As he accepted BET’s Humanitarian Award, the actor spoke about police brutality, oppression and the appropriation of black culture. “We’ve been floating this country on credit for centuries,” he said.
NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says HBO’s most popular series soared this year with plots that moved beyond George R.R. Martin’s published books.
More than $7 billion in drugs, vaccines and supplies are stashed in warehouses to be tapped in case of a pandemic or an attack with chemical, biological or nuclear weapons. NPR got a peek at one.
Elizabeth Warren is a rock star in Democratic politics, and there are reports she’s being vetted as a possible Clinton running mate. Yet just a few years ago, she was, in Washington terms, a nobody.
Aboard a flight from Armenia, the pontiff said the Church owes an apology not only to gay people, but also to other marginalized groups. “We Christians must say we are sorry,” he said.
The rally unraveled into violence just outside the California Capitol on Sunday. Several were stabbed in the chaos. Sacramento police have made no arrests.
Several leading members of Britain’s Labor Party have resigned and Scottish leaders are considering pulling out of the U.K. Journalist David Torrance has the latest on the ‘Brexit’ vote fallout.
The Berlin government has imposed a ban on short-term rentals using sites like Airbnb. They say rentals are causing a housing shortage and high rents — but renters say they are being scapegoated.
Venezuela is in crisis as inflation worsens and many grocery stores are empty, triggering riots. Daniel Lansberg-Rodriguez of the Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional explains how it reached this point.
The Venezuela crisis has been creating a diaspora, as young educated Venezuelans move abroad for better opportunities. Maria Alesia Sosa is one of those. She’s now a journalist in Miami.
Yesterday we asked for your picks for the songs that represent the feeling in the U.K. right now. Here are some of your suggestions.
Drummers travel Cairo’s streets every morning during the Ramadan holiday month and wake people for their pre-dawn meal. NPR’s Leila Fadel went along with one of them.
Following the aftermath of the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union, listeners share more of their post-‘Brexit’ songs.
Some are calling the case over a controversial Texas law the most important abortion rights case in a generation. The Supreme Court’s ruling could affect millions of women in several states.
After about a decade of construction and a $5 billion price tag, a new, bigger canal has opened in Panama. It’s been a source of national pride for Panamanians.