NPR News

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
Ben Mezrich at the premiere of 21, the film adaptation of Bringing down the ...
Ben Mezrich had been a struggling author, without a regular job and knee-deep in debt. But that all changed at a dive bar in Boston, when Mezrich saw a local college student whip out a $100 bill.
One commentator worries that, going forward, other serious issues for LGBT Americans may garner less support "because it's just not as fun to be involved in" as in the marriage equality movement.
Ben Wideman (left) is the campus minister for University Mennonite Church in...
America's largest Mennonite group is divided over how to handle LGBT membership and same-sex marriage. As some call for "Christian forebearance" on disagreements, others wonder how far it can stretch.
Bill Franklin was the vice president of ground operations at Southwest Airli...
When a little startup called Southwest Airlines was on the brink of failure in 1972, an executive named Bill Franklin had a simple solution that saved the company: the "10-Minute Turn."
There were moments of wrenching sadness during this weekend's funerals for three members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. But there was also a sense of determination to move forward. Meanwhile, the South Carolina state legislature will meet next month to debate the future of the Confederate flag.
As white Americans wonder how they can best help people of color engaged in social justice movements now, here are some suggestions.