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Sunday

Scientists and researchers are trying to make American Sign Language more STEM-inclusive

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Tuesday

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Teacher training programs don't always use research-backed reading methods

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Monday

A tour group makes its way through Dartmouth College's campus, in Hanover, N.H., in April 2023. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Dartmouth will again require SAT, ACT scores. Other colleges won't necessarily follow

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Sunday

NPR staffers share their favorite memoirs from the 2023 Books We Love list

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Monday

A Ukrainian serviceman holds his daughter as they take part in Christmas celebrations in the village of Pyrogove, near Kyiv on Monday. Sergei Supinsky/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Breaking with tradition, Ukrainians celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25 this year

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Men recover the body of a Palestinian killed in the aftermath of an overnight Israeli strike at al-Maghazi refugee camp in Gaza on Monday, as the war between Israel and Hamas carries on. Mahmud Hams/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Tuesday

Rose Previte's stuffed summer squash with lamb and rice, from her new cookbook, Maydān: Recipes from Lebanon and Beyond. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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Rose Previte, of D.C.'s Michelin star restaurant Maydān, releases her debut cookbook

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Sunday

The Smithsonian cancelled an Asian American Lit Festival. The organizers kept it going

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Sunday

Local economies are getting a boost from Taylor Swift and Beyoncé concerts

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Thursday

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Sunday

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with actor Jonathan Majors about his meteoric rise in Hollywood. Nickolai Hammar/NPR hide caption

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Watch: Jonathan Majors on his meteoric rise through Hollywood

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Sunday

Beth Moore on her memoir 'All My Knotted-Up Life'

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Sunday

Why COVID-19 causes hair loss — and how to cope

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Sunday

Actors Igby Rigney and Iman Benson, who play Kevin and Ilonka, venture out after curfew at the Brightcliffe hospice center in the new Netflix series The Midnight Club. Eike Schroter/Netflix hide caption

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Director Mike Flanagan said jump scares are overused. Then he set a record for them

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Saturday

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Marcus Jade's Tiny Desk Contest entry 'Legs and Bones' speaks to his resilience

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Saturday

Taryn LaMaison (right) has worked with Brandon Waldrop, 21, for three years through the LifeSet program, which helps young people transition out of foster care and into adulthood. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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18 can mean an abrupt exit from foster care. For some, it's no longer a solo journey

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Sunday

The kids at West Side Elementary in Healdsburg, Calif., handed out Peptoc hotline cards to the public to help spread the word about the project. Jessica Martin hide caption

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Press 3 for a pep talk from kindergartners. A new hotline gives you options for joy

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Sunday

Afghan refugees who have settled outside D.C. now help others to do the same

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Monday

In Virginia's race for governor, Republican candidate Glenn Youngkin has rallied voters around national cultural divisions playing out in schools in his campaign against former Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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As they elect a governor, Virginia voters show how all politics have become national

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Sunday

Left: In April 2020 Debbie Kosta was on a ventilator for almost a month. Right: "I'm pushing through this COVID long-hauler disease by biking each day," says Kosta. "Going from learning how to walk again to learning how to bike again took me a few months. Now I bike 24 miles up and down the Hudson." Debbie Kosta; Agni Zotis hide caption

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Racked With Guilt, Some COVID-19 Survivors Are Asking, 'Why Me?'

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Friday

Friday

Four years between albums is not a very long time, says FKA twigs, if that artist writes all the lyrics and melodies and produces their own music. Matthew Stone/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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'I Found The Key': FKA Twigs Learns To Write For Her Voice On 'Magdalene'

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Thursday