Construction of a half-billion-dollar new casino 15 minutes north of Portland can continue full bore Friday following a federal appeals court ruling.
Entertainment | Nation | Health | ScienceNPR | July 29, 2016 8:23 a.m.
This week the NPR program Invisibilia talks with a guy who despised our mindless worship of celebrities. So he devised an elaborate prank. It succeeded in ways he never would have anticipated.
Entertainment | Nation | Health | ScienceNPR | July 29, 2016 7:38 a.m.
John Hinckley's not-guilty verdict prompted states and Congress to tighten use of the insanity defense. Civil rights advocates say that means seriously ill people are imprisoned without treatment.
Entertainment | Health | Books | ArtsNPR | July 29, 2016 6:20 a.m.
Writer Lidia Yuknavitch's early failures made her feel unworthy of success. Now, she says, those moments push her to find worth in herself as a writer.
Entertainment | Technology | Arts | ScienceNPR | July 29, 2016 6:20 a.m.
Entrepreneur Astro Teller rewards colleagues when their ambitious projects fail. Teller says this helps people take risks so they can achieve their "moonshot" goals, like a balloon-powered internet.
Entertainment | Health | Arts | TechnologyNPR | July 29, 2016 6:20 a.m.
Economist Tim Harford identifies similar characteristics in successful industrial and economic systems. They work much better, he says, when they're constantly evolving through trial and error.
Entertainment | Nation | ArtsNPR | July 28, 2016 10:05 p.m.
Money from a job illustrating a Coca-Cola training manual became a springboard for Jack Davis to move from Georgia to New York.
Entertainment | Nation | Books | ArtsNPR | July 28, 2016 11:23 a.m.
As the launch of the upcoming film coincides with the heroine's Comic-Con fandom, Wonder Woman appears to be hooking new fans for the same reasons she was birthed in 1941: justice, peace and feminism.
Entertainment | Nation | Election | Arts | FoodNPR | July 27, 2016 2:29 p.m.
It's week two of the party conventions, and all these speeches are making us hungry. So we made a quiz to test your savvy about presidents and our favorite topic, food.