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At Least 231 People In Texas Jails And Prisons Have Died From COVID-19, Study Finds

A new report from the University of Texas at Austin found that nearly 75% of those who died did not have a life sentence. The study's lead researchers says the virus has had a "devastating toll." → Read More

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Actor Buys A Crumbling Home For 1 Euro And It Turns Into A 'Big Italian Adventure'

The house Lorraine Bracco bought needed a lot of work. "Nobody in their right mind would have bought this," she says. She chronicles the renovation in her HGTV show, My Big Italian Adventure. → Read More

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On 'Wachito Rico,' Boy Pablo Yearns For His First Love

Nico Muñoz of Boy Pablo chats with NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his debut album, Wachito Rico. → Read More

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Latinidad In The News

We shine a light on recent stories by NPR hosts, reporters and producers who go beyond the obvious in their coverage of Latinx communities in the U.S. → Read More

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In 'Missionaries,' Phil Klay Explores How 'Wars Bleed Into Each Other'

In a new novel, the National Book Award winner takes readers around the world — from the chaos in Iraq and Afghanistan to turmoil in rural Colombia. It is not a "nice, clean, moral story," he says. → Read More

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'Dust Off Your Wings': Tiny Desk Contestant Britton Smith On Pride And Potential

Smith entered the 2020 Tiny Desk Contest with his band Britton & The Sting. He says "Blackstronauts" is about finding joy: "I want us all to put on our freedom suits and fly together," he says. → Read More

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Dylan Farrow Spins A Tale Of Truth, Lies And Power In 'Hush'

Dylan Farrow's new young adult novel — based on her own experiences — is about plague-blighted land where a cabal of magical men can steal away your ability to distinguish fact from fantasy. → Read More

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Linda Ronstadt, A Hispanic Heritage 'Legend,' On Staying Connected

Ahead of a Hispanic Heritage Awards ceremony where she's set to receive her latest honor in a career full of them, Ronstadt shares a few thoughts on identity with Lulu Garcia-Navarro. → Read More

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'Charm City Kings' Is An Exhilarating Tale Of Bikes, Boyhood And Baltimore

Charm City Kings is a coming-of-age film based on the 2013 documentary 12 O'Clock Boys -- about riders who take to the city's streets on summer evenings, popping wheelies and performing daring stunts. → Read More

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'Medicating With Music': How One Tiny Desk Contest Entrant Heals Through Song

This year's Tiny Desk Contest attracted plenty of talent, including standout entrant Mama Haze, aka California songwriter Meaghan Maples. Her song "On Your Side" was written during a time of healing. → Read More

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Bishop Michael Curry Preaches The Power Of Love To Find 'Hope In Troubling Times'

The head of the Episcopal Church gave an impassioned sermon at the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Now, Curry expands on his message of love in a new book, Love is the Way. → Read More

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Journalist Maria Hinojosa Tells Latinos, Silenced Voices: 'We Need You'

The Latino USA host, who's spent a career covering those silenced in the media, now tells her own story in a new memoir. "We all have to work at making the immigrant story much more public," she said. → Read More

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Meet Lauren Eylise, A Standout Performer From The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest

Every year, the Tiny Desk Contest attracts thousands of unsigned musicians. Lauren Eylise impressed the judges with "Peaks and Valleys," her song about toughing it out through hard times. → Read More

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A Boy Avenges His Murdered Father, With The Help Of A Magical 'Ikenga'

Nnedi Okorafor found her superpower — storytelling — when she was a teenager. She draws on her own past and her connection to Nigeria in her latest novel, about a 12-year-old finding his own powers. → Read More

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Not Heinous At All: Bill And Ted Are Back To 'Face The Music'

Thirty years after they befriended Napoleon and beat the Grim Reaper in a game of Battleship, Bill S. Preston (Esq.) and Ted "Theodore" Logan are back — older, but not necessarily any wiser. → Read More

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Meet Lauren Eylise, A Standout Performer From The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest

Every year, the Tiny Desk Contest attracts thousands of unsigned musicians. Lauren Eylise impressed the judges with "Peaks and Valleys," her song about toughing it out through hard times. → Read More

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'Hatemonger' Tracks How Right-Wing Media Shaped Trump Policy Architect Stephen Miller

Jean Guerrero tells NPR she became fascinated, when reporting from the border, with how a descendant of Jewish refugees ended up as the person crafting Donald Trump's "harshest rhetoric and policies." → Read More

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Meet The Medical Professionals Playing Classical Music Together Online

The National Virtual Medical Orchestra brings together healthcare workers and gives them a creative outlet during the pandemic. → Read More

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An Atomic Bomb Survivor On Her Journey From Revenge To Peace

It's been 75 years since the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Koko Kondo, who was an infant when one of those bombs was dropped on Hiroshima. → Read More

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Royal Reporters Chart Harry And Meghan's Journey In 'Finding Freedom'

Royal beat reporters Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand have written a sympathetic new book on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family. → Read More