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Any job can be a climate solutions job: Ask this teacher, electrician or beauty CEO

Wednesday, October 04, 2023

Some "climate jobs" are obvious. Others, not so much. So we talked to three people whose jobs address climate change in unexpected ways.


Why Iran won't budge on mandatory hijab laws — according to the president's wife

Monday, September 25, 2023

Jamileh Alamolhoda, the wife of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, talks about why Iran's government is unwilling to compromise on compulsory headscarf rules.


Zelenksyy defends Ukraine's spending of Western aid and his refusal to negotiate with Russia

Friday, September 22, 2023

Volodymyr Zelenskyy says he is making an effort to answer any legitimate questions concerning his administration and its conduct during the war in Ukraine.


British aristocrats ask King Charles to join a slavery reparations movement

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Two members of U.K. aristocratic families, Laura Trevelyan and David Lascelles, are apologizing for centuries-old injustices in the Caribbean, and asking others to join them in paying reparations.


Harris says Congress needs to lead on immigration after Title 42 restrictions end

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Vice President Harris told NPR that the administration plans to bolster agents at the southern U.S. border after pandemic migration restrictions end, but said Congress must lead on broader reforms.


Artificial intelligence could soon diagnose illness based on the sound of your voice

Monday, October 10, 2022

Everything from your vocal cord vibrations to breathing patterns when you speak offers potential information about your health. Researchers are collecting voice data to one day use in an app.


'Playground Politica' is an ode to popstar Netta's childhood in Nigeria

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

Netta is an international pop star. She won the Eurovision Song Contest for her home country of Israel back in 2018, and she's become known for her eye-catching outfits and quirky dance moves.


25 years on, Lilith Fair is a reminder of how one woman's radical idea changed music

Tuesday, July 05, 2022

Lilith Fair brought an eclectic array of women's music to millions of fans and was the top grossing music festival of the 1990s.


Historic levels of hate crimes are a threat to U.S. democracy, Lipstadt says

Friday, May 20, 2022

NPR's Leila Fadel talks to Deborah Lipstadt, the Biden administration's special envoy to monitor and combat antisemitism, about the racism and hatred that motivate violence in America and the world.


Examining what's involved with a Supeme Court justice's recusal

Friday, April 15, 2022

NPR's Leila Fadel talks to Louis Virelli, a law professor at Stetson University in Florida, about whether Supreme Court justices should recuse themselves from certain cases.


After a labor dispute threatened MLB's season, Opening Day is here

Thursday, April 07, 2022

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Washington Post baseball writer Chelsea Janes about Opening Day, and new rules that are meant to enliven the game — or at least speed it up.


As an international march draws support for Ukraine, what else can the U.S. do?

Monday, February 07, 2022

U.S. officials say Russia has about 70% of its military in place for a full invasion of Ukraine. Meanwhile, people in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv marched against Russian aggression on Sunday.


'You Can't Just Concede.' How One Expert Explains Negotiating With Cybercriminals

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Bill Siegel works with companies that fall victim to the same type of ransomware attack that disrupted fuel supplies across large parts of the South and East Coast last week.


Biden Envoy To Iran On What To Expect In Renewed Nuclear Talks

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Iran and the U.S. are holding indirect talks on restarting the 2015 nuclear deal. Robert Malley, the Biden administration special envoy to Iran, says a deal would be in the interest of all Americans.


West Virginia's Vaccination Rate Ranks Among Highest In World

Monday, February 22, 2021

How did West Virginia become one of the world's leaders in delivering COVID-19 vaccines? One piece of the story starts with a striking photograph in the local paper.


Electronic Health Records May Be Delaying COVID-19 Vaccinations

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

The same electronic systems used to record when patients get a physical or go to the ER are also used to log data when coronavirus vaccines are given. But the systems don't share information easily.


90-Year-Old Auschwitz Survivor Shares Her Story

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Wednesday, we hear from Ruth Cohen, an Auschwitz survivor, about her message to young people about the importance of the phrase: never forget.


Filmmaker Details Investigation That Identified Alleged Pan Am Flight 103 Bomb-Maker

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Ken Dornstein talks about how his 2015 documentary led to the recent indictment of Abu Agela Mas'ud as the man suspected of making the bomb that took down Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.


As State Fairs Cancel Events, Fair Food Can Still Be On Fans' Menus

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Even though state fairs across the country are being canceled this year due to COVID-19, fans can get their favorite fair foods delivered to their homes.


App Lets You Destress By Screaming Into Icelandic Wilderness

Friday, July 17, 2020

2020 has been a stressful year. Iceland wants to help. A group developed an app that will let you record and broadcast a scream, pent up by the pandemic, into the Icelandic wilderness.