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The death of a boy fractures a family in Namwali Serpell's 2nd novel 'The Furrows'

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Namwali Serpell about her new novel — The Furrows: An Elegy.


Albert Pujols is the first Latino major leaguer to hit 700 homeruns

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Jorge Castillo from The LA Times about Albert Pujols hitting 700 career home runs and its significance to the Latino community.


Remembering saxophone icon Pharoah Sanders, dead at 81

Monday, September 26, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with music historian Ayana Contreras about the death of musician Pharoah Sanders and the legacy he leaves behind.


Home runs come easy to Yankees star Aaron Judge

Thursday, September 15, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers and Washington Post national baseball writer Chelsea Janes talk about the New York Yankees' star player Aaron Judge. The outfielder leads the major league in homeruns this season.


Thousands of nurses in Minnesota go on strike over better working conditions

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Chris Rubesch, first vice president of the Minnesota Nurses Association, about why thousands of nurses are on strike for better work conditions.


Encore: Brooke Shields is getting older in the public eye and wants to talk about it

Monday, September 12, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with actor Brooke Shields about embracing aging.


Encore: 'Peach Blossom Spring' interrogates the meaning of home

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

In this encore presentation, NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Melissa Fu about her debut novel Peach Blossom Spring, a multigenerational story of war and migration inspired by her father's life.


Dr. Anthony Fauci looks back on his long-lasting career in healthcare

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci about his decision to retire after nearly 40 years as the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease.


Authors Jade Chang and Jacqueline Woodson on how they prep mentally to write a book

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Authors Jade Chang and Jacqueline Woodson share a conversation about how they prepare mentally to write a new book and what motivates them.


Sylvan Esso ditches its guiding principles of pop for its new album 'No Rules Sandy'

Friday, August 12, 2022

Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn, the duo of Sylvan Esso, talk about their new album No Rules Sandy and how they came up with it.


Sen. Schumer talks on what the Inflation Reduction Act means for Americans

Monday, August 08, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., about what it was like passing the Inflation Reduction Act and what it means for Americans.


Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg talks about exonerating 6th member of 1989 Central Park case

Monday, July 25, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg about a sixth teenager charged in the infamous 1989 Central Park case having his conviction overturned.


U.S. soccer legend Briana Scurry opens up about head injury that changed her life

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with soccer great Briana Scurry about The Only, a new Paramount+ documentary about her stardom and struggles after the U.S. Women's Soccer's historic 1999 World Cup win.


Fake cricket league dupes some online bettors

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

A group of men in India were recently arrested for putting on bogus professional cricket matches and duping bettors in Russia.


FIFA to install AI to help make accurate offside decisions

Thursday, July 07, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with ESPN editor Dale Johnson about FIFA's announcement that artificial intelligence cameras will help make offsides calls at the upcoming World Cup.


A niece remembers her beloved uncle, lost to COVID, with Elvis Presley

Friday, July 01, 2022

Elida Lozano remembers her uncle, Gerald Thomas, who died of COVID-19 in December 2021. Thomas loved listening to music and encouraged Lozano to go to college.


A passenger recounts the moment the Amtrak train derailed: 'It was hell on Earth'

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

A passenger on board the Amtrak train that crashed into a truck and derailed in Missouri on Monday, killing four people, has described the harrowing moment when his carriage rolled.


Amtrak passenger recalls the trail derailment in Missouri

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Chad Hoffman, who was a passenger on the Amtrak train that derailed on Monday in Northeast Missouri.


Civil rights activist Xernona Clayton looks back on her life and her work

Friday, June 17, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with civil rights activist Xernona Clayton about growing up in segregation, her first racist experience and working with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


American democracy is more vulnerable now than on Jan. 6, Schiff says amid hearings

Thursday, June 16, 2022

American democracy is more vulnerable today than it was on January 6 because the "big lie" that Donald Trump won the 2020 election has spread, says Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA).