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Asheville, N.C. Is Gentrifying, But People Have Always Been Drawn To It

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 5:42pm

Asheville, N.C. just ranked 2nd on a realtor.com list of U.S. cities that are gentrifying the fastest. Western North Carolina political science professor Chris Cooper talks about the phenomenon.

At New York Fashion Week, Ungendered Clothes Make Appearance On Runway

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 5:42pm

Washington Post fashion critic Robin Givhan discusses ungendered fashion and other trends she's seeing at New York Fashion Week.

Football Played Key Role In Rhodes Scholar's Path To Success

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 5:42pm

From being thrown into poverty as a child to becoming a Rhodes Scholar, Texas Christian University senior football player Caylin Moore has come a long way and overcame seemingly insurmountable odds.

'Oklahoma City' Explores Anti-Government Sentiments That Contributed to Bombing

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 5:42pm

Director Barak Goodman talks about his new documentary Oklahoma City, which traces the Oklahoma City bombing's origins in the white supremacy movement and anti-government sentiments.

Republican State Rep. Experiences Backlash After Speaking Out Against Trump In Hawaii

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 5:42pm

Beth Fukumoto has been the Minority Leader in the Hawaiian State House of Representatives since 2012. But she was ousted from the seat last week after openly criticizing President Trump's rhetoric.

Dissecting The Laws Surrounding President Trump's Travel Ban

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 5:42pm

Jonathan Adler, legal commentator and law professor at Case Western Reserve University, discusses the tension between the judiciary and the White House after President Donald Trump's travel bans.

Trump Tweets To Blame Judge Who Blocked His Executive Order 'If Something Happens'

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 5:42pm

President Trump spent the weekend criticizing a federal judge who put a temporary stay on the travel restrictions he ordered last week. Vice President Pence and other GOP leaders took a softer tone.

Did I Get James Baldwin Wrong?

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 5:04pm

The new film I Am Not Your Negro paints a picture of the prophetic writer's racial outlook that challenges the feeling of hope I once found in his words.

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Super Bowl LI: A Live Blog (Plus Poetry, Of Course)

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 5:01pm

Behind the arms of their All-Pro quarterbacks, the Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots have stormed into Houston. We're covering it all live. And hell, we're NPR: Why not toss in some poems, too?

(Image credit: Tim Donnelly/AP)

Health Rumors Swirl As Nigerian President Asks For Extended Leave

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 4:06pm

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for more time away from the country to finish medical tests, as officials there continue to insist he's in perfect health

(Image credit: Azeez Akunleyan/AP)

WATCH: Baby Hippo, Born Prematurely, Takes Her First Steps

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 3:57pm

The Cincinnati Zoo asked the public to send "positive vibes" to Fiona, who was born six weeks early and has required around-the-clock intensive care.

(Image credit: Courtesy of the Cincinnati Zoo)

With Trump's Travel Ban Blocked, Visa-Holders, Refugees Scramble to Board Flights

Sun, 02/05/2017 - 11:10am

A federal appeals court denied the President's attempt to reinstate his controversial executive order, at least for now. Refugee groups are seizing the opportunity and booking plane tickets.

(Image credit: Richard Drew/AP)

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