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Listener Sue Cochrane shares her signature song, "Jesus Dropped the Charges," and explains how it helped get her to sobriety, influenced her work life and helped her deal with illness.
The government wants to withhold flu shots from migrants in detention centers even though doctors advise vaccinations for all detainees promptly upon arrival.
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John Williams is an honored film composer, but he began as an arranger. Williams is now arranging again, this time with the acclaimed violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter on the album Across the Stars.
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Crews in Virginia are preparing for that state's largest construction project, but they face an unusual obstacle — 25,000 seabirds nesting on their staging area.
Thousands of fans may tailgate in college football stadium parking lots, but fewer are making it into the stands. What's leading to drops in attendance even as the sport's popularity is strong?
Michelle Krebs, director of automotive relations for AutoTrader.com, tells NPR's Scott Simon about her late friend, automotive spy photographer Jim Dunne.
In Virginia this weekend, officials are marking the 400th anniversary of the arrival of enslaved Africans to the United States.
This week the Trump administration published rules that would allow the indefinite detention of migrant children with their parents. Critics say family detention centers have a bad track record.
President Trump lashed out at China and the Federal Reserve and said he's ordering U.S. companies to find suppliers outside of China. There was a sharp sell-off on Wall Street.
NPR's Scott Simon asks Katharine Gun and Martin Bright about the new movie, Official Secrets.
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.