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Meghan Trainor gives TMI advice on motherhood in her new book

Tuesday, May 02, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Meghan Trainor about her new book Dear Future Mama. Grammy-winning singer-songwriter recently became a new mom.


Fighting in Sudan tears families apart, with members fighting on each side

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Fighting continues in Sudan between the Sudanese armed forces and paramilitary group the Rapid Support Forces. Many families in Sudan are split with family members joining both sides of the conflict.


How to travel if you're a DACA recipient

Thursday, April 20, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with How to LA podcast host Brian De Los Santos about his recent trip to Mexico, his country of birth. It was his first time back in 30 years.


White women in rural America are dying. This memoir examines why

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow talks with Monica Potts about her memoir, The Forgotten Girls: A Memoir of Friendship and Lost Promise in Rural America.


The book ban fight is intensifying in Llano, Texas

Friday, April 14, 2023

NPR's Andrew Limbong talks with Tina Castelan, a former librarian for the Llano County Library System in Texas, about the continuing fight over certain titles on the library's shelves.


Rep. Katie Porter is standing up to corporate America — one whiteboard at a time

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Rep. Katie Porter about her new memoir, I Swear: Politics is Messier Than My Minivan, about what it's like to work on Capitol Hill as a single mom with three young kids.


Alvin Bragg's former colleague explains the D.A.'s working style

Tuesday, April 04, 2023

Donald Trump is the first former president to be criminally indicted. Manhattan D.A. Alvin Bragg's former colleague Peter Skinner talks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about Bragg's working style.


An open letter signed by tech leaders, researchers proposes delaying AI development

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

NPR's Adrian Florido speaks with Peter Stone, computer science professor at the University of Texas, on an open letter calling for a temporary halt in development of advanced artificial intelligence.


Iraqi-American photojournalist returns to homeland after more than two decades

Thursday, March 23, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Iraqi-American photojournalist Salwan Georges about his trip back to a war-torn Iraq for the first-time since he and his family fled in 1998.


A new wave of Arab musical artists are gaining global traction

Thursday, March 23, 2023

A new wave of Arab artists are gaining global traction. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with music writer Danny Hajjar about this recent rise and the future of Arabic music.


The loneliness of the central character in Esther Yi's 'Y/N' is universal

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Yi about her novel, which features a Korean American woman who finds awakening in her devotion to a K-pop star.


The memories of the start of the U.S. war in Iraq remain alive for eyewitnesses

Monday, March 20, 2023

Twenty years have passed since the U.S. invaded Iraq. Four people who witnessed it firsthand share their impressions.(STATIONS NOTE: Story includes descriptions of trauma and violence.)


Underwater researcher attempts world record for living underwater

Thursday, March 02, 2023

Retired Navy commander Joe Dituri is attempting to break the world record for living underwater. NPR's Juana Summers checks in with him on his second day.


Shein sales are slowing down. Is the end near for the fast fashion giant?

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

After years of explosive growth, Shein's sales have slowed down dramatically. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Business of Fashion reporter Cathaleen Chen about what's next for the fast fashion retailer.


NPR asks Iran's foreign minister about anti-government protests and global relations

Wednesday, February 08, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Iran's Foreign Minister, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, in Tehran.


The 'He Gets Us' campaign promotes Jesus. But who's behind it — and what's the goal?

Friday, February 03, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow talks with Religion News Service's Bob Smietana about the "He Gets Us" campaign, which is spending millions to promote Jesus while its funding and overall goal remain unclear.


Muslim-American opinions on abortion are complex. What does Islam actually say?

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

Since the Supreme Court ended the constitutional right to an abortion, many Muslims Americans have been turning to their faith to try to figure out: What does Islam say about the issue?


Tyre Nichols' childhood friend remembers him for his positivity

Monday, January 30, 2023

The horrific video of Memphis police fatally beating Tyre Nichols has dominated the media this weekend. But another video is circulating, showing Nichols happily skateboarding in his teen years.


An Israeli documentary challenges a narrative of what happened in one Palestinian village in 1948

Friday, January 27, 2023

An Israeli documentary examines what happened to one seaside Palestinian village in the 1948 war.


Scientists find 17-pound meteorite in Antarctica

Monday, January 23, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Maria Valdes of Chicago's Field Museum about a fresh haul of meteorites she and other scientists collected in Antarctica.