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Friday, June 09, 2017
Emily Addison remembers the last time she saw Deonka Drayton, who was killed by a gunman during the mass shooting in Orlando. "I feel like I wasn't there for her when she needed me the most."
Friday, June 02, 2017
Anthony "Tony Bees" Planakis spent nearly 20 years as the New York Police Department's unofficial beekeeper. He says the bees have taught him patience, respect, and a particular work ethic.
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
It's hard to distill 37 years of Frank Deford's sports commentaries down to a few "best of" pieces. But before he retired, he shared some of his favorites with us and, here, we share them with you.
Friday, March 31, 2017
Manuel Cuevas of Manuel Couture crafted iconic outfits for Hank Williams and Gram Parsons, and turned Johnny Cash into "the Man in Black."
Monday, March 27, 2017
For this year's NCAA semifinals two teams are first-timers, one hasn't been to the Final Four since 1939 and the Tarheels are back for their 20th shot at the championship.
Friday, March 17, 2017
None of these rules applied to American men when they chose a spouse.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
False eyelashes used to be mostly seen on people in movies and were hard to put on and take off. But these days, you can see that red carpet false-eyelash look on people almost anywhere.
Friday, February 10, 2017
Nearly 40 years after it was published, Octavia Butler's time-travel novel Kindred has been adapted for a modern audience as a graphic novel. But reinterpreting the masterwork was a daunting task.
Monday, January 16, 2017
In a new collection, 16 essayists describe how Michelle Obama helped change the perception of black women and the White House.
Monday, September 26, 2016
As we mourn the golf great, we acknowledge another contribution he made to our culture: the tasty and refreshing iced tea and lemonade beverage that carries his name.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The complicated history of how the National Museum of African American History and Culture finally moved from conversation to construction may be as compelling as the artifacts in its exhibits.
Monday, September 05, 2016
The political activist's fierce opposition to the Equal Rights Amendment is widely credited with its failure to be ratified. Schlafly long championed conservative causes and founded the Eagle Forum.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Ghostbusters star Leslie Jones quit Twitter this week after getting her fill of racist and sexist trolls. But, as the saying goes, every goodbye is not gone.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Loretta Lynch spent hours before a House committee, fielding questions about her decision to accept the FBI's recommendation to not bring charges against Hillary Clinton.
Saturday, July 09, 2016
In the aftermath of two highly publicized police shootings and the deaths of five Dallas police officers, scenes of protest and prayer have unfolded around the country. Here is a glimpse.
Saturday, July 09, 2016
Already one of the greatest tennis players ever, Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title in straight sets on Saturday. Later, she and her sister Venus won their sixth doubles championship.
Friday, July 08, 2016
Law enforcement officials briefed on the investigation have identified the gunman killed in Dallas as Micah Xavier Johnson. The Pentagon says Johnson was a military veteran who served in Afghanistan.
Saturday, July 02, 2016
From a profile of Samantha Bee to the views of Chelsea Manning on the military's new transgender rules, these stories are about how we see the world.
Saturday, May 21, 2016
Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Read about the gender biases of your cell phone assistant, the ways politicians supported the Malheur militants, and how Europe's jihadists are different from their predecessors.