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The Israeli security agency Shin Bet, has been detaining high-profile figures in the past few weeks. One of them is activist and author Moriel Rothman-Zecher, who talks with NPR's Jennifer Ludden.
NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks to author Robin DiAngelo about her latest book, White Fragility: Why It's So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism.
Josh Russell is a systems analyst by day, but his hobby is scouring the Internet as an amateur Russian troll hunter. He talks with NPR's Jennifer Ludden.
States are battling the pharmaceutical industry in court to curb the opioid epidemic. NPR's Jennifer Ludden asks Richard Ausness, a law professor at the University of Kentucky, about the tactic.
Refugees typically flee their home countries to escape violence or civil war. But for some, the U.S. has not been the haven they expected. That's the case in Boise.
The 11 o'clock hour on a Sunday morning is one of the most segregated hours in America, Martin Luther King famously said. Now, one church in Oakland is trying to change that.
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A man stole an airplane Friday night from Sea-Tac airport. Planes in the area were grounded and two F-15s responded from Portland before the plane crashed on a nearby island.
NPR's Scott Simon asks science writer David Quammen about horizontal gene transfer and how it changes how we think about humankind's place in the world. Quammen's new book is The Tangled Tree.
A feminist group in the Netherlands, where most streets are named for men, has added the names of prominent women to some streets to raise awareness. Santi van den Toom talks with Scott Simon.
U.N. aid agencies and the government of Bangladesh have criticized Myanmar for delays in offering safe return to the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled their homes in Myanmar last August.
Manufacturers work to perfect the sound drivers make when the ball is hit just right. Scott Simon talks with Tom Mase, who teaches mechanical engineering at California Polytechnic State University.
President Trump has taken to Twitter again to criticize NFL players protesting during the national anthem. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine.
Phones and other electronic devices aren't allowed in the courthouse of the Paul Manafort trial, so a nearby cafe is holding people's phones for a small fee.
NPR's Scott Simon asks former Trump White House ethics lawyer James Schultz about the ethical culture of the Trump administration.
Border Patrol agents are on the front lines, tracking down and arresting migrants crossing the border illegally.
Across Charlottesville, Va., people are remembering last year's violent and deadly rally organized by white nationalists. Students, community leaders and others are marking the occasion with vigils.
The 2018 midterm elections are just around the corner. NPR's Scott Simon asks Perry Bacon of FiveThirtyEight what recent primary and special elections have to say about November.
The Trump administration reunited some migrant families, but many are still healing from the separation. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Mircy, a woman who fled Guatemala and was reunited with her son.
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader is not impressed with how Apple is spending its excess billions. Nader shares his suggestions for the company with NPR's Scott Simon.
The trial of Paul Manafort is expected to continue into next week. NPR's Scott Simon talks to former federal prosecutor Tim Belevetz about what to expect.