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Amidst an instantly historic performance in 1971 that led to one of her best-known albums, Aretha Franklin's rendition of a single song carries inside it... [Read More]
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Khan inherits several big challenges, including Pakistan's faltering economy, and managing relations with China and the U.S. [Read More]
Tags: China - Khan - Pakistan
NPR's Michel Martin spoke with Aretha Franklin shortly after her performance at President Obama's inauguration. We play a portion of the conversation from 2009. [Read More]
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Matt Groening's animated Netflix series Disenchantment follows the hard-drinking princess of Dreamland. But the premise isn't the only new thing he's trying out on this... [Read More]
The University of Maryland Board of Regents met Friday in the aftermath of the football team's abuse scandal. NPR's Lakshmi Singh speaks to Ramogi Huma... [Read More]
NPR's Lakshmi Singh talks with Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib, who won her Detroit-area primary last week and runs unopposed in November. She's set to be among... [Read More]
More than 550 children separated recently from their parents have still not reunited with their families. NPR's Lakshmi Singh speaks with KQED's Tyche Hendricks about... [Read More]
NPR's Lakshmi Singh talks with former CIA analyst Patrick Eddington about the impact on professional civil servants when their security clearances are under threat of... [Read More]
Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80. Annan served as the seventh Secretary-General, for two terms between... [Read More]
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Sunday marks the first day of the hajj, the annual pilgrimage of Muslims to Mecca. The journey to the holiest site in the Muslim world... [Read More]
Tags: Saudi - Canada - Mecca
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The Queen of Soul had quite the sense of humor. [Read More]
Tags: Queen - Soul - sense
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On a national day of mourning in Italy, questions remain about how a highway bridge gave way, killing dozens. [Read More]
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The Queen of Soul died Thursday at 76. Film critic Justin Chang says Crazy Rich Asians lives up to expectations. And Karen Piper describes growing... [Read More]
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We're sweating toward the end of summer, and that calls for a romance binge. This month, we've got some suspense, a road trip — destination... [Read More]
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Energy. Environment. Economy. [Read More]
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An elite boarding school in Connecticut is acknowledging sexual abuse by seven former faculty members against 16 of its former students — going back as... [Read More]
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In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer screening that its potential downsides. But overtesting... [Read More]
NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks to Ryan Culwell about his latest album. The Last American is about the struggles of ordinary Americans. [Read More]
It's a new season for the NFL but it's facing some of the same controversies. And basketball great Lindsay Whalen may be retiring from playing,... [Read More]
The Israeli security agency Shin Bet, has been detaining high-profile figures in the past few weeks. One of them is activist and author Moriel Rothman-Zecher,... [Read More]
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