Kate Parkinson-Morgan

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Listen: Your Memories Of A David Bowie Song

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Our fondness for a song is often connected to a string of memories — when a lyric or a melody made the world feel larger, more full of possibility for a moment. When the artists who made the music are no longer with us, it can feel like a piece ...


Share Your Favorite Memory About A David Bowie Song

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

What's your favorite memory of listening to a David Bowie song? We want to hear your story: In an audio recording, set the scene and tell us why that particular song matters to you in a minute or less. To get the ball rolling, here are two examples from our ...


I'm 22, And I Can't Wait To Be An Old Lady

Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Older women are my heroes. I'm envious of their knowledge — the beautiful, rich kind of knowing that only unfurls with time, patience and experience.

For example, here is a thing that NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg knows: how to explain the complexities of the U.S. legal system in ...


Answering Your Questions: Health 101 For Grown Women

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Remember that health class you had in middle school? Where you found out all that stuff about your body? We wondered why there wasn't a class like that for middle age. Could someone tell us what happens to us as we move through the decades?

Morning Edition asked listeners to ...


At Global Citizen Festival, A Unifying Message From Pop Stars And Policymakers

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Girls may not run the world — yet — but they dominated the Global Citizen Festival in New York City's Central Park Saturday night.

Pope Francis set the stage, cruising through the park less than 24 hours earlier for his U.S. visit, but it was Beyoncé, activist Malala ...


Transgender Teen Wins Case To Wear Makeup In DMV Photo

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Transgender and gender-nonconforming individuals in South Carolina will now be allowed to take license photos that reflect their everyday appearance, following a settlement announced this morning in a lawsuit filed by a transgender teen.

Chase Culpepper, 17, filed the federal lawsuit last September, accusing the South Carolina Department of Motor ...


Smoke Got In His Eyes And Inspired A New Kind Of Lamp

Sunday, January 18, 2015

When Evans Wadongo was a schoolboy in a rural village in Kenya, he'd study for exams by the light of kerosene and firewood. The smoke and poor lighting made it difficult to finish his homework and irritated his eyes.

But you know that old cliché: "Necessity is the mother of ...


NPR Reporters To Follow On Twitter For The 2014 Elections

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The NPR social media desk compiled lists of NPR staff and public radio reporters who will be tweeting on Election Day.

Scroll down to find your state and follow reporters covering your area. Keep up with the latest elections updates with NPR News and NPR ...


So For Halloween You're Dressing Up As ... A Sexy Ebola Nurse?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

People living in the United States have little to no reason to fear contracting Ebola, a deadly viral illness causing an epidemic in West Africa. Yet on Friday night, some Americans will dress up in hazmat suits akin to what health workers wear when treating an Ebola patient.

And, ...