When Making Books Was As Much Of An Art As Writing Them The Larkspur Press in Kentucky is two years behind schedule, with no plans to catch up. Printer Gray Zeitz sets each letter of the book by hand and then prints on a press from the early 1900s.
Your Guide To Movies Coming Out This Holiday Season Between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Hollywood always offers up lots of brightly wrapped presents. Critic Bob Mondello offers a preview of films coming this season including <em>Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,</em> <em>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</em> and more.
J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' Translated To Scots, Marking 80th Language <em>Harry Potter and the Socerer's Stone</em> has been translated to 79 languages. Today, it was published in its 80th translation — Scots.
Zimbabwean Journalist Shares What She Hopes For The Country's Future After 37 years in power, Zimbabwe's President, Robert Mugabe has stepped down. He's been in power for most of journalist Wadzanai Mhute's life. She shares her memories of a pre-Mugabe Zimbabwe, reflections on the years of his rule, and her hopes for her country's future with NPR's Ari Shapiro.
Turkeys Have Gotten Bigger And It's Not Because Of Stuffing Over the past half-century, turkeys have been getting a lot bigger. Due to selective breeding, the average turkey is now twice the size it was in 1960.
Jazz Singer Jon Hendricks Dies At 96 <em>Time</em> magazine called him the James Joyce of jive. Jon Hendricks could make any lyric swing. He was born in Newark, Ohio, and was best-known as one-third of the hit vocal group, Lambert, Hendricks and Ross. Hendricks died yesterday in Manhattan at age 96.
Trump Thanks Service Members Abroad On Thanksgiving President Trump thanked U.S. service members who are serving abroad in a video call from Mar-a-Lago today. Ahead of the holiday — the Defense Logistics Agency sent close to 100,000 pounds of turkey and some 30,000 pounds of ham to the region for a Thanksgiving meal.
They're Undocumented And Want To Join The U.S. Army Before It's Too Late Several hundred undocumented immigrants who were brought to this country illegally all share a goal: they want to join the U.S. Army. Now, two programs that put them on that path are in danger of being killed by the Trump administration. Two young men tell NPR they are hoping to get to basic training before it's too late.
Rohingya Refugees Say They Are Too Scared To Return To Myanmar Myanmar and Bangladesh say they have signed an agreement to allow the return of Rohingya refugees who fled to Bangladesh. But many Rohingya say they are too scared of violent attacks in Myanmar to return home.
What States Are Doing To Stop Rural Money Drains Farmers survive by sending food to cities, and when they die their assets often leave just as fast, going to heirs living in urban areas. That financial drain helps accelerate small town decline. So, some states are working systematically to keep a fraction of that outward bound money — billions each year — at home.
How Black Friday Has Evolved Throughout The Years Years ago, retailers had an unofficial agreement: Black Friday would be the start of the shopping season. Then some stores started opening their doors and offering sales on Thanksgiving Day. That created some conflicts between consumerism and turkey consumption and now the pendulum is swinging back again.
Robert Mueller May Bring An End To Jokes Surrounding Old Law The little-known Foreign Agents Registration Act was long considered a joke — until Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller brought his first indictments. Legal observers are asking whether he might take a "toothless" old law and give it new fangs.
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