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NPR's Scott Simon talks with Mike Nussbaum who, at 94, is reportedly the oldest working stage actor in the country. He is currently starring in a play at the Northlight Theatre in Skokie, Ill.
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A Virginia state herpetologist says finding the mutated copperhead in a resident's yard earlier this month is an "extraordinarily rare" occurrence. Even more stunning, he says, is that it's alive.
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A roofer in Germany found a bottle with a message hidden in a roof of a cathedral by his grandfather in 1930. NPR's Scott Simon tells the story.
That state is experimenting with allowing service members deployed overseas to vote using an app on their smartphone. But there are some big security concerns about the app.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine about Boston's win, Cleveland's first win in two years, a mid-game NFL retirement — plus more from this week in sports.
In the first of three debates, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz confronted challenger Democrat Beto O'Rourke Friday night in Dallas. They'll face off again Sept. 30 in Houston and Oct. 16 in San Antonio.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's path to confirmation hit a roadblock after allegations of sexual assault decades ago. The Senate Judiciary Committee wants Christine Blasey Ford to testify.
The non-profit in Brooklyn functions as performance space, record label and artist incubator. Despite its small size, it has a foundation with a $450,000 fund to develop new work.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Ashley Toliver about her collection of poems entitled Spectra. It examines the writer's experiences with relationships, giving birth and living with cancer.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to former NASA investigator Joe Gutheinz about his quest to track down missing moon rocks brought back to Earth by the Apollo 11 mission.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jan Egeland, senior adviser to the U.N., to understand the latest deal agreed to that would avert a looming military offensive in Syria's contested region of Idlib.
Hog lagoons have overflowed in the wake of Florence. Mark Rice of North Carolina State tells NPR's Scott Simon about why farmers use lagoons to collect pig waste, and what happens when they fail.
President Trump praised the Cajun Navy during a visit to North Carolina. But federal emergency managers say volunteers can put themselves and others in danger if they don't go through proper channels.
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In his essay this week, NPR's Scott Simon wonders whether the most remarkable play of this college football season so far was really a win for the athletes.
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An 8-year-old eastern black rhino bull, born and raised in San Diego, recently made a 68-hour journey to Tanzania where he will eventually be released into the wild.
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Despite the growth of population in the western U.S., water use in cities such as Denver, Las Vegas, San Diego and Phoenix is going down. The reason? High-tech, low-flow toilets.
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Though the VA provides veterinary benefits for service dogs assigned to people with physical disabilities, it does not currently recognize psychiatric service dogs for treatment.
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The research suggests that the ongoing opioid crisis may be part of a larger epidemic going back decades. The study also shows more users take multiple drugs — many of which are more potent.
Linus Vlatkovich, longtime "Prop God" of the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, has retired.
NPR's Scott Simon talk with Howard Bryant of ESPN about the end of baseball season and the beginning of the hockey and football seasons.