As House and Senate Intelligence Committees investigate Russian meddling in the U.S. election, commentator Cokie Roberts answers listener questions about the history of intelligence hearings.
The Aurora Australis is a display of neon green lights that dance across the southern skies. A plane took off from New Zealand to get a special view.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has called on his fellow Democrats to filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, setting up a showdown that could undo Senate tradition.
President Trump has signed an executive order intended to roll back climate change regulations. David Greene speaks with former Republican Rep. Bob Inglis about the implications.
Rachel Martin speaks with conservative commentator and radio host Hugh Hewitt about how the Trump White House and congressional Republicans plan to move their agenda forward.
It's March Mammal Madness, a bracket with real animals facing off in fictional battles. Hundreds of science classes are playing in schools around the country.
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The NPR program's inaugural 1971 broadcast has been added to the National Recording Registry, alongside other "aural treasures" like Judy Garland's "Over the Rainbow." Take a listen to the first show!
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Players demanded better pay — and not just leading up to each Olympic Games, as had been the case. During negotiations, they warned they would sit out the upcoming, U.S.-hosted world championships.
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The state has been using an unconstitutional, obsolete medical standard for determining whether convicted murderers are exempt from the death penalty because of mental deficiency, justices ruled.
Results from the U.S. Census in 2020 could remake the political map. Some census experts say the stakes for the upcoming national headcount are higher than normal.
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An American, Michael Sharp, and a Swede, Zaida Catalan, went missing while traveling in the country. Authorities confirmed Tuesday their remains, and those of their interpreter, were found.
The websites screen out older job seekers by limiting the dates you can fill in forms, an investigation by the Illinois attorney general found. But other sites say they make a point of fairness.
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Summer Zervos, a former contestant on The Apprentice, says Donald Trump engaged in "disgusting touching." Trump's legal team wants the case dismissed, at least until after the president leaves office.
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Wilson "Bill" Minor spent nearly 70 decades documenting Mississippi's tumultuous political and social transformations. He was writing up until the last few months of his life.
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A spinal injury severed the connection between Bill Kochevar's brain and everything below his shoulders. But technology has given him a new way to control one arm and hand.
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President Trump is expected to sign a bill to overturn new privacy rules for Internet service providers. An expert says there are steps you can take though they won't deliver absolute privacy.
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The rule, which had not yet taken effect, would have required Internet providers to ask permission before selling consumers' personal data. President Trump is expected to sign the rollback.
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Frontman Wayne Coyne says he thrives in environments that combine art and chaos. Hear that conversation, plus live performances of songs from Oczy Mlody.
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Michelle Taylor is taking part in a project to reconstruct slave cabins at Montpelier, the estate of President James Madison. Through her research, she discovered a personal connection to the site.
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The body of former President James Polk may be on the move again. He's been buried on the grounds of the Tennessee state Capitol, but there's discussion about moving his remains to his former home.
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