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30 years ago, this Rwandan woman saved a dozen neighbors from the genocide

Friday, April 12, 2024

Josephine Dusabimana's story of being a helper, though those she helped worried for her safety. A Hutu, she was nearby when soldiers burned Tuti houses — and people needed rescue.


Jacob Collier on the four-album project 'Djesse'

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Jacob Collier's latest record is the culmination of a four-album project he calls Djesse. NPR's Ari Shapiro chats with Collier about the power of the human voice and the growth of a prodigy.


The Indigo Girls on how their song ended up in 'Barbie,' which is up for 8 Oscars

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, about their 1989 hit "Closer to Fine" being featured prominently in the Barbie movie, which is up for eight Oscars.


Musician Brittney Spencer says she has Baltimore to thank for her intro to country

Friday, January 19, 2024

NPR's Juana Summers talks with country singer Brittney Spencer, originally from Baltimore, about her debut album called 'My Stupid Life.'


John Cale, ever restless, returns with the deeply collaborative 'Mercy'

Monday, November 27, 2023

John Cale, a legend of avant-garde music, is out with a new, highly-collaborative album at the age of 80.


Bob Boilen — the Tiny Desk mastermind — retires from NPR after 35 years

Monday, October 02, 2023

NPR's Bob Boilen, the former director of All Things Considered who later co-founded the Tiny Desk Concerts, is retiring after 35 years at the network.


Lead negotiator for 2009 auto bailout weighs in on strike

Friday, September 29, 2023

Steven Rattner, who led the Obama administration's restructuring of the auto industry in 2009, weighs in on the current strike against the big three automakers.


How profit sharing became a key issue for United Auto Workers strikes

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Micheline Maynard, about how high profits for major automakers over the past decade have become a central issue in the United Auto Workers strike.


Laurel Halo's 'Atlas' describes the feeling of being everywhere and nowhere

Monday, September 25, 2023

DJ and composer Laurel Halo's new album, "Atlas", is a tapestry of slowly-evolving textures — and it was inspired by the nighttime imagery of cities she visited while out on the road.


This Republican senator wants an expanded child tax credit — with work requirements

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says the U.S. has lost focus over the last 20 to 30 years and economic policies need to be geared towards creating stable work for families.


A year after Mahsa Amini's death, Iran still reels from protests and crackdowns

Friday, September 15, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Iranian-born journalist Golnaz Esfandiari about the year since the death of a woman who died in police custody after allegedly wearing her headscarf incorrectly.


The U.N.'s food program has a funding problem. Now millions are going hungry

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Cindy McCain, the U.N. World Food Programme's executive director, has been tasked with closing the giant hole in the budget.


What we know about Kim Jong Un's train — a slow-moving bulletproof fortress

Monday, September 11, 2023

On Monday, a dark green train with yellow trim was spotted at the border where Russia, China and North Korea meet. It runs with one passenger in mind: the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un.


Putin's meeting with Kim Jong Un is about getting weapons and ammunition, experts say

Monday, September 11, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Jean Lee, the former Pyongyang bureau chief for the Associated Press, and Georgetown University's Angela Stent, about the upcoming meeting between Kim Jong Un and Putin.


Queer rock icon Melissa Etheridge opens up in new memoir, 'Talking To My Angels'

Friday, September 08, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with musician Melissa Etheridge about her new memoir Talking to My Angels.


Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHES has a brand new solo career — and a sound all her own

Wednesday, September 06, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Lauren Mayberry, lead singer of CHVRCHES, about launching her solo career with a performance at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.


Chvrches' Lauren Mayberry goes solo — and we got exclusive backstage access

Wednesday, September 06, 2023

At the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Lauren Mayberry announced herself as a solo star.


What we know about the arson attacks in Russia

Thursday, August 31, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Mika Golubovsky, the English language editor for Mediazona, about the arson attacks in which Russians have been trying to set recruitment offices on fire.


After six decades, blues legend Bobby Rush isn't slowing down

Friday, August 18, 2023

Blues legend Bobby Rush has been making music for more than six decades — now he's out with a new album, called All My Love For You.


Legendary Baltimore jazz performances are brought back through unearthed recordings

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Recordings of old jazz performances at Baltimore's now-closed Famous Ballroom were released earlier in 2023.