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New Orleans strip club workers marched this week on Bourbon Street to protest police shutting down some of the clubs. Officials say the operation was intended to root out human trafficking.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to writer and cartoonist Tim Kreider about his new book of nonfiction essays about women he has known called I Wrote This Book Because I Love You.
Voters in Ecuador go to the polls Sunday to vote on a referendum that would reinstate presidential term limits. If it's approved, it would buck the authoritarian trend creeping across South America.
The Cleveland Indians say they'll stop using the Chief Wahoo logo on their uniforms in 2019. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Paul Chaat Smith of the National Museum of the American Indian.
Michael Becker is dying from cancer. But he tells NPR's Scott Simon that he opposes the passage of the Right To Try Act, which gives terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.
As the Philadelphia Eagles gear up for Sunday's Super Bowl against the New England Patriots, we look into whether Philly's sports fans deserve their reputation as the country's worst-behaved.
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The beloved fantasy author is known for her heroic female knights and mages — but she says she wants to be fair to the boys with her new book, the story of one of her most popular male characters.
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The actor best known as Dr. Frasier Crane discusses his first opera performance, as Dr. Pangloss in Leonard Bernstein's Candide at the Los Angeles Opera.
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A memo by House Republicans that has roiled Washington for weeks has been released. Republicans say it demonstrates FBI abuses while Democrats say it's an effort to undermine Robert Mueller.
It's hard to believe there was once of a time of bipartisanship on congressional intelligence committees. CIA veteran Paul Pillar, who helped prepare briefings in the 1980s, talks with Scott Simon.
A suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan has killed at least 95 and wounded even more. NPR's Scott Simon talks with photojournalist Andrew Quilty who arrived at the site of the blast within minutes.
In eastern Tunisia, a man oversees a field of anonymous graves for migrants who died trying to sail to Europe. Despite the danger, two of his own sons made the journey in a desperate search for work.
Photojournalist Matt Black has spent the last four years traveling across the country shooting images for his project The Geography of Poverty. He tells Scott Simon about what he's seen and learned.
Fallout over the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal continued this week. Nassar, the former doctor for the American gymnastics team, was sentenced to as many as 175 years in prison.
Huge protests are expected during the inauguration of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez. His re-election was marred by controversy. Carlos Dada, editor of El Faro, talks with Scott Simon.
This year's nasty flu season is showing few signs of slowing down. In fact, it's getting worse in lots of places, with baby boomers being hit unusually hard.
Although more than a dozen charities canceled fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago, President Trump's private club is still the center of the social scene for many in Palm Beach.
Scott Simon talks with economist Phil Levy about President Trump's performance in Davos. Levy served in the George W. Bush administration and is now with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
President Trump traveling to Davos this week. The White House outlined a plan on immigration and reports said that Trump tried to fire the special counsel.
Olympians need good training, but some also need the team "mom." Sherry Von Riesen has had a lot of Olympic "kids" over the 20 years she's lived at the official training center in Colorado.