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At a free screening of the film in Selma, Ala., many in the audience — both black and white — had firsthand connections to the history portrayed on the screen.
January 11, 2015
The Swedish-born actress whose most famous role was as Sylvia in Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita, died outside Rome this morning.
January 11, 2015
Palestinians have joined the court, hoping for war crimes investigations against Israel. This presents a challenge for the ICC, which has had its share of setbacks.
January 11, 2015
In a video, the now-dead suspect in the seizure a kosher supermarket in Paris announces his loyalty to the leader of the self-declared Islamic State.
January 11, 2015
Lonesome George was the last of his subspecies of giant tortoise from the Galapagos. For decades scientists tried to find him a mate, but he died alone. NPR's Adam Cole offers this elegiac tribute.
January 11, 2015
Palestinians have joined the International Criminal Court hoping to see investigations against Israel. But, some ICC watchers say this is dangerous territory for a court that is floundering elsewhere.
January 11, 2015
The number of Americans over the age of 65 is expected to double in 35 years. That means more families grappling with what to do when a loved one can't live alone anymore.
January 11, 2015
Winter weather is making a vulnerable situation even worse for millions of Syrian refugees. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to UNICEF's Lucio Melandri about a program to provide winter clothes to refugees.
January 11, 2015
A decade ago, Irshad Manji called for reform within Islam in her book, The Trouble with Islam Today. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Manji about her reaction to the recent events in France.
January 11, 2015
We hear perspectives on the Charlie Hebdo attack, from Secretary of State John Kerry, French philosopher Bernard Henri Levy, Conan Obrien, Imam Anjem Choudary and Somali-born writer Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
January 11, 2015
Attorney General Eric Holder is attending international talks in Paris after the deadly attack on the satirical newspaper, Charlie Hebdo. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to reporter Lauren Frayer in Paris.
January 11, 2015
Many will also join an expected crowd of hundreds of thousands marching in solidarity with the victims and in support of the republican ideals of free speech.
January 11, 2015
From an evolutionary standpoint, flavor has long helped define who we are as a species, journalist John McQuaid argues in his new book, an exploration of the art and science of taste.
January 11, 2015
DISH Networks will soon debut Sling TV, a new streaming service for some cable channels with no cable subscription. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says such services are changing how we watch TV.
January 11, 2015
In the backs of pickup trucks, construction workers lie among tools and blankets, headed to the city for a day's work. Alejandro Cartagena turned his camera on the carpoolers.
January 11, 2015
From an evolutionary standpoint, flavor has long helped define who we are as a species, journalist John McQuaid argues in his new book, an exploration of the art and science of taste.
January 11, 2015
Lonesome George was the last of his subspecies of giant tortoise from the Galapagos. For decades scientists tried to find him a mate, but he died alone. NPR's Adam Cole offers this elegiac tribute.
January 11, 2015
DISH Networks will soon debut Sling TV, a new streaming service for some cable channels with no cable subscription. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says such services are changing how we watch TV.
January 11, 2015
The Consumer Electronics Show has wrapped up its showcase of the latest in high-tech gizmos. But according to a survey from Fortune magazine, many Americans have a simpler wish: longer battery life.
January 10, 2015
The Oregon Health Plan just started covering the cost of reassignment surgery for transgender people. Oregon joins a handful of states that provide such coverage through Medicaid.
January 10, 2015

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