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Next time you get a Brazilian wax or do a little manscaping you may be getting more than you bargained for. Banishing hair downstairs may increase the risk of sexually transmitted infections.
We take a chronological audio stroll through 2016, looking at memorable moments and important releases with NPR Music's Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson.
This supercut of David Schwimmer as Robert Kardashian in The People vs. O.J. Simpson has got more 'Juice's than a breakfast buffet.
Derick Almena leased and managed the warehouse known as "Ghost Ship," which burned down over the weekend, killing at least 36 people. He gave an agonized, frequently tense interview on the Today show.
It's the "Mexico City policy," which blocked federal funds for international family planning charities if they were to "promote" abortion.
Once we mix in real science with the possibility of extraterrestrial life, we can learn much about our current dilemmas and, hopefully, about our survival as a species, says Marcelo Gleiser.
Watch the 20-year-old guitarist, whose new album was produced by Warren Haynes, play "Virginia" live in Philadelphia.
The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics.
In her new book, Sarah Lohman says that even though America is culturally and ethnically diverse, its food is united by a handful of tastes that have permeated our nation's cuisine for centuries.
The NFL held a moment of silence at a game Monday evening for Joe McKnight. The football player was shot dead in an apparent road rage incident in New Orleans. The shooter was released by police.
The Army Corps of Engineers says it will explore new options for the Dakota Access Pipeline. Here's a look at the possibilities, and how long it might take.
After a jury deadlocked, South Carolina prosecutors say they will retry Michael Slager, the former North Charleston police officer who was filmed in the fatal shooting of Walter Scott.
As Donald Trump's cabinet takes shape, Sen. Jeff Merkley, an Oregon Democrat, weighs in. He says he's "deeply concerned" about the choice of Ben Carson to leading Housing and Urban Development.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is visiting Japan at a time when Tokyo is worried about its longstanding treaty with the U.S. and how President-elect Trump will deal with China.
President-elect Donald Trump's digital director talks about the unconventional ground game he unleashed in the run-up to the presidential election and how those strategies might help Trump govern.
The new short web film "It's Asian Men!" aims to tackle a big issue: Why Asian-American men are rarely cast on TV or in movies as the romantic or sexy lead. No Long Duk Dong here.
The Trump name increases the value of a project in India, according to those involved. But now it also brings heightened scrutiny.
Though he has no government experience, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson has been selected to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development by President-elect Trump.
The warehouse blaze in Oakland, Calif., claimed dozens of lives, and it also threatens a way of life for underground electronic music fans and artists in the Bay Area.