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Brian Jordan Alvarez' internet ear worm says 'you deserve to sit'

Thursday, September 28, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to actor and comedian Brian Jordan Alvarez about his silly video turned viral musical sensation: Sitting


Taylor Swift enters her football era and breaks the internet

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

In a rare example of Taylor Swift's love life making headlines, fans are swooning over the superstar's potential new beau, footballer Travis Kelce.


Tropical Storm Hilary helps take California out of drought conditions, for now

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with climate scientist Alex Hall about the temporary relief that Hilary has offered the drought in California.


DJ Crazy Times and the Eurodance parody that captured a nation

Friday, August 18, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with comedian Kyle Gordon, aka DJ Crazy Times, about his new hit song "The Planet of the Bass" — a 1990s Eurodance parody that has taken the internet by storm.


An update on Maui's wildfire disaster from Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono

Thursday, August 10, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono about the wildfires on the island of Maui. President Biden approved a major disaster declaration, making funds available to those effected.


Publishing company Simon & Schuster was sold for $1.62 billion to investment firm KKR

Monday, August 07, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise speaks with Publisher Weekly's Jim Milliot about the agreement that was reached for KKR investment firm to acquire Simon & Schuster.


How to find quality pieces while thrifting

Saturday, July 22, 2023

NPR's Life Kit asks a group of die-hard thrifters to share some tips on ways you can make your thrift shopping trips more successful.


This year's NBA draft was different — and it wasn't just Victor Wembanyama

Friday, June 23, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Rafael Barlowe, the director of scouting for the NBA Big Board newsletter and host of their podcast, about the NBA draft and how it has changed over the years.


What makes Victor Wembanyama so special?

Thursday, June 22, 2023

At the 2023 NBA draft, all eyes are on French 19-year-old and basketball star Victor Wembanyama. Zach Kram, a staff writer for The Ringer, explains what makes this athlete so special and so coveted.


Listening to high school finalists of NPR's Student Podcast Challenge

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

NPR's Student Podcast Challenge received more than 3,300 entries in its fifth year. We bring you some of the finalists in our high school category from students around the country.


A turning point for Southern Baptists? Convention ousts churches with women pastors

Thursday, June 15, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Monique Moultrie, Georgia State University associate professor of religious and gender studies, about the Southern Baptist Convention ousting churches with women pastors.


Pickleball has a noise problem. He's trying to fix it

Friday, June 09, 2023

Pickleball is America's fastest growing sport, but it has a noise problem. One man is on a mission to fix that.


Fixing pickleball's noise problem

Thursday, June 08, 2023

Pickleball is one of America's fastest growing sports, but it has a noise problem. Bob Unetich is working to fix it.


No more ducking around: Apple updates autocorrect

Wednesday, June 07, 2023

Apple announces that in an upcoming update, the f-word will no longer autocorrect to "duck".


Blues musician Otis Taylor graduates high school 57 years after getting expelled

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

In 1966, a couple months before he was set to graduate, Otis Taylor was told he needed to cut his short afro or he'd be kicked out. Now, 57 years after he left, he has received a diploma.


What one author says a post-Roe U.S. reveals about Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Writer Eyal Press talks about Planned Parenthood and what a post-Roe U.S. reveals about the organization.


If you don't know basketballer Victor Wembanyama, you will

Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Some people consider French basketball player Victor Wembanyama the greatest NBA draft pick of all time. Zach Kram of The Ringer talks about what makes Wembanyama so special.


Encore: At age 22, Samara Joy is a classic jazz singer from a new generation

Monday, February 06, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with jazz singer Samara Joy, who recently took to the legendary Blues Alley Club stage in Washington, D.C. She and her album, Linger Awhile, won two Grammys.


Reneé Rapp wants to burn out by 30 — and it's all going perfectly to plan

Saturday, January 21, 2023

You may know about Rapp from TikTok, TV or Broadway. But she says all of that has just been in service of her true passion: a solo music career.


23-year-old Reneé Rapp launches her solo career with EP: 'Everything to Everyone'

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with actor and singer Reneé Rapp about her path from Broadway to a hit HBO show, and now, her long-desired launch as a solo music artist with her EP 'Everything to Everyone.'