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Two finalists in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga, battled for 25 rounds to a stalemate. The co-champions talk about their winning strategies.

A dispute over labor law changes in France has escalated to a full-fledged confrontation between the government and influential unions, sparking protests and even violence.

Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon workers reached a tentative agreement with the company Friday. Fortune writer Aaron Pressman explains what the deal means for middle-class workers.

Michel Martin traveled to Fort Collins, Colo. to talk with Kathleen Curry, Patty Limerick, Roger Fragua and Paolo Bacigalupi about owning water and dealing with a future where water may be scarce.

As the story went at the time, 38 people witnessed the attack on Kitty Genovese 50 years ago, and did nothing. But that story is wrong, as James Soloman and William Genovese explore in their new film.

When we talk about foreign fighters joining ISIS much of the focus is on Western Europe, but proportionally more come from the Balkans. NPR's Scott Simon talks with security analyst Adrian Schtuni.

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Libertarian journalist and editor-in-chief of, Nick Gillespie, about the possibility of a third party candidate.

NPR's Scott Simon talks with writer Russell Banks about his new book, "Voyager." It's a collection of travel writing that also reads like a memoir.

NPR's Scott Simon talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about the NBA Finals, the fallout at Baylor University after a report on sexual assault, and the looming shadow of Zika over the summer Olympics in Rio.

After weeks of intense dispute, Verizon and its unions have reached an "agreement in principle." Labor Secretary Thomas Perez mediated the talks, and expects the 40,000 workers to be back next week.




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