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Reflecting on Pong's video game success, 50 years later

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

50 years ago, Atari released the original Pong as an arcade game. To mark the anniversary, Atari co-founder and Pong designer Allan Alcorn spoke with NPR to reflect on the game's development.


Pong was released by Atari 50 years ago

Friday, December 02, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Allan Alcorn, the creator of Pong, about how the game impacted the industry and his life. Pong was released by Atari 50 years ago.


Steve Martin tells the story of his career — through cartoons

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

The banjo playing, acting and writer extraordinaire decided to tell his story in a new way: collaborating on his illustrated memoir, Number One is Walking with New Yorker cartoonist Harry Bliss.


The Supreme Court will decide the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

In Brackeen v. Haaland, the Supreme Court will decide the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act, which prioritizes placing Native children in the foster care or adoption system with Native families.


Can the U.S. keep up with Ukraine's demand for weaponry?

Thursday, October 27, 2022

The U.S. expects to be providing weaponry to Ukraine for months and even years to come. Defense officials are confident they can meet the demand, but there are real-world challenges.


Should voters be concerned over Fetterman's cognitive ability after his stroke?

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Dr. Dhruv Khullar on the questions surrounding Pa. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman's mental fitness after surviving a stroke.


Conflict in Tigray has led to a collapse of its public health system

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Conflict in Tigray has led to a collapse of its public health system. Physicians are having to reuse gloves, use expired medications and deny patients care because of lack of resources and power.


Musician Rhiannon Gidden on her new children's book about taking back her home

Monday, October 24, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Grammy award-winning musician Rhiannon Giddens about her new children's book, "Build a House."


Changing locations online to buy games for cheap actually helped one indie developer

Thursday, October 20, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with John Walker who wrote a Kotaku post about 'price tourism.' It allows gamers to buy video games at lower prices from countries with weaker economies.


New York is fighting rats in the streets

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

New York announced a new plan Tuesday to crack down on the city's rat infestation.


Harper and Machado face off Tuesday night in Phillies v. Padres NLCS

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks to Marc Carig, MLB deputy managing editor at The Athletic, about the first game of the National League Championship, and the matchup between Bryce Harper and Manny Machado.


Writer Kiese Laymon receives a MacArthur Fellowship

Friday, October 14, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with writer Kiese Laymon about what receiving a MacArthur Fellowship means to him and who shapes his writing.


It's Short Wave's third birthday, so All Things Considered hosts test their knowledge

Friday, October 14, 2022

In honor of Short Wave's third birthday, hosts Aaron Scott and Emily Kwong quiz All Things Considered hosts about some of the many nuggets of information the science podcast has shared with listeners.


Jan. 6 committee member Rep. Pete Aguilar on Thursday's hearing

Thursday, October 13, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Democratic Rep. Pete Aguilar of the House Jan. 6th committee about the panel's unanimous decision to subpoena former President Trump to testify.


Harvey Weinstein faces up to 135 years to life if convicted in LA trial

Monday, October 10, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with L.A. Times reporter James Queally about Harvey Weinstein's trial. He is facing 11 counts of sexual assault in L.A., following his 23-year prison sentence in N.Y.


In Florida, one Sanibel Island resident recalls being rescued after Hurricane Ian

Friday, October 07, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Chelle Walton who was rescued with her husband after Hurricane Ian flooded their home on Sanibel Island, Fla.


Bonita Springs deputy mayor on damage left behind by Hurricane Ian

Thursday, October 06, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Deputy Mayor Mike Gibson of Bonita Springs, Fla., on the extent of the damage done there by Hurricane Ian.


Former FEMA director Craig Fugate weighs in as Biden visits Florida

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with former FEMA director Craig Fugate on the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.


Former President Trump escalates the legal battle over classified documents, again

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks to University of Texas law expert Stephen Vladeck about former President Trump's request that the Supreme Court intervene in the dispute over classified material at his home.


The Telegram app has a global doxing issue

Thursday, September 29, 2022

The messaging and social media app Telegram has a major doxing problem. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with writer Peter Guest, who reported on the global issue in Wired.