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In Delaware, a license plate sold in a private auction for $410,000. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to the auction house owner William Emmert about Delaware's license plate collecting culture.
NPR's Scott Simon asks the Marshall Project's Nicole Lewis about a prison strike that's bringing attention to what prison activists call inhumane conditions in U.S. correctional facilities.
A statue to honor Alice Allison Dunnigan, the first African-American woman accredited to cover the White House, will soon stand at the Newseum in Washington, DC.
The pope arrives in Ireland to take part in the World Meeting of Families, a Vatican-sponsored gathering of Catholics, shortly after a report on sex abuse in Pennsylvania.
As it approached Hawaii, Hurricane Lane lost strength and is now a tropical storm. It continues to dump a lot of rain on Hawaii.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with former National Enquirer editor Jerry George about the relationship between David Pecker, the head of the company that publishes the tabloid, and President Trump.
After the stunning news that President Trump's former lawyer pleaded guilty, Republican lawmakers downplayed the news and Democrats waved off renewed calls for impeachment.
Many clocks sync with a government radio station that's been proposed to be closed. Scott Simon talks with Thomas Witherspoon of the website The SWLing Post.
The Army has reinstated more than 30 recruits it discharged. They filled high-demand military jobs in exchange for a fast track to citizenship. NPR's Scott Simon talks to a reservist from Pakistan.
A San Benito, Texas, school district is providing staff and materials to teach migrant children at a local shelter. NPR's Scott Simon asks board president Michael Vargas about community reaction.
NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks to Ryan Culwell about his latest album. The Last American is about the struggles of ordinary Americans.
It's a new season for the NFL but it's facing some of the same controversies. And basketball great Lindsay Whalen may be retiring from playing, but she's not going far.
NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks with University of Florida scientist Lisa Taylor about her lab's use of human makeup in experiments about spider coloration and mating.
NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks with Janet Yang, executive producer of the 1993 movie The Joy Luck Club. It's been credited for paving the way for the new film Crazy Rich Asians.
In Colombia, 10 former leftist guerrillas who fought in a war are newly-minted members of Congress. For some, the transition from jungle fighters to lawmakers is too soon.
The Lee County School Board in Virginia voted to approve a plan that would allow teachers to carry guns. NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks to Superintendent Brian Austin about how the plan would work.
Kofi Annan, former secretary-general of the United Nations, has died at age 80. Colum Lynch of Foreign Policy talks with NPR's Jennifer Ludden.
How does the Catholic Church prepare its seminarians to deal with questions of sexual abuse and celibacy? NPR's Jennifer Ludden talks to Paul Blaschko, who attended seminary from 2008 until 2011.
High-end bikes and components are often made of carbon fiber, which is strong and light-weight. But carbon fiber bikes have to be carefully maintained.
NPR's Jennifer Ludden speak with author Mimi Swartz about her new book, Ticker. It tells the story of the quest to build an artificial heart.