The film tells the story of Ruth Williams, a London typist, and Seretse Khama, heir to the throne of modern-day Botswana. In 1948, their interracial marriage sparked a political firestorm.
Arts | Entertainment | Science | Education | TechnologyNPR | Feb. 24, 2017 12:02 p.m.
Former Bennington College President Liz Coleman believes higher education is overly-specialized & complacent. She says we need to encourage students to ask bigger questions and take more risks.
Arts | Entertainment | ScienceNPR | Feb. 24, 2017 12:02 p.m.
When Michael Stevens is confronted with a quirky question, he responsibly searches for the answer and posts it to YouTube inviting millions of people to follow his journey of discovery.
Doctors often take a patient's race into account when making a diagnosis--or ruling one out. Professor Dorothy Roberts says this practice is both outdated and dangerous.
Arts | Technology | Science | HealthNPR | Feb. 24, 2017 noon
Doctors told Jen Brea that her symptoms were psychosomatic, so she filmed herself and turned to the Internet for guidance. She describes how her online community helped her find the right diagnosis.
Three of the five films in the documentary short category show Syrians affected by the years-long conflict, including a group of civilian rescue volunteers, fleeing refugees and a resettled family.
Election | Arts | Entertainment | NationNPR | Feb. 24, 2017 6:05 a.m.
If the human rights aspect of (deportation) doesn't interest you, the prospect of $8 avocados and double-digit fast food might.
Arts | Entertainment | Books | TechnologyNPR | Feb. 24, 2017 4 a.m.
As part of our occasional series on storytelling in video games, we're looking at a game where the story fails: Shadow of Mordor, which won awards for its gameplay, but lacks a compelling narrative.