NPR | March 29, 2017
For next year's Winter Olympics, NBC will broadcast live programming across the U.S., ending the network's decades-old strategy of delaying coverage across American time zones.
NPR | March 27, 2017
Maysaloun Hamoud's In Between highlights the challenges young Palestinian women face in Israel as they try to live amid contradictory expectations. Hamoud has received death threats since its release.
NPR | March 27, 2017
Latino players have long felt lost in translation in the minor and major leagues. How MLB is taking on this linguistic and cultural challenge.
Hours after the GOP-led efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act collapsed, a conservative-leaning group ran ads giving kudos to some members for keeping their promise to replace the health care law.
Comedian Negin Farsad traveled all over the U.S. to clear up misconceptions about Islam while making people laugh. She calls this form of activism "social justice comedy."
Health | Nation | Entertainment | Arts | WorldNPR | March 24, 2017 6:30 a.m.
Maysoon Zayid teases herself for all the ways she's different: she has cerebral palsy, she's Muslim, she's Palestinian. By making us laugh at it, she gets us to think about acceptance.
Health | World | Entertainment | Arts | ElectionNPR | March 24, 2017 6:30 a.m.
When comedian and TV host Sandi Toksvig came out as gay in the early 1990s, she used humor to recover from the onslaught of vitriol.Today, she says, humor can help bring about social change.
The image of the "sad clown" can seem like a cliche. But for Kevin Breel, it's very real. He describes how he struggled with depression while performing as a stand-up comedian.
The creator of The Dating Game, The Newlywed Game and The Gong Show, which he also hosted, died Tuesday at 87. His shows were cheap to produce — and he made sure they looked it.
When a show is well-written, when it has good actors, people want to watch." Courtney Jones, Nielsen
Barris died of natural causes Tuesday at his home in Palisades, N.Y., according to publicist Paul Shefrin. Critics called Barris "The King of Schlock" or "The Baron of Bad Taste."
Education | Science | Nation | EntertainmentNPR | March 22, 2017 3:34 a.m.
A new survey shows widespread misconceptions and unfounded confidence about learning.