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Relief Money Could More Than Double Support For Child Care Needs In Mississippi

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Carol Burnett, who heads an advocacy group for child care centers, says the funds will help mothers enormously — "whether they're trying to get out of poverty" or "find a pathway to higher income."


'I Know That They're Cared For." Why One Mom Has Chosen To Foster Migrant Children

Sunday, July 28, 2019

Unaccompanied minors cross the border without family or support. "Any kid that's in my house is, at least while they're here, safe," says one foster mother, Christi.


Dido Returns With Family-Focused Album 'Still On My Mind'

Sunday, March 03, 2019

The British singer returns after a six-year hiatus from music with her latest album Still On My Mind. Dido joined NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro to talk about music, motherhood and more.


Leah Nobel Explores The Mixed Bag Of Human Experience With New Album

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Leah Nobel interviewed 100 people about what it means to be human to help create her new album Running in Borrowed Shoes.


Nicola Cruz Merges Electronic And Folk Music With The Use Of Cave Acoustics

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Ecuador-based musician Nicola Cruz is known for mixing electronic music with various ancestral instruments. His new album, Siku, is out now.


Are You A Federal Worker Affected By This Government Shutdown?

Thursday, December 27, 2018

NPR's Weekend Edition wants to hear from those who are affected by the partial government shutdown. How does this one compare with previous ones?


The Continuous Work Ethic Of Benny Blanco

Saturday, December 08, 2018

The songwriter and producer has worked with Rihanna, Katy Perry and more. Now, Blanco has released his debut album, Friends Keep Secrets.


Meet Jin Park, The First DACA Recipient Awarded A Rhodes Scholarship

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Park came to the U.S. with his family when he was 7 years old. He's a senior at Harvard working toward a degree in molecular and cellular biology with a minor in ethnicity, migration and rights.


Many California Farmworkers Forced To Stay Behind During The Wildfires

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Farmworkers workers in Ventura County toiled through the wildfires despite the risks. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Juvenal Solano, a former farmworker and community organizer, about why workers stayed.


The Robots Are Coming To Las Vegas

Sunday, October 07, 2018

Hotels and casinos are turning more and more to technology, and according to one estimate, the city could lose up to two-thirds of its jobs to automation by 2035.


Heather Morgan Is Ready To Share Her 'Borrowed Heart'

Saturday, October 06, 2018

After years of writing songs for some of the biggest names in country music, Heather Morgan makes her solo debut with the album Borrowed Heart.


Latino Votes Crucial In Nevada, As Culinary Union Focuses On Turnout

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Dean Heller is the only Republican in the Senate up for re-election in a state that Hillary Clinton won. Latino union workers are a key voting bloc for his Democratic opponent, Rep. Jacky Rosen.


Yes, Smash Mouth Has Seen The 'All Star' Memes

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Smash Mouth has recorded a new acoustic version of its 1997 debut album Fush Yu Mang. The 1990s ska-punk staples talk about songwriting, fan mail and all those "All Star" memes.


Jill Barber Goes Pop, Minus Some Sweetness

Saturday, June 23, 2018

The Canadian singer known for folk and jazz switches genres, this time to write an album about the place of women in modern times.


What We Learned From Dad

Sunday, June 17, 2018

This Father's Day, we celebrate what our dads have taught us, from how to run to being a good listener.


Paul Beaubrun Shares His Love For Haiti In Song: 'Our Message Is Still Strong'

Saturday, June 16, 2018

The Creole word ayibobo can mean blessings, among other definitions. For Haitian singer Paul Beaubrun, it's also the name of his latest album.


To Raise Awareness For Climate Change, 50-Year-Old Makes Bid To Swim Across Pacific

Sunday, June 03, 2018

Ben Lecomte is the first person to try to swim across the Pacific Ocean. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to him from Choshi, Japan, before he departs to attempt the 5,500-mile journey.


'My Voice Should Be Heard': #MeToo And The Women Of Opera

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Three women — a soprano, a mezzo-soprano, and a vice president of opera programming — join NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro for a conversation about harassment and inequity in the opera world.


On 'White Fear Being Weaponized' And How To Respond

Sunday, May 27, 2018

White people have called the police on black people in multiple incidents recently, despite no crimes being committed. Professor Khalil Muhammad thinks it's a problem with a complex history.


Kali Uchis Finds Her Peace In 'Isolation'

Sunday, April 08, 2018

The Colombian-American singer discusses how seclusion brought her to music as a teenager, turning it into smoky visuals and honeyed lyrics for her debut album, Isolation.