A "tiny house" in Richmond, Va., in 2015
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July 9, 2016 Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
A Korean Air Boeing 747 aircraft takes off before storm clouds at Gimpo airport, south of Seoul.
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May 7, 2016 Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
A statue of Juan Ponce de León in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
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March 19, 2016 The deep history and literary roots of cowboy poetry. The messiness of family mythologies. And the visions — or delusions — for sale when athletes join forces with multi-level marketers.
Tourists snorkel around Upolu Cay on the Great Barrier Reef near Cairns off the Australian northeast coast in December 1998.
January 9, 2016 Read about how robots could save the Great Barrier Reef, why Americans work so much, and what art projects veterans are making to help them recover from post-traumatic stress disorder.
December 4, 2015 Also this week: How classic video games are teaching computers to learn.
October 16, 2015 Also this week: a look at President Obama's decision to keep more U.S. troops in Afghanistan.
April 17, 2015 We highlight a 160-mile cycling race, reminiscences of an interview with the Oklahoma City bomber, the Finnish prison system, the nuclear deal with Iran, and the meaning of calling someone "trash."
The pizza lobby tries to influence things like school lunches and the calorie labels that go on the pies.
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March 6, 2015 From the people on our money to the effects of calling someone black, this week, we bring you four reads that illuminate a bit of history or pieces of regulation you may not have known about.
In the Saudi capital Riyadh, two women stroll into a cosmetics shop in a luxury mall. The desire for greater personal freedoms has prompted Saudi rulers to relax some restrictions.
May 21, 2012 After the Arab Spring, Saudi rulers still have a firm hand on the country and its oil wealth. But in a country known for its restrictions, many people here are speaking openly about the need for democratic change.
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May 20, 2011 The pre-1967 boundaries are a tripwire in the rhetoric and realpolitik over how to achieve peace between Israel, Palestinians and the wider Arab world. And the debate about them has raged far longer than the lines ever existed.
June 10, 2010 In Mexican cities, 60 percent of businesses plan to allow their employees to watch the opening match at work, according to a survey.