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R. Kelly, amid allegations of sexual abuse, still has defenders in the gospel music industry. NPR's Scott Simon talks with writer Candice Benbow, who says it's time for industry leaders to speak up.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the world's inattention to China's crackdown on Uighurs, Kazakhs and other Chinese Muslims.
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The NBA star says he fears that if he travels to London for an upcoming game against the Washington Wizards, he might be killed for speaking out against Turkey's president.
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"I don't think Louis C.K. is funny," NPR's Scott Simon says. A comic can be edgy, but one that's not funny "is no more interesting than any other muttering blowhard who craves attention."
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Mesha Maren's debut book follows a queer woman trying to restart her life and return to rural Appalachia. For the author, it's a place sometimes "difficult to love," but loved with "extra fierceness."
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Chigozie Obioma's latest novel is a love story, a story of exile, a mix of classical tragedy and Igbo folklore, narrated by a chi — a guardian spirit that refers to Obioma's protagonist as its host.
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Protests erupted across south India after women sneaked into a temple that banned females old enough to menstruate. The temple is part of a debate between gender equality and religious freedom.
We have a roundup of the week in sports, including the latest on the Chicago Bears, quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Baylor Lady Bears women's basketball team.
There's an effort underway to make a new atlas of all the cells in the human body, and to describe each cell type using all the powerful tools of today's genetic technology.
We have the latest on the big political changes taking shape in Brazil under President Jair Bolsonaro, who is in the first week of his new administration.
A tent camp housing migrant children in Texas is due to shut down by the end of January as the federal government releases more detained children to their families.
Nancy Pelosi once again became speaker of the House this week as Democrats took control. She made history as the first female speaker in 2007 and her sharp political skills helped her hold onto power.
The partial government shutdown means farmers and other rural residents will be waiting for services they can usually rely on.
"Dancing In The Street" is a Motown party song made famous by Martha and the Vandellas, but the song took on a political connotation during the race riots of the 1960s.
United is publishing a cookbook of recipes "inspired by" some of the meals served in United's Polaris International Business Class.
Every article of clothing, every accessory worn by a member of the military must conform to regulation. But there are gaps in compliant clothing available to service members, particularly women.
A charity has been helping people in a poor rural area in Bangladesh buy a bus ticket to the nearest city. Now a study suggests the method hasn't actually worked, but the charity is still celebrating.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Chicago Tribune reporter Karen Ann Cullotta about her four-part series investigating the links between firefighters and the cancers they can get in the line of duty.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with economist Megan Greene about the health of the economy and what indicators she's keeping an eye on.
Amid the ongoing government shutdown, a new era of divided government kicked off in Washington as Democrats formally took control of the House of Representatives.