NPR's Scott Simon remembers comedy writer Anne Beatts, who died this week at the age of 74. She worked in male-dominated writers' rooms at Saturday Night Live and National Lampoon magazine.
For Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and progressive climate activists, the Biden infrastructure plan shows the influence of the Green New Deal. But they think it's nowhere near big enough.
After a week of emotional testimony the trial of Derek Chauvin — the former Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd — resumes Monday.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to musician Rickie Lee Jones about her new memoir, Last Chance Texaco: Chronicles of an American Troubadour.
People leaned into their faith communities over the past year to help them through the COVID-19 crisis, Sacramento faith leaders say. National polling suggests that experience is widespread.
During last spring's racial justice protests, a young man in Portland, Ore., realized that people wanted to do something beyond march. So, he created the Black Resilience Fund to offer small grants.
Referring to animals as "she" or "he" or "they," rather than "it," may more accurately reflect their importance. Dr. Jane Goodall and others are urging AP Stylebook editors to change their guidance.
The sense of alarm at the U.S. Capitol is renewed after a new attack. Meanwhile, good jobs numbers are shoring up faith in the economy.
Lego theft may be on the rise, with French police investigating an international ring of alleged Lego thieves. Lego expert Gerben van IJken says there could be a Lego black market.
HBO's documentary on Tina Turner is presented as the 81-year-old singer's final word on her expansive life and career — a history she finds difficult to talk about.
Hancock County cut ties with a lawmaker over Georgia's new voting bill. Residents in the majority-Black area said Barry Fleming's work as county attorney was incompatible with the bills he supported.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Jason Forshaw, an aerospace engineer at Astroscale, about ELSA-d, a machine used to clean up junk in space.
As Biden stated, crossings often rise during the early months of the year as the weather improves. But the number of unaccompanied children arriving are considerably higher than in the recent years.
In 1948, Cleveland's baseball team won the World Series. It wouldn't have made it without the team's first two Black players, and the team owner's willingness to hire them, says author Luke Epplin.
Izzard is the co-writer and director of a new movie, Six Minutes to Midnight, based on the real story of a 1930s British finishing school for the daughters of high-ranking Nazis.