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Journalist Owen Williams thinks he's found the right way to hang toilet paper. He tweeted a picture of the first TP patent. The drawings, from 1891, show the paper clearly hanging over the roll.
NPR's Don Gonyea interviews Steven Greenhouse, a former labor reporter for The New York Times, about the AFL-CIO's freeze on Democratic contributions in the lead-up to a key U.S. trade policy vote.
A growing number of small business owners are holding down costs by trying out a concept called "retail space sharing," where one retailer partners up with another to share space and customers.
The strength of Hillary Clinton's standing in the presidential contest is clouding a left-right divide within the national Democratic Party.
To Pimp a Butterfly follows two and a half years of anticipation stoked by K...
Kendrick Lamar's long-awaited new album dropped late Sunday night, nine days early. On it, the rapper wades into our current moment of peril around race, inequality and brutality.
NPR's Melissa Block interviews Maen Areikat, chief of the PLO Delegation in Washington D.C., about Netanyahu's victory.