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Today marked the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. We get the sounds from today's historic race, won by rookie driver Alexander Rossi.
The Libertarian nominee for president criticizes both the Democrats and Republicans and argues that if he is included in debates and national polls he could bring in a significant portion of votes.
Rolling the R's tells the stories of restless teenagers in the disco era in a gritty neighborhood in Hawaii. Author R. Zamora Linmark discusses the book's impact, 20 years after it first came out.
Each year the Library of Congress adds certain sound recordings as national treasures. Curator of Recorded Sound Matthew Barton explains the cultural significance of this year's selections.
The presumptive Republican nominee for president addressed Rolling Thunder, the annual gathering of motorcyclists, on Sunday. The group seeks to raise awareness of veterans' issues.
At the Libertarian presidential nominating convention this weekend, the party picked former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson. Donald Trump's rise in the GOP is giving more attention to third parties.
As he prepares for a conference on implementing clean energy to combat climate change, energy secretary Ernest Moniz says he's confident the Obama administration's commitments will remain in place.
Heather Shumaker and Stephanie Land are two parenting writers with different ideas about how class and conventional wisdom shape the modern view of parenting.
Over 1,000 students submitted their work for Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections. Two young poets split the top prize — and they've shared their poems with NPR.
Medical blogger Jillian Knowles and writer Alex Hardy have both written about moving back in with their parents. They share their experiences, while NPR's Asma Khalid explains the trend.
In 1985 the city of Thornton, Colo. bought up nearby farmland and water rights from its farms. Now, some of those farms are drying up.
The brutal gang rape of a 16-year-old girl — and misogynistic reactions to it on social media — is causing a furor in Brazil, where violence against women is rampant.
A new survey finds more young adults now live at home with parents rather than with a spouse or romantic partner. Kim Parker of the Pew Research Center talks about the factors that fuel this trend.
Two finalists in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga, battled for 25 rounds to a stalemate. The co-champions talk about their winning strategies.
A dispute over labor law changes in France has escalated to a full-fledged confrontation between the government and influential unions, sparking protests and even violence.