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Protests In Hong Kong Continue, Remain Peaceful Throughout The Weekend

Sunday, August 18, 2019

Pouring rain did not deter the 11th weekend in a row of mass protests, which caused roads to shut down and traffic to reroute as streets flooded with people.

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Thousands Left Homeless In Bangladeshi Capital After Fire Burns Hundreds Of Shanties

Sunday, August 18, 2019

The fire broke out Friday in a Dhaka slum while many were away celebrating the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha. Hundreds of homes were destroyed, leaving about 10,000 people uncertain of their future.

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Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello Says He Will Not Seek Reelection In 2020

Sunday, July 21, 2019

The announcement comes after a week of protests over leaked messages exchanged by Rossello and his staff that included homophobic and misogynistic slurs.

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How The U.S. Citizenship Oath Came To Be What It Is Today

Thursday, July 04, 2019

If you are born in the United States, citizenship is a birthright. But if you immigrate to this country, the work of the citizenship process culminates in the reciting of an oath.

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'I Couldn't See His Soul' Says Rabbi Following Deadly Shooting In Poway

Sunday, April 28, 2019

A day after the Chabad of Poway Synagogue was attacked, Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein recounted the shooting that killed one member of the congregation and injured three others, including himself.

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Richard Lugar, Longtime Indiana Senator And Foreign Policy Leader, Dies At 87

Sunday, April 28, 2019

Lugar served six terms in the U.S. Senate. His work toward the nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction earned him the nation's highest civilian honor in 2013.

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Inside The Mueller Report, This Man Saw A Photo Of His Dad Being Used By Russians

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Coal miner Lee Hipshire was photographed in 1976 emerging from a mine after a long day's work. Years after his father's death, his son found out the photo was used by Russian trolls to support Trump.

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Photos: Easter Services Around The World

Sunday, April 21, 2019

Christians gathered Sunday to mark the end of Holy Week and celebrate Easter. Pope Francis addressed a crowd of nearly 70,000 people at St. Peter's Square and denounced the violence in Sri Lanka.

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With A Wingspan Wider Than A Football Field, The World's Largest Plane Takes Flight

Sunday, April 14, 2019

The Stratolaunch is the world's largest plane by wingspan. During its first test flight on Saturday, the plane reached an altitude of 17,000 feet and a speed of 189 mph.

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Tiger Woods Wins His 5th Masters Title, Marking A Career Comeback

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Sunday's victory at Augusta came nearly 11 years after Woods' last major title and capped a remarkable personal comeback for Woods after facing career-threatening injuries.

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At Least 8 People Dead As Severe Weather Moves Across Southern U.S.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Three children died after a tree struck a vehicle in eastern Texas and flash floods hit Lousiana. Severe weather warnings are in effect for regions from Ohio to southern New York to northern Florida.

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March In London Demanding A Second Brexit Vote Draws Huge Crowds

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Protesters filled London's streets on Saturday to demand a second referendum vote, or "People's Vote," on Britain leaving the European Union.

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Passengers Rescued From Disabled Cruise Ship Off Norway's West Coast

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Helicopters were being used to evacuate some of the vessel's 1,300 passengers after its crew issued a mayday call on Saturday amid engine problems, high seas and strong winds.

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Death Toll From Cyclone Idai Climbs To More Than 600

Saturday, March 23, 2019

As the floodwaters from Cyclone Idai have started to recede, the death toll has begun to rise dramatically across Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.

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How Harry Potter Has Brought Magic To Classrooms For More Than 20 Years

Monday, December 31, 2018

In the 20 years since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was released in the U.S., educators of all levels have used J.K. Rowling's series to bring magic to their own classrooms.

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How Does Your Community Debate Controversial Issues?

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Today, there's a lot of talk about civility — and incivility — and who gets to define what those words actually mean. So we want to know: how is all of this playing out where you live?

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Origins Of The Top Dog Names Of 2018: Pop Culture, Brunch, And Baby Names

Sunday, December 09, 2018

The most popular dog names of 2018 say a lot about our world and what we're watching. Increasingly, dogs are getting human names, but is that really a surprise since they're part of the family?

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Did You Move Into A Home And Find Holiday Decorations Left Behind? Share Your Story

Friday, December 07, 2018

NPR's Weekend Edition is working on a story about holiday decorations tied to houses that are passed down from old owners to new ones.

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Are You A Teacher Who Uses 'Harry Potter' In Your Curriculum? Tell Us About It

Saturday, October 06, 2018

It's been about 20 years since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone was first published in the U.S. NPR wants to hear from teachers who use the series in class.

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National Zoo Mourns Loss Of 51-Year-Old White-Cheeked Gibbon

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Muneca, the 51-year-old white-cheeked gibbon, was beloved by her primate keepers and known for her feisty personality and love of attention.

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