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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 21:25:08 -0400Michel Martin interviews Kaya Henderson, who has served as chancellor for D.C. Public Schools for six years and will step down on Oct. 1.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:27:00 -0400The New York-based doctor has sparked praise and criticism by going to Mexico and using DNA from three adults to create a child for a couple from Jordan who lost two children to a genetic disorder.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:02:00 -0400Stress takes a toll on our bodies. And a new study suggests stress can diminish the benefits of more healthful food choices. But experts say a range of strategies can help people cope with stress.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:09:00 -0400Coddington has worked at the American magazine for nearly 30 years. She says, "I feel kind of satisfied. ... If I die tomorrow, it's OK. I've done something in the field of fashion editing."
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:43 -0400A neighborhood business improvement project in Toronto recently put up official street signs featuring Anishinaabe translations of the street names as a nod to the indigenous history of the place. The project was started by Susan Blight, an indigenous artist and activist.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400The fracking boom in America kicked off almost by accident. An engineer worried about losing his job kept experimenting until he hit on a technique that changed the world.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400Many pundits and observers anticipated a record or near-record TV audience for Monday night's debate — the first of three — between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The predictions indicate that the media consumption habits of many Americans have changed since the last set of presidential debates four years ago.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400Sharon Griggins was 17 and working for Illinois Bell as a telephone operator when she was interviewed by Studs Terkel. This is part of Working Then and Now from Radio Diaries and Project &.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400The practice of stop and frisk came up repeatedly in the first presidential debate. NPR takes a look at whether the assertions comport with the facts.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400Donald Trump headed to the battleground state of Florida on Tuesday after his first debate with Hillary Clinton.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400Hillary Clinton campaigned in North Carolina Tuesday on the heels of her first debate with Donald Trump.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400Music critic Will Hermes reviews a new autobiography from Bruce Springsteen called Born To Run.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400Favelas are sprawling, informal communities that sometimes have no street names, no housing numbers and gangs. One mail woman rises to the challenge of keeping the ad-hoc mail system running.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400NPR's Hidden Brain podcast looks at the math — and the myth — of coincidences. They are not as unlikely as they seem, and the psychological reasons behind why we can't help but search for meaning in them anyway.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 16:34:00 -0400The Syrian government and Russian air force are pounding Aleppo's rebel areas, while rebel fighters battle back. Hundreds of thousands of civilians are in the middle of an intensifying humanitarian disaster.