Last Build Date: Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:05:00 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:05:00 -0500Amid the parties and celebrations of Rio de Janeiro's carnival lie the political satire and protest. To see this, you just need to look at the costumes.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:41:00 -0500Jordan Peele discusses his new film in which he addresses the politics of race. It's about an African-American man meeting his white girlfriend's family for the first time and the horror that ensues.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:51:39 -0500The Good Fight is a spinoff of CBS's award-winning drama, The Good Wife. It brings back star Christine Baranski, whose character's savings were wiped out in a financial scam.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:51:39 -0500William Harvey, president of Hampton University, says the season premiere of BET's new show The Quad was a "bogus representation" of historically black colleges and universities.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:51:39 -0500Recently the players, coaches and staff from the NBA have been politically and socially outspoken. Dave Zirin, sports editor of The Nation, talks about the activist culture of national sports leagues.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:51:39 -0500Recent deportation raids by ICE have made many immigrant communities around the country nervous. WAMU reporter Armando Trull spoke to a family who fears being split up and is preparing for the worst.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:51:39 -0500Mike Pence addressed world leaders on his first overseas trip as vice president. But he and other administration officials at the Munich Security Conference didn't completely reassure European allies.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:51:00 -0500When it comes to education, not all religions are created equal. Jehovah's Witnesses have the lowest rate of formal education. And that can have a detrimental effect on those who leave the religion.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:24:00 -0500At a rally in New York City on Sunday, protesters filled three city blocks to express solidarity with Muslims and to speak out against President Trump's immigration ban.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:48:00 -0500Two months after Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed the executive order that paved the way for Japanese-American internment. Decades later, those dark days resonate.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:23:00 -0500"I don't have any issues with the press myself," the secretary of defense said during an interview while traveling in the United Arab Emirates.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:41:00 -0500Mark Zuckerberg has announced a plan to make Facebook the only primary platform people use to connect to others virtually. But he fails to discuss the responsibilities that come with that power.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:11:00 -0500In a speech Saturday, President Trump listed Sweden among countries that have suffered terrorist attacks, pointing to an incident Friday. Only problem is, Swedes had no idea what he was talking about.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:50:00 -0500Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts hear from a woman who is considering having a second child, but is hesitant.
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:41:00 -0500Iraqi forces, which have largely cleared ISIS militants from the eastern half of the city, launched operations Sunday to reclaim the rest of Mosul, where commanders expect an even tougher fight.