Day off? Extra pay? Or business as usual? Federal workers usually get holidays off, but the short notice on Juneteenth has created some exceptions. And companies aren't required to observe holidays.
Lincoln Center observes Juneteenth, now a federal holiday, with "I Dream a Dream That Dreams Back at Me," an ambulatory experience conceived by Carl Hancock Rux.
A lot has been said about the joy of cooking, but what about the fury? A host of new cookbooks right now aim to help cooks pound, grate and shred their feelings about the state of the world.
The older of two German shepherds belonging to President Biden and first lady Jill Biden has died, they said Saturday. Champ joined the family at the start of Joe Biden's tenure as vice president.
From the Great Plains to the California coast, a powerful "heat dome" is setting records. This one is stronger and bigger and is appearing earlier than normal.
Thunderstorms and high winds on the east side of the storm battered the Florida Panhandle and much of Alabama on Saturday, as the weather system moved toward the North Carolina coast.
Catherine Serou, a 34-year-old U.S. citizen, is found dead a few days after she was feared abducted. A suspect in her killing, a man in his early 40s with past convictions, has been arrested.
Jeff Nelligan, whose Maori great-grandmother left New Zealand and settled in the U.S., explains his parenting strategies in his book Four Lessons From My Three Sons: How You Can Raise Resilient Kids.
American communities were devastated by addiction and the war on drugs. Now they're struggling for a future but the damage runs deep. Healing and hope often clash with overdose deaths and poverty.
Catherine Serou, a U.S. citizen studying in Russia, has been missing since she got into a car with a stranger earlier this week.
NPR's Scott Simon shares the story of Lucio Arreola, a father of three who's recovering from a heart transplant and whose family recorded a song for him using his own heartbeat.
What a big year 1971 was. Here, we break down the 50th anniversaries of some of the biggest health initiatives, some serious industry game-changers, and more.
In initial results, Ebrahim Raisi won 17.8 million votes, former Revolutionary Guard commander Mohsen Rezaei received 3.3 million and moderate Abdolnasser Hemmati got 2.4 million.
The musical polymath offers ideas on everything from Russian satellites and hip-hop, to Bach and football, and how they shape the musical education of America.
Konkle, who also co-stars in PEN15, is an expert on junior high, so she'll answer three questions about junior highs — specifically, the vague sense of agitation you get from drinking Red Bull.