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A clash between SXSW and artists over legal language regarding international musicians at the festival boils down to fine print and big ideas.
March 4, 2017
Most supper soirees aren't strategic ways to get people to work through their disagreements. But two friends have created the ongoing event, "Make America Dinner Again," to get folks talking.
March 4, 2017
It's two comic books in one: A guide for boys (so they won't tease girls) and advice for girls on how to handle their period.
March 4, 2017
Sarah Dunant's latest novel follows one of history's most notorious families — the Borgias. But it's the small, domestic details, not the bigger picture, that captivate.
March 4, 2017
This week, Puerto Ricans marked 100 years of U.S. citizenship. The island's political status remains unique, along with its strong sense of cultural identity — most clearly seen in its sports.
March 4, 2017
Here's NPR Ed's take on the top national education stories this week. The highlight: controversy surrounding a visit from black college presidents.
March 4, 2017
"I wanted my characters to be respectable. I wanted them to somehow escape the judgement they'd get for just being, the same kind of judgement I've gotten for just being..."
March 4, 2017
Scientists are learning that some astronauts' eyes change shape after time in space, leading to vision problems. But a sleep sack being developed might offer relief.
March 4, 2017
Preval has a mixed legacy. He was recognized as a hard worker, but widely criticized in his second term for what was seen as a weak and absent response to Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake.
March 3, 2017
The artist, who lost most of his family to the Holocaust when he was young, founded the auto-destructive art movement. He explored how destruction could become an act of creation and dissent.
March 3, 2017
Ivory coast is the world's largest cocoa producer. But a bumper crop combined with a fall in the global demand for chocolate and a dip in cocoa prices are hurting the country's cocoa farmers.
March 3, 2017
A document obtained by NPR illustrates the complexity of the nominees' financial holdings — and how slowly they are being reported for federal ethics vetting, compared with the Obama administration.
March 3, 2017
In the White House's letter to the OGE this week about Kellyanne Conway, there's a passage that's potentially far more significant than a clothing endorsement.
March 3, 2017
The U.S. military has been waging periodic drone strikes against al-Qaida in Yemen for years. A series of airstrikes and a ground raid have intensified the campaign over the past month.
March 3, 2017
The Internet is full of things, including a Reddit subgroup devoted to the act of eating an orange in the shower. We gave it a shot ourselves.
March 3, 2017
"Like diamonds, blackness is created under extreme pressure and high temperature, deep down in the recesses of one's core."
March 3, 2017
Stocks continue to be on an absolute tear lately, with the Dow topping 21,000. Investors wonder if the bulls will keep running. Experts offer tips on what to keep in mind and whose advice to trust.
March 3, 2017
Officials in Zimbabwe, which faced a severe drought last year, have declared a national disaster and appealed to international donors for $100 million to help flood-stricken areas.
March 3, 2017
The threats were allegedly part of the suspect's cyberstalking campaign against a woman with whom he once had a romantic relationship. Juan Thompson once worked as a reporter at The Intercept.
March 3, 2017
Terminally ill patients want easier access to candidate medicines still in the earliest stages of testing. While 33 states have passed laws to enable that, ethicists also warn of big risks.
March 3, 2017

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