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Sue Monk Kidd's bestselling novel tells the story of a white girl taken in by a family of black beekeepers. The premise posed a welcome challenge for black Pulitzer-winning playwright Lynn Nottage.
Tennessee lawmakers passed a law to ban officiants ordained online from performing legal marriages in the state. But this month a judge said they can continue temporarily.
Some physicians say connecting environmental effects of climate change — heat waves, more pollen and longer allergy seasons — to the health consequences helps them better care for patients.
It's almost as tall as the Taj Mahal. It smolders and festers. And it's a source of income for slum dwellers nearby.
A new film follows the indie rockers' rise in the 1990s, the traffic accident that disrupted their lives and their recent return — after three of the members became Orthodox priests.
North Carolina's governor is promising to quickly cut greenhouse emissions but will need to convince Duke Energy, the state's dominant utility, to abandon coal and gas in favor of solar and wind.
When fireworks go off in the vicinity of birds, the results can be fatal. Stick to commercial shows, experts say.
For her new book, Lisa Taddeo spent nearly a decade immersed in the sex lives of three women. She says desire is one of the things we think about the most, and it's time to talk about women's desires.
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Adrian Enscoe, Sydney Shepherd and Regina Strayhorn, members of the band Bandits on the Run and stand-out entrants in this year's Tiny Desk Contest.
At StoryCorps, gay veteran Sean Sala remembers forming the first-ever Pride march with an active duty military contingent, in the final days of the policy that barred openly LGBTQ people from serving.
As the rural town of Fort Scott, Kan., grapples with the closure of its hospital, cancer patients bear a heavy burden. They now have to go elsewhere for treatments they used to get locally.
President Trump infuriated a fractured Democratic party this week by telling four of its newest members to go back to where they came from, but did his statement galvanize his base or…
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The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will not ban the use of a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, which is used on fruit, nuts, soybeans, broccoli, cauliflower, and other…
President Trump announced on Thursday that he plans to nominate Eugene Scalia as his new Secretary of Labor. Eugene Scalia's father is the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will not ban the use of a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, which is used on fruit, vegetables, nuts, and soybeans.
Our critics review the Netflix original "Secret Obsession," starring Brenda Song as a woman who wakes up with amnesia after a traumatic attack; "Into the Ashes," about an ex-con who…
President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”
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President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina yesterday, basking in chants of “send her back.”
Santa Monica is focused on housing the 37 most expensive homeless people in the city.
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Southern California Edison announced this week it will restart transfer operations of nuclear waste in San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant in San Diego County.