NPR's Michel Martin talks with Octavia Spencer about her latest film, Hidden Figures. It tells the story of the black, female mathematicians who helped launch the first American astronauts into space.
The acclaimed Indian actor died at home on Jan. 6 after an apparent heart attack. He was 66 years old. Puri acted in some 300 movies, including Gandhi, Charlie Wilson's War, and East is East.
NPR's Michel Martin talks with ethicist and founder of the Ethics Alarm blog Jack Marshall about the moral and ethical implications of the death penalty decision for Dylann Roof.
In Jerusalem, four Israeli soldiers were killed and several others wounded when a truck drove into a group. Israeli officials say the driver, a Palestinian man, was shot shortly after the incident.
Harvard Professor Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. talks about his work on criminal justice reform, and the last minute clemency requests to President Obama.
This week will be packed with Senate confirmation hearings for some of President-elect Donald Trump's top officials, but some nominees still have incomplete ethic reviews.
The tradition of giving a goodbye address goes all the way back to the nation's first president. Author John Avlon says George Washington's farewell was remarkably prescient and prophetic.
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The One Ocean show, which has come under criticism for the treatment of its star orcas, has its finale Sunday at SeaWorld San Diego. Yet some doubt the park sincerely means to change its program.
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High school dropout Keith McCurdy went from tattooing outside of a Delaware trailer park to inking supermodels and stars. Above all, it's his readiness that's helped him turn his passion into success.
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Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was a leading political figure in Iran for decades — from the 1979 revolution to current President Hassan Rouhani's surprise win in 2013. He was Iran's fourth president.
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