August 29, 2016 | NPR · Impeachment proceedings against Brazil’s suspended president are nearing an end. The final vote is widely expected to result in Rousseff’s ouster. But first, she’s delivering a dramatic address.
August 29, 2016 | NPR · A new translation of the 14th century Egyptian scholar Shihab al-Din al-Nuwayri’s magnum opus, The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition, is a priceless glimpse at the medieval Muslim world.
August 28, 2016 | NPR · This year’s VMAs featured Rihanna, Beyonce, Britney Spears, and several minutes of Kanye West doing whatever he wants — all vying for social-media dominance in the hours, days and weeks ahead.