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Dolly Parton has made a rock & roll album — with a little help from her friends

Friday, November 17, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks to country music legend Dolly Parton about her new album Rockstar.


Golden Bachelor makes for better reality

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Why viewers can't get enough of the Golden Bachelor! Is the show re-shaping the future of reality television? NPR talks with Juliet Litman of "The Ringer" who hosts the podcast "Bachelor Party."


The Queen of Outlaw Country Music Jessi Colter talks faith and finding love again

Friday, October 27, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with country artist Jessi Colter on her latest record, "Edge of Forever."


Guinness Book of World Records names a new hottest pepper: Pepper X

Thursday, October 19, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with hot pepper expert Ed Currie about Pepper X, which was named the hottest pepper in the world by the Guinness Book of World Records.


What it was like for one representative who supported keeping McCarthy as speaker

Tuesday, October 03, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Republican Rep. Marianette Miller-Meeks about the vote to ouster Kevin McCarthy as speaker of the house.


Group chat: How to keep friendships between parents and non-parents alive

Monday, September 25, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks to New York Magazine writer Allison P. Davis, and Claire Fallon of the podcast Rich Text, about the difficulties of maintaining friendships between parents and non-parents.


The secrets of snail mucus, according to a biochemist

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks to slime scientist Antonio Cerullo at the City University of New York about the benefits of mucus.


Alabama's rejected congressional map dilutes Black voters' political power

Tuesday, September 05, 2023

A panel of three federal judges has struck down Alabama's latest map of congressional election districts for not following a court order to comply with the landmark Voting Rights Act.


The Verge's Nilay Patel talks Google's legacy and its future on its 25th anniversary

Monday, September 04, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Nilay Patel, editor-in-chief of The Verge, about Google's 25th anniversary, and how the company's past and current challenges bode for its future.


When it comes to wildfires, beware of dry grass — that's where most occur

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Jeva Lange, who wrote a story called "Most Wildfires Aren't Forest Fires," about how wildfires largely occur in grasslands.


Michael Oher of 'The Blind Side' says the Tuohy family lied about adopting him

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with journalist Michael Fletcher about Michel Oher's allegations that the Tuohy family never adopted him but tricked him into signing conservatorship papers after turning 18.


What to know about Tanya Chutkan, the judge overseeing Trump's Jan. 6 case

Thursday, August 03, 2023

A U.S. District Court Judge named Tanya Chutkan will preside over the trial for Trump's four criminal charges related to his attempts to overturn the 2020 election.


How Miyazaki's Studio Ghibli became an animation powerhouse

Saturday, July 15, 2023

Internationally famous animation artist Hayao Miyazaki's final film How Do You Live was released this week in Japan. NPR's Scott Detrow talks to Susan Napier, author of Miyazaki World: A Life in Art.


How Vermont's farms are dealing with the unprecedented effects of severe storms

Thursday, July 13, 2023

Severe storms have caused catastrophic flooding in Vermont this week. NPR's Adrian Florido speaks with Eric Seitz from Pitchfork Farm on how the flooding has impacted farmers in the area.


Chicago pneumologist talks side effects of wildfire smoke on the lungs

Thursday, June 29, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Kalhan, a pulmonologist at Northwestern Medicine, about the impact of wildfire smoke in Chicago, which claimed the world's worst air quality earlier this week.


Kelly Clarkson's latest album, 'Chemistry,' is more than just a divorce album

Friday, June 23, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Kelly Clarkson about the singer-songwriter's new album, Chemistry, and its reflections on the highs and lows of love.


Boots Riley unpacks his series 'I'm a Virgo' and parallels to the writers' strike

Friday, June 23, 2023

NPR's Juana Summers talks with writer, director, activist and hip-hop artist Boots Riley about his career and his new Prime Video series, I'm A Virgo.


Kelly Clarkson wants you to know her new album isn't just a sad divorce record

Friday, June 23, 2023

On Chemistry, Clarkson's 10th studio album, she explores the rollercoaster of emotions she felt throughout her relationship with her ex-husband.


Why a mountaineer chose to turn around just 200 meters from Mount Everest's summit

Monday, June 19, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to mountaineer Kirstie Ennis about her decision to descend Mount Everest, just 200 meters from the summit.


He interviewed his daughter on her birthday for 17 years. This is what he learned

Friday, June 16, 2023

What does a modern childhood and father-daughter relationship look like? One man documented the journey.