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'Derry Girls' writer and creator Lisa McGee on the final season of the show

Friday, October 07, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Derry Girls writer and creator Lisa McGee about the third and final season of the show.


What cities can do better to protect themselves from hurricanes and other floods

Monday, October 03, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with civil engineering professor Brett Sanders about what's needed in terms of infrastructure planning to make communities more resilient to serious floods and storms.


Republicans turn to new political races: school superintendents

Thursday, September 15, 2022

After pandemic shutdowns and debates around curriculum, public schools have become a new political battleground, in everything from district school board elections to statewide races for governor.


Ukrainian delegation rallies Washington for support

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Ukrainian activist Hanna Hopko about her efforts leading a civil society delegation in Washington trying to lobby lawmakers to send more aid and weapons to Ukraine.


Women's stories in Amazon's 'Rings of Power' take center stage

Friday, September 09, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Rebecca Jennings about her essay in Vox, "In The Rings of Power, it's not horrifying to be a woman," about the role of women in the Lord of the Rings prequel series.


What's next for Liz Cheney

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

A key primary re-affirmed Trump's hold on the Republican party. Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney lost her race in a landslide, defeated by a Trump-endorsed political newcomer: attorney Harriet Hageman.


How Americans are rethinking their spending habits

Friday, July 01, 2022

Inflation has affected the price of just about everything, from gas prices, to food, to housing. Across the country, Americans are rethinking their spending habits.


R. Kelly is sentenced to 30 years in prison

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

The R&B star was convicted in New York last year of sexual exploitation of a child, bribery, sex trafficking and racketeering.


City of Amarillo, Texas, asks for help identifying U.A.O. — Unknown Amarillo Object

Friday, June 17, 2022

Is it a human in a costume? Is it a raccoon or a coyote? A mysterious creature was spotted recently outside the Amarillo Zoo in Texas, and the city is asking the public for help identifying it.


Overachiever Tracy Flick faces her unmet life expectations in 'Tracy Flick Can't Win'

Thursday, June 09, 2022

Tracy Flick is back — this time in middle age. How did life turn out for her? NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Tom Perrotta about his new novel, Tracy Flick Can't Win.


U.K. is marking Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee with parties, parades — and merch

Friday, June 03, 2022

Britain's celebration of Queen Elizabeth's 70 years on the throne now spans four days, a parade with 1,400 troops, a concert with Duran Duran, more than 16,000 street parties and a lot of merchandise.


The cake attack isn't the first time 'Mona Lisa' has been targeted over the years

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

A man who seems to have been disguised as an old woman in a wheelchair threw a piece of cake at the Mona Lisa in Paris.This is the fifth attack the painting has endured in the past 60 years.


'Love on the Spectrum' shows what dating can be like for people with autism

Friday, May 27, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Love on the Spectrum creator Cian O'Clery and participant Kaelynn Partlow about what the show, which follows people on the autism spectrum as they date, means to them.


Mona Fort, who died of COVID, is remembered with 'My Way' by Frank Sinatra

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Kathryn Redmond remembers Mona Fort, who died from COVID at age 67, with the song My Way by Frank Sinatra. The song accompanied the photo tribute at her funeral.


Sandy Hook parent explains what Uvalde families need from us right now

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with David Wheeler, father to a 6-year-old who was killed in the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, about his reaction to the events in Uvalde, Texas.


Shireen Abu Akleh's voice was the soundtrack of my childhood. Her legacy lives on

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

As a young Palestinian girl, I copied Abu Akleh's TV sign-off. She was brave and unwavering – a true trailblazer for many other women to follow her path.


Shkoon's album 'FIRAQ' gets to their roots, fusing Arabic folklore and German techno

Friday, May 20, 2022

NPR's Emily Feng talks with the German-Syrian duo Shkoon, who are returning to their roots with the release of their new album FIRAQ.


It's a mink... It's a muskrat... It's an otter in the Detroit River

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

The first recorded sighting of a river otter in the Detroit River in more than 100 years is an indicator that the environment is improving.


A widow's unlikely friendship with a giant Pacific octopus

Friday, May 06, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with Shelby Van Pelt about her new novel, Remarkably Bright Creatures. It centers heartache, loss — and how friendship can help us get through that kind of pain.


After Roe V. Wade: What's next for the anti-abortion movement?

Friday, May 06, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido speaks with National Right to Life Committee president Carol Tobias about the anti-abortion movement's priorities and policy objectives moving forward.