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New York rapper Kemba speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about the themes of his debut album, <em>Gilda, </em>and the emotional labor that went into making it.
Jeremy O. Harris, 30, started writing a sexually explicit, transgressive and comic work as a graduate student at Yale. It proved a surprising smash hit, and will soon open on a much bigger stage.
In a wide-ranging interview, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also said she opposes the efforts of leading 2020 Democratic presidential candidates to enact a government-run health care system.
"I do think that we will have to pass some laws that will have clarity for future presidents. [A] president should be indicted, if he's committed a wrongdoing," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told NPR.
More than 2,200 medically preserved fetal remains were found at the home of a recently deceased former abortion provider. The discovery has led to calls for the remains to be formally buried.
"The Sackler family does not belong in bankruptcy court," Rep. Max Rose said of Purdue Pharma's owners. "They belong in handcuffs." He and others want charges for drug companies linked to the crisis.
Drugmakers hate the idea. But Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump both say pegging the prices of U.S. medicine to what people elsewhere pay could save U.S. patients a bundle. Here's how an "IPI" might work.
Celia Cruz always embraced salsa's African roots — and West African musician Angélique Kidjo embraced her right back. Kidjo recently sat down with <em>Alt.Latino</em> to talk about Cruz's influence on her.
Researchers estimate that the bird population has fallen by a quarter since 1970. More than 90% of the loss can be attributed to just a dozen bird families, including sparrows, blackbirds and finches.
Activists are spreading information about self-induced abortion online and in person. The World Health Organization says a single drug, misoprostol, can be used to safely induce abortion.
Career foreign policy professionals tell NPR they increasingly fear that joining the NSC, which is part of the White House, will taint them as political operatives.
Gabby Rivera's new young adult novel, <em>Juliet Takes a Breath</em>, follows a Puerto Rican girl from the Bronx who comes out to her family just before leaving for an internship in Portland, Ore.
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As people worldwide are protesting climate inaction today, we hear from a professor who incorporates “eco-grief” counseling in her classes.
New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has lost his endorsement deal with Nike over sexual assault allegations.
Rallies to protest inaction over climate change are happening in more than 100 countries today, including Australia, Japan, France, and the U.S.
On Thursday, the California Air Resources Board voted 7-4 to approve the so-called Tropical Forest Standard, a blueprint for how to send corporate money into developing nations.
"We know it's happening. We need change. We demand better," an 11-year-old girl says at a march in Thailand. The rallies call for net zero carbon emissions and other changes.
In the Inland Empire, east of Los Angeles, there are now hundreds of warehouses.
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The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?
On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law, which could massively reshape California’s food delivery industry.