More Americans are no longer affiliated with a religious institution. Peter Beinart of The Atlantic tells NPR's Scott Simon how that rise in secularism contributed to the rise of Donald Trump.
A Swedish billionaire wants you to think of a better way to run the world — and get rid of problems like violence and extreme poverty.
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There are 63 artists in this year's Biennial, including An-My Lê, whose photography touches on immigration, and Raúl de Nieves, who made a stained glass window with tape, paper, beads and more.
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Big Thief's Adrianne Lenker had the capacity Stubb's crowd in the palm of her hand at our showcase.
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Elif Batuman has sung the praises of "long novels, pointless novels," and she puts her money where her mouth is with The Idiot, a tale of youthful confusion that can be both boring and beautiful.
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Flights are being redirected and thousands of people are being evacuated from Paris' Orly Airport.
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Trump's proposed 13 percent budget cut is the top education story of the week. Also: What's happening with student aid.
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Advocates in Virginia and beyond hope voters will be more engaged in the wake of the 2016 and ready to take on redistricting reform.
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Antibiotic-resistant staph infections don't always start in hospitals, and they aren't always particularly dangerous. But, even after a MRSA-infected wound heals, the bacteria often remain.
Nashville ends decades old Frederick Douglass mystery.
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Customs and Border Protection is asking for designs and prototypes from contractors to build Trump's proposed wall. Some requirements: It has to be at least 18 feet tall and "physically imposing."
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is in the executive branch, but the president doesn't control it, which he says is unconstitutional. Agency supporters say independence is its strength.
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After saying she wouldn't seek the death penalty, a state attorney was removed from prosecuting a high-profile killing case by Florida Gov. Rick Scott. The state death penalty continues to be debated.
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NPR's Felix Contreras and Audie Cornish discussed SXAmericas and the bands who are reacting to recent changes in US immigration enforcement.
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It's hard to imagine two more different political figures. Whether these polar opposites can collaborate may be the single biggest factor in determining the future of the trans-Atlantic partnership.
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Standing on the smoking balcony of a hotel overlooking the Austin skyline, L.A. Salami plays "Day To Day (For 6 Days A Week)" for a small crowd just before midnight.
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Three short stories about putting a price on something hard to value precisely. We go from $4.66 under a pillow all the way up to $1 trillion across every inch of highway in America
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Before President Trump's second travel ban could take effect, two judges blocked it. The Justice Department has filed a notice of appeal in one of those cases, setting up another showdown.
Netflix releases another Marvel superhero series, Iron Fist. This one features a white martial arts expert who fights bad guys, most of whom are Asian. After successful shows like Jessica Jones, this one misses the mark.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein about rights abuses in Syria and the impact on Jordan.