NPR’s Ari Shapiro checks back in with Eddie Meltzer, who helped translate for victims’ families after the mass shooting — the worst in U.S. history — at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.
New NPR series featuring individuals who have made a difference, well before the rest of the world recognizes it.
Voting laws have been getting a lot of attention recently and more twists and turns can be expected before the election in November. Here’s an update on challenges that saw movement this week.
Syria’s government once again faces accusations of using chemical weapons against civilians. Activists and doctors say chlorine bombs were dropped in an airstrike on a rebel-held area of Aleppo.
Hillary Clinton unveiled a list of endorsements from 95 former military officers, a day after Donald Trump announced the support of 88 former generals and admirals.
Amin Sheikh’s new cafe is a rarity in class-stratified India: It’s open to people from all walks of life. Sheikh is a former street child, and so are many of his employees.
The U.S. went to war after Sept. 11 and has now been fighting for 15 years, the longest unbroken period in its history. Despite disappointing results, there’s broad consensus it should continue.
The Texas Prison Museum displays wooden guns that look real, shanks made from spoons and a chess set carved from soap. The item that gets the most attention? An electric chair nicknamed Old Sparky.
Vertamae Grosvenor, a longtime commentator for All Things Considered, died Saturday at age 79. We mark her passing by hearing one of her more than 300 essays that aired on this program.
Do Space is a new “technology library” in Omaha, Neb., that has no books but offers access to computers, high-end software, 3-D printers and laser cutters.
A team of Hungarian scientists has determined dogs can understand words, not just tone. NPR’s Scott Simon says it may mean we should rethink our entire relationship with our furry friends.
In this installment of StoryCorps’ Military Voices Initiative, Jenna Henderson remembers her late husband, Army Sgt. First Class Chris Henderson, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2007.
As a chaplain, Ceceley Chambers often visits with seniors. Still, she was nervous the first time she brought along her 9-year-old son. But William says the visit left him changed — for the better.
The monthly jobs report fell short of expectations, both in terms of job growth and the unemployment rate. Economists had anticipated 180,000 new jobs and a slight drop in unemployment.
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