Monopoly has been one of the best-selling board games in the United States for nearly a century now. And sure, maybe it's just a board game. But author Mary Pilon says Monopoly is much more than that.
Seven astronauts died when the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated upon reentry on Feb. 1, 2003. NASA Deputy Administrator Pam Melroy looks back on the tragedy and how it shaped the agency.
The annual celebration started out in 1926 as Negro History Week and expanded to Black History Month in the 1970s. This year's theme is "Black Resistance."
The Exilarte Center in Vienna is the world's leading research institution devoted to preserving the work of composers such as Walter Arlen and others, who were exiled or killed during the Holocaust.
NPR's Scott Simon wonders why teaching children about the Holocaust is not mandatory in most states and the lessons they are missing.
Germany and the United States have pledged to send tanks to Ukraine for their war efforts. What role could they play in the coming months?
Friday on Political Rewind: On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we remember the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazi Party. But disturbingly, antisemitism is once again being mainstreamed in our politics. Our special panel explores Georgia's Jewish history, marked with both hope and violence.
In an excerpt from the podcast Memory Wars, a descendant of Holocaust survivors takes back her heritage by moving to her ancestral homeland in Germany.
The survey commissioned by a U.S.-based group found that the number of Dutch respondents who believe the Holocaust is a myth was higher than in any of the other five nations previously surveyed.
An NPR/Ipsos poll finds that most Americans say Supreme Court justices are guided more by their politics than the law, and that lawmakers aren't deciding abortion policy based on public sentiment.
Queenie: Godmother of Harlem tells the overlooked story of Stephanie Saint Clair, or "Queenie," a Black female mob boss and fashion icon who lived during the height of the Harlem Renaissance.
Seven months after overturning the constitutional right to an abortion, anti-abortion rights activists are celebrating their victories and planning their next steps at their annual march in D.C
The photos were taken inside the Warsaw Ghetto by a 23-year-old Polish firefighter as the Nazis were brutally crushing the Jewish uprising of 1943. The photos were discovered in a family collection.
NPR's Scott Simon wonders about 8 characters on an old runestone found in Norway. It goes on display today, so others may look and ponder. It is a curse? A love poem? A receipt for Viking take out?
We have been here before. But this time the House's new Republican majority is largely driven by a faction that says it will hold the debt limit vote as a hostage to win policy changes.