In the past 24 hours alone, the whiplash between what rival-turned-uneven-surrogate Ben Carson called the “two different Donald Trumps” was on bold display.
The latest reading and math scores of 12th-graders nationwide are out today. Here’s a closer look.
Whoever ends up running his estate will face some tough decisions about how to handle his musical legacy. What happens to the music in his vault? Will future concertgoers see him as a hologram?
Donald Trump is projected to win all five GOP primaries in Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Rhode Island, according to the Associated Press. Hillary Clinton will notch victories in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania – and an especially close race in Connecticut. Bernie Sanders has won the Rhode Island primary.
RESULTS AND ANALYSIS: From NPR’s elections team
It’s one of the loudest debates in education: whether spending more money adds up to better test scores and graduation rates.
America’s foremost farmer-philosopher, Wendell Berry, is the subject of a new documentary. It celebrates the writer’s work, and the rural community in Kentucky in which he’s rooted.
The premise of #NPRreads is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading and each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
Platon, best known for his portraits of leaders and celebrities, focuses on U.S. troops and their loved ones in his new book, Service. “It’s time to celebrate a new set of cultural heroes,” he says.
Librarian Abdel Kader Haidara organized a smuggling operation to keep centuries-old manuscripts out of the hands of al-Qaida. Joshua Hammer wrote about it in The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu.
The wine associated with Jewish tradition was once a huge crossover success. At one point, the typical drinker was described as an urban African-American man.
Fueled by voter anger at a changing America, 50 years ago a pugnacious governor from Alabama made waves and got a lot of votes. Today, Wallace allies and family see Trump walking a similar path.
In the nearly four decades of music Prince made, propriety and prejudice were regularly vanquished by good humor and elegant lust.
After a decline throughout the ’90s, suicide rates have reversed course. Suicide has increased in almost every age group over the past 15 years.
Leading candidates have tried to channel Americans’ frustration when they talk about trade, but on the whole polls show Americans think trade has been good for the U.S.
Potential buyers are due to submit bids for Yahoo’s core Internet business on Monday. Yahoo may be the number three search engine, but it’s struggled to attract investors and keep up with competitors.