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A 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Southern California Friday night. It was the second quake in two days. Kern County, Calif. Fire Chief Anthony Romero talks with host Renee Montagne.
According to the Labor Department, employers added 224,000 jobs in June, despite a disappointing May. The strong job market could reduce pressure on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says Cardi B cannot trademark her signature catchphrase — or catchsound — "okurrr."
Brian Regan has been called "your favorite comedian's favorite comedian." He's also known as a "clean comic," which might explain why families make up a good portion of his audience.
A federal lawsuit in Nevada is trying to end the state's legal brothel system. Plaintiffs say brothels encourage sex trafficking, but the industry says women freely choose to do sex work.
NPR's Renee Montagne talks with Howard Bryant of ESPN about a rising tennis star at Wimbledon and the upcoming Women's World Cup final.
NPR's Renee Montagne talks to José Escobar, who was deported to El Salvador in 2017. He finally returned home to his family in Texas this week.
Young demonstrators speak of their passion, depression and steely determination to take to Hong Kong's streets again. They are clear in their opposition to Beijing's tightening grip on their city.
The legal fight over a citizenship question the Trump administration wants on the 2020 census is not over. A federal judge in Maryland is now reviewing the question's alleged "discriminatory" origins.
Fifty years ago Kurt Vonnegut published his anti-war novel Slaughterhouse-Five. NPR's Renee Montagne revisits an earlier conversation she had with the author about the book.
NPR's Renee Montagne talks to Briana Scurry, a retired soccer goalie for the U.S. women's national team, about the World Cup finals on Sunday.
The school is fictional but the anxiety is real — the plot bears striking resemblance to actual college admissions scandals. "There's a sense that parents will stop at nothing," says Bruce Holsinger.
It's almost as tall as the Taj Mahal. It smolders and festers. And it's a source of income for slum dwellers nearby.
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A new film follows the indie rockers' rise in the 1990s, the traffic accident that disrupted their lives and their recent return — after three of the members became Orthodox priests.
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NPR's Renee Montagne talks with KTUU Weekend Meteorologist Tracy Sinclare about the record-breaking heat in Anchorage, Alaska.
A census citizenship question remains unsettled while Democratic presidential candidates go to Iowa.
Southern California was hit by another big earthquake Friday, after one struck the day before.
Iran is ready to enrich uranium beyond the level set by the 2015 nuclear deal, according to a video message from a top aide to the country's supreme leader.
North Carolina's governor is promising to quickly cut greenhouse emissions but will need to convince Duke Energy, the state's dominant utility, to abandon coal and gas in favor of solar and wind.
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Monica Castillo of the website Cherry Picks tells NPR's Sarah McCammon why she thinks it's good that the rebooted One Day at a Time has been renewed for a fourth season.