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The sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese trawler has led to outcry in the Philippines and raised alarm over whether China is ramping up claims to disputed waters.
NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with Professor Jamie Gates of Point Loma Nazarene University about the fact and fiction surrounding human trafficking across the Southern U.S. border.
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News about the Democratic presidential candidates' health care policies.
The U.S. has advanced to the semifinals of the Women's World Cup after a thrilling 2-1 victory over host country France. It was the most anticipated game of the tournament so far.
The Supreme Court has weighed in on the census citizenship question but the battle between the administration and critics of the hotly contested question isn't over yet.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Himesh Patel, who stars in the new movie Yesterday, which imagines a world in which no one knows The Beatles, except one man.
Chanelle Benz's new novel is a story that swells with Mississippi swelter, blood oaths, old grudges, conspiracy theories and everlasting mysteries. Scott Simon talks with her about the book.
Joe Biden's reaction to criticism of once working with segregationists highlights the complicated politics of race. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility.
Democratic presidential candidates attended a major event last night for South Carolina Democrats, a fish fry held by Rep. Jim Clyburn. He's defended Joe Biden's recent comments about segregationists.
Acting ICE Director Mark Morgan defended his plan to arrest and deport thousands of migrant families in an interview with NPR.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger about President Trump calling for and then canceling military strikes against Iran.
Even though the NBA is in its off-season, the draft this week drew a lot of attention. Plus, Wimbledon is coming up! Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant of ESPN.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Kareem Maddox, who is competing in the 3x3 World Cup in Amsterdam. The relatively recent competitive sport is also now set to debut at the 2020 Olympics.
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Oberlin College President Carmen Twillie Ambar about the $44 million libel verdict against the college. The jury said Oberlin defamed a local bakery.
New York City Opera has commissioned Stonewall, a new opera premiering one week before the 50th anniversary of the riots that sparked the modern gay-rights movement.
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Ruby Ibarra describes her art as unfiltered, a quality that shines through in her band's 2019 Tiny Desk submission.
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A ranch in Fairbanks, Alaska offers yoga classes with reindeer. An owner says the animals are particularly well-suited to it because they are twisty creatures.
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The debut novel from NPR's own Linda Holmes follows a suddenly widowed (and not all that grief-stricken) woman and her new lodger — a former major league ballplayer who's lost his ability to pitch.
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Music historian James Karst explains his recent research into the early life of the legendary Louis Armstrong.
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President Trump called off an attack that was intended as retaliation for Iran's shooting down of a U.S. military drone.