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What some race-based admissions trends show, as SCOTUS hears affirmative action case

Monday, October 31, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to Dominique Baker, professor at Southern Methodist University, about how effective affirmative action has been in achieving higher diversity on college campuses.


This painting was displayed upside down for over 75 years. Finally, someone noticed

Friday, October 28, 2022

A famous artwork by Dutch painter Piet Mondrian has been displayed upside down for 75 years.


Republicans recast drugs and fentanyl as a crime and border security problem

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Ahead of the midterms, Republicans have recast the debate over drugs and fentanyl addiction as a crime and border security problem.


An Israeli raid on West Bank targeted a new Palestinian militia

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

An Israeli raid on West Bank targeted a new Palestinian militia.


Actor Leslie Jordan dies at age 67

Monday, October 24, 2022

Actor Leslie Jordan, known for starring in "Will & Grace," died Monday at age 67.


We asked 2 political strategists to review midterm ads. Here's what they told us

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Ad spending this election season is estimated at nearly $10 billion, surpassing even the 2020 presidential election. We look at two ads and what's at stake these midterms.


Campaigns are spending record amounts on political advertising, but will it work?

Thursday, October 20, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Republican strategist Alice Stewart and Democratic strategist Joel Payne about how political campaigns communicate their messages to voters with political ads.


What can reparations for slavery look like in the United States? One man has ideas

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Professor Andrew Delbanco gave this year's annual Jefferson Lecture, titled, "The Question of Reparations: Our Past, Our Present, Our Future," where he addressed reparations for slavery in the U.S.


Putin orders martial law in four Russian-occupied territories of Ukraine

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered martial law in four Russian-occupied territories of Ukraine.


For the first time ever, Jeopardy! is giving past contestants a second chance

Thursday, October 13, 2022

For the first time ever, "Jeopardy!" is giving a second chance to past competitors who lost. But for some, this competition means something more than a shot at redemption.


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.


Iran's government is struggling to control growing women's rights protests

Monday, October 10, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Golnaz Esfandiari, senior correspondent for Radio Free Europe and Radio Liberty, about growing protests in Iran and the regime's struggle to control them.


How accusations from Herschel Walker's past affect his chances with Georgia voters

Thursday, October 06, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Axios reporter Emma Hurt about how recent allegations against Georgia's senate candidate Herschel Walker are affecting his chances with voters.


Dan Wieden, the advertising legend behind the 'Just Do It' Nike Slogan, dies at 77

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

Advertising legend and creator of the iconic Nike slogan, "Just do it" Dan Wieden died last week at the age of 77, leaving behind a legacy that changed the industry forever.


What happens if Putin decides to cut his losses in Ukraine?

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

If you are following events in Russia and Ukraine closely, you could be forgiven for wondering if Vladimir Putin has backed himself into a corner. So, where does this leave him?


Russia is losing the edge in Ukraine, but Putin still seems ready to double down

Monday, October 03, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Michael McFaul, a former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, about Putin's mindset as the war in Ukraine shifts out of Russia's favor.


This hi-tech buoy can detect whales and prevent large ships from colliding with them

Friday, September 23, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Professor Douglas McCauley, director of the Benioff Ocean Science Laboratory, about a new technology that protects whales from colliding with large shipping vessels.


The role of states in contributing to the student debt crisis

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with economic policy expert Heather McGhee, host of the podcast The Sum Of Us, about how historic disinvestment by states in education contributed to the student debt crisis.


America's Christian majority is on track to end

Saturday, September 17, 2022

A new study shows that America's Christian majority has been shrinking for years, and if recent trends continue, Christians could make up less than half the U.S. population within a few decades.


America's Christian majority is shrinking, and could dip below 50% by 2070

Thursday, September 15, 2022

The U.S.'s Christian majority has been shrinking for decades. A Pew Research Center study shows that as of 2020, about 64% of Americans identify as Christian. Fifty years ago, that number was 90%.