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Anthony Roth Costanzo: A Countertenor For The 21st Century

Friday, September 21, 2018

The resourceful singer is unafraid to bring opera — and his high-flying top notes — to unlikely places, from sixth-grade classrooms to the offices of NPR.

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Kentucky County Water Crisis

Thursday, September 13, 2018

In Martin County, Ky., many residents haven't drunk water from their taps in years. The county is one of the poorest in America, and its water infrastructure is crumbling.

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Singing In The Shower To Help Save Cape Town's Water

Friday, September 07, 2018

In late 2017, the South African city — hit by a historic drought — faced the possibility it would have to shut off its water supply within six months. A musical challenge helped avert that disaster.

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Zimbabwe's Rickety Trains Get A Boost From Expat Investors Next Door

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Zimbabweans living in neighboring South Africa are injecting capital into a railway revamp — but much more is needed to get the country back on its feet.

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Mugabe's Gone, But Zimbabwe Still Has A Serious Cash Shortage

Saturday, July 28, 2018

The lack of hard currency is a severe problem for the southern African nation.

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Politics In Zimbabwe Has A New Soundtrack

Friday, July 20, 2018

Ebba Chitambo, 66, made music during Zimbabwe's fight for independence. Now, he's giving advice to a new generation of musicians about writing political music.

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Survivors Of Political Violence 'Will Make Sure There's Peace' In Zimbabwe's Election

Friday, July 20, 2018

Survivors of political violence in Zimbabwe are being trained to serve as election monitors in the country's July 30 vote. Past elections have been marred by violence and allegations of rigging.

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'Free But Not Free': Zimbabwe's Amateur Filmmakers Turn A Lens On Their Country

Saturday, July 14, 2018

For a contest after the ouster of Robert Mugabe, filmmakers responded to the question "What does it mean to be Zimbabwean?" Their short films featured some uncomfortable answers.

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'A New Life': An Activist Comes Home To Zimbabwe, Hoping To Hold Leaders Accountable

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

"I know for sure that if it was still Robert Mugabe, I would never dare to do it," says Savanna Madamombe. "The Mugabe era is gone, and it's something that can't ever be allowed to come back."

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Matt Maltese Writes Love Songs For The End Of The World

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

The 22-year-old singer has been likened to David Bowie in fashion sense, Morrissey in vocal similarities and Father John Misty in his knack for satirical and apocalyptic-themed lyrics.

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Roxanne Shante Smells Her Flowers With 'Roxanne Roxanne' Biopic

Friday, March 23, 2018

The new Netflix film chronicles the rapper's early career.

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Goran Bregović Reconciles Religion With Music On 'Three Letters From Sarajevo'

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

"I like to understand music as a conversation," the Balkan singer says. "Music is language."

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We LYLAS, But It's Time To Say TTFN As AOL Instant Messanger Signs Off For Good

Friday, December 15, 2017

AOL instant messenger signed off for the final time this morning — 20 years after changing online communication.

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3 Generations Of Actresses Reflect On Hollywood, Harassment — And Hitchcock

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Actress Tippi Hedren talks with her daughter, actress Melanie Griffith, and her granddaughter, actress Dakota Johnson, about how being a woman in Hollywood has — and hasn't — changed over the years.

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From Rolls-Royce To Grey Poupon, A Look At Brand Mentions In Chart-Topping Songs

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Musicians love to sing about cars — but they've also referenced mustard, bandages and chocolate. Bloomberg reporter Kim Bhasin talks about analyzing the lyrics of popular songs for brand mentions.

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Meet The 5 New Inductees Of The National Teachers Hall Of Fame

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Five teachers were inducted into the National Teacher Hall of Fame this year and NPR's Claudio Sanchez sat down with them to get their take on what it means to be a teacher.

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Students Compete In First-Ever International High School Robotics Competition

Monday, July 17, 2017

The first-ever international high school robotics competition is happening in Washington, D.C., this week. Over 150 countries from six continents sent teams to compete.

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Explorers Probing Deep Sea Abyss Off Australia's Coast Find Living Wonders

Thursday, June 15, 2017

A monthlong expedition into one of the deepest, least-documented places on the planet discovered hundreds of unknown species. The finds included a "faceless fish" undocumented there since 1873.

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A New Kind Of March Madness Hits Schools

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

It's March Mammal Madness, a bracket with real animals facing off in fictional battles. Hundreds of science classes are playing in schools around the country.

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Hungry? Call Your Neighborhood Delivery Robot

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Self-driving delivery robots have popped up on the sidewalks of Washington, D.C. — and other locations have expressed interest. The bots learn about traffic patterns with every trip they take.

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