An anthem for an immigrant nation where crossing borders and cultures out of necessity, in hopes of greater opportunities, are as American as apple pie (which, by the way, was brought by British and Dutch immigrants.)
Sill described herself as a "genderless angel." The patina of years has me convinced that Judee Sill, if not an angel, was truly a mystic walking in our midst, and we all overlooked that fact.
This week Latino USA gets spooky. We share new ghost stories and talk about the history behind classic scary icons, like La Llorona and La Lechuza.
Republicans continue to blame CNBC outright, or imply that CNBC is responsible for severely limiting the number of seats available for today's GOP pre...
Now anyone anywhere can record their story about someone who made a meaningful difference in their life.
The country and western song "Cleopatra, Queen of Denial" is simply making a universally-understood cultural reference and has nothing to do with the Holocaust.
"Honor your emotions but don't be driven by them." To most people, these are the words of Dr. Dan Gottlieb, the host of NPR's Voices in the Family. To me, they are the words of my teacher, my mentor and my source of inspiration.
Today my children and most of their teachers will attest that the kids who worked hard before are now working as hard for the same or lesser grades. The kids that didn't work hard before are still unlikely to put in the hard work of learning, for, not surprisingly, the same result.
Even with all of the challenges that come with such a decision, Vice President Biden has faced more daunting obstacles many times before in his life.
Nobody tells you it will be this hard. There's a lot written about that tug of pride and loss as you wave your kid goodbye on her first day of kindergarten or after leaving her at the college dorm? But no-one ever tells you how hard it will be to say goodbye to your 15-year-old minivan.
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Arthena founder and CEO, Madelaine D'Angelo, spoke with Marketplace Weekend's host, Lizzie O'Leary, about Arthena's position at the intersection of Art and Finance. By reaching out to NPR's listeners, Arthena is continuing its mission to increase participation in the art market.
I have heard stories from clients that included a near-death experience, a parent's death, or the loss of a job that triggered a person to realize that things in their life had to change.
All of India may not have been vegetarian all the time. But the importance given to vegetarianism in Indian life for the simple reason we could live without taking an animal life, is an enormous leap in human civilization that the modern West has had a very tough time coming around to accept.
1. Work with Your Hands: There is something satisfying about handiwork, because you can see the physical results of your labor. Whether you're baking bread, knitting a scarf, or weeding your garden, making something with your hands can set your mind on fire.