Chris Ategeka left his native Uganda and earned an engineering degree in the U.S. He could have gone to Silicon Valley — but his personal history set him on a different path.
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The meditative choogle from the masters of electric-blues boogie is a misadventure involving LSD, freak-shaming and an early, breakthrough live performance by KISS.
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Every year at this time, we sit down to make reckless box office predictions and talk up the films we're most excited to see. This time around, we're joined by Audie Cornish of All Things Considered.
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The fervid and desperate "Map Change" is set to the strip clubs, abandoned churches and bingo halls that make up the metalcore band's New York hometown.
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"There's a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea, absolutely," the president said, adding that he would prefer a diplomatic solution.
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The Commerce Department report indicates the slowest economic growth in three years.
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The traditions of flamenco and jazz are disparate, but in the hands of a few Spanish jazz musicians, these two worlds commingle and find common ground.
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The violinist brings her stellar technique and infectious energy to bear when she joins host Marian McPartland for "Chattanooga Choo Choo" and "In a Sentimental Mood."
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Also: The Taliban open their spring military offensive against U.S.-led coalition troops; Arkansas executes another condemned inmate; and a luxury music festival in the Bahamas is a disastrous flop.
In two separate operations, U.K. authorities arrested a man who was carrying knives near Parliament and carried out a raid that included tear gas and gunfire elsewhere in London.
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Carol Park grew up working in a bulletproof cashier's booth at a gas station in Compton, Calif. Now, 25 years after the Los Angeles riots, she reflects on the violence and racism that shaped the city.
Steve Inskeep talks to Jonah Goldberg of the National Review and Chris Buskirk, publisher and editor of the website American Greatness, to measure President Trump's first 100 days in office.
In ancient Rome, food was a bargaining chip for position for slaves and nobles alike. At the center of Feast Of Sorrow is real-life nobleman Apicius, who inspired the oldest surviving cookbook.
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Sylvan Esso singer and lyricist Amelia Meath shares the stories, joy and dreams behind each track of the band's new album, What Now.
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A new study on an innovative program in Tulsa, Okla., that links quality Head Start services with job training and parental support shows it's improving the lives of both mothers and their children.
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As museum curators continue to search for ways to make art accessible to the viewing public — and to engage individual interests — blogger Alva Noë says turning to neuroscience is not the answer.
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NPR's David Greene talks with Maria Teresa Kumar about President Trump's first 100 days. She's a Democrat and the executive director of Voto Latino, a political advocacy organization for Latinos.
"The Founder of Peace and National Unity, Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, His Excellency Emomali Rahmon," is how state media will have to introduce the president.
Pope Francis arrives in Egypt on Friday, after the Islamic State claimed responsibility for attacks on two Coptic Christian churches this month that killed dozens of people.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to North Korea expert and negotiator Joel Wit about how the current administration's approach to North Korea lines up with previous administrations.