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Jamal Khashoggi's killing may have repercussions for Saudi Arabia's crown prince and the kingdom's relationship with the U.S. NPR's Scott Simon talks to New Yorker writer Robin Wright.
We have a roundup of the week in politics, including President Trump's response to the mail bombs sent to prominent Democrats.
Surgeons in South Africa transplanted part of a liver from an HIV-positive mother to her uninfected daughter — a medical first. Scott Simon talks to Dr. Harriet Etheredge, a medical bioethicist.
Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine joins NPR's Scott Simon to talk about the MLB season winding down, and the wave of women in leadership in the NBA as the basketball season begins.
Thousands of Florida students are out of school as the panhandle tries to recover from Hurricane Michael. NPR's Scott Simon asks Steve Moss of the Bay County School Board when students can return.
To mark the 20th anniversary of Matthew Shepard's murder, he will be interred at the National Cathedral. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Bishop Gene Robinson about Shepard's life and death.
Nebraska has an innovative new marketing campaign.
The Trump administration is struggling to find a way to respond to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Part of what's complicating the situation are extensive Saudi ties to the U.S.
With less than three weeks before the midterms, the Senate races in Nevada, Montana and Arizona are very close. President Trump is stumping in these states this weekend.
Activists delivered 200,000 signed petitions to Greyhound's headquarters in Dallas on Friday demanding that Greyhound stop letting Border Patrol agents board their buses.
Health care is a major concern for voters in the upcoming midterm elections. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rep. John Faso about how he's speaking to his constituents about this important issue.
We look at the U.S. political response to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and other stories in politics this week.
Kate Marvel, a climate scientist at Columbia University and NASA, talks to NPR's Scott Simon about her fairy tale on climate change and reads passages from the story.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Sarah Perry about her latest novel, Melmoth.
A poignant obituary for a young mother who died after a long opioid addiction has moved many readers. Kate O'Neill remembers her sister Madelyn Linsenmeir with NPR's Scott Simon.
In the movie My Dinner with Hervé, Peter Dinklage plays "the world's most famous knife-wielding French dwarf actor," one part of an unlikely friendship that develops over a wild night in LA.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to BuzzFeed News reporter Aram Roston about his report that Americans with special forces experience worked as mercenaries for foreign powers.
In his essay this week, NPR's Scott Simon remembers William T. Shearer, who died this week at the age of 81. He was the doctor of "The Boy In The Bubble."
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Mad is known for its humor and satire. Its latest issue, though, took on a more poignant commentary about school shootings. NPR's Scott Simon talks to executive editor Bill Morrison about it.