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We asked Puerto Ricans about their future plans. Many want to stay and rebuild. | Public Radio International

“I need to help, and I need to be part of this rebuilding.”<p>— Gabriel Rodriguez, production and creative director at an advertising agency, San Juan resident

NPR

‘When You Write a Song About Racism, It’s a Big Deal’

Aliou Toure of the band Songhoy Blues Credit: Leo Hornak<p><i>This story by April Peavey originally appeared on PRI.org on September 21, 2017. It is</i> …

Liberal View

These Disney Hotels Are Now Pet-Friendly

For the first time ever, dogs are welcome at four resorts at Walt Disney World.

Walt Disney Company

Santa Rosa Radio: Inside The Fire Zone

WINE COUNTRY RADIO Alternative KSXY (THE 101)/SANTA ROSA PD DRAY LOPEZ checks in with an update on the devastation in the NORTHERN CALIFORNIA …

Santa Rosa

Some Interesting Facts You Should Know About Nepal

Some interesting facts about Nepal - a small Himalayan country with unique traditions, diverse geography, and historic significance.<p>Ah, Nepal! I just …

Mount Everest

INTERN BLOG: I WAS ON AIR!

Friday October 6th was College Radio Day.<p>In honor of the day, the interns all sent in airchecks of themselves on their own college radio stations... …

NPR

Zlatko Ćosić's struggle between cultures and identity influences his art

Video artist Zlatko Ćosić has called St. Louis home since 1997, but it was his experiences growing up and eventually fleeing the former Yugoslavia …

St. Louis

Listen To What American Diplomats in Cuba Heard During Those Crazy Sonic Attacks

This high-pitched noise may be responsible for a string of bizarre incidents and injuries.<p>Olivier Douliery/Sipa USA via AP<p>After months of …

Cuba

Wine Not? Promotion Spills Into Editorial Newsletter

NPR's recent announcement of a new wine club (a bottle of "All Grapes Considered" Malbec, anyone?) garnered largely positive reaction on social media and in the press. But a decision to market the club through an NPR email newsletter that originates in the newsroom left some with a sour taste.<p>When …

Wine

Stephen Colbert Has the Results of Trump's IQ Test

<b>Huge Amounts of Radiation Won't Harm You, Pruitt's EPA Claims</b> -- <i>Truthout</i><p><b>Judge Allows "Necessity" Defense by Climate Activists in Oil Pipeline Protest</b> …

IQ

Zuckerberg sorry for virtual tour of devastated Puerto Rico

Mark Zuckerberg has apologized for showcasing Facebook's virtual reality capability with a tour of hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.<p>The Facebook founder and another executive discussed the platform's virtual reality project through avatars in a video recorded live Monday.<p>The video begins with the …

Virtual Reality

NPR | Got a confidential news tip for NPR?

At NPR, we welcome your news tips. Here’s a guide to getting in touch with our newsroom and how to share sensitive information.<p><b>SecureDrop:</b><p>SecureDrop is a secure, encrypted system that allows you to send confidential information to the NPR newsroom about a story you think is important and needs to …

NPR

CPR President Max Wycisk to retire in June after 40 years at the radio station

Colorado Public Radio president Max Wycisk will be leaving the helm on June 30 after working with the radio station for 40 years.Wycisk started at …

Colorado

Meet the Radio Industry's Best Visual Storytellers

Yesterday, our blog took a look at <i>National Geographic,</i> a very old school magazine leaping into the future with great visual storytelling. I pulled 8 …

NPR

Trump allegedly made antisemitic, racist comments during ‘The Apprentice’

The White House responded to the report, calling it “the same recycled and false attacks.”<p>Anti-Jewish sentiment and other racism was a big part of …

Donald Trump

Waymo educating public about self-driving cars with new ad campaign, partnerships

With Waymo rumored to launch a ride-hailing service in the coming months, the Alphabet division is launching a public education campaign about self-driving cars. First rolling out in Arizona, Waymo wants to inform the world about the advantages of autonomous vehicles.<p>Waymo calls its “Let’s Talk …

Waymo

Better Know a College Radio Station: Save KUCR!

