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Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Smoke from Canadian wildfires is smothering U.S. cities like Detroit, Chicago and Pittsburgh. Air quality warnings are in effect across the Midwest as officials warn of hazardous conditions.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
President Biden has instructed the National Archives to release visitor records in the next 15 days to the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Monday, January 24, 2022
The legendary designer's highly constructed creations and outlandishly dramatic aesthetic made him a favorite of stars such as Cardi B, Lady Gaga and Beyoncé. Mugler died Sunday at 73.
Tuesday, December 07, 2021
Children and young adults were already facing a mental health crisis before the pandemic, says Surgeon General Vivek Murthy. During the pandemic, rates of anxiety and depression have only increased.
Thursday, December 02, 2021
Major League Baseball owners and players failed to reach a deal on a new work agreement, triggering a lockout — the owners' version of a strike.
Monday, November 08, 2021
We challenge you to say what the Guinness World Records once called the most difficult English-language tongue twister: "The sixth sick sheikh's sixth sheep's sick."
Thursday, October 28, 2021
The dictionary added 455 new words and definitions to the dictionary for October to keep up with the evolving English language, including pandemic terms and online shortcuts.
Thursday, October 21, 2021
The Sleeping Bus Tour is a 5-hour, 47-mile ride to nowhere on a double-decker bus. It's designed for people who are easily put to sleep on moving vehicles. Passengers can bring pillows and blankets.
Monday, September 27, 2021
The team will become the Cleveland Guardians in 2022 after a long push to abandon a name Indigenous activists fought for years to change.
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Career diplomat Daniel Foote called the Biden administration's approach "inhumane" and "counterproductive" in his resignation letter.
Tuesday, August 24, 2021
The festivities featured a parade of athletes through a mostly empty stadium — including the Afghan flag carried by a volunteer in a show of solidarity — and a one-winged plane that learned to fly.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Negative thinking can keep you from making social connections. Here's advice from psychologists about how to overcome the sneaky voice in your head that holds you back.
Friday, August 16, 2019
For most of us, sticking to a good habit is a battle of wills. But the researchers who study habit formation turn to science to help curtail their own tendency to slack off.
Friday, April 26, 2019
In their new book Compassionomics, two doctors review the field of compassion research. Their finding? When physicians take time to connect and express care, both patients and doctors benefit.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
No snark or anti-commercialism rantings here, just a dose of simple sweetness. Readers share stories and photos — and an NPR artist re-creates a couple of valentines that live on only in memories.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
In cramped offices near the White House, a brigade of staff, volunteers and former interns is scrambling to read every letter sent to President Obama — especially the letters from children.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
The premise of #NPRreads is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading and each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
Saturday, February 27, 2016
#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
Elissa Nadworny, NPR Ed Producer & ...
Saturday, January 02, 2016
Saudi Arabia executed 47 people convicted of terrorism Saturday, including prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr, prompting condemnation throughout the Middle East.
Nimr has been an outspoken advocate for Shiite rights in Saudi Arabia; he also supported opposition protests in the Shiite-majority Eastern Province, reports NPR's Leila Fadel.
Leila tells ...