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Be More Chill got middling reviews when it premiered, but social media propelled it to new heights. Now it's headed to Broadway.
Jocelyn Bell Burnell may not have won a Nobel Prize, but she has received another major science prize. She tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro she plans to help others in the field.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Elaina Plott of The Atlantic about her article, "The Bullet in My Arm," and her complicated relationship with guns.
The White House proposed new rules that seek to hold migrant parents and children together in detention until their case has been heard. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with attorney Efrén Olivares.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with Nicole Castonguay of Portland, Ore.
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Diana Evans' novel follows two couples — 30-something Londoners — as they navigate friendship, relationships and parenthood. The goal, she says, was to write "about very ordinary moments."
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Former President Obama was back campaigning for Democrats, while President Trump is still focused on an anonymous op-ed.
Thousands of American service members were based on the island country of Papua New Guinea during World War II. Wreckage from the war is still being discovered by deep-sea divers and local farmers.
For 25 years, James Graham has suspected a Catholic priest was his father. He got permission to exhume the priest's body and, through a DNA test, determined the truth.
Months after a volcanic eruption near Guatemala's capital, survivors continue to search for loved ones. It's estimated hundreds more were killed in the June event than the government has acknowledged.
Belgium's only museum devoted to Central Africa, where Belgium was a colonial power, is being renovated to highlight the deaths of millions of Congolese and the display of others in "human zoos."
In California, the Carr Fire is now fully contained but recovery has just begun. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Kathleen Delikowski, who lost her home in Redding.
Pakistan's new prime minister is promising change — to end corruption and pull people out of poverty. But his government first has to save Pakistan's economy.
As Sweden prepares for its Sept. 9 general election, the rise of a populist right-wing party has changed the political landscape.
The Washington Office on Latin America's Geoff Ramsey tells NPR's Melissa Block about the refugee crisis caused by political and economic problems in Venezuela.
Colorado State University professor OiYan Poon tells NPR's Melissa Block why he supports the admission practices Asian-American students are suing Harvard University over.
After angering Palestinians by officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Trump administration is now cutting the funding of the U.N. program that aids Palestinian refugees.
NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Karen Swallow Prior of Liberty University about how evangelicals reconcile supporting a president like Donald Trump and the importance of Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.
California recently ended its current money bail system. Washington, D.C. largely did away with cash bail back in the 1990s. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with D.C. Judge Truman Morrison.
Weekend Edition puzzlemaster Will Shortz tries to stump NPR's Melissa Block and WNPR listener Mark Nolan of Bloomfield, Conn.
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