Last Build Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 09:22:20 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 09:22:20 -0500An apparent drunk driver careened into spectators at one of Mardi Gras' biggest parades Saturday. "We are grateful that none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening," New Orleans' mayor said.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:12:40 -0500Every five-letter answer in this week's puzzle must complete a compound word or a familiar two-word phrase.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 08:12:40 -0500A visit to a classic, hole-in-the-wall blues bar in Clarksdale, Miss., where owner Red Paden enlightens us about the blues and the Delta.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:11:00 -0500North Carolina has a law banning sex offenders from social media. The state says sex offenders use sites to find future child victims. The court will decide if this is constitutional.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 07:00:13 -0500She dreamed of a better life outside her village in Nepal. But she was broke and had run out of hope. Then she tried a 31-mile trail race.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:37:00 -0500After minor surgeries, many dentists used to reflexively prescribe quick-acting opioids to relieve a patient's pain. Now they're learning to counsel patients about better, less addictive alternatives.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:21:00 -0500A recent study looked at colleges across the country and which ones were able to graduate low-income students into high earning jobs.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:05:00 -0500Over the past three years, nearly a third of HBCUs have seen at least a 20 percent increase in applications, which correlates with protests over high-profile racial-violence incidents.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 06:04:00 -0500The Office of Government Ethics has been in the spotlight since President Trump ignored its call to divest his businesses. It has no enforcement power, but still has a big impact on federal workers.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 05:46:00 -0500The Trump administration hasn't taken action on its promises to protect religious liberties, which some see as opposing LGBTQ people. But some state legislatures are taking this as support.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 04:43:00 -0500An auto mechanic in Baltimore wanted to unload his car repair shop after decades of work. But instead of selling it, he donated it to a nonprofit that will use the shop to teach budding mechanics.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 20:01:00 -0500The president tweeted that he will not attend this year's dinner. He'll be the first president to do so since Reagan missed it in 1981, after he was shot.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:20:00 -0500Joe Weisberg and Joel Fields, co-showrunners of the acclaimed series "The Americans," about Russian spies in the Washington, D.C., area, look ahead a season amid newly tense times with Russia.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:20:00 -0500NPR's Michel Martin talks with Dr. Jessica Zitter about preparing high-school students to deal with end-of-life care. Zitter is a critical care and palliative medical doctor in Oakland, Calif.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 18:20:00 -0500NPR's Michel Martin speaks with tattoo shop owner, Dave Cutlip of Brooklyn Park, Md., who has offered to cover up any racist or gang affiliated tattoos at no cost. Cutlip says sometimes people change.