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NPR's Scott Simon pays his respects to Carl Kasell. The beloved NPR newscaster and "public radio ambassador" died earlier this week. He was 84.
Each spring, a few lucky Maine fishermen have the chance to make a lot of money catching baby eels, known as elvers, to sell to eel farms in Asia. This year, the prices are some of the highest ever.
Alaska has a sexual assault rate 3 times the national average and a child sex assault rate 6 times. NPR's Scott Simon discusses that with Alexander Hirsch of the University of Alaska at Fairbanks.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Trevor Phillips, co-author of: Windrush: The Irresistible Rise of Multi-racial Britain. The U.K. is roiled by revelations of the Windrush generation of immigrants.
The chilled relations between Cuba and the White House has left the U.S. embassy running on a shoe-string operation. Cubans hoping to travel to the U.S. must now apply in a third country for visas.
President Trump tweeted the North Korean news that it was suspending nuclear tests was "big progress." Agreeing to meet with Kim Jong Un was a gamble for Trump, but so far it seems to be paying off.
North Korea has agreed to suspend missile tests, close its major nuclear-testing site and to drop demands that the U.S. remove troops from South Korea. It comes ahead of a historic North-South summit.
Three Ecuadoran journalists abducted by Colombian militants are dead. Ecuador's president confirmed the deaths. The journalists were investigating increased violence along the Ecuador-Colombia border.
A deported veteran and activist was sworn in as a U.S. citizen after living in Mexico for eight years. Hector Barajas is said to be the first deported veteran to be naturalized as a U.S. citizen.
We look at how the U.S. has been involved in the Syrian civil war over the last seven years.
Republican Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma talks with Scott Simon about the recent U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with CBS News' Seth Doane about the situation in Damascus after the airstrikes.
We have the latest on the U.S.-led airstrikes launched at targets in Syria.
We have an update in the ongoing scandal involving Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. There are renewed calls this week for Greitens to resign.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with journalist Charles Maynes in Moscow about Russia's response to the U.S.-led airstrikes on Syria.
Piper Weiss's new book is part memoir, part true-crime chronicle of her time as a student of Gary Wilensky, a beloved and trusted Manhattan tennis instructor who turned out to be a violent predator.
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We have the latest from the U.S. military about the airstrikes in Syria.
The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to meet to discuss the airstrikes in Syria.
The U.S., France and Britain attacked Syria overnight in response to the Assad regime's alleged chemical weapons attack.
A criminal investigation into the president's private lawyer was exposed this week, starting with an FBI raid. Law professor Alan Dershowitz tells NPR's Scott Simon why he worries about its legality.