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The Penn State coach's fall from grace is depicted in a new HBO movie, Paterno, directed by Barry Levinson and starring Al Pacino.
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has fired Andrew McCabe as FBI deputy director. Former Attorney General Albert Gonzales says Sessions "made the right decision" but "the timing is unfortunate."
When Robert F. Kennedy learned of Martin Luther King's assassination in April of 1968, he gave an impromptu speech in Indiana. Decades later, it's credited with calming the devastated crowd.
Howard Bryant of ESPN talks with NPR's Scott Simon about the biggest sports stories of the week: March Madness and baseball's opening day.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton about the 2020 Census, its effects on his community and on the state of Arizona.
Malala Yousafzai is back in Pakistan for the first time since 2012, when she was shot in the head by Taliban militants. Security is high for her surprise trip and reaction is mixed.
Recent violence highlights what's been the descending situation in the crowded Gaza Strip.
President Trump visited Ohio; Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin was fired; news about U.S. forces in Syria.
Two Baton Rouge police officers won't be charged in the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling in 2016. Baton Rouge Mayor Sharon Weston Broome talks to NPR's Scott Simon about the city's reaction.
There is ongoing outrage in Sacramento surrounding the shooting death of Stephon Clark by police.
Mosul's mosaic of Iraqi Christian communities and an ancient cathedral were damaged by ISIS militants. Now, Christians there are staying away.
Chapters of the National African American Gun Association grew after President Trump's inauguration. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Philip Smith, president and founder of the gun rights organization.
Scott Simon speaks to Jonathan Arkush, president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, about the recent controversy over accusations of anti-Semitism in the U.K.'s Labour party.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Washington Post reporter John Hudson about White House discussions surrounding President Trump's decision to expel Russian diplomats from the United States.
Larry Krasner wants prosecutors to announce in open court the taxpayer expense of incarceration before asking for it. His new policy is drawing backlash and discussion.
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Neuroscientist Barbara Lipska describes in a new memoir surviving 20 brain tumors, and what the eight-week nightmare of psychological symptoms taught her about mental illnesses she's long studied.
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Poet Lee Bennett Hopkins edited the new children's book, in which poets reflect on paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Rather than describing the painting, it's what they feel," he says.
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Actress Cynthia Nixon announced her run for New York governor against incumbent Andrew Cuomo. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Brigid Bergin, politics reporter at WNYC, about the September primaries.
The NCAA men's tournament is down to eight teams, and baseball makes an unexpected entry in the omnibus spending bill.
Egypt has a presidential election starting Monday, but the winner is almost certain already: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. And tight restrictions limit discussion of other options.