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Harper Lee's 1960 novel is now a Broadway play, but not after lawsuits and pushback from the writer's estate. In the play, Atticus Finch looks and sounds a little different than he did in the book.
Peter Sokolowski is a lexicographer at Merriam-Webster. He speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about some of the Words of the Year, based on searches of the website, and the news events behind them.
Bobi Wine is President Yoweri Museveni's biggest challenger. Wine says Uganda's constitution gives him the right to sing and to speak his mind, and how and when he does that is not up for debate.
With the help of American volunteers, a family of refugees from the Democratic Republic Congo is navigating a new life and establishing new holiday traditions.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Annie Lowrey of The Atlantic about the state of the U.S. economy and the effect of slowing economic growth on consumers and investors.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Kori Schake of the International Institute for Strategic Studies about her work with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the international consequences of his departure.
President Trump has tweeted that the interior secretary is stepping down at the end of the year. NPR's Scott Simon and Tamara Keith discuss the issue.
Plant-based meat alternatives are more meat-like than ever, and consumers are flocking to them. But having seen plant-based milks take a big share of that market, livestock producers want tight laws.
President Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, got three years in prison, and the publisher of the National Enquirer agreed to cooperate with prosecutors.
Rapper Sean Forbes and percussionist Evelyn Glennie tell tell NPR's Scott Simon about their performance with the Detroit Philharmonic called "The Deaf And Loud Symphonic Experience."
NPR's Scott Simon discusses the week in sports with ESPN's Howard Bryant, including impressive wins by the NBA's Toronto Raptors and the NFL's Los Angeles Chargers.
Philadelphia Eagles fans are known for passionately — sometimes rudely — backing their team. That reputation was cemented on a cold Sunday in 1968, when disgruntled fans pelted Santa with snowballs.
Scott Simon talks with Maria Ressa of the investigative website Rappler in the Philippines about being named one of Time's Persons of the Year, and the mortal dangers some journalists faced this year.
A 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in CBP custody this month, but the West Texas Guatemalan Consul General, who has spoken with her father, says they have no complaints about their treatment.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to French journalist Anne Nivat about the political situation in her country, where just a quarter of citizens say they approve the president's job performance.
The gas station owner said he had found and helped the eccentric entrepreneur in the Nevada desert, and that afterward Hughes included him in his will. But the courts all ruled against him.
When U.S. Navy veteran Gary Ard traveled last year to lobby against a bill before Congress, he didn't realize Saudi Arabia was paying for all of it — including rooms at the Trump International Hotel.
Robin Wright explains where things stand after a bipartisan group of senators voted to pull military support from Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, and to tie the country's leader to a journalist's death.
The un-saintly language of a Santa in England inspired this riff on a classic Christmas poem.
A major climate conference is wrapping up in Poland. Officials are working to create a rulebook for future reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.