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California hasn't had a month without a wildfire since 2012. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Mike Feyh of the Sacramento Fire Department about the strain on firefighters.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with William Hitchcock, a historian who resigned from a University of Virginia think tank to protest its hiring of a former Trump administration official.
Priya Konings is an attorney with KIND, Kids in Need of Defense, a New York based nonprofit that has been working to reunite migrant children and families in New York. She talks with Scott Simon.
With the 2018 midterms approaching, election security is a major concern for state governments. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Politico cybersecurity reporter Eric Geller.
The first week of Paul Manafort's trial is over. Manafort, a veteran lobbyist and Donald Trump's 2016 campaign chairman, is fighting charges of bank and tax fraud.
The Darkest Minds is a film adaptation of dystopian young adult novels with some similarities to current events. NPR's Scott Simon talks to director Jennifer Yuh Nelson about it.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with New York Times Magazine reporter Vanessa Grigoriadis about NXIVM. Several top members of the self-improvement company face sex trafficking charges.
From buses that catch fire to uncollected trash, Rome is facing a mess of problems with urban services. One group has responded by filling 5,000 potholes as the city tries to repair itself.
We remember two cyclists, Lauren Geoghegan and Jay Austin, killed in Tajikistan Sunday.
More than 100 people — candidates, future candidates and campaign staffers — gathered in Atlanta to learn about running for political office.
Facebook has been removing fake accounts linked to campaigns designed to influence the midterm elections. NPR's Scott Simon asks the ACLU's Ben Wizner to weigh in on free speech issues.
This month, Delhi students saw a new course added to their traditionally rigid curriculum. To confront academic pressures linked to India's high suicide rate, public schools are teaching mindfulness.
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President Trump focused on positive economic news this week while there were noteworthy developments in the story of Russia's involvement in the 2016 election.
CBS CEO Les Moonves has been accused of sexual misconduct in a new story published by The New Yorker.
In Major League Baseball, the perennial powerhouse teams are looking strong as the trade deadline approaches. Scott Simon talks with ESPN's Howard Bryant.
A large and fatal wildfire in Northern California is growing. Thousands of people have fled the Carr Fire so far.
More than 200 former University of Southern California students are suing the university alleging that a former campus gynecologist abused them. NPR's Scott Simon talks to former student Amanda Davis.
Il Soo Choi, a South Korean immigrant, retired this week after 22 years as a postal carrier in Manhattan. He wrote a moving note to the people on his route.
The return of possible American GI remains is a hopeful sign from North Korea but Pyongyang continues to produce material needed to produce nuclear weapons.
A court deadline for the Trump administration to reunite all the migrant families it separated at the border has now passed. The government says it has complied, but hundreds of kids are still held.