A recently released video depicts the shooting of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer last year. Reporter Linda Lutton of WBEZ in Chicago presents the thoughts of several students on the city's West Side.
Adrienne LaFrance, a staff writer at The Atlantic, examined decades of Thanksgiving meals at the White House, which reveal some surprising details about the evolution of the holiday spread. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to LaFrance about the menus for presidents like Theodore Roosevelt, who dined on turtle, and William Howard Taft, who preferred possum.
NPR film critic Bob Mondello offers a selective preview of the likely blockbusters and Oscar contenders that Hollywood has in store for the end of the year.
We ask a number of people for Thanksgiving about the words of wisdom that have been passed down by their parents or other members of their family.
French President Francois Hollande and Russian President Vladimir Putin met Thursday to coordinate their country's military strategies in Syria. NPR's Corey Flintoff recaps the talks.
Joel Touitou Laloux's Tunisian-born, Jewish father bought the Bataclan concert hall in Paris in 1976. Laloux managed the venue for decades until September, when it was sold.
Diya Abdo, a professor at Guilford College, has launched Every Campus a Refuge, a project that aims to get every college and university campus to host one Syrian refugee family.
UNICEF is warning that the number of underage girls marrying in Africa could increase 250 percent to 310 million over the next 35 years.
A researcher who studies friendship explains its importance in human development and how it changes over time.
It's our Thanksgiving tradition to revisit Robin Young and her now-late uncle's trip to see the migrating snow geese in Vermont.
Qirat Chappra has not seen her parents for years, but after a social media campaign, their travel visas have finally been approved.
Humans can’t compare to other species when it comes to strength or speed, but our bodies are equipped for long-distance running.
John Sedgwick retraces the root of the conflict and uncovers personal correspondence his ancestor had with Hamilton before the fateful day.
Up to a fifth of total U.S. energy use goes into growing, transporting, processing and eventually preparing our food.
According to the National Farm Bureau's annual price survey, a traditional Thanksgiving meal for a family of 10 will cost you about $50.
There's a reason the North American bird we eat on Thanksgiving was named after a Eurasian country.
Photographic process historian Mark Osterman says digital photos won't stand the test of time unless they're printed or shared widely.
The state's mountain resorts will feel the pinch as the earth's climate warms. The question is, what can be done about it?
Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
Paul Okot vividly remembers landing at JFK airport in New York at 7 years old, after fleeing violence in southern Sudan.