NPR | June 26, 2017
Pundits and prognosticators make predictions all the time: about everything from elections, to sports, to global affairs. This week, we explore why they're often wrong, and how we can all do better.
NPR | June 26, 2017
In NPR's Elise Tries series, correspondent Elise Hu tries out new experiences in East Asia. In this episode from Seoul, K-pop dance steps prove too complicated for completion.
NPR | June 23, 2017
Forget thinking about forgetting as failure. Researchers now say that ridding our brains of irrelevant details and outdated information helps us better navigate our ever-changing world.
Health | Nation | Entertainment | ScienceNPR | June 23, 2017 12:55 p.m.
Sigmund Freud thought dreams were all about wish fulfillment and repressed desire. But scientists now think they're linked to memory processing and consciousness. And they're often quite mundane.
Nation | Entertainment | ArtsNPR | June 22, 2017 3:49 p.m.
In the docuseries The Keepers, Jean Wehner shares her story of being abused by her high school chaplain. She says the teacher she confided in may have been killed for knowing too much.
Books | Nation | Entertainment | ArtsNPR | June 22, 2017 3:46 a.m.
The classic tale of the Monster resurrected from the dead gets a new treatment in Victor LaValle's new limited-series comic.
Food | Economy | Business | EntertainmentNPR | June 21, 2017 2:41 p.m.
The company sold its first bottles in 2013, after Clooney and a friend created a tequila to serve in their vacation homes in Cabo San Lucas.
Science | Entertainment | Arts | ElectionNPR | June 20, 2017 6:06 a.m.
In the last five years, just 12 percent of terrorist attacks in the U.S. were carried out by Muslims. More than 50 percent were perpetrated by far-right extremists. So why the media focus on "Islamic terrorism"?
A production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar that ends Sunday has drawn the ire of conservatives for its depiction of President Trump as the ill-fated Roman politician.
Nation | Entertainment | ArtsNPR | June 18, 2017 5 a.m.
On this Father's Day, NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans analyzes the impact of the mistrial in the sexual assault case against superstar comic and philanthropist, Bill Cosby — once known as America's Dad.
Health | Nation | Entertainment | ScienceNPR | June 16, 2017 11:12 a.m.
Surgery that severs the link between brain hemispheres reveals that those halves have way different views of the world. We ask a pioneering scientist what that tells us about human consciousness.