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This Republican congressman is fighting to avoid a government shutdown

Thursday, September 21, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Rep. Mike Lawler, R-N.Y., about his efforts to avoid a possible government shutdown at the end of September.


Illinois just eliminated cash bail. One lawyer says other states should follow

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Civil Rights Corps founder Alec Karakatsanis about the movement to eliminate cash bail on a national level, after Illinois abolished cash bail this week.


A former Navy SEAL went to college at 52. His insight led to a new class

Monday, September 18, 2023

Heading to college is hard for anyone. But have you tried being at least 30 years older than most of your classmates? James Hatch did.


What makes the family kitchen so special? Michele Norris digs into the details

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Journalist and writer Michele Norris is exploring the significance of the family kitchen in her new podcast, Your Mama's Kitchen.


Journalist Michele Norris wants to hear about your mama's kitchen

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly chats with journalist Michele Norris about her new podcast Your Mama's Kitchen.


Are the effects of extreme weather changing how we're thinking about climate change?

Friday, September 08, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Anthony Leiserowitz with the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication about what the climate disasters this summer mean for society's perception of climate change.


Queer rock icon Melissa Etheridge opens up in new memoir, 'Talking To My Angels'

Friday, September 08, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with musician Melissa Etheridge about her new memoir Talking to My Angels.


A look ahead at the NFL season

Thursday, September 07, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks to the Ringer's Nora Princiotti about the start of the 2023 NFL season and what to expect.


'Yellowface' explores cultural appropriation in publishing via an unlikeable narrator

Friday, September 01, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with author R.F. Kuang on her novel Yellowface and why she wanted to write a book about cultural appropriation in the publishing world.


Millions of bees fell off a truck in Ontario. Local beekeepers jumped in to help

Thursday, August 31, 2023

Millions of bees spilled onto an Ontario highway Wednesday. Beekeepers sprung into action. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with one of the beekeepers, Mike Barber of Tri-City Bee Rescue, about the effort.


More than half of wetlands no longer have EPA protections after Supreme Court ruling

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Marla Stelk, executive director of the National Association of Wetland Managers, about the EPA's new rules that comply with a ruling limiting the Clean Water Act's scope.


Kate Zernike's book explores the long battle for gender equality at MIT

Monday, August 21, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with author Kate Zernike about her book The Exceptions: Nancy Hopkins, MIT, and the Fight for Women in Science.


Johnny Hardwick of 'King of the Hill' dies at 64

Friday, August 11, 2023

Voice actor Johnny Hardwick, best known for his portrayal of Dale Gribble on King of the Hill, died at 64 years old.


After the East Palestine train derailment, are railroads any safer?

Thursday, August 03, 2023

Change is coming to the rail industry in the U.S. — but whether it's for the better or worse depends on who you ask.


How the race for Republican presidential nominee looks with Trump's criminal charges

Wednesday, August 02, 2023

Donald Trump isn't just a former president. He is also currently seeking the Republican nomination for the third time in 2024. That means he has to take his criminal charges out on the campaign trail.


How to love your daughter, according to this author

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to author Hila Blum about her novel How to Love Your Daughter, which seems to pose a question: is there such a thing as loving too much?


Norfolk Southern CEO on freight rail safety in the aftermath of East Palestine

Saturday, July 22, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with Norfolk Southern CEO Alan Shaw about the push for stricter railway safety rules, following the derailment of a Norfolk Southern freight train in East Palestine, Ohio.


The story behind the real 'Dial of Destiny' featured in the new Indiana Jones film

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Honorary professor at University College, London, Tony Freeth talks about his studies on the Antikythera Mechanism, which was just featured in the film Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.


The implications of Russia suspending the Black Sea Grain Deal with Ukraine

Monday, July 17, 2023

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Linda Thomas-Greenfield about Russia backing out of the Black Sea Grain Deal with Ukraine.


Actor Michael Imperioli steps back into the spotlight for 'The White Lotus'

Friday, July 14, 2023

Actor Michael Imperioli is back on the map after landing a lead role in season 2 of HBO's The White Lotus. NPR takes a look at his legacy as Christopher Moltisanti in The Sopranos and more.