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January 28, 2015 12 Comments

Zillow And ‘The New Rules Of Real Estate’

The CEO and chief economist of the groundbreaking real estate website explain how the rules have changed.

January 27, 2015 112 Comments

Nun Hopes For More Gender Equality In The Church

Sister Joan Chittister describes how the Vatican’s tone toward nuns has changed and shares her hopes for the Catholic church.

January 26, 2015 4 Comments

Limitations Of Winter Freeze Inspire Maine Chef

The food at Vinland in downtown Portland is 100 percent locally sourced, even in the dead of winter.

January 26, 2015 Comment

Mayors Examine Community Policing

The U.S. Conference of Mayors has new recommendations on community policing, in the wake of Ferguson.

January 23, 2015 4 Comments

How ‘The Good War’ In Afghanistan Went Bad

Jack Fairweather’s new book argues the war could turn out to be the defining tragedy of the 21st century.

January 23, 2015 4 Comments

How To Keep That Fitness Resolution

It’s that time of year when the post-New Year’s crowd at the gym starts to thin. We get advice on how to stick with it.

January 22, 2015 Comment

The Playwright Behind ‘Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike’

Christopher Durang’s Tony Award-winning comedy is currently being performed in 27 regional theaters across the U.S.

January 22, 2015 29 Comments

EdX CEO Lays Out Disruptive Vision For Higher Ed

Anant Agarwal believes MOOCs — massive online courses — can be a disruptive force for good in higher education.

January 21, 2015 24 Comments

What Happens When Your Sibling Makes More Than You?

Sociologist Dalton Conley explains what it means for family dynamics when one sibling is significantly richer or poorer.

January 21, 2015 2 Comments

Obama’s Proposal On Inequality: Is It Enough?

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz offers his take on the president’s plan and whether it goes too far or not far enough.

January 20, 2015 37 Comments

Birmingham Mayor: ‘No-Go’ Zone Label Is ‘Totally Unfair’

The lord mayor of England’s second-largest city responded to media comments calling his city a “no-go” zone for non-Muslims.

January 20, 2015 9 Comments

Fallen Soldier's Story Continues To Inspire

After Jared Monti was killed, his father started driving his son’s old truck. It inspired a song, and now, a book.

January 19, 2015 Comment

Former Atlanta Mayor Reflects On MLK’s Legacy

Shirley Franklin was in Washington for Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech and went on to become mayor of his hometown.

January 19, 2015 5 Comments

Nicaragua's Bottom-Up Rural Electrification

A group of engineers has been transforming the region of El Cuá by building small hydroelectric plants.

January 16, 2015 2 Comments

Is The World Ignoring Nigeria?

Many people have been asking: Why has there been so much coverage of Paris, and so little coverage of Nigeria?

January 16, 2015 5 Comments

The Guidance Counselor Crisis

The average American school now has one guidance counselor for every 500 students.

January 15, 2015 72 Comments

Duke University Cancels Plans For Muslim Call To Prayer

In the face of opposition, the university canceled plans to start doing a Muslim call to prayer from the chapel bell tower on Fridays.

January 15, 2015 4 Comments

Wes Moore On Looking For Work That Matters

After the success of his bestselling memoir, the Army veteran and author is out with a new book, “The Work.”

January 14, 2015 16 Comments

The Real People Who Inspired The Film ‘Spare Parts’

In 2004, a team of high school students defeated college teams, including MIT, in an underwater robotic competition.

January 14, 2015 19 Comments

Newest Charlie Hebdo Issue Empowers, Offends And Sells Out

NPR Media Correspondent David Folkenflik discusses the new issue, reaction to it and what it means for free speech.

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January 28 12 Comments

Zillow And ‘The New Rules Of Real Estate’

The CEO and chief economist of the groundbreaking real estate website explain how the rules have changed.

January 27 112 Comments

Nun Hopes For More Gender Equality In The Church

Sister Joan Chittister describes how the Vatican's tone toward nuns has changed and shares her hopes for the Catholic church.

January 26 4 Comments

Limitations Of Winter Freeze Inspire Maine Chef

The food at Vinland in downtown Portland is 100 percent locally sourced, even in the dead of winter.

January 26 Comment

Mayors Examine Community Policing

The U.S. Conference of Mayors has new recommendations on community policing, in the wake of Ferguson.