The Al Fatih Academy in Virginia is one of about 270 Islamic schools in the U.S. The staff aim to give their students a well-rounded education and promote civic awareness.
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One founded a funk empire, the other sells out shows as half of Run the Jewels — and both have owned barbershops. They sit down together to discuss music, mentorship and the philosophy of barbering.
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Nearly 100 days into Trump's presidency there are still big questions about what his proposed tax overhaul will include — and whether the large changes he had envisioned are even possible.
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You might not know her name, but you know her music: Moy co-wrote hits for Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and The Isley Brothers. She died Saturday at age 78.
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The former New England tight end was found hanged in his cell by corrections officers Wednesday. He was serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder. He was recently acquitted of separate murder charges.
Democrat Jon Ossoff came close to winning a district that has been in GOP hands since the 1970s. It was Tom Price's district before he became HHS secretary. It was also Newt Gingrich's district.
The police chief in Sperry, Okla. wrote himself a speeding ticket after a traffic camera caught him speeding. He says he's going to pay the more than $300 ticket he wrote himself.
In an apartment building near Washington, D.C.'s baseball stadium, people have hung up banners supporting the Nationals. Then things got political. Now the building says no more signs.
Venezuelan activists are calling for mass protests on Wednesday. Also, Sabrina Siddiqui of The Guardian talks about Georgia's runoff election, and an Egyptian-American aid worker has been released.
Defense Secretary James Mattis is traveling to Saudi Arabia at the start of a trip to several countries in the Middle East. We look at what the trip means for U.S. foreign relations.
Why is it National Deep-Dish Pizza Day or National Splurge Day, or maybe National Watermelon Day? Our Planet Money podcast tries to find out who or what is behind all the new strange holidays.
Opposition groups in Venezuela are calling for massive demonstrations on Wednesday. The country is mired in economic crisis.
Mike Pesca, host of The Gist podcast, says James Harden of the Houston Rockets should get basketball's MVP trophy this year.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for an early general election. We look at the reasons behind her decision.
NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Aaron O'Connell about his book Our Latest Longest War. O'Connell, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, argues the U.S. is making the same mistakes it made in Vietnam.
Just in time to wrap up tax season, commentator Cokie Roberts talks with David Greene about the history of federal income taxes.
Supporters of political newcomer Emmanuel Macron hope that talking to voters on their doorsteps — an unusual approach in France — will help him become their next president.
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The Supreme Court hears arguments today on whether Missouri should provide a grant to a church preschool, or if that violates the state's constitution. The state's new governor has abandoned the rule.
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For 30 years Bart, Marge, Homer, Lisa, Maggie and the other citizens of Springfield have entertained people around the world. The Simpsons also created a path for many other animated sitcoms.
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For about 20 years starting in 1990, Brio magazine was the evangelical answer to Seventeen. Focus on the Family is bringing it back, saying it sees a renewed need among teens for alternative voices.
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