It’s one of the most common and perplexing friend mysteries out there – when friends ghost friends. In this episode of NPR’s Invisibilia, they examine a contemporary real-life ghost story to see why we’re so haunted. Also, a listener attempts to find the friend who got away. And finally, we offer a new way to think about friendship endings.
Thousands of Haitan migrants who were camping out under a bridge in a Texas border town seeking to cross the Rio Grande and find refuge in the US are now being forced back to their home country.
The infrastructure bill moving through Congress includes billions to replace lead pipes. In Flint, Mich., NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with residents on how governments can tackle a water crisis equitably.
The FDA Advisory Committee decided not to approve boosters for people sixteen and up. Instead, they made a recommendation for those 65 and up, or younger people at high risk to get a booster shot right now from Pfizer-Biontech.
10 years ago, when the Syrian regime sent tanks and warplanes to stop a an uprising, it sparked a bloody civil war that is still ongoing.
Twenty years ago, during the dog days of summer, a fledgling journalist named Shereen Marisol Meraji — maybe you’ve heard of her? — headed to Durban, South Africa. Her mission: to report on the meeting of thousands of organizers and ambassadors at the United Nations Conference Against Racism.