Todd Haynes On 'Wonderstruck,' And Evolution Of Deaf Culture In The U.S. In the movie <em>Wonderstruck</em>, children in different time periods embark on quests to find themselves. Director Todd Haynes explains the film's artistic choices and its significance to the deaf community.
Ireland, Post-Brexit: 1 Island, 2 Economies, Dozens Of Smuggling Routes Farmers and manufacturers on both sides of the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland fear that Brexit could bring a return of tariffs that could damage their businesses.
In Puerto Rico's Interior, Hurricane Maria Cut A Community Off From The World Weeks after the storm, Puerto Rico's struggles continue. Most of the island is still without electricity, water and food. Neighborhoods in the central mountains have been some of the hardest to reach.
Sunday Puzzle: Double Down NPR's Renee Montagne and Will Shortz, <em>New York Times</em> crossword editor and <em>Weekend Edition</em>'s Puzzle Master, play this week's puzzle with Phil Sweet of Sparta Township, N.J.
Author Says Gossip Helps Protect Women From Workplace Predators The revelations about Harvey Weinstein were explosive, but for many in Hollywood, they weren't a surprise. Buzzfeed's Helen Peterson compares rumors about the producer to oxygen in the industry's air.
For Only 2nd Time, Motion Picture Academy Boots A Member: Harvey Weinstein The move is tantamount to expulsion from Hollywood. It's the result of a stunning series of sexual harassment and assault accusations against the Oscar-laden movie producer.
As She Evacuated Patients From The Hospital, Her Home Burned On extremely short notice, two hospitals had to evacuate all their patients as wildfires spread rapidly through Santa Rosa, Calif., last Sunday and Monday. One nurse on duty tells her story.
'Quackery' Chronicles How Our Love Of Miracle Cures Leads Us Astray Tobacco enemas? Mercury pills? Ice pick lobotomies? A new book explains how throughout history, miracle "cures" often didn't just fail to improve people's health, they maimed and killed.
More Destructive, Expensive, Dangerous: What's Ramping Up Wildfires? The author of <em>Megafire: The Race To Extinguish A Deadly Epidemic Of Flame</em>, says a wet spring counterintuitively is feeding Western wildfires this year — and dangerous dry winds haven't peaked yet.
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