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National Public Radio's weekday afternoon newsmagazine with KCRW's Steve Chiotakis and NPR's Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly, and Ari Shapiro.

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Nearing 80, the solo artist has a new album out. Decades after she brought a gospel score to the civil rights movement with The Staple Singers, she remains hopeful in her enduring mission for change.

After two master's degrees and three children, Hilary Gordon is one of the women who now make up more than half of the contractors at food delivery apps like Instacart. NPR spent a day with her.

"Disappear? We're not going to do that," she said. She went 10 times to the courthouse before the registrar would sign her up to vote. Then she worked to guard the right and never missed an election.

Singer Alicia Hall Moran and pianist Jason Moran mix original music works with 20th century spoken word to reflect on The Great Migration, when African Americans moved from the South to the North.

Theresa May's term as prime minister has been one misstep after another, starting with calling an early election that left her weakened and without support to negotiate the U.K.'s exit from the E.U.

Wilde says her directorial debut is a "love letter" to the '80s and '90s movies that defined her adolescence. She hopes this film will help Generation Z "celebrate being young."

The Food and Drug Administration approved a new gene therapy for a rare but devastating genetic disorder. The drugmaker says the cost is worth it because it's a one-time treatment that saves lives.

More states have adopted new restrictions on abortion in hopes the Supreme Court will revisit <em>Roe v. Wade.</em> That could have profound effects on the economic prospects for women seeking abortions.

NOAA forecasts that two to four major hurricanes will form this year in the Atlantic. But even an average year can cause record-breaking damage, as storms get bigger and wetter.

People convicted of felonies often have difficulties getting hired. But many employers say they're suffering a labor shortage, and attitudes toward hiring people with criminal records are changing.

A grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia returned a superseding indictment with 17 more charges against the founder of WikiLeaks in connection with leaks by Chelsea Manning.

Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., said President Trump would sign the legislation even without border funding. The bipartisan deal follows months of negotiations.

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John Walker Lindh was released on Thursday after 17 years in federal prison. He was known as the American Taliban, captured on the battlefield in Afghanistan.

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Theresa May announced her resignation today, ending three years as British Prime Minister. Brexit marked her tenure from beginning to end.

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A highly-anticipated summer movie is coming from director Quentin Tarantino. "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this week.

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Theresa May announced her resignation today, ending three years as British Prime Minister. Brexit marked her tenure from beginning to end.

Who will replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister?

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Border Patrol stopped processing migrants temporarily at the agency’s largest detention center in McAllen, Tex. due to a flu outbreak.

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About $30 million would compensate women who have accused him of sexual misconduct as well as former employees of Weinstein Co. and studio creditors, The Wall Street Journal reports.

Harvey Weinstein 'reaches $44 million deal' with accusers

About $30 million would compensate women who have accused him of sexual misconduct as well as former employees of Weinstein Co. and studio creditors, The Wall Street Journal reports.

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