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NPR's Scott Simon asks Aaron Bobrow-Strain about his new book The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez, which documents the life of a young Mexican woman journeying through the U.S. immigration system.
Nepal has long been a favorite destination of young Israeli tourist backpackers – so much so that the organization Chabad there puts on a huge Passover celebration to accommodate them.
Penny Berg and her son, Mark Berg, tell NPR's Scott Simon about the current economic difficulties facing American dairy farmers.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports reporter Tom Goldman about the injury affecting one of the WNBA's best players. Plus, they discuss a new initiative aimed at making racing less deadly for horses.
Yellow Vest protestors plan their weekly demonstrations in the wake of the fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral and calls for unity from the French president.
Grocery workers in New England are striking to preserve pensions and other benefits. Their employer, Stop and Shop, says it can't compete unless it brings down costs.
NPR's Scott Simon asks New York University law professor Ryan Goodman why he thinks the redacted Mueller report points to collusion and what he feels the odds of an obstruction of justice case are.
NPR's Scott Simon asks former prosecutor Solomon Wisenberg why he thinks a case against President Trump for obstruction of justice has weak odds of success.
NPR's Scott Simon asks actress Isabella Rossellini about her new one-woman, one-dog show, "Link Link Circus."
Charles Nix, Mitch Goldstein, and Sarah Hyndman talk to NPR's Scott Simon about a recent face-lift to the typeface Helvetica, which recently got its first redesign in 35 years.
NPR's Scott Simon asks Chris Mullin about Brexit, migration, and his new novel, The Friends of Harry Perkins. It's a follow-up to Mullin's 1982 hit book, A Very British Coup.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Joey Mellows from Portsmouth, England, who is currently traveling around the U.S. hoping to attend 162 baseball games –– the equivalent of a Major League schedule.
NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the efforts of the firefighters who rushed into the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris when it caught fire earlier this week.
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To celebrate the centennial of the modern-dance pioneer's birth, dancers at theaters in London, New York and Los Angeles performed a total of 100 solos that the master choreographed.
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Thousands of Massachusetts residents have been committed to treatment for addiction against their will. Some families say locking up addicts in prison isn't treatment. Others say it saves lives.
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On April 21, 1959, Fidel Castro arrived in New York to a crowd of 20,000 people. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with author Tony Perrottet about the Cuban leader's historic U.S. visit.
Democrats are pressing ahead with their own inquiry over the Mueller investigation, issuing a subpoena for the full report and underlying evidence. They're divided over pursuing impeachment.
NPR's Scott Simon explores an art exhibit in El Paso, Texas, by unaccompanied minors detained at the now-closed Tornillo Children's Detention center.
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A study in Urban Affairs Review found shrinking newsrooms can potentially impact the number of candidates who run for mayor. NPR's Scott Simon talks to professor Meghan Rubado, co-author of the study.
ESPN's Howard Bryant talks with Scott Simon about the start of the NBA playoffs and some of the story lines from the early days of baseball season.