Iran attempted to launch a rocket carrying a satellite into space. The Trump administration believes the launch was about developing long-range weapons, but analysts say the tech used is too clunky.
Our panelists predict, now that Marie Kondo has convinced us to throw out our stuff, what will be next self-help trend.
Bill Kurtis reads three news-related limericks: Let's Netflix and Crunch, Horn-y Pits and Whole Grain Alcohol.
Our panelists read three stories about a surprising effort to clean the planet, only one of which is true.
Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from the week's news: "A Constitutional Kerfuffle," "Breh-roh" and "Sparking Joy."
We've invited the longtime, late night talk show host to play a game called "Team Coco, meet hot cocoa!" O'Brien is now host of Conan on TBS, and has a new podcast called Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend.
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Maddow and her former producer Mike Yarvitz revisit the Agnew story in the podcast Bag Man. Justin Chang reviews M. Night Shyamalan's Glass. Reilly plays Oliver Hardy in the new film Stan & Ollie.
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The president promised to revolutionize France when he was elected in 2017, and his plans economic overhaul seemed on track even two months ago. But many experts say Macron is already finished.
Siphoning fuel off the pipelines powers some towns' entire economies, but has also led to major shortages and price hikes. Friday night it also sparked an explosion that killed dozens of people.
Scott Simon speaks with sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the NFL conference championship games on Sunday, and how concussions are limiting insurance options in the league.
A recent report on Russian influence operations overseas detailed large amounts of money and effort spent to influence the referendum. Scott Simon talks with The New Yorker's Jane Mayer.
A day after three officers were acquitted of trying to cover up the killing, Jason Van Dyke was sent to prison for shooting the black teen 16 times. McDonald's family argues the punishment is light.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Justin Tarovisky, who works at a penitentiary in Hazelton, W.Va., about what it's been like to put in hours — including overtime and double shifts — without getting paid.
President Trump's ex-lawyer has pleaded guilty to lying to Congress about a Trump Tower project in Moscow. Now, a Buzzfeed report says he told investigators that Trump asked for that lie.
David Treuer's book is a wide-ranging account of Native American life, from the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre to now. He says that, contrary to popular perception, they're fully integrated in U.S. life.