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A sheriff in Florida has asked local gun shop owners to stop selling semi-automatic weapons to people under 21. Scott Simon talks to Brian DeVito of The Tactical Store. He's agreed to the request.
A leaked U.N. report gives details on the arms North Korea has sold to Syria, despite sanctions. Scott Simon talks with Bruce Bechtol, a former Korea analyst at the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Millions of people living in rural areas don't have access to broadband Internet. It's expensive to build networks from scratch so local communities are trying new ways to get people online.
President Trump says he intends to impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. Many experts say the costs of such a policy will far outweigh the benefits.
Congressional Republicans have expressed widespread confusion when reacting to the latest policy moves and pronouncements from President Trump.
The House of Broken Angels is the latest book by Luis Alberto Urrea. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the best-selling author about the novel's themes of life, death and mortality.
The Nigerian government is under mounting pressure to find 110 school girls who were kidnapped more than a week ago in northeast Nigeria, likely by Boko Haram.
DACA was set to expire on Monday but the future is now in limbo. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Rob Jesmer of FWD.us, a group founded to mobilize the tech community to fix our immigration system.
In the past week the White House faced another high-profile resignation; reports emerged about Jared Kushner's conflicts of interest; and President Trump made surprising comments on guns and trade.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Anthony Scaramucci, former White House communications director, about the announced departure of his replacement, Hope Hicks, and this week's other political news.
Until recently, Carly Suierveld's dog Abby was lost for 10 years. She thinks the dog remembers her, though. "I'm going to choose that thought," Suierveld says.
(Image credit: Courtesy of Debra Suierveld)
Samuel Maoz says his latest film was inspired by his experiences as a soldier in the Israeli army. He says Foxtrot deals with the "traumatic circle" his country is trapped in.
(Image credit: Giora Bejach/Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics)
President Trump says a teacher who is "adept at firearms" could help stop an active shooter. In Ohio, a training program attempts to prepare teachers who plan to concealed-carry on campus.
Artist Alexander Reben wants to know whether a robot could fulfill our deep need for companionship. He created a robot named BlabDroid that asks people to share their raw emotions and deep secrets.
(Image credit: Jenn Liv for NPR)
As the British government is divided over Brexit, and Prime Minister Theresa May is criticized for weak leadership, some British citizens are nostalgic for Winston Churchill's authority and vision.
We have an update on the biggest stories in the 2018 Winter Olympics in the past week.
Tensions are high in the Colorado Capitol with gun violence, sexual harassment complaints and an election coming, so lawmakers are wary of a bill to allow visitors to bypass normal security screening.
Stanford student Brock Turner's 2016 sexual assault conviction outraged many as too lenient, leading to a campaign to recall the judge. Retired judge LaDoris Cordell talks with NPR's Scott Simon.
It's been a extraordinary week in Florida. Funerals, protest rallies, gun policy proposals and new details about what authorities knew about the gunman before the Parkland shooting.
This week in Washington we got a guilty plea from a former Trump campaign aide, questions about the security clearance of a White House staffer, and some new voices in the gun debate.