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Adding Color To 'The Great White Way'

NPR's Michel Martin asks a panel of award-winning playwrights how diverse artists are challenging Broadway's landscape, and whether it matters.

Terminally Ill, But Constantly Hospitalized

Surveys show Americans would prefer not to die in a hospital. Yet, in New York City, the majority of people do. But the reason is not simple.

Afghan Presidential Rivals End Dispute And A Long Election Season

The top two presidential candidates in Afghanistan shake hands and sign a power-sharing deal, ending months of bitter disputes over who will succeed Hamid Karzai.

Drivers, Passengers Say Uber App Doesn't Always Yield Best Routes

People love Uber, but they often complain the Uber app's built-in navigation doesn't give its drivers the best directions. The company says the app helps drivers and passengers travel efficiently.

Marvel's New Hero Wants To Save The World And The Citrus Industry

Captain Citrus was sponsored by Florida's orange growers, whose profits are being hurt by disease and declining consumer demand for orange juice. They hope the comic character will boost sales.

The Song That Never Ends: Why Earth, Wind & Fire's 'September' Sustains

It begins, "Do you remember?" and we supply the memories. Dan Charnas tells the origin story of the Earth, Wind & Fire hit that still unites generations on the dance floor.

Man Who Jumped Fence, Entered White House Had A Knife

The Secret Service is looking into how a Texas man was able to breach the White House's security Friday. The man scaled a fence and opened a door to the residence before being arrested.

Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Go To The Border To Court Voters

Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.

When The U.S. Backs Rebels, It Doesn't Often Go As Planned

As the U.S. begins to arm and train Syrian rebels, here's a look at the very mixed record of U.S. support for rebel movements from Angola to Afghanistan.

Protesters in West Savannah. Photo: Emily Jones

Peaceful Protests Continue After Savannah Fatal Police Shooting

Residents of West Savannah continue to hold nightly protest marches this weekend in the wake of Thursday's officer-involved killing of a black man in police custody.

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