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Sunday, July 16, 2017
The legendary film director died in his sleep on Sunday with his family by his side, "following a brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer."
Sunday, July 16, 2017
A flash flood plowed through a popular rural Arizona swimming hole Saturday afternoon, killing at least nine people, local authorities say. One person is missing.
Saturday, July 15, 2017
The court said that it dismissed the case after determining that Lochte's robbery claim made to NBC did not constitute filing of a fake report, a crime punishable by up to 18 months in prison.
Saturday, July 01, 2017
Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller was ousted as the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Saturday. Days earlier another top official left to face charges of sexual abuse.
Saturday, June 10, 2017
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with director Rachel Chavkin and actress Denée Benton of Broadway's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, which retells Tolstoy's War and Peace with a diverse cast.
Sunday, June 04, 2017
Thousands of demonstrators from varying groups converged in Portland, Ore. Sunday afternoon in the wake of the fatal stabbing of two Portland men who tried to stop another man's anti-Muslim tirade.
Saturday, June 03, 2017
Police say that seven people were killed in terrorist attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market Saturday. Three attackers were shot by police. At least 48 other people have been hospitalized.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Man weaves, more formally known as cranial prosthesis, are a non-surgical procedure by barbers to help balding men. They're growing in popularity as more men opt to spend up to $800 to "regain" hair.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Frank Farry about the crisis hotline he set up in Bucks County, Pa., for first responders. Farry says PTSD among public safety workers is an overlooked problem.
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
This week on 'Brave New Workers': After 20 years working as a performer in the adult entertainment industry, Alana Evans is putting her efforts into organizing for the Adult Performers Actors Guild.
Sunday, April 16, 2017
"Brave New Workers" tells stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: a former contractor who lost his business when the housing bubble burst found a new livelihood grooming cats.
Sunday, April 02, 2017
What happens to workers when an industry fails, new technology takes off? NPR brings you stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: Leaving the black cannabis market to go legal.
Sunday, March 26, 2017
A trio of European women has launched INGA Wellbeing fashion line to help alleviate the dehumanizing experience many patients endure when wearing the traditional, uncomfortable hospital gowns.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
The president tweeted that he will not attend this year's dinner. He'll be the first president to do so since Reagan missed it in 1981, after he was shot.
Monday, February 20, 2017
The American Conservative Union disinvited the far-right provocateur citing comments it said condoned "pedophilia." Hours later, Simon & Schuster said it was canceling the publication of his book.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Melissa McCarthy got a lot of attention for her enraged impression of White House press secretary Sean Spicer last week. This week she was back, along with Alec Baldwin reprising Donald Trump.
Saturday, February 11, 2017
After much debate, Yale University announced Saturday that it's changing the name of a residential college that honors a 19th century alumnus who ardently supported slavery.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Quebec City police have a suspect in custody following a shooting at a mosque that left six people dead and eight wounded on Sunday. Canadian officials say the shooting was an act of terrorism.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
After President Trump suspended immigration from seven countries, permanent residents have been detained at airports across the country.
Sunday, January 15, 2017
The senior pastor of a Georgia megachurch whose reputation was tarnished after former congregants accused him of sexual misconduct, has died after a battle with an aggressive form of cancer.