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For the first time, a writer from Northern Ireland has won the prestigious award. The story draws on Burns' own experiences during "the troubles."
Oct. 16, 2018
He was best known as a legal pimp whose business was profiled on a reality TV show that aired on HBO. He had recently turned to politics, running for state assembly in Nevada.
Oct. 16, 2018
Saudia Arabia has long seen its role as keeping the turbulent Gulf region steady and calm. But under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom has become far more aggressive.
Oct. 16, 2018
A year after sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein catapulted #MeToo into a national movement in the U.S., women in India are using Facebook and Twitter to tell their stories.
Oct. 16, 2018
The synagogue is "very important," says an archaeologist, "not only for Jews but all people living in Lithuania." Just 3,000 Jews are left in the capital, compared to some 70,000 before World War II.
Oct. 16, 2018
In 2003, Paul Allen created an institute to figure out how the human brain works. That institute has already made contributions that may turn out to be part of his greatest legacy.
Oct. 16, 2018
A report from ProPublica and Time Magazine documents rapes committed by an employee of More Than Me, a charity that had raised $8 million and earned praise for its work. We interview the co-author.
Oct. 16, 2018
Acute flaccid myelitis causes weakness in arms or legs. The cause isn't clear but may be related to viruses, environmental toxins or genetic disorders. Since 2014, 386 total cases have been confirmed.
Oct. 16, 2018
The president said he relished the chance to battle back in court against the adult film actress after a judge threw out her defamation lawsuit on Monday. Bring it, her lawyer said.
Oct. 16, 2018
The price of a six-pack in the U.S. could rise by $1 to $8 because of drought and heat. As one of the researchers says, it's "another way climate change will suck."
Oct. 16, 2018
Barnes, executive editor at the Houston Chronicle, was named as NPR's chief news executive. She fills the spot formerly held by Michael Oreskes, who was forced out over sexual harassment allegations.
Oct. 16, 2018
The federal deficit ballooned to $779 billion in the fiscal year just ended — a remarkable tide of red ink for a country not mired in recession or war.
Oct. 16, 2018
NPR's annual Thanksgiving recitation of the recipe for Mama Stamberg's cranberry relish is coming up, and we need your help.
Oct. 16, 2018
As the president and Elizabeth Warren trade jabs over her Native American roots, the Cherokee Nation secretary of state tells NPR they should instead be looking into the needs of Indian Country.
Oct. 16, 2018
The physicist's posthumous book highlights his belief in the rationality of nature and in our ability to uncover its secrets — and a faith in science's ability to solve humanity's biggest problems.
Oct. 16, 2018

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