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Global demand increases for headscarves most closely tied to Palestinian identity

Thursday, January 18, 2024

The economy in the West Bank has taken a hit since Oct. 7, but international orders have business booming at a factory in Hebron that makes traditional Palestinian scarves.


Despite the war in Gaza, one man finds a way to paint to cope with his sorrow

Wednesday, January 03, 2024

A displaced artist in the Gaza town of Rafah, continues to create from the tent where he now lives.


Community supports Palestinian restaurateur grieving the death of relatives in Gaza

Friday, November 17, 2023

As the Israel-Hamas war rages on, diaspora communities around the world can do little more than watch events unfold. But a Palestinian business owner in a D.C. suburb is doing something about it.


Gaza was in a near total blackout as Israel expanded its ground and air campaign

Monday, October 30, 2023

Voices from Gaza in the midst of a communication blackout as Israel forced continue airstrikes on the enclave.


Americans in Gaza feel abandoned by their government

Friday, October 27, 2023

For nearly three weeks, a Massachusetts couple have been begging for a way home. They're living under bombardment and running out of supplies. They ask why the U.S. government can't get them out.


Americans celebrate dads this weekend. Three tell us about being a father in 2023

Saturday, June 17, 2023

Ahead of Father's Day, NPR's Morning Edition spoke with three dads about what it means to raise a family in the U.S. in 2023.


NASA is sending an Ada Limón poem to Jupiter's moon Europa — and maybe your name too?

Friday, June 02, 2023

U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón has written a poem that will fly on NASA's Europa Clipper, which will explore one of Jupiter's moons. And you can add your name to the poem.


Some Jews keep a place empty at Seder tables for a jailed journalist in Russia

Wednesday, April 05, 2023

As Jewish people around the world celebrate Passover, some plan to leave a seat open at their Seders for a Wall Street Journal reporter recently jailed in Russia.


Mikaela Shiffrin breaks the record for most alpine skiing World Cup race wins

Saturday, March 11, 2023

American alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin has broken the career record for most World Cup race wins. She has now won more races than any other skier in history, of any gender.


Mikaela Shiffrin ties the record for most alpine skiing World Cup race wins

Friday, March 10, 2023

American alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin, 27, has tied Ingemar Stenmark's record for career race wins on the alpine skiing World Cup. Stenmark set the record at age 32 in 1989.


Blinken has a lot on his plate including tensions with China and the war in Ukraine

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks to Secretary of State Antony Blinken about U.S.-China tensions, the earthquake aftermath in Turkey and Syria and the anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


In rural Alaska, federal money aims to transform internet access

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

In some remote parts of the state, Internet is almost twice as expensive and nearly 200 times slower than in cities. New projects headed to predominantly Alaska Native communities aim to fix that.


Rep. Peltola says her Alaskan heritage is interwoven into everything she does

Friday, September 16, 2022

Democrat Mary Peltola was sworn in this week, making her the first Alaskan Native in Congress. Before taking office, she went back to rural southwest Alaska, where she was welcomed by the community.


Why they marched, in their own words, again

Saturday, June 18, 2022

NPR spoke with some of the attendees from last week's "March for Our Lives" rally in Washington, D.C., held in the wake of recent mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas.


'1982' explores the complexities of love and war in Lebanon

Friday, June 10, 2022

1982 is a love story set against the backdrop of war, when Israel invaded Lebanon 40 years ago. Lebanese filmmaker Oualid Mouaness, inspired by his own memories, wrote the and directed the film.


Ukrainian Orthodox church in Maryland prays for those in Ukraine

Monday, February 21, 2022

As the world watches for a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine, the anxiety in the U.S. is especially strong among those with ties to Ukraine — including a Ukrainian Orthodox church in Maryland.


Drought is forcing farmers in Colorado to make tough choices

Saturday, November 06, 2021

Farms in southwest Colorado are coping with a drought worsened by climate change. It means a big reduction in irrigated water for crops. Conditions this year, one farm manager says, are "the worst."


Unvaccinated Pastor Who Almost Died Of COVID Now Preaches The Importance Of Vaccines

Sunday, August 29, 2021

Pastor Danny Reeves encouraged some members of his congregation to get the COVID-19 vaccine but thought he didn't need to get vaccinated himself. That changed after COVID-19 almost killed him.


Meet The Nonagenarian Who Is A Record-Breaking Weightlifter

Friday, August 06, 2021

Edith Murway holds the Guinness World Record for oldest competitive weightlifter. She turns 100 on Sunday. Murway started powerlifting at 91.


Mamma Mia! Super Mario 64 Is The First Video Game To Sell For More Than $1 Million

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

A copy of Nintendo's Super Mario 64 sold for $1.56 million at auction, breaking the record for most expensive video game. "I was ... a bit blindsided," says Valarie McLeckie of the auction house.