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David Bald Eagle, Lakota Chief, Musician, Cowboy And Actor, Dies At 97

NPR | July 28, 2016 2:23 p.m.

He was also a war hero and a ballroom dancer — Bald Eagle's life is hard to fit in a headline. He parachuted into Normandy, acted in Westerns and starred in his first feature film at the age of 95.

Music | Election

WATCH: Broadway Stars Perform 'What The World Needs Now...' At DNC

NPR | July 27, 2016 7:22 p.m.

A night filled with heavy speeches about gun violence, national security and climate change gave way to a unifying moment Wednesday night.

World | Music

After His Assassination, A Pakistani Artist's Family Keeps His Song Alive

NPR | July 26, 2016 8:06 a.m.

The family of vocalist Amjad Sabri is pledging to keep the family tradition of music going.

World | Music

Syrian Suicide Bomber Injures 12 In Southern Germany

NPR | July 25, 2016 11:21 a.m.

The man's request for asylum had been rejected; he was supposed to be deported to to Bulgaria, according to German media reports.

World | Nation | Music

#NPRreads: Four Great Reads Worth Going Out Of Your Way For

NPR | July 23, 2016 5:47 a.m.

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

Education | Nation | Music

From Mozart To Mr. Rogers: Literacy, Music And The Brain

NPR | July 22, 2016 10:57 a.m.

A test that can flag struggling readers before they're old enough to read and the power of music to help a child hear language. A literacy two-fer from the NPR Ed Team.

Nation | Music | Election

WATCH: Michelle Obama Sings Stevie, Raps With Missy, On 'Carpool Karaoke'

NPR | July 21, 2016 9:09 a.m.

Oh, and then there was her rendition of Beyonce's "Single Ladies," complete with the moves.

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

NPR | July 20, 2016 6:18 a.m.

Hear music from Cass McCombs, Blood Orange and more in July's playlist of public radio favorites.

World | Nation | Music

#NPRreads: Turn Up The Volume This Weekend With These 3 Great Reads

NPR | July 16, 2016 7:08 a.m.

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

Nation | Music

Singer Alters Canadian Anthem To Say 'All Lives Matter' At All-Star Game

NPR | July 13, 2016 7:47 a.m.

Remigio Pereira altered two lines to feature the phrase, often used by critics of the Black Lives Matter movement. The other three members of The Tenors called the move "disrespectful" and "shameful."