The Women of NPR, When NPR Was a Start-Up

Lisa Napoli’s “Susan, Linda, Nina & Cokie” follows four reporters who helped make the scrappy nonprofit into an American institution.

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The 4 Great Migrations

America as we have come to know it is most likely a thing of the past.

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Public Radio Group Criticizes New York Times Over ‘Caliphate’ Correction

A letter signed by executives at 26 stations carrying “The Daily” accuses The Times of ethical lapses. A high-level Times editor acknowledges mistakes.

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Trump Aide Insists U.S. Will Reduce Forces in Afghanistan to 2,500 Troops

The national security adviser, Robert C. O’Brien, reiterated a plan to draw down troops to 2,500 by early 2021, sidestepping President Trump’s call for a Christmas exit.

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Geoffrey Nunberg, Expert on How Language Works, Dies at 75

A widely respected linguist, he found popularity beyond academia with appearances on NPR and books like the intriguingly titled “Going Nucular.”

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Richard Hake, Longtime WNYC Radio Reporter and Host, Dies at 51

Mr. Hake produced and created live radio feature segments that focused on breaking news, culture and artistic sound portraits.

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NPR Cuts Executive Pay as Corporate Sponsors’ Payments Fall

The chief executive of the radio and podcasting giant said he hoped to avoid layoffs.

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