Thursday, February 15, 2024

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More breakthroughs, less crossover: Afrobeats is here to stay, on its own terms

Something's different about the arrival of the latest African pop stars on the international scene. They are finding success as a wave without compromising or catering to the American...

Ex-general Prabowo Subianto claims victory in Indonesia’s presidential election

Prabowo, who had been barred from entering the U.S. for two decades for alleged human rights abuses, has the backing of the current president. (Image...

A man died from Alaskapox last month. Here’s what we know about the virus

The first known fatality was an elderly man who lived alone in a forested area and was immunocompromised. Scientists say there's no evidence of...

Several injured in shooting at Super Bowl parade in Kansas City

Two armed people are in custody following the shooting in Kansas City, Missouri. Read More BBC News - Home

1 dead, up to 21 injured in shooting at Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl rally

Police said shots were fired near Union Station, the site of the Chiefs' Super Bowl victory rally in Kansas City, Mo. Three people were...

Remembering Bob Edwards, Peabody Award-winning broadcast journalist

Edwards, who died Feb. 10, was the first and longest-serving host of NPR's Morning Edition, from the show's inception in 1979 until 2004. Originally...

Gems stolen from British Museum seen for first time

An exhibition will show 10 glass gems out of 350 items that have been recovered by the museum. Read More BBC News - Home

Rafah was supposed to offer refuge. Now, the city waits for a possible Israeli attack

Roughly 1.4 million Palestinians sheltering in Rafah are bracing for a potential Israeli assault, but hoping for a diplomatic breakthrough as negotiators work to...

Man poisoned couple with fentanyl and rewrote will – court told

Luke D'Wit befriended Stephen and Carol Baxter, claiming to be like an "adopted son", a jury hears. Read More BBC News - Home

It’s a Leap Year. How will you be spending your extra day?

Will you be celebrating a birthday on Feb. 29, or have other fun plans in the works? NPR wants to know how you'll be...

Ukrainian soldiers’ valentines arrive by ‘train of love’

Ukrainian soldiers on a break from the front lines meet up with their wives and girlfriends, who arrive on the so-called "train of love,"...