Jameria Miller moved from an affluent Philadelphia-area school district to one with fewer resources. That's when she learned her state has one of the nation's most inequitable school funding systems.
Classical music DJ Terrance McKnight says there's a lot of improvisation going on right now, particularly in Harlem.
Apple saw its first quarterly drop in earnings in 13 years, Exxon Mobil saw its credit rating drop and Chipotle reported a double-digit sales drop.
Gordon Hanson explains his research on the effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement and why he still supports it.
Much of the speech was similar to his typical campaign remarks, but it was delivered it a much more sober, restrained manner.
In "Lemonade," Beyoncé's much-discussed visual album, a girl resplendent in white plumage appears. It's a nod to the pop star's New Orleans roots and loaded with the region's racial history.
Brain maps constructed by MRI imaging show that language meaning is distributed throughout the brain's outer layer. And it turns out that different people organize language in similar ways.
After long forays into pop-punk and arty post-hardcore, Thrice returns from a hiatus with a sonically grandiose third act.
Richard Plepler discusses how the company is going after millennials and what he sees as the future of HBO and television.
For NPR Ed’s School Money series, we meet Jameria Miller, a young woman who has been both "have" and "have not."
Donald Trump swept last night's GOP primaries, while Hillary Clinton won four out of five states on the Democratic side.
Queen Bey reads some of Warsan Shire's writings about love and loss. The young poet also tells stories about refugees and immigrants from Africa, where she was born.
The real estate heir pleaded guilty to a weapons charge just after he admitted to murder in an HBO documentary.
A half-century of guerrilla conflict is coming to an end in Colombia. In its wake, tourists are returning — especially birders. Colombia is home to 1,900 bird species, more than any other country.
President Nicolas Maduro says public sector workers will work only on Mondays and Tuesdays. Venezuela is grappling with drought that has shrunk water levels at the country's main hydroelectric dam.
The NYC duo pays tribute to the Compass Point Studios sound with a bouncy, glittery mix of '80s-inspired disco and house.
Hastert has pleaded guilty to structuring cash withdrawals that were used to cover up alleged sexual abuse during his time as a wrestling coach.
A same-sex couple won custody of their 15-month-old baby in a Thai court that ruled against their surrogate. She'd reneged on the deal after learning the couple was gay.
The Democratic establishment's favored candidates won in two Senate contests and a millionaire wine mogul's $12.4 million went down the drain in the most expensive House primary this year.
That adorable lemur video going around? Think twice before sharing — or share with an explanation of why it's not-so-cute after all, says anthropologist Barbara J. King.