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Outside New York City Hall, a policeman watches a protest against racial dis...
District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he will stop prosecuting some people arrested for low-level marijuana possession. But that won't stop the New York Police Department from making arrests.
Darlena Cunha says that she wrote her essay about her family's temporary pov...
When her once-middle-class family suddenly needed help, Darlena Cunha drove a Mercedes to enroll in the federal nutrition program. "The most embarrassing part was how I felt about myself," she writes.
Polio damaged Haden's voice when he was young, but as a bassist and composer, he helped shape the sound of jazz and spanned country and gospel. He died Friday at 76.
Melissa Block talks to NPR's Tom Goldman about the final two matches in the World Cup: Brazil against the Netherlands in a fight for third place, and Argentina against Germany in the final.
Israeli air strikes have flattened Gazan homes, even as they target Hamas militants. One Palestinian human rights advocate says that, with these attacks, Israel is destroying a safe future for itself.
Mark Rothko, Panel Four (Harvard Mural), 1962...
In the early 1960s, abstract artist Mark Rothko created five murals for a penthouse dining room at Harvard University. By the late '70s they were trashed — sun-faded and splattered with cocktails.