The writer David Treuer notes in a new article in The Atlantic that before Columbus arrived in North America, Native people controlled one hundred percent of the land that would become the United States. Today, they control just about two percent of it.
As a new mom, NPR science reporter Michaeleen Doucleff was overwhelmed by motherhood and underwhelmed by the parenting advice she found in American parenting guidebooks. So, she set off to see what other cultures could teach her.
Besides being important figures in American history and letters, what do Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln and many others have in common? All had documents forged in their name by Utah’s Mark Hofmann.
Before he was a Utah State Senator, Derek Kitchen was part of an important lawsuit that challenged the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. But while he was open about his homosexuality, he chose not to talk about the polyamorous part of his life, because…it’s complicated.