Demonstrators in Ahmadabad, India, protest rape and other attacks on women and girls.
July 15, 2014 Rape is illegal in India. But history and tradition make it hard to enforce the law. And in remote parts, rape of a female relative is still considered fair punishment for a man's crimes.
Aaron Carapella, a self-taught mapmaker in Warner, Okla., has designed a map of Native American tribes showing their locations before first contact with Europeans.
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June 24, 2014 Aaron Carapella couldn't find a map showing the original names and locations of Native American tribes as they existed before contact with Europeans. That's why the Oklahoma man designed his own map.
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August 7, 2012 More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.
Mark Ciavarella leaves the federal courthouse in Scranton, Pa., in February.
August 11, 2011 Mark Ciavarella Jr. was convicted of taking bribes from developers of juvenile detention centers. The case, known as "kids for cash" led to the tossing of 4,000 convictions issued by Ciavarella.
August 11, 2011 More than 5,000 of you nominated. More than 60,000 of you voted. And now the results are in. Explore the winners of NPR's Top 100 Science-Fiction and Fantasy survey — an intriguing mix of classic and contemporary titles.
June 30, 2011 We go step-by-step through the making of Rihanna's song "Man Down." Bringing in top songwriters and producers costs tens of thousands of dollars. Trying to turn the song into a hit costs much more.
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