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Friday, November 13, 2020
The sister of a prominent women's activist in Saudi Arabia is calling for her release from jail before the country hosts the virtual Group of 20 summit, where one of the themes is women's empowerment.
Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Voting by mail is easier now across the U.S. Officials in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, a swing region in a critical state, are making changes to manage the time-consuming process of counting ballots.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
George Floyd, whose death sparked nationwide protests, was a rapper in Houston earlier in his life. NPR's David Greene speaks with Floyd's former collaborators about his musical past.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
Atlanta was the cradle of the civil rights movement in the '60s. As protests return to the city — this time in response to the death of George Floyd — what lessons can be taken from the past?
Saturday, November 30, 2019
The new year is a perfect time for trying new things and finding a new hobby. If you have a hobby you'd like to share, tell us why you like it and why others should give it a try.
Thursday, November 07, 2019
"They told us, even if you stand here for 100 years, we are not going to let you cross," one refugee who made it to an Iraqi camp tells NPR. Many have resorted to paying smugglers to help them cross.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
In Iraq and Syria, the ISIS leader's death has stirred a mix of responses — from joy to disbelief to dread that the militants will rise again.
Friday, September 20, 2019
New York rapper Kemba speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about the themes of his debut album, Gilda, and the emotional labor that went into making it.
Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Superstar Andrea Bocelli has sung with just about everyone, from Celine Dion to Ariana Grande. On his latest album, Sì, Bocelli tries something new — singing with his son.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
The government has ambitious plans to diversify the oil kingdom — and that means revamping the world's biggest petroleum producer.
Monday, June 04, 2018
These days, some young people in the conservative kingdom also use Tinder to find a match.
Monday, May 28, 2018
The Saudi kingdom says it is trying to wean the economy off an oil and foreign worker dependency. Employers say it has not been easy.
Wednesday, May 02, 2018
Activities once forbidden — cinema, music, women driving — are now OK. It makes some Saudis nervous. "I talk to younger people, they are happy with it," says a Saudi woman. "But older people are not."
Tuesday, May 01, 2018
The influential Saudi CEO discusses what she's done to get more women working.
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Allowing cinemas is part of a modernization drive by the Saudi government, which hopes to create more business opportunities and become a regional film hub. But it's a tough place to be a filmmaker.
Friday, September 01, 2017
Watching from afar as the devastation unfolds in Texas in the aftermath of Harvey has been difficult for anyone paying attention. But that experience is magnified for expatriate Houstonians — like NPR's producer Fatma Tanis.