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The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:42:08 -0400

NPR's list of the greatest albums made by women, from 1964 to the present.

NPR News Nuggets: Winnie The Pooh-Chinese Relations, Cheese & The Fine Print

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 23:10:00 -0400

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

'Going There': 3 Prominent Detroit Natives Reflect On The 1967 Riot

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 19:16:00 -0400

In 1967, more than 150 riots erupted across the country. But one in particular seemed to consume the national conversation: Detroit. Three prominent Detroit figures share their stories from that time.

Jessica Hernandez On Her New Motor City Sound

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:41:19 -0400

For her latest project, the Detroit native wrote a double album in both English and Spanish. It's a nod to the sounds of her city and to the cultures of her Cuban dad and Mexican-American mom.

Words You'll Hear: 'Collusion'

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:41:18 -0400

Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed to meet privately with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. Michel Martin talks to NPR Politics' Geoff Bennett.

Chaledean Christians, Who Helped Bring Trump Victory, Now Face Deportation

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:41:18 -0400

Support from Iraqi Christians helped deliver Donald Trump Michigan. Now some of their friends and family are facing deportation. Host Michel Martin talks to Michigan State Representative Klint Kesto.

With New Security Measures, Tensions Remain High In Jerusalem's Old City

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:41:00 -0400

After attackers killed two police officers at a site holy to both Muslims and Jews, Israel installed metal detectors, setting off protests and violence. Israel is now considering alternative security.

Defense Attorney For Police In 'Algiers Motel Shooting': 'Am I A Soulless Person?'

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 17:41:00 -0400

Norman Lippitt defended Detroit police officers after the 1967 death of three black men, in what's known as the Algiers Motel shooting. NPR's Michel Martin discusses the case with Lippitt.

Snooty The Manatee Dies, And A Florida Community Mourns

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 16:21:00 -0400

Snooty was the oldest manatee in captivity — and he was believed to be the oldest on record, according to the South Florida Museum in Bradenton.

Father Of Girl Ticketed For Selling Lemonade Responds To Supporters: 'Make A Stand'

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:44:00 -0400

A 5-year-old girl whose sidewalk lemonade stand brought a $195 fine in London has been invited to set up shop elsewhere. Her dad says, "Now she feels less sour about the experience."

American Jordan Spieth Wins Golf's British Open

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:17:00 -0400

The 23-year-old Texan won his third major golf tournament.

Chris Froome Wins His Fourth Tour De France Title In Paris

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 10:45:00 -0400

It's the third straight Tour de France victory for Froome, in a race that saw him lose the yellow jersey midway through the tour's 21 stages.

Jada Pinkett Smith On 'Girls Trip'

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 08:05:31 -0400

Jada Pinkett Smith stars in the new movie Girls Trip. She tells Lulu Garcia-Navarro about reuniting on camera with Queen Latifah, and why she thinks it's important to show women having raunchy fun.

A Working Actor: Performing In 2 Different Plays On The Same Day

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 08:05:31 -0400

The Canadian theater company Soulpepper performs dramas, cabarets, concerts. Some actors perform in multiple shows on the same day. We followed one actor during a grueling, but satisfying day.

Summer TV: 'People Of Earth,' 'Last Chance U,' 'Confederate' Controversy

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 08:05:31 -0400

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to The New York Times' TV critic Margaret Lyons for her take on the best returning and new TV shows to catch.