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Boeing Brings 100 Years Of History To Its Fight To Restore Its Reputation

Two high-profile plane crashes. The grounding of its bestselling jetliner. How did Boeing get here, and how can it recover from this crisis of confidence?

Boeing Brings 100 Years Of History To Its Fight To Restore Its Reputation

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The 2019 Whiting Award recipients (clockwise from top left): poet Kayleb Rae Candrilli, poet Tyree Daye, novelist Hernan Diaz, playwright Michael R. Jackson, fiction writer Terese Marie Mailhot, nonfiction writer Nadia Owusu, playwright Lauren Yee, poet Vanessa Angelica Villarreal, novelist Merrit Tierce and fiction writer Nafissa Thompson-Spires. Courtesy of the Whiting Foundation hide caption

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'The Future Of Literature': Whiting Awards Celebrate 10 Emerging Writers

The novelists, poets and playwrights won Wednesday partly for their work so far, but also for the promise they've shown. If previous winners are an indication, it's a promise they're likely to keep.

"There seems to be this sense where disabled people are kind of seen as oddities and forced to go through this world to be singled out and othered," says Imani Barbarin. "There's really no common sense attached when able-bodied people approach disabled people." Courtesy Madasyn Andrews hide caption

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#AbledsAreWeird: People With Disabilities Share Uncomfortable Encounters

"There's really no common sense attached when able-bodied people approach disabled people," says activist Imani Barbarin, who started the hashtag.

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Can Woodstock 50 'Recreate The Magic' Of The Original Festival?

The bill for Woodstock 50 has been announced featuring acts like Imagine Dragons, Jay-Z and Miley Cyrus. The lineup is prompting conversation online. NPR Music's Stephen Thompson weighs in.

Can Woodstock 50 'Recreate The Magic' Of The Original Festival?

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Property manager Zach Paris and members of Aspen Ski Patrol inspect new avalanche runs. This snow slide is one of more than 3,000 avalanches to have taken place this winter in Colorado. Zoe Rom/Aspen Public Radio hide caption

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Avalanche Forecasters Say Rocky Mountain Region Now At Higher Risk

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Avalanche forecasters in Colorado say it's going to be a bad year. They're predicting the highest danger level for snow slides since they began forecasting in 1973.

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