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A bill to lower the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House passed the state's Senate on Tuesday. Outside unexpected celebrations took place in the form of a line dancing class.
Fans gathered in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday to cheer the U.S. women's national soccer team. They've returned home after defeating Japan on Sunday to win the World Cup.
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Matthew Dalton, a reporter for the Wall Street Journal, about how the Greek pension system has been as generous as reported.
Street children sleep on a discarded mattress on a center island near a road...
The Millennium Development Goals, set in 2000, revolutionized the fight against poverty. Now the world is setting Sustainable Development Goals. But critics say there may be too many priorities.
Filmmaker David Thorpe practices vocal exercises he learned from a speech pa...
In Do I Sound Gay?, director David Thorpe searches for the origin of the so-called "gay voice" and documents his own attempts (with speech pathologist Susan Sankin) to sound "less gay."
Two new works of art — the documentary film Cartel Land and the novel The Cartel — shine a light on the seemingly endless drug war in Mexico. John Powers says both works are bleak, but gripping.