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On Friday's Week In The News roundtable, we dedicated some of the hour to honoring the "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin, who passed away Thursday at the age of 76.
For the past couple of years, Sam Bridgham, aka the "Lego Bomber," has been displaying his Lego sculptures across the city.
"The Queen of Soul" passed away Thursday at her home in Detroit.
Franklin brought her powerhouse voice to the nation's capital many times — including some of the most iconic events in the city's recent history.
Here & Now's Lisa Mullins and Robin Young speak with NPR's Eric Deggans about Franklin's life and career.
Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul," died Thursday in Detroit after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 76.
As On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik prepare to take over, we decided to survey our shows from the summer so far and pull out some our favorites.
Until this summer, there had been a five-and-dime store at the same location in Arlington, Massachusetts, since Dwight Eisenhower was president.
To move the needle so that women are viewed as the experts of their own conditions, writes Amy Carleton, we need to trust the value of their reports.
In this special episode, we team up with some of our pals for an awesome mash-up of fun! Featuring Circle Round, Wow In The World, Story Pirates, Brains On, But...
Ten years ago, one Seattle architecture firm built its new headquarters without air conditioning, to prove it could be done.
The founder of modern Western mindfulness Jon Kabat-Zinn on how to practice mindfulness in everyday life.
American hate. We talk with a human rights lawyer about the powerful stories of hate crime survivors.
Two area doctors consider the pros and cons of parents raising their children without gender.
We heard from listeners who wanted to share their experiences in and out of the workplace in relation to gender roles, family dynamics, abuses of power and more. Here's what...
The town of Newtown, Connecticut has chosen a design for a permanent memorial to honor the 26 people killed in the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. WSHU’s Davis...
More than 20 homeless people who have been camping for weeks in on the Greenfield town common are being ordered off the property by local officials.
Books help us understand each other and our place in the world, writes Lee Chelminiak.
You might not know it from the craft brew pubs everywhere, but Americans are drinking more wine and spirits -- slowly pushing aside beer. We'll find out why.
Author Keith O'Brien tells the forgotten stories of five women pilots who refused to take no for an answer.