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Fans of Maine's state drink, a quirky soda called Moxie, are absorbing the news that it could be headed for the big time. This week, the Coca-Cola corporation announced it bought the rights to Moxie.
A new NFL season is upon us, but the league can't shake some unfinished business. And the Williams sisters hit the hard courts of the U.S. Open.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Norman Eisen about his new book, The Last Palace. Eisen lived in a palace in Prague during his tenure as former U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic.
A service for Sen. John McCain in Washington caps days of tributes and poignant bipartisan displays — with eulogies from two former presidents.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to David Soares, district attorney of Albany County, about the legal hurdles to investigating the Catholic Church and child sex abuse in New York state.
Canada and the U.S. haven't come to an agreement over a new trade deal. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Gordon Ritchie, a former ambassador for trade negotiations for Canada.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Dean Miller, son of the late musician Roger Miller, who has put together a tribute album to his father.
The federal government is defunding scientific research programs in the Grand Canyon/Colorado River region, leaving longstanding projects and lots of jobs in limbo.
The star-studded funeral for Aretha Franklin gave family, friends and fans the chance to pay tribute to the Queen of Soul. It ended a week of events that aimed to celebrate the singer's life.
Immigrant advocates claim the Trump administration is building a "second wall" to keep immigrants out of this country. That wall is the lengthy and time-consuming process to become a U.S. citizen.
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Alec Raeshawn Smith was 23 when diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes and 26 when he died. He couldn't afford $1,300 per month for his insulin and other diabetes supplies, so he tried to stretch the doses.
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Three transgender women have been murdered in Jacksonville, Fla., so far this year. Activists want more police training and better relationship between police and the LGBTQ community.
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No drinking, no drugs, no tardiness, and they have to run a seven-minute mile. They're the Chief Mountain Hotshots, the all-Native firefighting crew from Montana's Blackfeet Reservation.
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NPR's Scott Simon talks with Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy, member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, about his call to end U.S. support for Saudi Arabia's military campaign in Yemen.
Napa Valley's wine industry relies heavily on immigrants, but the undocumented are often ineligible for services when disaster strikes. An artist depicts how the 2017 fires impacted this community.
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NPR's Scott Simon asks Julie Bykowicz of The Wall Street Journal about a novel lobbying strategy employed by Qatar to influence U.S. policies.
A drop in football viewership, dangerous concussions to players, embroiled in politics and race: Scott Simon talks with Mark Leibovich about his book Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times.
A program started by a Mexican state has been reunifying elderly parents with their children living illegally in the U.S. Recently more than 30 families were reunited near Austin.
Vanessa Hua's debut novel follows two women at a secret California maternity center where rich Chinese send expectant mothers to give birth to U.S. citizens. Then they run away.
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More than two weeks ago, Tesla's Elon Musk said he was considering taking his company private. Now Musk and the company's board say Tesla will remain publicly owned.