Posted: 2019-12-04 10:02:30
The Houston Astros are under fire for stealing signs between pitchers and catchers during Major League Baseball Games. Sports commentator Mike Pesca says there's an easy fix.
Posted: 2019-12-03 21:14:55
He was a giant of the last half-century in the South American country. But even if he tries to run again in the future, he'll never be the titan he once was, writes Bolivian journalist Raúl Peñaranda.
Posted: 2019-11-29 10:00:04
When Sandy Baker left her marriage, she and her daughter moved into a hotel. They were homeless for over 2 years, and that, they said, left them with what mattered: Those who loved them the most.
Posted: 2019-11-27 18:28:31
The Peace Corps volunteer thought she would miss her family and the traditional holiday fixings. But she found new reasons to be thankful during her time in the West African nation of Benin.
Posted: 2019-11-25 15:00:00
The new generation of smart speakers doesn't always play nice with each other's ecosystems, but at least they all sound much better.
Posted: 2019-11-25 12:32:03
Highlighting some much-appreciated NPR journalism, including 2020 election coverage, an in-depth climate change report and more.
Posted: 2019-11-23 12:54:40
NPR's Scott Simon explains what China's treatment of Muslim Uighurs has to do with American consumers.
Posted: 2019-11-22 14:37:05
Can you fall in love after just one date? With the help of 36 questions, author Mandy Len Catron did. She says, reframing love as something you can control can lead to healthier, longer relationship.
Posted: 2019-11-19 21:23:41
NPR's newsroom workforce continues to grow slowly more racially and ethnically diverse.
Posted: 2019-11-18 19:20:00
"Not only do Afghans crave peace, they are more actively working for it at every level of society," write Nancy Lindborg and Andrew Wilder of the U.S. Institute of Peace.
Posted: 2019-11-16 13:02:47
NPR's Scott Simon examines the personal experiences of the three U.S. career diplomats who have testified this week in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.
Posted: 2019-11-15 19:24:00
In light of the ongoing acrimony between Taylor Swift, the boss of her former label and the mega-manager who purchased that label, a list of songs of artists railing against the powers that be.
Posted: 2019-11-15 10:00:22
As U.S. presidential candidates prep for their next debate, a doctor-to-be asks them, and us all, to remember that even universal access to health care won't fix other disparities that hurt health.
Posted: 2019-11-11 10:01:23
Many Americans may have forgotten that Veterans Day began as a commemoration of World War I veterans. NPR's Kathleen Rushlow remembers her grandfather, who served in the 12th Machine Gun Battalion.
Posted: 2019-11-09 13:12:05
The Berlin Wall was a concrete manifestation of the barrier between democracy and oppression. NPR's Scott Simon marks the 30th anniversary of the day it began to come down.
Posted: 2019-11-08 17:33:00
John Legend and Kelly Clarkson have recorded a consent-minded update to the 1949 holiday standard, sparking a new debate that's sure to drain the last vestiges of joy from the season.
Posted: 2019-11-02 11:57:10
President Trump has chosen to attend Saturday's Ultimate Fighting Championship over the many other things to do in New York, such as comedy shows, jazz performances and live theater.
Posted: 2019-10-31 22:04:57
What happens to the country's resources — once a revenue stream for ISIS — will be important not to world oil markets but to the future of Syria itself, write Roger Diwan and Daniel Yergin.
Posted: 2019-10-30 20:52:57
Listeners object when NPR refers to the 'Democratic impeachment inquiry.'
Posted: 2019-10-26 11:58:37
NPR's Scott Simon ruminates about news of 39 people found dead in a trailer in Essex, U.K., and why people would risk their lives for that journey.
Posted: 2019-10-23 15:43:04
A long investigation comes to an end with little reporting from NPR.
Posted: 2019-10-23 15:06:30
How much do we know about those who have stepped up to fight for our right to speak freely? The podcast ‘Unprecedented” celebrates those stories.
Posted: 2019-10-23 13:03:49
In 2019, Kanye West rose from the ashes of a career flameout by taking his faith on tour. But engaging with this self-styled salvation means forgetting what gospel music was created to do.
Posted: 2019-10-19 12:08:00
The complicated history of baseball in Washington, D.C., makes it difficult to pin down the most recent example of a hometown team making it to the World Series.
Posted: 2019-10-16 18:13:53
Weird news story gets clicks, but it's not a bullseye for all NPR readers.