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The conflict in Syria rages on, the United States' relationship with Iran remains strained, and China is taking hold as an emerging superpower. As part of TOTN's "Looking Ahead" series, NPR commentator Ted Koppel looks to the future of international relations.
NPR's Neal Conan reflects on his 11 years of hosting Talk of the Nation and thanks some of the influential contributors to the show along the way. After 36 years at NPR, Conan signs off.
Whiteness Project participants were filmed talking about race. The project d...
A filmmaker invited white residents of Buffalo, N.Y., to speak candidly about race. Karen Grigsby Bates finds the results are thought-provoking, often surprising and sometimes disturbing.
Wolf celebrated Hannukah in the Palestinian city of Ramallah in the West Ban...
American Jewish college student Amelia Wolf spent Hanukkah last year in Ramallah. As the holiday approached, she was lonely — until her Palestinian hosts got wind of how she was feeling.
The actress stars in the new film Into The Woods, in theaters Thursday. On screen she's a natural. But as a kid, she had a stutter so severe she could hardly say her own name.
This scraggly, 50-foot Christmas tree in downtown Reading, Penn., became a s...
When a shabby-looking, 50-foot "Charlie Brown" Christmas tree went up in the middle of downtown Reading, Pa., around Thanksgiving, many saw it as a metaphor for the city's troubles.