakhovka dam breach upstream

Wednesday, June 07, 2023

Journalist in Ukraine Olena Nikolova describes what it's like in Kherson following flooding from a massive breach in the Kakhovka dam, which occurred upstream from the city.


Why one expert says America's fentanyl crisis has geopolitical roots

Monday, May 29, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Vanda Felbab-Brown, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about the geopolitics of fentanyl and the opioid crisis at large.


Tallahassee NAACP president discusses travel advisory for Black tourists in Fla.

Monday, May 22, 2023

Mutaqee Akbar, the president of the Tallahassee branch of the NAACP, talks about the organization's travel advisory for Black tourists visiting Florida.


Author R.F. Kuang on unlikable narrators and cultural appropriation in 'Yellowface'

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

R.F. Kuang talks about her new novel Yellowface and why she wanted to write a book about cultural appropriation in the publishing world.