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Where U.S. relations with North and South Korea stand after an American crossed over

Sunday, July 23, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks former National Security Council Director for Asian Affairs Victor Cha about U.S. relations with North and South Korea following the actions of Pvt. Travis King.

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NPR is taking part in the Des Moines Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa

Sunday, July 23, 2023

The Tour de France concludes just as another storied cycling event begins: the Des Moines Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. This is RAGBRAI's 50th year.

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What to make of new developments in the investigation into Tupac Shakur's murder

Sunday, July 23, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks Joel Anderson, host of Season 3 of the podcast Slow Burn, about the latest developments in the investigation into Tupac Shakur's murder.

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Understanding the latest investigations into Trump's role in January 6

Sunday, July 23, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks Andrew Weissmann, one of the lead prosecutors on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team, about Special Counsel Jack Smith's ongoing investigations.

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Politics chat: Possible third indictment for Trump; VP Harris steps up on the trail

Sunday, July 23, 2023

A possible third indictment of former President Donald Trump looms while Vice President Kamala Harris is stepping up her activity on the campaign trail.

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The new Guinness World Record-holding marshmallow weighs over 1,400 pounds

Sunday, July 23, 2023

A Mexican candy company produced a Guinness World Record-winning marshmallow which weighed more than 1,400 pounds.

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Some Comic Con attendees say the Hollywood strike is a blessing in disguise

Sunday, July 23, 2023

With both Hollywood actors and writers on strike, some attendees hope Comic-Con in San Diego will get back to its nerdy roots.

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Why myopia is becoming increasingly common among kids and adults

Sunday, July 23, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks to Dr. David Epley about the rise of myopia and the reasons why, especially among children.

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If sunny beach reads aren't cutting it, add these thrillers to your summer book list

Sunday, July 23, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to Adrian McKinty, best-selling author of "The Chain" and "The Island," about some thrillers to add to your summer reading list.

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Retired Army Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling weighs in on the U.S. sending cluster munitions to Ukraine

Sunday, July 09, 2023

The Biden administration is sending controversial cluster munitions to Ukraine. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks retired Army Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling how they work and what he thinks of the decision.

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Featuring kids is good business for influencer parents, but at the cost of their future

Sunday, July 09, 2023

Online accounts featuring children and their families generate millions of dollars for some influencer parents. What are the effects on kids?

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England just hosted the 2023 Snail Racing World Championship

Sunday, July 09, 2023

In Norfolk, England, this weekend, Nicholas Dickinson helped stage the 2023 Snail Racing World Championship.

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Director and writer Savanah Leaf on her movie 'Earth Mama'

Sunday, July 09, 2023

The movie "Earth Mama" follows a pregnant Black woman as she considers giving her baby up for adoption. NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks director and writer Savanah Leaf about the sacrifices parents make.

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After the Supreme Court decision on affirmative action, are college DEI offices in danger?

Sunday, July 09, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education President Paulette Granberry Russell about the future of DEI offices at colleges and universities.

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Is there life after Twitter? A rundown of all the alternatives that have cropped up

Sunday, July 09, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with Washington Post reporter Naomi Nix about the uptick in social media platforms and how she decides to make recommendations to potential users.

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Donovan X. Ramsey's book is a 'people's history' of the cocaine epidemic

Sunday, July 09, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks to author Donovan X. Ramsey about his new book, "When Crack Was King: A People's History of a Misunderstood Era." It tells the story of the crack cocaine epidemic.

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Aluna on her new dance album 'MYCELiUM'

Sunday, July 09, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe speaks with musician Aluna about her new album, MYCELiUM, which she says was inspired by nature and anti-racist activism.

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What to know about Japan's plan to dump wastewater into the ocean

Sunday, July 09, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe asks University of Hawaii, Manoa, marine biologist Bob Richmond about Japan's plan to dump wastewater into the ocean from the damaged nuclear plant in Fukushima.

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Idris Elba on starring in the new action-thriller series 'Hijack'

Sunday, July 02, 2023

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe talks with actor Idris Elba about his new action-thriller series, "Hijack."

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Over 700 protesters have been arrested in Marseille, France

Sunday, July 02, 2023

How protests and unrest in France, following the police shooting of a teenager in a traffic stop outside Paris, is affecting the southern city of Marseille.

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