February 20, 2018 | NPR · In the downhill at what’s believed to be her final Olympics, Lindsey Vonn hit speeds of nearly 70 mph as she scorched down the mountain. “I gave it all today, skied a great race,” she said.
February 20, 2018 | NPR · In 2017, the disease affected 21,315 people, compared to 5,273 in 2016. Last year, 35 people died in Europe because of measles. The World Health Organizations says unvaccinated people are a factor.
February 20, 2018 | NPR · The boy was driving more than 90 miles an hour in a car packed with nine other children. The case has drawn criticism of the boy’s parents and a law that let’s him go free while awaiting trial.
February 20, 2018 | NPR · Michael Stuhlbarg is having a breakout year in Hollywood. NPR’s Ari Shapiro speaks to the actor about his year, which includes being in three of this year’s Best Picture nominated films.
February 20, 2018 | NPR · Black Panther broke records and crushed expectations at the box office it. Not just here in the States, but in foreign markets too. That performance, as well as the one by Get Out, can finally put to rest the notion that movies with black actors don’t do well internationally.
February 20, 2018 | NPR · The National Anthem is easy to get wrong, and pop star Fergie’s rendition before Sunday’s NBA All-Star game was all sorts of wrong. The Grammy winner said afterwards she was trying to do something new with her slower, jazzier version.
February 20, 2018 | NPR · This week’s essential mix features new solo music from Courtney Barnett, the long-awaited return of Exitmusic, a weighty epic from Swedish organist Anna von Hausswolff and more.