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President Trump has announced new rules banning certain transgender people from serving in the military. The new policy replaces the administration's earlier ban on transgender troops.
A woman got a message from a stranger who found her wallet — almost 50 years after it was stolen. A construction worker renovating the store where the wallet went missing got in touch via Messenger.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Ian Bogost about data collected from Facebook-connected apps. In 2010, Bogost launched Cow Clicker, a parody game that inadvertently collected a lot of user information.
They're coming by car, by plane and by bus: Throngs of protesters arrive in Washington for Saturday's "March for Our Lives" rally to end gun violence.
Scott Simon asks Matt Purple, managing editor of "The American Conservative," why he calls new national security adviser John Bolton one of the "most dangerous national security operatives" in D.C.
A gunman took hostages in a supermarket in Southern France yesterday, killing at least two people. In an effort to switch places with a hostage during the standoff, a police officer died a hero.
New York's Adirondack Park has some of the biggest wilderness in the eastern U.S. — and it just got bigger. This week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo protected another 25,000 acres.
As the EU and U.K. prepare to adopt stricter digital privacy rules, officials there are warning the U.S. to beef up its own Internet security regulations.
Three of the Austin bombings occurred in East Austin, a historically black and Latino part of the city. Susana Almanza, community organizer and lifelong resident, talks gentrification in the area.
President Trump ordered tariffs on China to address complaints that the country forces U.S. businesses to give up industry secrets. Scott Simon talks with Washington Post correspondent David J. Lynch.
Protesters descend on Washington for "March for Our Lives," a student-organized rally against gun violence. We talk to David Hogg, a survivor of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Ariel Lawhon's new novel is a biography of both Russia's Grand Duchess Anastasia and Anna Anderson, the woman who claimed to be Anastasia after the royal family was executed during the Revolution.
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NPR's Scott Simon speaks to The Guardian's Moscow bureau chief Andrew Roth about the Russian presidential election and how recent diplomatic blows with the U.K. and the U.S. play into the campaign.
U.S. citizens continue to be targeted by Russian operatives online. Ajah Hales was contacted by a Facebook page that promised to promote black-owned businesses like hers. She talks with Scott Simon.
The murder of a a young investigative journalist in Slovakia led to street protests and the collapse of the government. Now protesters want fresh elections to sweep away corruption.
Scott Simon talks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about the latest in college basketball.
Conor Lamb, a centrist Democrat, is the apparent victor in this week's Pennsylvania congressional election — a big win for Democrats going into the midterms. But can their strategy survive long term?
How was a nerve agent of a group called Novichok manufactured and sent into the U.K. to poison a former Russian spy? Richard Guthrie, a U.K.-based chemical weapons expert, talks with Scott Simon.
We remember New York Democratic Rep. Lousie Slaughter, who died on Friday at the age of 88.
If confirmed, Gina Haspel will replace Mike Pompeo as CIA director. NPR's Scott Simon talks to a Haspel critic, former CIA counterterrorism officer John Kiriakou.