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Behind one Nebraska lawmaker's filibuster to oppose anti-LGBTQ legislation

Monday, April 10, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Nebraska state Sen. Machaela Cavanaugh, a Democrat, about her weeks-long filibuster over a bill she says is "legislating hate."


Legal expert weighs in on Trump's possible legal defense

Wednesday, April 05, 2023

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with legal expert Randall Eliason about Trump's possible legal defense strategies.


A look back at Gwyneth Paltrow's trial and its viral moments

Friday, March 31, 2023

Gwyneth Paltrow has won her ski crash case. NPR's Juana Summers speaks with 'New Yorker' writer Naomi Fry about the trial's viral moments and why celebrity trials tend to capture so much attention.


Two halves of a 17th-century family portrait have been reunited

Friday, March 17, 2023

Art history sleuths in Europe have determined that two separate portraits by a 17th-century Flemish artist actually belong together — and the two works of art have been reunited in a Danish museum.


Remembering Joseph Zucchero, a pioneer of the Italian beef sandwich

Wednesday, March 08, 2023

Joseph Zucchero, the owner of the Chicago restaurant Mr. Beef, has died. Since 1979, his restaurant has dished out beloved Italian beef sandwiches.


Bills targeting drag have a long history in the U.S., says historian

Monday, March 06, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with historian Jules Gill-Peterson of Johns Hopkins University about the long history of laws targeting drag in the U.S.


Critics say Tennessee's public drag show ban hurts the entire state's LGBTQ community

Friday, March 03, 2023

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed a bill banning drag shows in public spaces. Critics of the bill say it could impact not just drag performers, but queer Tennesseans across the board.


He proposed 60 years ago, then broke her heart. Now they've finally tied the knot

Friday, March 03, 2023

After calling off their engagement in 1963, Ed Sneckenberger broke Priscilla Matheney's heart. 60 years later, they're now married.


In Ukraine, evidence mounts of Russian war crimes

Friday, February 24, 2023

A year into the war in Ukraine, evidence of alleged war crimes by Russian soldiers is mounting.


The violent and murky beginnings of Valentine's Day

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

A very brief look at the dark and murky beginnings of Valentine's Day.


Fans said the future of 'Dungeons & Dragons' was at risk. So they went to battle

Saturday, February 04, 2023

When Dungeons & Dragons fans saw a leaked draft of proposed changes to the game's copyright license, the backlash against publisher Wizards of the Coast was so severe it reversed course.


Bollywood film 'Pathaan' sparks dance parties in theatres

Thursday, February 02, 2023

The new Bollywood spy thriller Pathaan is transforming movie theaters into dance clubs with its catchy theme — and it's breaking records at the box office in India and abroad.


Proposed copyright changes have Dungeons and Dragons fans up in arms

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The company behind Dungeons and Dragons is looking to change its copyright license. Leaked drafts showed a clamp-down on fan made content, and fans launched a campaign against it. So far, they've won.


Harsh winter means misery for many people but happiness for skiers

Saturday, January 07, 2023

The onslaught of storms this winter has disrupted a lot of Americans' lives, but is a boon for skiers — up to a point.


A severe arctic storm could threaten holiday travel across the U.S.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Biting wind and heavy snow are expected across 17 states this week, sending temperatures plummeting as low as minus 30 F in some areas. Blizzard conditions could hit the Upper Midwest on Thursday.


Club Q owner in Colorado says he will reopen the LGBTQ club after mass shooting

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Club Q owner Nic Grzecka told NPR he and his staff are working on a yet-to-be-determined temporary solution. The Nov. 20 shooting killed 5 people and wounded another 17. A suspect has been arrested.


End of nationwide federal free lunch program has some states scrambling

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Colorado voters will decide next month whether to offer the free lunch program to every student. Eight other states are considering legislation to do so too.