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Thursday, January 27, 2022
The murder of two journalists in Tijuana in less than a week has shocked reporters there and sparked outrage nationwide.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Three journalist have been killed in Mexico this year, two of them occurring in Tijuana. NPR's Asma Khalid talks with 'Tijuana Press' editor Vicente Calderón about the city's pattern of violence.
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
French fashion designer Thierry Mugler reshaped the fashion world, centering wildly inventive concepts and creating space for queer voices. On Sunday, he died at the age of 73.
Saturday, January 22, 2022
Some of the oldest human remains ever unearthed are the Omo 1 bones found in Ethiopia. For decades, their precise age has been debated, but a new study may have the answer.
Friday, January 14, 2022
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Matthew Cortland, senior fellow at Data For Progress, who was present at Friday's meeting between disability rights advocates and CDC director Rochelle Walensky.
Thursday, January 13, 2022
Some of the oldest human remains ever unearthed are the Omo One bones found in Ethiopia. For decades, their precise age has been debated, but a new study argues they're around 233,000 years old.
Friday, December 31, 2021
Looking back, countdowns weren't always good news. Think atomic bomb tests. Americans also counted down moon missions and Top 40 hits. It wasn't until 1979 that a Times Square crowd joined in.
Friday, December 31, 2021
These days, a New Year's Eve celebration doesn't feel complete without one thing: a countdown. But that ritual to ring in the new year isn't as old as you might think.
Thursday, December 30, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Evan Osnos of The New Yorker about radio host Dan Bongino, who calls masks "face diapers," opposes vaccine mandates and says the 2016 and 2020 elections were rigged.
Tuesday, December 28, 2021
In 2017, the rapper Logic named a song after the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline phone number. A new study has found it may have had a remarkable impact.
Friday, December 24, 2021
When rapper Logic's song "1-800-273-8255" — the digits for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline — came out, the hotline started getting more calls.
Thursday, December 23, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with reporter Hunter Walker, who wrote a Rolling Stone article on Dustin Stockton and Jennifer Lynn Lawrence, the Trump supporters now cooperating with the Jan. 6 House panel.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Matthew Brazzel, a Kentucky native who lost his home in deadly tornadoes on Dec. 10. Some of Brazzel's family photos have been found across the border in Indiana.
Sunday, December 19, 2021
From NPR's yearly reading list, Books We Love, three NPR colleagues share their suggestions for reads on current events.
Thursday, December 16, 2021
Bruce Springsteen has reportedly sold Sony his masters for a value north of $500 million. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Billboard's Melinda Newman on why music icons have recently decided to cash in.
Friday, December 10, 2021
A group of scientists have devised a method for studying the lead in Dutch paintings and found that changes in chemistry reflect changes in history.
Wednesday, December 08, 2021
The revered critic Greg Tate, an early and influential hip hop writer, has died. Tate grew up around intellectuals and developed a rabid curiosity about music, film, literature, theory and politics.
Friday, December 03, 2021
By analyzing white lead paint in Dutch paintings from the 1600s, including works by Rembrandt and Rubens, scientists were able to devise a new line of evidence for dating and authenticating paintings.
Wednesday, December 01, 2021
The United States has joined the list of countries where democracy is backsliding, according to a new report by the think tank International IDEA.
Thursday, November 25, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Annika Silva-Leander, the lead writer of the International IDEA's report that designated the U.S as a "backsliding democracy."