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These are the life lessons Geena Davis learned from 3 of her most famous movies

Thursday, October 06, 2022

Geena Davis' new memoir, Dying of Politeness, looks back on her life and career. In a conversation with NPR's Morning Edition, she reflects on some of those iconic roles and how they shaped her.

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The man who wrote the Onion's Supreme Court brief takes parody very seriously

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

The satirical site submitted a 23-page brief to the Supreme Court in support of a First Amendment case. Mike Gillis, The Onion writer who authored the brief, tells NPR why parody is worth defending.

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The Nord Stream leaks are a wake-up call for countries with vulnerable pipelines

Monday, October 03, 2022

There are enough miles of pipelines around the world to circle the Earth 30 times — and many are vulnerable. That doesn't mean there aren't things countries can do to protect them, an expert says.

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Damage from Hurricane Ian cuts Sanibel Island off from Florida's mainland

Friday, September 30, 2022

Hurricane Ian washed away several portions of the Sanibel Causeway, a series of bridges linking the island to the rest of the state. It will require structural rebuilds, Florida's governor says.

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How to prepare for and stay safe during a power outage

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Millions of Floridians are without power in the wake of Hurricane Ian, which now has its sights set on South Carolina. Here are some do's and don'ts of blackout safety.

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Lizzo played James Madison's crystal flute onstage in D.C., proving history rocks

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

The Library of Congress had invited Lizzo to check out its flute collection during her tour stop. On Tuesday, she played a few notes on the historic instrument, twerked and declared history cool.

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This is what NASA's spacecraft saw just seconds before slamming into an asteroid

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

NASA successfully crashed a spacecraft into an asteroid on Monday night. These are the final images it captured as it hurtled toward the rocky surface.

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Floridians in the hurricane's path don't need to go far to get to safety, mayors say

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

St. Petersburg and Tampa are preparing for what could be their first direct hit by a major hurricane in over a century. Officials there are urging people to comply with evacuation orders immediately.

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He spent decades recording soundscapes. Now they're going to the Library of Congress

Monday, September 26, 2022

Jim Metzner has traveled far and wide to record sounds of the world and share them with listeners. The Library of Congress will preserve thousands of tapes and other items dating back to the 1970s.

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One thing is top of mind for many young Brits, and it's not the royal family

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

While all eyes were focused on England in the aftermath of Queen Elizabeth II's death, many young people in London have other issues on their minds. For most, the biggest one is the economy.

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Outside the funeral, a community united in awe of the queen

Monday, September 19, 2022

The crowd at Westminster Abbey defended their spots along the sidewalk and atop concrete walls with ferocity, but otherwise formed a warm and united impromptu community.

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Away from the mourning crowds, some Londoners say they hope the monarchy will change

Sunday, September 18, 2022

In Peckham, about a 30-minute drive from the center of London, many people were going about their weekend as usual. While they're sad about the queen's death, they see it as an opportunity for reform.

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Fans are camping out ahead of the queen's funeral, braving the crowds and the chaos

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Dozens of groups had set up tents, sleeping bags, folding chairs and pizza box towers along the blocked-off street where Queen Elizabeth II's casket will travel for the funeral procession.

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A London park blooms with flowers, stuffed animals and handwritten notes to the queen

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Green Park, near Buckingham Palace, has become completely flooded with tributes to the queen — and the people who are coming to see them.

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People are mourning Queen Elizabeth — and buying lots of commemorative merchandise

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Gift shops in London are selling souvenirs marking the queen's death, everything from shirts, mugs, posters and more with messages like "Gone but not forgotten" and "Forever in our hearts."

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In the line to see Queen Elizabeth II, mourners make history and friends

Saturday, September 17, 2022

Thousands of people have been lining up in London to see Queen Elizabeth II lying in state. They say the 10+ hour wait is worth it to thank the queen for her service — and can even be pretty fun.

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Trump and the Justice Department have submitted picks for a special master. Now what?

Monday, September 12, 2022

The sides disagree on whether there should be a special master at all, and how the document review actually should work. Former U.S. attorney Chuck Rosenberg discusses their possible considerations.

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Basketball icon Sue Bird plays her last game after two legendary decades in the WNBA

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

The Seattle Storm lost its semifinal game on Tuesday, bringing a bittersweet end to what the 41-year-old had said would be her final season. She retires as the winningest WNBA player of all time.

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Eebbers, TSA's oldest and cutest bomb-sniffing dog, retires after a decade of service

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

The 11-year-old vizsla-Labrador mix screened passengers at a Minnesota airport and helped with security at major sporting events. He celebrated his last day at work with toys, cake and pets.

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Stop tweeting @liztruss your congratulatory messages. That's not Britain's new PM

Tuesday, September 06, 2022

Many constituents and politicians have reached out to Britain's new prime minister on Twitter — or so they thought. Many actually tagged the account of Liz Trussell, who's been having fun with it.

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