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Debra Blackmon (left) was sterilized by court order in 1972, at age 14. With...
North Carolina forcibly sterilized thousands of people between 1929 and 1976. The state has begun compensating victims, but some who were sterilized may never receive restitution from the fund.
Audie Cornish checks in with Richard Parrott of the New York City costume chain Ricky's. He tells us whether his predictions on this year's most popular costumes were correct.
Taylor Swift's new album is titled 1989....
In an interview with NPR's Melissa Block, Swift addresses what's changed since she began her career — not just for her, but for the teenaged girls who have always been her biggest supporters.
Three large crosses lean against the burned out façade of Iguala's City Hal...
The Day of the Dead is a time when Mexicans remember loved ones with grand floral tributes. But the atmosphere is downbeat in the state of Guerrero, where 43 students are still missing.
Jeffrey Tambor plays Maura in the new Amazon series Transparent. Jill Solowa...
When writer Jill Soloway's father came out as a trans woman, Soloway says, it was a huge relief. And it helped her create the series Transparent about "boundaries, legacy, gender, family."
1989 sidesteps country music entirely to become Swift's first pure pop album.