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Hong Kong's turmoil reverberates among Taiwanese. Many have a sense dread that as Hong Kong goes, so goes Taiwan. Others are less bothered, believing that China will leave well enough alone.
Climate change has emerged as a key issue among the Democratic presidential candidates, several of whom have detailed plans.
Hundreds of people have been arrested at a protest in Moscow. Scott Simon talks with Evan Gershkovich of the Moscow Times, who's been covering the rally.
Two boxing deaths in one week, a preview of Olympic swimming, and a check-in about the WNBA: Host Scott Simon gets an update from NPR sports correspondent Tom Goldman.
Once a mainstay of queer culture, Grindr is slipping at representing all aspects of LGBTQ people. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to journalist Mathew Rodriguez about why.
Lawmakers in Maine have passed a bill to restore internet privacy protections — protections that were rolled back by the Trump Administration and Congress.
When 10-year-old Anyi Kesler couldn't get in to a free Yo-Yo Ma concert, she wrote a letter to the editor of the Chicago Tribune. Yo-Yo Ma read the letter and responded.
Trump's meetings with North Korea's dictator has led to a new level of engagement with Pyongyang. Any Democrat who manages to win in 2020 has to decide whether to keep that relationship going.
A group of states and wireless carriers are still challenging the merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, despite the merger's approval from the Justice Department.
Puerto Rico's governor resigned after days of massive protests. He steps down next week, but the cabinet official in line to replace him is already sparking new protests.
To impeach or not to impeach? Democrats have been arguing about this since taking control of the House. Host Scott Simon talks with Representative Andy Levin, who wants impeachment proceedings.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Caitlin Horrocks about her debut novel, The Vexations. It's about French composer Erik Satie and his siblings.
Before the men cycle across the finish line at the Tour de France, a group of women riders will finish the route. Host Scott Simon talks with Sara Beck, a member of the InternationElles team.
Instagram is taking away the "likes" in some countries as part of a test. Host Scott Simon talks with Australian journalist Kumi Taguchi about how that's affecting the user experience.
Our earth is in the middle of what may be the hottest summer on record. Scorching new records were set all over Europe this week. What could be more urgent news than the temperature of our planet?
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Everyone's favorite Warrior Princess is back on the small screen as a retired police detective solving crimes in the new series My Life is Murder. She says she's gratified that fans are so friendly.
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After three wars, two marriages, and 30 months as a POW, Walter Dixon says he's proud of his time served in the military. "I'd do it again," he says in an interview for StoryCorps.
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The golden years are thought to be a well-earned, carefree time in life. But adults 65 and older now account for almost 1 in 5 suicides in America.
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Thousands in Hong Kong continue to protest, demanding direct elections and a dissolution of the current legislature. Host Scott Simon talks with Washington Post reporter Shibani Mahtani.
A new study shows that private equity firms have hastened the failure and liquidation of retail businesses. Host Scott Simon talks with its co-author, Maggie Corser.