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Gay country music icon Patrick Haggerty died Monday at age 78

Friday, November 04, 2022

Country music artist and activist Patrick Haggerty died Monday at age 78.


D.H. Peligro, drummer for punk band the Dead Kennedys, died Friday at age 63

Thursday, November 03, 2022

D.H. Peligro, the longtime drummer for the iconic punk band the Dead Kennedys, died Friday at age 63.


How teal pumpkins make Halloween less scary for trick-or-treaters with allergies

Monday, October 31, 2022

Trick-or-treaters with allergies have to be extra careful on Halloween — the Teal Pumpkin Project is making the day a little less scary for them.


Talking to strangers might make you happier, a study on 'relational diversity' finds

Saturday, October 29, 2022

A study finds that we are happier the more we talk with different categories of people — colleagues, family, strangers — and the more evenly our conversations are spread out among those groups.


Why you should talk to more strangers

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Recent research by The Harvard Business School found that people with a mix of weak and strong social ties report higher levels of happiness and wellbeing.


Progressive Democrats withdraw a letter urging Biden to be more proactive in Ukraine

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Members of the congressional progressive caucus have withdrawn a letter urging President Biden to adjust his approach to the war in Ukraine.


She survived a mass shooting — then created a graphic novel to help others

Sunday, October 23, 2022

In Kindra Neely's debut graphic novel, Numb to This: Memoir of a Mass Shooting, she opens up about surviving a mass shooting and dealing with the aftermath.


Author Francesca Royster on her new book, "Black Country Music"

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with author Francesca Royster about her new book, "Black Country Music: Listening for Revolutions" which explores the history and future of Black country music.


There's a family separation crisis in Massachusetts, and hearings are being delayed

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mother Jones reporter Julia Lurie about her reporting on the family separation crisis in Massachusetts.


She survived a mass shooting in 2015, and she's sharing her story in a graphic novel

Monday, October 17, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with artist Kindra Neely about her debut graphic novel, Numb to This: Memoir of a Mass Shooting.


Baking 'Pan Solo' might take more than 100 hours, but the time spent is worth it

Monday, October 17, 2022

A mother-daughter baking duo is responsible for the 6-foot tall "Pan Solo" sculpture that sits outside of the family business, One House Bakery, in Benicia, Calif.


A man from Minnesota drove 2,000 miles towing the largest pumpkin in North America

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Travis Gienger spent six months growing the largest pumpkin in North American history, then he drove it from Minnesota to California over the weekend.


Former FEMA director Craig Fugate weighs in as Biden visits Florida

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with former FEMA director Craig Fugate on the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.


In new memoir, Sen. Tim Scott discusses the GOP, goals and political grace

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks to Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina about his new book, America, a Redemption Story: Choosing Hope, Creating Unity.


Encore: Artist Ai Weiwei on his father's exile and hopes for his own son

Monday, August 01, 2022

In this encore presentation, NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks to artist Ai Weiwei about his memoir, 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows.


Beyoncé's new album 'Renaissance' pays homage to Black queer music history

Friday, July 29, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Danyel Smith, author of the book Shine Bright: A Very Personal History of Black Women In Pop and host of the podcast Black Girl Songbook, about the new Beyoncé album.


Senate put $50 billion into chips semiconductor research

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Republican Sen. Todd Young of Indiana about efforts to build more computer chips in the U.S.


Joni Mitchell returns to Newport Folk Festival

Monday, July 25, 2022

For the first time since 2000, folk legend Joni Mitchell took to the stage with some friends, to the delight of fans at the Newport Folk Festival.


Blind loyalty is helping sustain Trump's power in the Republican party, new book says

Monday, July 11, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with journalist Mark Leibovich about his new book Thank You for Your Servitude: Donald Trump's Washington and the Price of Submission.


Checking in with 3 teens who challenged a waste management company with their podcast

Monday, June 13, 2022

Three recent high school graduates — who were on the program in July 2019 — speak about their podcast set in their hometown of Gary, Ind.