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NPR's Scott Simon speaks with author and spoken-word artist Bassey Ikpi on her essays about growing up and dealing with mental illness.
Census Bureau workers are spreading out across the U.S. to make sure they have a list of every home address for next year's head count. Getting left out could lead to an inaccurate 2020 census.
This week talks between U.S. Soccer and 28 female players broke down. Also, Jay-Z signed a deal with the NFL to be the league's "live music entertainment strategist."
On Chicago's West Side, from the first hot day of spring until the end of summer, snow cone and candy stands sprout up to form a sweet, underground summertime economy.
Actor Peter Fonda died at the age of 79. He was part of one of the most famous acting families in Hollywood and known for his role in the counterculture classic, Easy Rider.
NPR's Scott Simon hears from Rand Corporation researcher Edward Geist about attempts by Russia and the U.S. to develop nuclear-powered missiles.
The children in one Guatemalan family who spent three months in detention last year under President Trump's family separation policy have returned home but they are still dealing with repercussions.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Suvir Kaul, a historian and professor at the University of Pennsylvania, about India's move to assert itself in Kashmir.
Margie Reckard was one of 22 people killed in the Walmart shootings in El Paso, Texas. Her husband, Antonio Basco, said he had no other family and invited the public to attend.
Mixed economic signals have economists concerned about a recession, something President Trump is trying to factor into his reelection bid.
Politics in the U.S. and Israel are often intertwined and that was illustrated in dramatic fashion this week.
The late NPR music librarian Robert Goldstein was at Woodstock. We offer his "Parable of the Hot Dogs" on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the festival.
Seagulls have gotten aggressive on the boardwalk in Ocean City, N.J. NPR's Scott Simon talks to local business owner Randy Levchuk about a new plan to tame the gulls.
A German group gets women from around the world to play soccer — something that's not so easy for those coming from Iran and other places where it's considered a male pastime.
Hopi is an endangered language. The Hopi Nation in Arizona is working to preserve it with a summer program that teaches the language to preschoolers and, in some cases, to their parents.
The Hong Kong protesters are appealing to U.S. authorities and to international travelers as they press their government to keep its distance from Beijing.
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NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Michael Gold of the New York Times about Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide this morning in Manhattan.
Host Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Miami Herald reporter Julie K. Brown about the release of documents in a lawsuit related to Epstein's alleged crimes.
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell Saturday morning. NPR's Sacha Pfeiffer talks with Michael Gold of the New York Times about the death.
Tanti Brownley of Newport News, Va., shares her "signature song": "Cycles," performed by Frank Sinatra.