Class Of '17: This High School Junior Faces Tall Hoop Dream Odds

For the past few years, KERA’s been checking in with students who are part of the Class of ’17. Ricky Rijos is a junior at Flower Mound High School where he loves basketball and has played every year. Now he’s trying for the varsity team but he faces tall odds. 

Art & Seek

Think with Krys Boyd


Can You Care Too Much?

We’ll talk about extreme cases of philanthropy with New Yorker staff writer Larissa MacFarquhar, author of “Strangers Drowning: Grappling with Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Overpowering Urge to Help.”

Nation/World News from NPR


R.I.P. ‘Wallander’ author, Henning Mankell

Described as ‘one of the great Swedish authors of our time’, Henning Mankell passed away on Monday in Goteborg, Sweden at the age of 67. While Mankell was prolific across multiple genres, writing everything from plays to crime dramas to children’s books, he is best known worldwide for his ultra-gritty Wallander police procedural crime stories, […]

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