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Simeon Booker, Dean Of Washington's Black Press Corps, Dies At 99

Simeon Booker, Dean Of Washington's Black Press Corps, Dies At 99

Dec. 10
Doreen McCallister / NPR

Booker chronicled the civil rights movement, and is credited with helping to deliver the 1955 story of Emmitt Till's murder to a national audience.

Poll: Discrimination Against Women Is Common Across Races, Ethnicit...

Poll: Discrimination Against Women Is Common Across Races, Ethnicities, Identities

Dec. 10
Joe Neel / NPR

New results from an NPR poll show sexism and discrimination against women is widespread and pervasive. Sexual harassment is just one of many challenges women experience in daily life.

Window Blind Cords Still Pose A Deadly Risk To Children

Window Blind Cords Still Pose A Deadly Risk To Children

Dec. 10
Tara Haelle / NPR

Nearly one child a month dies after being entangled in window blind cords, despite years of effort to reduce the toll. A new industry standard to remove most corded blinds from the market may help.

Terry Crews On His Sexual Assault Lawsuit: This Is About Accountabi...

Terry Crews On His Sexual Assault Lawsuit: This Is About Accountability

Dec. 10
Michel Martin / NPR

NPR's Michel Martin spoke with actor Terry Crews about sexual assault, how he joined the #MeToo movement and why he is fighting to hold people in Hollywood accountable.

Rohingya Activist: 'Rohingya Are Not Safe Anywhere'

Rohingya Activist: 'Rohingya Are Not Safe Anywhere'

Dec. 10
Ashley Westerman / NPR

More than half of Myanmar's Rohingya have fled the country since 1978 because of periodic military crackdowns. Activist Adbul Rasheed is working for the safe repatriation of his people.

'Fight For Rights Will Continue' In Zimbabwe, #ThisFlag Movement Pa...

'Fight For Rights Will Continue' In Zimbabwe, #ThisFlag Movement Pastor Vows

Dec. 10
Ofeibea Quist-Arcton / NPR

Robert Mugabe is gone as Zimbabwe's leader, but Evan Mawarire warns that abuses have yet to end. "The citizens of our nation are not enemies to our government," he says. "They should be listened to."

This Year's Christmas Tree Shortage Has Roots In The Recession

This Year's Christmas Tree Shortage Has Roots In The Recession

Dec. 10
Emma Bowman / NPR

This season, a tightened tree supply dates back eight to 10 years ago, when fewer trees were planted. Due also in part to an exodus of tree farmers in the industry, prices have more than doubled.

Stories Of Syria's Uprising, And Its Backyard Funerals, In 'Gardens...

Stories Of Syria's Uprising, And Its Backyard Funerals, In 'Gardens Speak'

Dec. 10
Greg Allen / NPR

In Miami Beach, visitors were lying down in freshly-dug graves 10 at a time. It was part of Tania El Khoury's interactive artwork, which tells the tales of people killed in Syria's civil war.

The Internet Celebrates The First Snow Of The Season

The Internet Celebrates The First Snow Of The Season

Dec. 10
Maggie Penman / NPR

The Northeast, Southeast, and Mid-Atlantic were blanketed in the season's first snowfall this weekend — prompting some panic, and lots of Instagrammed awe.

Anti-Trump Protests Flare In Beirut Near The U.S. Embassy

Anti-Trump Protests Flare In Beirut Near The U.S. Embassy

Dec. 10
Maggie Penman / NPR

The demonstrators are responding to President Trump's decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of American foreign policy.

On The Hunt For The 'Love' In Granola: A Story About Loving Yourself

On The Hunt For The 'Love' In Granola: A Story About Loving Yourself

Dec. 10
Jean Fain / NPR

The FDA infamously sanctioned a bakery for listing "love" as an ingredient, but our writer wanted that recipe. She found a treasure of another sort, one of value for those with eating disorders.

A Visit To Houston's Himalaya: Pakistani And Indian Food With Deep ...

A Visit To Houston's Himalaya: Pakistani And Indian Food With Deep Texas Roots

Dec. 10
Lulu Garcia-Navarro / NPR

Chef Kaiser Lashkari's Pakistani restaurant has become a Houston institution. It's also emblematic of the multi-ethnic city itself, with flavors that borrow happily from other culinary traditions.

As Mueller's Russia Probe Forges Ahead, Potential Legal Endgames Be...

As Mueller's Russia Probe Forges Ahead, Potential Legal Endgames Begin to Take Shape

Dec. 10
Ryan Lucas / NPR

No one on the outside knows what cards Robert Mueller holds, but his actions offer some clues. Here's a look at some of the laws the special counsel might try to use in a potential prosecutions.

Rows Of Hot Pink Paper, All Saying #MeToo

Rows Of Hot Pink Paper, All Saying #MeToo

Dec. 10
Greta Jochem / NPR

Mexican artist Monica Mayer brings her "Clothesline Project" to the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

Houston Ship Channel And Galveston Bay Digging Out After Harvey

Houston Ship Channel And Galveston Bay Digging Out After Harvey

Dec. 10
John Burnett / NPR

The sediment and muddy freshwater that spilled into these Texas bodies of water are causing problems for the shipping and oyster industries.

Biologists With Drones And Peanut Butter Pellets Are On A Mission T...

Biologists With Drones And Peanut Butter Pellets Are On A Mission To Help Ferrets

Dec. 10
Nate Hegyi / NPR

To increase populations of the endangered black-footed ferret, scientists aim to save prairie dogs, a main food source. The biologists use drones and medicated peanut butter-flavored pellets to do it.

DNC Group Calls For Drastic Cut In 'Superdelegates' As Part Of Nomi...

DNC Group Calls For Drastic Cut In 'Superdelegates' As Part Of Nomination Process

Dec. 9
Brakkton Booker / NPR

The Unity Reform Commission is calling for a 60 percent reduction in superdelegates and wants the party to offer same-day party affiliation switching. It calls its recommendations "historic."

'Millennials': Be Careful How We Use This Label

'Millennials': Be Careful How We Use This Label

Dec. 9
Michel Martin / NPR

The Wall Street Journal announced that it would consider how it uses the term "millennial." Linguist Ben Zimmer weighs in on whether this term has painted a whole generation with too broad a brush.

Trump Attends Opening Of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Despite Co...

Trump Attends Opening Of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Despite Controversy

Dec. 9
Brakkton Booker / NPR

Two black Democratic lawmakers who decided not to attend said Trump's presence at the opening was "an insult." But the state's GOP governor said residents should be proud Trump would be there.

Firefighters Gain Ground On SoCal Wildfires Even As Winds Continue ...

Firefighters Gain Ground On SoCal Wildfires Even As Winds Continue To Vex

Dec. 9
Amy Held / NPR

The Santa Ana winds gave firefighters a small reprieve but were expected to pick up once again. Air quality was at hazardous levels in some areas.