Seeing a great work of art might quicken your pulse, but the Metropolitan Museum of Art is hoping you'll break a sweat, too. A dance company is offering literally breathtaking tours of the museum.
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A major retrospective at Tate Britain showcases more than 60 years of Hockney's work. NPR's Susan Stamberg visited the contemporary artist in his studio, high, high up in the Hollywood Hills.
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Federal regulators have found about 1 in 4 funeral homes don't disclose their general price lists as required by the 1984 rule.
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President Trump has one type of approval rating — the one that voters gave him. But as a businessman, he also has a brand reputation. It has been rising as his presidency brings more attention to it.
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Noah Hawley, writer-director of the FX series Fargo, has created a promising and visually striking series set in the X-Men universe that seems oddly reluctant to embrace its pulpy, superheroic roots.
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The Trump International Hotel and Tower in Toronto has gone bust. Investors have lost millions and Trump has been sued, along with the project's two Russian-Canadian developers.
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The Senate is expected to vote Tuesday on the nomination of Betsy DeVos to be education secretary. Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon who says her policies won't work.
Clerks no longer have to wear the wigs they've worn for more than 300 years. The speaker says the move makes parliament seem "marginally less stuffy."
Officials were concerned that during halftime too many toilet flushes would stress a sewer line that already had broken and created a sinkhole. The sewer line held.
John Darnielle used some tricks of the horror trade to write his latest novel, which is set in 1990s Iowa and involves some cornfields. What's scary about cornfields? Mostly, the unknown.
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The Trump administration's travel ban and the confusion around it is creating headaches for some in the U.S. travel industry. Travel agents are trying to calm nervous travelers worried, not just about the ban, but about their reception abroad.
Democrats spent the night on the Senate floor to oppose the nomination of Betsy DeVos as education secretary. Two Republicans say they won't support her nomination.
The Israeli parliament has approved thousands of homes for Jewish settlers that had been built without permission in the West Bank. Palestinians condemned the law.
Steve Inskeep talks to Republican Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma about Betsy DeVos, President Trump's nominee to lead the education department. While he supports her nomination, two GOP senators say they won't vote to confirm her.
With the U.S. denying humanitarian entry to Haitians and stepping up deportations, nearly 5,000 are trapped on the U.S. border in Tijuana, Some are resigned to starting new lives in Mexico.
David Greene talks to former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who is one of 10 former diplomatic and national security officials to call on an appeals court to rule against key parts of the ban.
A new report by Amnesty International alleges the Syrian government conducted systematic attacks against its civilian population — including torture and extermination carried out at a military prison. Steve Inskeep talks to the report's author Nicolette Waldman.
The economic meltdown in Venezuela is contributing to Indian children across the border in Colombia dying. Health experts say the Wayuu tribe has been particularly hard-hit.
Donald Trump personally lambasted the judge that overruled his ban on some Muslim immigrants. Steve Inskeep talks to Charles Fried, who was the solicitor general for Ronald Reagan, who says this president has gone too far.
Members of a Syrian refugee family who arrived at New York's JFK Airport on Monday were excited to be headed for a new home in Syracuse, and to give their children a good future in the U.S.