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Drug czar Pablo Escobar's son studied to be an architect. But his late father's notoriety interfered with business, so today he's a speaker urging kids to stay away from drugs.

With the likely discovery of the HMS Terror in polar waters, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with novelist Dan Simmons, author of The Terror a fictionalized account of the wreck of HMS Terror and Erebus.

After a summer of enjoying a healthy lead in the polls, Hillary Clinton's lead appears to have shrunk in the latest polls. That could have something to do with how polling changes after Labor Day.

The Paralympics wrap up on Sunday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with blind athlete Dartanyon Crockett who won a bronze medal in Rio in Judo.

Officials are investigating an explosion that happened in Manhattan Saturday night. NPR's Rachel Martin gets the latest.

Donald Trump received the endorsement of the Fraternal Order of Police on Friday. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with the group's president, Chuck Canterbury.

The NFL announced last week it will invest $100 million to advance concussion research. Rachel Martin asks David Camarillo, who leads a Stanford University lab dedicated to inventing such equipment

The ride-hailing firm Uber began testing driverless cars in Pittsburgh this week. Professor and author Timothy Carone discusses the technology and risks of driverless Uber vehicles.

The history of African-Americans and the California Gold Rush is a complicated one, and often overlooked. But it's part of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Sports columnist Kevin Blackistone discusses the week in sports, from news about approved drugs taken by U.S. athletes to ongoing national anthem protests that have caught on with high school teams.




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