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The creator of 'Heartstopper' talkers about her work and demand for LGBTQ stories

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Alice Oseman, the creator of the "Heartstopper" book series, discusses the latest installment and the demand for LGBTQ literature.

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Pet adoptions are not keeping pace with the number of animals coming in

Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Animal shelters and advocates say overcrowding at animal shelters is due to multiple factors, including a post-pandemic return to work and renewed popularity of "designer" pets from breeders.

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Conservative voters in Iowa are open to moving on from Trump

Monday, November 13, 2023

Iowa will be holding the Republican presidential caucuses on Jan. 15. Voters there will play a key role in setting the tone for the presidential election year.

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Love, identity and ambition take center stage in 'Roaming'

Monday, September 18, 2023

Roaming, spanning five days as old friends Dani and Zoe reunite on their first break from college, is the first adult graphic novel from Caldecott-winning cousins Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki.

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The book 'The Quickening' looks at bringing a child into a world with climate change

Thursday, August 17, 2023

In the new book The Quickening, author Elizabeth Rush charts a journey to Antarctica's "Doomsday Glacier" — and muses about contemplating parenthood in a time of climate change.

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'The Quickening' considers bringing a child into a world with a changing climate

Thursday, August 17, 2023

In the new book The Quickening, author Elizabeth Rush charts a journey to Antarctica's "Doomsday Glacier" — and muses about contemplating parenthood in a time of climate change.

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'The Skull,' Jon Klassen's latest children's book, is darker than his previous ones

Monday, July 10, 2023

Author and illustrator Jon Klassen is best known for children's books like I Want My Hat Back and This is Not My Hat. His latest, The Skull, is an adaptation of a traditional folktale.

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Remember Reaganomics? Freakonomics? Now there's Bidenomics

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Jared Bernstein, President Biden's new top economic adviser, says that Bidenomics is "about getting things that are pretty granular done." And that it's working.

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Christine and the Queens' new album is an operatic exploration of grief and angels

Friday, June 09, 2023

French pop artist Christine and the Queens' new album, Paranoïa, Angels, True Love, is both dreamlike and hyperpersonal.

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'Lesbian Love Story' unearths a century of queer romance

Tuesday, June 06, 2023

Amelia Possanza's debut book Lesbian Love Story: A Memoir in Archives chronicles the lives of queer couples throughout the 20th century.

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Possanza's book focuses on 7 lesbian couples representing eras of the 20th century

Thursday, June 01, 2023

Author Amelia Possanza reflects on her debut book, Lesbian Love Story: A Memoir in Archives.

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A former U.S. Army general predicts 'successful' Ukrainian offensive

Friday, May 12, 2023

Ex-U.S. Army Europe commanding Gen. Ben Hodges predicts success for Ukraine's long-awaited counterattack against Russia

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Author Jason Reynolds on book bans, racism and Spiderman

Tuesday, May 02, 2023

In a sequel to Miles Morales: Spiderman, writer Jason Reynolds crafts a response to censorship in the classroom. He speaks to NPR's A Martinez about his second Spiderman novel.

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'A tragedy that makes you laugh': HBO's 'White House Plumbers' revisits Watergate

Monday, May 01, 2023

A new show about the Watergate scandal provides perspective on today's politics. Actor Justin Theroux and director David Mandel speak with NPR's Leila Fadel about White House Plumbers.

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Tornado forecasts are more accurate. Why aren't they saving more lives?

Thursday, April 20, 2023

People in the paths of tornadoes — especially in rural areas without cell service — too often miss warnings that save lives.

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Meg Medina is the first Latinx ambassador for young people's literature

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

The Library of Congress has named a Cuban American writer as its new national ambassador for young people's literature. Meg Medina is the first Latinx ambassador in the program's history.

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Stargazers, here are the most exciting celestial events for 2023

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Astronomer Jackie Faherty outlines the most exciting sky events you can put on your calendar in 2023, from eclipses to meteor showers and more.

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Growing up during the pandemic: What that means for kids' microbes

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

Studies are underway to determine how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the development of babies and young children — and in particular their microbiomes.

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Growing up during the pandemic: What does that mean for kids' microbes?

Thursday, January 05, 2023

Studies are under way to determine how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the development of babies and young children — and in particular their microbiomes.

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This is what's at risk from climate change in Alaska

Thursday, December 22, 2022

Climate change is transforming the Arctic, and putting indigenous communities in Alaska at risk.

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