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This week nine Sherpas became the first to climb Mt. Everest since a deadly avalanche in 2014 and an earthquake last year. The guides hope more climbers return to the slopes.

Members of a Native American community in south Louisiana are retreating from their coastal home and trying to preserve their culture in the process.

NPR's Scott Simon talks with former ambassador Richard Burt about about what a nationalist foreign policy looks like and whether Donald Trump is channeling a shift in perspective on foreign policy.

NPR's Scott Simon talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about doping among Olympic athletes. They also remember a young athlete who died this week.

NPR's Scott Simon wonders what will happen to English as a lingua franca if Britain leaves the European Union.

In the latest conversation marking the centenary of the Pulitzers, NPR's Scott Simon asks Gregory Pardlo what it means for a poet to win the prize and how it affects his poetry.

In the months after Trump announced his bid for president, citizenship applications were up about 14.5 percent compared to the year before. Is the "Trump effect" pushing immigrants to naturalize?

The Republican said "most people had never heard of this issue" until recently. He also defended HB2, which requires transgender people to use public bathrooms that correspond with their sex at birth.

Indian cities are among the world's most polluted. And India is the third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide. If it finds a sustainable way to develop, it could be a template for the rest of the world.

Some states and districts are ahead of the recommendations announced today by the Obama Administration. Some are in conflict.




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