NPR's Michel Martin talks with Dr. Jessica Zitter about preparing high-school students to deal with end-of-life care. Zitter is a critical care and palliative medical doctor in Oakland, Calif.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with tattoo shop owner, Dave Cutlip of Brooklyn Park, Md., who has offered to cover up any racist or gang affiliated tattoos at no cost. Cutlip says sometimes people change.
Tensions over immigration erupted into violence in Pretoria, South Africa, this week. Reporter Peter Granitz says foreigners are scapegoats for those who are actually upset with the government.
Blüprint Chocolatiers in Alexandria, Va., has a new neighbor, Richard Spencer, who's drawing protesters. Initially worried their chocolate sales would drop, the reaction has been surprising.
The relationship between the White House and the news media took another step backward Friday when CNN, The New York Times, BuzzFeed and others were kept out of secretary Sean Spicer's briefing.
Democrats elected the former Obama labor secretary as the party chair at the Democratic National Committee meeting in Atlanta today. Perez picked his final opponent Rep. Keith Ellison as deputy chair.
The annular solar eclipse, which will leave just a sliver of sun shining behind the moon, will be visible from the southern hemisphere Sunday. Here's how to watch, even if you're outside its path.
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Missouri is among dozens of states considering budget cuts, and state universities are likely victims since higher education often ends up on the budgetary chopping block.
At a time when incubators were rejected by most doctors, Martin Couney treated Horn with one at a sideshow of premature infants. She died earlier this month, 96 years after most experts expected.
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Born six weeks early, the tiny one-month-old hippo has had a rather tough time. But in a video released by the Cincinnati Zoo, Fiona shows off her resilience — and her moves in the pool.
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Sure, he knows a lot about stars, but what does he know about hair stylists and spa experts? Originally broadcast Oct. 24, 2015.
Bill Kurtis reads three news-related limericks: Office Bud, Cottontail Haze and Wacky Road.
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Chicago hip-hop superstar Chance the Rapper got his name because nobody believed a guy named Chancelor Bennett could rap. Originally broadcast Aug 1, 2015.
Our panelists read three stories about extreme love for ramen noodles, only one of which is true.
We ask the acclaimed French chef to answer three questions about men's sports underwear. Because we are classy like that. Originally broadcast Dec. 12, 2015.
The Democratic National Committee is picking a new chairman Saturday in Atlanta. We are following all the action and will update below.
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The blasts Saturday left at least 32 people dead in Homs. The attacks in the city held by President Bashar Assad's regime are the latest violation of a tenuous peace brokered by Russia and Turkey.
Chappelle's Show co-creator Brennan discusses his special, 3 Mics. Critic John Powers reviews Emil Ferris' graphic novel debut. Glenn Frankel links the film High Noon to the Hollywood blacklist era.
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Scott Simon remembers Irish writer, broadcaster and critic Frank Delaney, who died this week at age 74.