Singer Alynda Segarra explains the band's new album, The Navigator, which tells the story of a Puerto Rican girl who wishes away her culture and community in exchange for more freedom.
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Meet Kate Rubins, a virus-hunter turned astronaut. When she sequenced DNA in space for the first time, she opened the door to a new era in space biology.
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State-run coal mines are shutting down in China's rust belt. Facing layoffs, miners are worried about their future — and in the absence of labor unions, are organizing to demand better treatment.
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Rocky wowed scientists when he showed he could control his vocal cords much the way people do. His abilities suggest that early humans might have spoken words 10 million years ago.
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The CBO is expected to soon release its projections on the impact of the House Republicans' proposed health care bill on the economy, the federal budget and the health care industry.
On the 20th anniversary of his death, members of the Atlanta news team paid tribute to the Notorious B.I.G. by working the rapper's lyrics into morning traffic reports.
Ecologists insist it's good news that more sharks are expected this summer. Authorities insist swimmers need not worry. The sharks are coming to eat seals.
President Trump's twitter habits are well known, he has a tendency to make news in another way that is abbreviated. It's called a pool spray.
One of the EPA programs the new administration hopes to eliminate this year — according to a budget proposal seen by "The Washington Post" — is the office of Environmental Justice. Steve Inskeep talks to Mustafa Ali, who helped found the office in 1992.
In 2008, Russia and Georgia went to war over South Ossetia. The territory is controlled by Russia, and Russia decides where the border is. Towns have been split in half, divided by barbed wire.
Steve Inskeep talks to Tom Nickels, executive vice president of the American Hospital Association, about his concerns about the overhaul of the Affordable Care Act.
The 1992 film comedy My Cousin Vinny was anticipated to be a likeable low-budget effort when it premiered. Somewhere along the line, it became a courtroom classic.
Steve Inskeep talks to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, who looks ahead to another week of tumultuous politics as President Trump and GOP leaders try to sell their health care plan to the party.
Riots by Turkish immigrants raised tensions before Wednesday's general election in the Netherlands. After Brexit and the Trump win, will the fiery anti-Muslim Geert Wilders continue the populist roll?
People withe pre-existing conditions would still be protected from insurance discrimination under the new House GOP bill, but it remains to be seen how that benefit would be paid for.
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Immigrants and human rights advocates complain that federal authorities under President Trump are discouraging asylum requests and turning away immigrants fleeing persecution.
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Scientists hunting cures for cancer hope to find targeted therapies with fewer side effects. But there's also new evidence that old-style chemo sometimes helps gentler treatments work better.
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In Martin County, the drinking water comes from a river contaminated by sewage and years of coal and gas extraction. Residents hope a new federal focus on infrastructure will help them fix the system.
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Marin (who has been collecting Chicano art for years) writes about the art of Cheech and Chong's comedy in Cheech Is Not My Real Name ... But Don't Call Me Chong!
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On Sunday, the selection committee set the field for the annual descent into March Madness. The four No. 1 seeds are defending champion Villanova, North Carolina, Kansas and Gonzaga.
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