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The groundbreaking series "The L Word" depicted the multi-layered lives of a tight-knit group of queer women in LA. Now, the show is back for a new era. Creator Ilene Chaiken and actress Jennifer Beals sat down with NPR to talk about it.

The Appalachian School of Luthiery teaches people how to build wooden stringed instruments. Now, it's also playing a role in helping the local community overcome drug addiction.

Real Christmas tree or fake? The buying habits of young people — with their preferences for all things organic, environmentally-sound and Instagram-friendly — make tree growers and retailers optimistic. @wamu885 )

The wealth of the top 1% of Americans has grown dramatically in the past four decades, squeezing both the middle class and the poor. But in Europe and Asia, the wealth of the 1% has grown at a more constrained pace.

Current and former officials say the Trump administration's hold-up of aid to Ukraine was irregular and likely violated U.S. law — but has far-reaching consequences at home and overseas.

New York-born actor Ron Liebman, who won a Tony Award for his performance in the Broadway play Angels in America, died Friday afternoon. He was 82.

Sen. Lindsey Graham is one of Trump's most vocal defenders. But he argued for convicting Bill Clinton in 1998, saying "high crimes doesn't even have to be a crime. It's just when you start using your office and you're acting in a way that hurts people."

PG&E has announced a $13.5 billion settlement to resolve claims associated with several Northern California wildfires that killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of businesses and homes.

Samoan authorities have arrested a prominent anti-vaccination activist amid a measles outbreak that has killed at least 63 people — most of them children.

After decades of progress, last year saw nearly 10 million cases of measles worldwide, the World Health Organization and the CDC say in a new report. And so far, 2019 has been even worse.


Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, visited a Texan shelter for migrant children and saw a young girl crying. Staff told her that federal regulations prevented them from touching or holding the child to soothe her.

Christine Blasey Ford is still being harassed, her lawyers say. She's reportedly had to move four times. She's had to pay for a private security detail. And she hasn't been able to return to her job at Palo Alto University.

The NRA acted as a "foreign asset" for Russia in the period leading up to the 2016 election — providing more political access than previously known, a new Senate report finds.

@lizzo  tiny desk. that's it, that's the tweet.

A new report found that school districts that are predominantly white receive $23 billion more than districts that serve mostly students of color.

JUST IN: The Trump administration is canceling English classes, recreational activities, including soccer, and legal aid for unaccompanied migrant children who are staying in federally-contracted migrant shelters.

The Supreme Court has ruled that immigrants, even those with permanent legal status and asylees, do not have the right to bond hearings — effectively meaning they can be held indefinitely.

The small city of Sandusky, Ohio, has declared Election Day a paid holiday — by swapping it out with Columbus Day.

Economists say Bernie Sanders' and Elizabeth Warren's proposals to free millions of Americans from the burden of student debt could boost the economy in significant ways — and help combat income inequality.

Three Indiana judges have been suspended for "behaving in an injudicious manner" after a failed attempt to visit a strip club led to a drunken brawl outside an Indianapolis White Castle that ended with two of the judges being shot.