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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was expected to cruise to victory in next Tuesday's Democratic primary. But he faces a surprisingly vigorous challenge from the left.
Marquis Govan of St. Louis got interested in politics by going along with hi...
The sixth-grader loves politics, admires some lawmakers and speaks without notes before the county council. "The people of Ferguson," he told them, "don't need tear gas ... I believe they need jobs."
Peikwen Cheng; Praying from the Lost and Found Series, 2010....
China's largest fair devoted to fine art photography opened in Shanghai this weekend. The first-time event includes more than 500 works from photographers around the world.
"Earth outweighs us by a factor of over ten trillion," Munroe writes. "On av...
In a new book, Randall Munroe — creator of the web comic xkcd and a former NASA roboticist — tackles pressing questions like What would happen if all of humanity jumped at once in Rhode Island?
"Fiddlin' John" Sharp (center), seen here with daughter Evelyn and banjo pla...
Thanks to an intrepid park ranger who became a part-time folklorist, an archive of sound recordings and lyric sheets bears witness to a tradition that could well have died off.
This week marks the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with former CIA operative Robert Baer about how U.S. intelligence gathering has evolved in the aftermath.