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NPR's Scott Simon asks the SETI Institute's Seth Shostak about what scientists have learned so far about a recently detected interstellar object.
Scientists say they know the amount of rain that fell on Houston during Harvey through the pressure all that water put on the Earth's crust.
A dog working security at Chicago's Midway airport is skittish around crowds. Authorities there are being patient as she nervously dirties the terminal.
Mirik Milan helps oversee Amsterdam over night. NPR's Scott Simon asks him about being a "night mayor" and how he balances the needs of residents with the city's desire to have a vibrant nightlife.
After making an agreement in Brussels, Britain and the European Union are moving on to more advanced talks about the terms of Britain's EU exit. The chaos up until now doesn't bode well.
Selma's congressional district was key to the Democratic win in the special Senate election. Scott Simon talks with Democratic Rep. Terri Sewell talks about what Doug Jones' win means for Alabama.
Maude Julien's new memoir chronicles her extraordinary — and awful — childhood with fanatical parents determined to turn her into the ultimate survivor through deprivation, violence and endless tests.
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James Han Mattson's debut book, inspired by the real-life suicide of an outed young man, treats the Internet as both lifeline and paper trail of a tormented, small-town adolescence.
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You too can own a French chateau, in part, anyway. Romain Delaume, CEO of Dartagnans, tells NPR's Scott Simon about a crowdfunding effort underway to preserve La Mothe-Chandeniers.
For the latest installment of our Movies You Missed series, two first-time viewers of It's a Wonderful Life admit wondering for a long time why it's regarded as a Christmas movie.
Rep. John B. Anderson, Illinois congressman, died Sunday at the age of 95. The Midwest Republican disliked big government and supported the Equal Rights Amendment.
Vice U.K. writer Oobah Butler created a fake restaurant that became the hottest eatery in London on TripAdvisor. He tells NPR's Scott Simon about how he executed his prank.
Howard Bryant of ESPN and ESPN The Magazine joins NPR's Scott Simon to talk about the former doctor with the USA Gymnastics program sentenced for child pornography and Russia's Olympics ban.
Experts predict the new rules in the proposed tax overhaul will lead to many complexities in the tax code. And that likely means new opportunities for tax lawyers to find ways to game the system.
John Archibald from The Birmingham News and al.com joins NPR's Scott Simon to preview Tuesday's special election in Alabama.
Wildfires that are burning in across Southern California have killed at least one person.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with political analysts Karine Jean-Pierre and Mary Kate Cary about the political parties' reactions to the national conversation about sexual harassment.
Dan Eberhart is CEO of energy company Canary LLC and is a significant Republican donor. He joins NPR's Scott Simon for an update on how the party is doing under Trump.
Young women from the U.S. are at increasing risk of a dangerous ritual known as female genital mutilation. Federal law enforcement has launched an awareness campaign about "vacation cutting."
The value of digital currency bitcoin has skyrocketed. But what is bitcoin and is it just a bubble? Timothy Lee of Ars Technica explains to NPR's Scott Simon.