For many obsessive fans who grew up in the pre-Internet era, a passion for music was sparked in the dingy basements and dark booths of college radio …

NPR

Poetry: "Columbus"

"What else / have I claimed that was not mine?"<p>When I pronounce my city’s name,<br>the forgiveness I ask is silent.<p>Like all local schoolchildren,<br>I have seen the statue pointing<p>with its hard bronze hand.<br>And in the year of our lord 2017<p>I have called my representatives.<br>I have programmed their numbers<p>into …

Poetry

At a St. Charles gun show, enthusiasts confront the 'bump stock'

It’s been almost a week since a gunman killed 58 people and injured hundreds more in Las Vegas. The shooter used a device called a bump stock to …

Guns

A Restaurant Robber Takes Time To Cook, Clean And Tip

Security video shows a man breaking into a restaurant. He hammered open the cash register, but also made food, then refrigerated the leftovers and cleaned up. He also put a dollar in the tip jar.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with the story of a burglar who went to …

NPR

Thief Targets Martial Arts Gym

A man in Rio de Janeiro tried to rob a gym, which turned out to be a martial arts gym. Surveillance video shows him being chased by students in jiu jitsu uniforms.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. So a guy in Rio de Janeiro tried to rob a gym. Maybe not the best target …

Martial Arts

R.E.M.’s 1992 Automatic For the People Feature

<b>April 5, 1980.</b> In a ramshackle desanctified church on Oconee Street, in Athens, Georgia, some boho college-types threw a party. Three bands were on …

Michael Stipe

NPR accidentally posts a nice story about a cat instead of more nightmares from the real world

Yesterday was a uniquely unpleasant day to be sentient in America, the news cycle a braid of nightmares playing out in real time. And while NPR is, …

NPR

NPR Accidentally Posts About Cute Baby Instead Of News, And People Love It

The scoop on an editor’s baby named Ramona — and her love for cats — was exactly what the world needed.<p>An unintentional Facebook post about a baby is making the internet coo.<p>Christopher Dean Hopkins, an editor at NPR, made a whoopsie on Monday night when he posted an adorable status about his baby …

Cats

NBC ADMITS: Trump’s Right, His Media Coverage IS Mostly Negative

"Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you," author Joseph Heller wrote in <i>Catch-22</i>. As it turns out, President Trump isn't …

Conservative View

Sweet, Sweet Little Ramona

An NPR editor mistakenly posted on NPR's Facebook page about a baby and a cat. It went viral, after people said it was something happy to read about after recent bad news.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. On Monday night, one of our editors here at NPR, Christopher Dean …

NPR

7 things to post on social media when your feed gets you down

Remember when the biggest Facebook-related drama involved Mark Zuckerberg sporadically deciding it was time for a new timeline design (gasp)?<p>RIP, …

Social Media

Cat frenzy on NPR's Facebook was actually caused by a post about a baby, not a cat

<i>UPDATE: Oct. 3, 2017, 12:55 p.m. UTC</i> <i>NPR</i> <i>published a story</i> <i>Tuesday stating that Ramona is, in fact, not a cat—she is a baby. But she does have a</i> …

Cats

New Information Comes To Light About Lives Of Vegas Victims

Sunday night's attack at the Route 91 Harvest Festival left 527 people injured and 59 people dead.<p>Transcript<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:<p>Stories are starting to come out about the people who were killed in Sunday's attack in Las Vegas.<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>Twenty-nine-year-old Sonny Melton of Big Sandy, …

News (U.S.)

Paris Residents Reject Mayor's Idea To Rid The City Of Pigeons

The mayor wanted to bring in three falcons and two hawks to scare the pigeons off. About 20,000 people have signed a petition to keep the birds of prey away.<p>Transcript<p>RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:<p>Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. Paris - the city of lights and pigeons. In fact, there are so many pigeons in …

Birds Of Prey