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A tiny high school in a rural Vermont will close at the end of the school year. Scott Simon asks freshmen Nicholas Steeventon and Hap Ingramthere what it's like attending a school with three students.
Caleb Bell dreams of someday hosting a TV show about animals. But for now, he works at a Starbucks in Chapel Hill, N.C., serving up animal facts alongside lattes.
What's the best way to safeguard elections from hackers? Good old-fashioned paper ballots, says Marian Schneider, President of Verified Voting. She talks with NPR's Scott Simon.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with James Burnett of nonprofit news site The Trace about current gun regulations in the U.S.
Former Trump campaign adviser Rick Gates pleaded guilty on Friday to two charges and will begin cooperating with federal prosecutors investigating Russian interference in the election.
The playwright and screenwriter's first novel in 20 years is set in the Windy City of the 1920s, where the mob rules, the market for sin is thriving and the dialogue is as distinctive as ever.
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Captured in one 72-minute take, U — July 22 re-enacts the 2011 murders at a summer camp through the eyes of its victims — in order to refocus the story away from the extremist killer.
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Before Michelle McNamara died in 2016, she was working on a book that aimed to bring a serial rapist and murderer to justice. I'll Be Gone in the Dark has now been published.
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Last summer's wildfires handed scientists a rare chance to study effects of smoke on residents. Most previous work had been on wood-burning stoves, urban air pollution and the effects on firefighters.
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Privately funded scientists made a virus related to smallpox from scratch, hoping their version might lead to a better smallpox vaccine. But critics question the need — and worry about repercussions.
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Scott Simon speaks with ESPN's Howard Bryant on this week's latest in sports, including the Winter Olympics, the highs and lows.
Students are speaking out in Parkland, Fla., where 17 students and staff were killed. The young people hope their pleas for help in stopping future attacks are more effective than those in the past.
Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney has announced he's running for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah. Voters there want him to be an outspoken critic of the Trump administration.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Rep. Jackie Speier, Democrat of Florida and member of the House Intelligence Committee, about the indictment of 13 Russian nationals.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Florida State Sen. Dennis Baxley, a Republican, about his proposal to allow school officials to designate people to carry guns in schools.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Amy Bushatz, reporter at Military.com, about how the White House's proposed budget cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program might affect military families.
A look at why crowdfunders across the U.S. are raising money for disadvantaged youth, many of them people of color, to see the superhero movie Black Panther.
Samantha Haviland was a student at Columbine High School during the shooting in 1999. She's now director of counseling support services for Denver Public Schools. She talks to NPR's Scott Simon.
At the Olympics, Japan finished one-two in the men's figure skating finals. And for the first time since 1952, there was a repeat Olympic champion: Yuzuru Hanyu.
We have the latest in the investigation into the school shooting in Florida that left 17 people dead.