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Dating Apps Can Help Older Adults Meet — No Time Machine Necessary

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Young people aren't the only ones logging on to find love. For Anna Fiehler, a 56-year-old newlywed, online dating helped her find love after her divorce — but it was not without its challenges.


What Makes Us Click: How Online Dating Shapes Our Relationships

Tuesday, January 02, 2018

As Americans try new ways to connect, the norms of dating are evolving. So how has online dating changed the connections we make?


Investigating Pain Management In Sports

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

We want to hear from you. What do you want us to investigate about pain management in sports and opioid use? Tell us your questions.


We Want Your Questions On Activism In Sports

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

We want to hear from you. What do you want to know about the intersection of sports and activism? Tell us your questions.


'It's A Battle For All Of Us': Anquan Boldin Retires To Focus On Activism

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

After 14 years in the NFL, Anquan Boldin has hung up his cleats to focus on human rights activism. He says that events in Charlottesville, Va., led him to decide to change careers.


As Coal Jobs Fade, A Mining County Struggles To Redefine Itself

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Somerset County in southwestern Pennsylvania is deep coal country. For years, it's been looking to remake itself. Wind energy and health care may be its future — if it can attract qualified workers.


Meet Binky, The Social Media App Where Nothing Matters

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A new social media app lets you think that you're liking, commenting and sharing an infinite list of random posts. But "it's all meaningless," Binky creator Dan Kurtz says. And that's the point.


AP Test-Takers' Tweets May Not Give Away Answers, But They Raise Questions

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Memes about the advanced placement exams turned up on social media recently. Do they break the rules or do they highlight a deeper issue of inequality?


A Mother-Daughter Bond: 'We Have One Heart, You And I'

Friday, May 12, 2017

Ahead of Mother's Day, Yomi Wrong, who was born with a rare genetic disorder, thanks her mother for not giving up on her and providing her with a lifetime of love and support.


FCC Experiences 'Denial-Of-Service' Attacks, Senators Respond

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Two senators have written a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai inquiring into the attacks that took place Sunday night. They overwhelmed the agency's public commenting system.


Quest For Free Chicken Nuggets Inspires Twitter's Most Retweeted Tweet

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Carter Wilkerson was on a mission to get free chicken nuggets from Wendy's. In the process, he dethroned Ellen DeGeneres' Oscar selfie for the most retweets ever. Oh, and he also got the free nuggets.


After Decades Covering It, Tech Still Amazes Walt Mossberg

Monday, May 08, 2017

He began covering personal technology in the 1990s, when he says tech columns were written "by geeks for geeks." As he retires, Mossberg reflects on how tech has evolved, often in unexpected ways.


First Openly Transgender Professional Team Athlete Retires

Friday, March 17, 2017

Harrison Browne announced his retirement from the National Women's Hockey League. He says the support since coming out last October, has been overwhelming.


NPR's Facebook Audience Picks Villanova As NCAA Men's Basketball Champions

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

If NPR's Facebook audience has its way, the Villanova Wildcats will repeat as NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions.


Uber And Snapchat Team Up To Zero In On Your Friends

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Now, if you give Uber access to your phone contacts, you could set a person, rather than a location, as a destination of your ride — and get a prompt to Snapchat the waiting friend in the meantime.


Information Overload? Not Everybody Is Feeling It, Pew Study Says

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

A Pew Research Center study finds that people do not feel as overloaded by information as they did a decade ago. In fact, people with more access to information find it helps them simplify their life.


Uber Now Tracks Passengers' Locations Even After They're Dropped Off

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Its latest update prompts users to allow Uber access to their location, even when the app isn't in use. Uber says the move will improve service and safety, but it raises worries for privacy advocates.


No Internet Connection? No Problem. Netflix Adds Offline Viewing

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The video streaming giant joins Amazon in offering the option to download videos to mobile devices. It's the latest development in the highly competitive and rapidly changing online streaming market.


March Of The Penguins: Kids Take Political Activism To Virtual World

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Club Penguin, an online world designed for kids, became the unexpected center of a political protest. While there were some messages supporting Donald Trump, most protested the election results.