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This season a dozen new network TV shows feature non-white characters as leads or co-leads. The shows aren't just notable for their casting diversity, but for how they talk about race and culture.
As free-market conservatives, Republicans are philosophically opposed to raising the minimum wage. But a handful in tight races are having second thoughts.
The U.S. launched another round of airstrikes inside Syria on Wednesday, again targeting the group known as the Islamic State.
In her latest collection, Margaret Atwood takes on death, dreadfulness and the use of fantasy. Though these stories are strange and wild, they all somehow ring true.
President Obama told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday that the world stands at a crossroads between war and peace. NPR's Scott Horsley speaks with Audie Cornish from New York City.
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Sarah Waters' spellbinding novel — about two women in 1920s London — is no simple period piece. Waters is a superb storyteller with a gift for capturing the layered nuances of character and mood.