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Fort Myers resident documents the hurricane damage

Thursday, September 29, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Fort Myers, Fla., resident Bobby Pratt about the damage Hurricane Ian had on his town.


What it was like sheltering 50 miles from where the eye of Hurricane Ian hit

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Chelsea Rivera, who is sheltering with her parents in Sarasota, Fla., which is about 50 miles north of where the center of Hurricane Ian hit.


New report finds 'shocking' levels of lead in Chicago water

Friday, September 23, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with journalists Taylor Moore and Erin McCormick, who analyzed thousands of Chicago water tests which yielded "shocking" results published in an investigation in The Guardian.


At age 22, Samara Joy is a classic jazz singer from a new generation

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with 22-year-old jazz singer Samara Joy, who recently took to the stage of legendary club Blues Alley in Washington, D.C. Her album, Linger Awhile, is out now.


The viral masterminds behind 'It's Corn' have been at this for over a decade

Saturday, September 03, 2022

The Gregory Brothers had already mastered making viral moments into even more viral songs. Then a young boy professed his love of buttered corn — in the age of TikTok.


The group behind the 'It's Corn' viral song has been doing this for over 10 years

Friday, September 02, 2022

People are discovering that some of their favorite videos that have been turned into meme songs during the last 10 years were all written by the same group — The Gregory Brothers.


Early monsoon rains have wrought devastating flooding throughout Pakistan

Monday, August 29, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Dr. Farah Naureen, Mercy Corps' country director for Pakistan, about relief efforts in the region after catastrophic flooding.


Making sense of Trump's current legal troubles

Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Former President Trump was supposed to testify under oath, facing questions from New York's attorney general. That and the Mar-a-Lago search barely scratch the surface of the legal headaches he faces.


New report tracks criminal prosecutions of self-managed abortions

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Laura Huss, lead researcher of the new If/When/How report, about what the group found when looking back at cases that criminalized self-managed abortions since 2000.


Encore: In 'She Memes Well,' Quinta Brunson describes the path to her comedy career

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with actor and stand up comedian Quinta Brunson about her first book, an essay collection called She Memes Well.


Lessons from Portland's 2021 heatwave that can help us prep for the hot summer ahead

Friday, July 01, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Dr. Jennifer Vines, lead health officer of the Portland metropolitan area, about lessons learned from the deadly 2021 Portland heatwave as a sweltering summer awaits.


The Suffers lead singer Kam Franklin talks about the tough road to their latest album

Thursday, June 09, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Kam Franklin, lead singer of the Gulf Coast soul band The Suffers, about her hometown being a source of strength, because the industry hasn't always embraced her.


How TikTok helped save this small Australian candy shop

Tuesday, June 07, 2022

When the pandemic hit, this small business was about to shutter its doors. Then Tiktok came along.


This Australian candy shop has mesmerized the internet

Friday, June 03, 2022

After nearing a lockdown-induced bankruptcy, millions of people around the world now follow this Australian candy shop on social media.


The trauma of gun violence affects all children, not just the ones who were there

Friday, May 27, 2022

NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Washington Post reporter John Woodrow Cox, author of the book Children Under Fire, about the immediate and long-term affects of gun violence on children.


American pickle legend Robert J. Vlasic has died at age 96

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Robert J. Vlasic died at his home earlier this month at age 96. The businessman helped grow Vlasic into America's number-one pickle by not taking himself, or the company, too seriously.


TikTok has changed music — and the industry is hustling to catch up

Sunday, May 22, 2022

TikTok has flipped the script on the music industry, and everyone from artists to analysts and even marketing bosses at the top labels are trying to catch up.


Swedish defense minister on decision to apply to NATO after decades of resistance

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sweden's Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist after his meeting with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, about his country's decision on joining NATO.


TV show 'Gaslit' highlights the forgotten story of Watergate — Martha Mitchell's

Monday, May 09, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Robbie Pickering, the creator and show runner of the new show Gaslit. The intense — but funny — show focuses on some of Watergate's lesser-known figures.


Brooke Shields is getting older in the public eye — and she wants to talk about it

Friday, May 06, 2022

Shields grew up in the public eye, and now she is aging in the public eye and wants to discuss it. At the top of her list is the idea that women in their 50s aren't represented in lots of places.