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Tuesday, August 29, 2017
As Houston started to flood, small-business owner Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale posted a Facebook message urging people who needed shelter to come over. Hundreds streamed in.
Friday, June 30, 2017
In a StoryCorps booth in Bloomington, Ind., Maddy, Zoë and Nick Waters, 10, talk about what it means to be a "three-in-one package."
Friday, June 23, 2017
Venezuela has been in political and economic turmoil for months. Daily demonstrations, food shortages and a crackdown on the opposition have forced the country into a near state of collapse.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Social media firms are under pressure to block extremist activity on their sites. Facebook is hiring thousands more people to review content, but artificial intelligence also plays a role.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
A huge iceberg has run aground just off the coast of Newfoundland in Canada. For now, it's made a home in what is known as "iceberg alley," and in photos, appears to dwarf the houses in town.
Sunday, April 02, 2017
Spring is a busy season for runners — and for the sleuths sniffing out race cheats. With an eye on the Boston Marathon, amateur investigators use math and methodology to protect the sport's integrity.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Denver City Attorney Kristin Bronson says the presence of Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in courtrooms is deterring undocumented crime witnesses, including abuse victims, from testifying.
Friday, March 10, 2017
Camaran Henson remembers his late grandpa as larger than life. He "could probably fly," Camaran tells his mother at StoryCorps. The legacy her son leaves, she says, is the one that honors his grandpa.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Economist and author Tyler Cowen worries that Americans' desire to keep changing has gone away. "The forward march of progress," he says, "is not the main story today."
Friday, September 09, 2016
Hillary Clinton was the junior senator from New York on Sept. 11, 2001. Donald Trump was focused on real estate. Here, a look at where other political players were in their careers 15 years ago.
Sunday, September 04, 2016
It's a pervasive myth of common-law marriage. And for a status assumed to kick in by something as passive as the passage of time, it can be complicated to prove.
Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Caitlin Freeman made a name for herself selling modern art-inspired pastries at the SFMOMA. The museum's cafe just reopened with a new caterer — whose desserts look suspiciously familiar.
Sunday, April 17, 2016
As couples live together in greater numbers, old rules about how to divide finances and plan for the future don't quite fit the modern family. Experts offer financial tips for unmarried couples.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
The Vatican may still announce a new pope with a smoke signal, but when it comes to connecting with his flock, Pope Francis is just a click away.
He's called the Internet a "gift from God," participated in Google Hangouts and fully embraced Twitter where every ...
Friday, July 04, 2014
Updated at 9:34 a.m.
Hurricane Arthur weakened to a Category 1 storm on Independence Day after hitting the coast of North Carolina.
The National Hurricane Center said Arthur packed maximum sustained winds of nearly 90 mph as it moved offshore. The center predicted the storm would weaken in the next ...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Our "Weekly Innovation" blog series explores an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Do you have an innovation to share? Use this quick form.
You've no doubt struggled to open a glass jar of pickles or pasta sauce and ...
Wednesday, June 04, 2014
In our "Weekly Innovation" blog series, we explore an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Do you have an innovation to share? Use this quick form.
A South Korean toilet unclogger is definitely not your dad's rubber plunger on a stick. ...
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
In our "Weekly Innovation" blog series, we explore an interesting idea, design or product that you may not have heard of yet. Do you have an innovation to share? Submit with this form.
This is a bike helmet made for people who think bike helmets are a pain to ...
Thursday, November 07, 2013
As eyes turned to the markets on Twitter's first day of trading, NPR wondered how some other tech stocks have performed since their IPOs. (Twitter closed at $44.90 Thursday, about 73 percent above its IPO price of $26 a share.)
Some of these stocks have soared. Others have ...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Once upon a time, parents documented their kids' firsts in words and pictures in baby books and scrapbooks that got updated as life's big milestones got reached. Family photo albums grew thick with memories of trips, holidays, friends and relatives.
But who has time for that? I have two kids, ...