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Wednesday, August 31, 2022
It's a new school year and Jake Miller is not setting up his classroom in Pennsylvania. He's not getting to know a new group of eighth-graders. After 15 years of teaching, he quit.
Sunday, August 07, 2022
For his Eagle Scout project, teenager Dominique Claseman built a veterans memorial in Olivia, Minnesota. With help from his community, he raised more than $77,000 to complete it.
Tuesday, August 02, 2022
The Oakland Public Library has spent years collecting items its patrons have left in library books, from old photographs to love notes. The archive is available publicly on their website.
Monday, July 04, 2022
Some state lawmakers are working to restrict the rights of LGBTQ youth. For some students, that means sex education can miss some important points.
Friday, June 24, 2022
"The Constitution does not confer a right to abortion," Justice Samuel Alito wrote for the majority. The court's liberals warn that other rights could now be vulnerable.
Friday, June 24, 2022
NPR's Leila Fadel talks to Naomi McPherson, Katie Gavin and Josette Maskin of the band MUNA about their third album: MUNA.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Melissa Brymer says talking to kids about school shootings can be upsetting; you may need to have conversations in small chunks for them to understand.
Monday, May 16, 2022
Using a GoPro camera attached to a helmet, the shooter streamed live on the site Twitch for two minutes before the stream was taken down. By then it was too late, and the video has spread elsewhere.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Rick Martínez about his new cookbook Mi Cocina: Recipes and Rapture from My Kitchen in Mexico.
Monday, May 09, 2022
Chancellor Olaf Scholz warned peace is impossible under Russian dictatorship, saying "freedom and security will win the day, just as freedom and security triumphed over oppression, ... 77 years ago."
Thursday, April 28, 2022
"Unfortunately, the longer this conflict goes on, the more violations we're finding," says the head of a U.N. team documenting possible human rights abuses in Ukraine.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
Should the atrocities in Ukraine be called war crimes, ethnic cleansing or genocide? The terms can be tricky to differentiate, but experts say the separate labels are crucial when seeking justice.
Monday, April 04, 2022
Ocean Vuong's second poetry collection, Time is a Mother, grapples with time and its impermanence following his mother's death in 2019.
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
The truth about the war is hard to find in Russia and is mostly discovered only by people who already distrust the Kremlin and its state-sponsored media, says Russian-born journalist Julia Ioffe.
Friday, February 25, 2022
On Thursday, Volodymyr Omelyan and his family awoke to the sound of missile blasts nearby. By Friday, he had said goodbye to his wife and children and enlisted to fight.
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Truth Social bills itself as "free from political discrimination." The app was not free from technical glitches, however, as users complained of a buggy registration process and long waitlists.
Thursday, February 17, 2022
The bill is expected to pass the state Senate. Lawmakers in West Virginia and Arizona have approved similar bills — all modeled on a Mississippi law now before the Supreme Court.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022
Families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre hope the $73 million settlement will put companies that insure gun-makers on notice that they could be on the hook for huge future payouts.
Thursday, February 10, 2022
Groups with conspiratorial beliefs and anti-government views have been trying for years to organize a convoy. Vaccine mandates helped give their plan enough momentum in Ottawa, one expert says.
Wednesday, February 09, 2022
The warships passed through the Turkish straits into the Black Sea on Tuesday on their way to waters near Ukraine. Russia insists the movement is part of a planned naval exercise.