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Monday, August 29, 2022
With a new school year underway, we're wondering what goals you might be setting for yourselves. NPR poet-in-residence Kwame Alexander asks you to write about one of your goals in the form of a poem.
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.
Wednesday, June 01, 2022
NPR's A Martinez speaks with Cuban-American author Margarita Engle about her novel: Singing with Elephants.
Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Either/Or is Batuman's sequel to her bestselling Pulitzer finalist novel The Idiot.
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Naheed Phiroze Patel's debut novel Mirror Made of Rain is out in the U.S. this week.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
As the school year draws to a close, is there a teacher who has inspired you? Share with us a poem showing your appreciation for educators who have inspired you.
Monday, May 09, 2022
Students from Ukraine are among the finalists in this week's Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair. They're researching topics from cancer treatments to cockroaches.
Friday, April 29, 2022
Parton didn't just co-write the novel, she also recorded a whole album to go with it. Run, Rose, Run is about an aspiring country singer trying to shake a dark past and make it big in music.
Thursday, April 21, 2022
Cypress Hill's '90s sensational hit "Insane in the Brain" is also the title of a new Showtime documentary out this week about the hip-hop group.
Monday, February 07, 2022
U.S. officials say Russia has about 70% of its military in place for a full invasion of Ukraine. Meanwhile, people in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv marched against Russian aggression on Sunday.
Monday, November 01, 2021
At the 2019 funeral for longtime NPR journalist Cokie Roberts, her husband, Steven, told personal stories about their life together. There were still more to tell, so he dove into writing about them.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Victoria Chang traces her family history through letter writing in her book, Dear Memory. In an NPR interview, she talks facing micro and macro aggressions and staying silent, just like her parents.
Sunday, May 23, 2021
It's been 40 years since the first U.S. AIDS cases were were reported, and some who experienced the early years of the crisis say the effects of denialism then have carried into the COVID-19 pandemic.
Monday, April 12, 2021
Boehner was the Republican speaker of the House during much of the Obama presidency. His new memoir recounts his time leading House Republicans — even if that meant doing things he personally opposed.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
The world of matchmaking won't have to rely on luck as much as math, thanks to Yunseo Choi. The 18-year-old came up with a matching theory that can be applied to people looking for a life partner.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader has co-written a book about climate change called Our Only Home. In an NPR interview, he suggests one step toward combating climate change is to stop eating meat.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
There is a winner in one of the country's biggest middle school science competitions: the Broadcom MASTERS. Ishana Kumar looked into how retinal fatigue may play a role in seeing "imaginary colors."
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
NPR and poet Kwame Alexander are asking for haiku — that don't include the word "summer" — for an upcoming story. Write a poem inspired by your favorite summertime memories in just three lines.
Tuesday, June 04, 2019
In a special series, Morning Edition discovers the experiences of people affected by the deepening tensions between the world's two largest economies.
Thursday, December 27, 2018
In a restaurant world dominated by men, Crenn recently became the first female chef in the U.S. awarded three Michelin stars. It's "showing young girls you can achieve a lot in your life," she says.