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Lubbock, Texas, hasn't always been fond of its best known son, Buddy Holly. But 60 years after his death, the town has a park with a bronze statue of him, and a street and a museum named after him.
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The mid-winter sunrise on the Arctic Coast is a sweet sign of hope in the town of Utqiaġvik.
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Esmé Weijun Wang's new book is part memoir, part deeply researched work of science about her diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder. She says she first noticed her brain was different at age five.
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The Virginia Legislative Black Caucus has called for Governor Ralph Northam's resignation. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with delegate Lamont Bagby, who heads the caucus.
The Catholic Church has released the names of priests accused of child sex abuse in Texas and Pennsylvania. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Father Alek Schrenk of Pittsburgh for his reaction.
It's the year of women in Nevada. On Monday, the state becomes the first to have a legislature where women outnumber men. The state's supreme court also has a majority of women.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius about the challenge of giving a response to the State of the Union address.
Together, the women of Lula Wiles are giving folk music a new reputation with band's sophomore album, What Will We Do.
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Belfast-born Oliver Jeffers paints, writes and illustrates children's books. He recently premiered a new art installation on the High Line in New York City called "The Moon, The Earth and Us."
We catch up with a Honduran father and son caught between President Trump's immigration policies. The son has claimed asylum in the U.S. The father has Temporary Protected Status, which is set to end.
The Vatican has scheduled a conference on clerical sex abuse, following a year in which allegations emerged around the world. The summit's goal: to make sure bishops understand there's a problem.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Nashville radio host Phil Valentine about the angry chatter among conservative listeners and hosts of talk radio over Trump's deal to open the government back up.
Rangers at federally-run Stinson Beach near San Francisco were furloughed during the shutdown. Now, beachgoers are glad the care and tending of their weekend spot will return to normal.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., about the political crisis in Venezuela and negotiations with President Trump to avoid another government shutdown.
Venezuelans came out by the hundreds of thousands to ask for a change of leadership. But since the opposition leader has named himself interim president, President Maduro remains in power. What now?
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks actress Gina Rodriguez about her new film, Miss Bala, and about her push for more representation in Hollywood.
Kendall Coyne Schofield became the first woman to compete in the NHL All-Stars Skills Competition this past week. She subbed in for Nathan MacKinnon who couldn't compete because of a bruised foot.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Tony McAleer, a former skinhead recruiter, about the trend of young men in the U.S. who turn to violent extremism. McAleer helped start the group, Life After Hate.
The religious community of Islamberg, New York, has been the target of conservative media attacks, conspiracy theories and actual plots for years. Now the families who live there are speaking out.
On Saturday, hundreds gathered in the streets of El Paso to protest President Trump's immigration policies, and his plans for more physical barriers around their city's edge.