Posted: 2019-08-22 19:18:00
There's still room for Roc Nation's controversial NFL partnership to do impressive work — as long as the black billionaire behind it makes room for the struggle already in progress.
Posted: 2019-08-21 14:33:55
When is it okay for NPR to use the word "queer"?
Posted: 2019-08-17 12:00:37
The Hong Kong protesters are appealing to U.S. authorities and to international travelers as they press their government to keep its distance from Beijing.
Posted: 2019-08-10 13:00:18
The election four years ago of pro-market Mauricio Macri was a rebuke of the populism of the Kirchners. As the country heads into a new election season, the populists look to be making a comeback.
Posted: 2019-08-09 20:24:10
Abrupt newsroom layoffs upset listeners and NPR employees alike.
Posted: 2019-08-07 20:52:59
Listeners voice concerns about on-air voices.
Posted: 2019-08-07 09:15:00
Sports commentator Mike Pesca wonders whether Major League Baseball will modernize to attract a young audience, and how it will keep them for life.
Posted: 2019-08-06 17:26:45
For anyone struggling to use "they" as a singular pronoun, linguist Geoff Nunberg says: Just practice. He believes human language processing capacity is far more adaptable than people realize.
Posted: 2019-08-03 11:57:14
NPR's Scott Simon marks the legacy of theatrical producer and director Hal Prince, who died this week at the age of 91.
Posted: 2019-07-31 20:04:55
Assessing recent reports, from the care taken with a series to a brief spot that missed the mark.
Posted: 2019-07-24 20:13:40
In his Washington visit, Prime Minister Imran Khan secured a legitimate role for Pakistan in shaping Afghanistan's future, writes Shamila N. Chaudhary, a former National Security Council director.
Posted: 2019-07-23 18:44:57
Listeners have strong feelings about NPR's use of a strong word.
Posted: 2019-07-20 12:00:26
In defending the president's racist tweets, House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy declared, "We are the party of Lincoln." NPR's Scott Simon contends President Lincoln would object.
Posted: 2019-07-17 21:07:05
An academic's work went uncredited on 'Here & Now'; here's what happened.
Posted: 2019-07-17 04:01:07
I understand the moral outrage behind wanting to call the president's tweets racist. But I disagree.
Posted: 2019-07-15 21:22:03
Covering allegations accurately without minimizing them.
Posted: 2019-07-13 12:26:39
Jeffrey Epstein has been indicted on new charges of sex trafficking, after serving time a decade ago. But much has been written about Epstein over the years that should have raised eyebrows earlier.
Posted: 2019-07-08 18:18:00
For some, the coverage is not hot enough (and hard to find).
Posted: 2019-07-03 09:01:57
Midway through the baseball season, commentator Mike Pesca offers this ode to a sports radio talk show host who can turn even the most dismal game into high stakes drama.
Posted: 2019-06-30 11:00:10
Even with visits to the local pantry, many families struggle to get enough to eat, as writer Tamara Gane knows first-hand. Food banks say rethinking our donations could help them stretch their money.
Posted: 2019-06-28 15:42:18
Artificial intelligence becomes hard to ignore when it starts taking over tasks that used to require human judgment — such as winnowing job applications or prioritizing stories in a news feed.
Posted: 2019-06-27 17:48:00
President Trump will meet with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G-20. Trade tensions threaten to overshadow progress in strategic ties, former State Department official Alyssa Ayres writes.
Posted: 2019-06-27 14:06:30
Ten debate on Wednesday. Ten more debate on Thursday. Did they answer your questions?
Posted: 2019-06-22 12:05:00
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the unsanitary conditions for detained migrant children in border detention facilities.
Posted: 2019-06-20 14:13:45
Iran's shoot-down of a U.S. drone underscores the growing risk of conflict between the countries. If war occurs, President Trump will wish he stayed out, write Aaron David Miller and Richard Sokolsky.