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Wildfires across California are fueled by late-season Santa Ana winds. The Camp Fire in northern California destroyed the town of Paradise while more fires threaten southern parts of California.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with comedian and author Lane Moore about her new book, "How to Be Alone".
The Camino de Santiago is an ancient trail that starts from points in Europe to Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain. Betto Arcos walked the Camino and brings us sounds from his journey.
A new Pew Research Center survey found roughly half of U.S. adults who use YouTube say it's helped them learn how to do new things, from how to knit to how to give a cat subcutaneous fluids.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with U.S.Marine Corps veteran Scott Cooper about his initiative for veterans to interact at the community level and bridge political divides.
Scott Simon received a plethora of congratulations on being elected to Minnesota Secretary of State, only he wasn't. Turns out the Minneapolis StarTribune accredited the wrong Simon.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Jim Doyle about his role in the Watergate prosecutor's office and how the Saturday Night Massacre compares with what's happening in today's Justice Department.
Some big tech companies in the Bay Area have embraced the idea that tax hikes on big business are necessary to tackle problems like homelessness in the region.
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NPR's Scott Simon talks with Rabbi Daniel Wasserman of the Jewish burial society that's been honoring and burying the bodies of the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting.
Can You Ever Forgive Me? is a new film about writer Lee Israel, who turns to literary forgery when she stops selling books. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with director Marielle Heller about the movie.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to ESPN's Howard Bryant about the recent controversy surrounding the University of Maryland's football team.
The French government has banned cellphones in school, fulfilling a promise made by Emmanuel Macron during his presidential campaign. In one middle school, it's had mixed effects.
Democrats claim voter suppression is increasing in states such as Georgia, North Dakota and Florida. University of Florida political science professor Michael McDonald talks with NPR's Scott Simon.
We recap the week in politics and look at a kind of pre-election anxiety that's gripping the country.
President Trump has revived the idea of ending birthright citizenship, written into the 14th Amendment to the Constitution. That amendment is of special significance historically to people of color.
Central American immigrant families are already arriving at the border. Due to lack of room, ICE is releasing many migrant detainees and counting on nonprofits to house and help the migrants.
We look at the role polling has played during the election season — especially since there have been fewer polls this time around.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Washington Post economics columnist Steven Pearlstein about the state of the economy ahead of the midterm elections.
In his essay this week, NPR's Scott Simon reflects on his time spent covering the war in Bosnia and what we might learn now.
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The Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate has a new collection out, called Monument, that takes on American history, personal history, and the lives that history and poetry often overlook.
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