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A quick way to get to know someone is to ask: What scares you? Member station WNYC did that for a new podcast. Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci offers his fears.
Trump heads to McAllen, Texas, on the U.S.-Mexico border. Secretary of State Pompeo, who's in Egypt, speaks on U.S. policy in the region. A new treatment for miscarriage is mired in abortion debate.
"Baby Shark" — about a family of sharks scouring the seas for their next meal — charted at No. 32 for the week ending Jan. 12. It boasted 20.8 million streams last week, according to Nielsen Music.
President Trump once promised to build a vast concrete wall on the southern border. Now, the wall has morphed into a steel slat barrier. Trump has shifted his rhetoric on the wall over time.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's extensive trip to the Middle East takes him to Egypt. He is going to use the visit to give a speech in which he's expected to focus on U.S. policy for the region.
Fast Radio Bursts are extremely powerful bursts of energy coming from far beyond the Milky Way. No one knows what's causing them but a new telescope in Canada should help find an explanation.
A medication commonly used to provide abortions can also help ease the recovery process for women experiencing miscarriage. Doctors find it difficult to navigate heavy regulations around the pill.
President Trump visits the border in Texas to highlight security needs. In San Diego, hundreds of Customs and Border Protection agents echo the same line: the fence is not secure and a wall is needed.
Felix Tshisekedi was declared winner of the long-delayed presidential election in the Democratic Republic of the Congo — amid suggestions of vote-rigging.
President Trump on Thursday visits the U.S. Mexico border, after talks to resolve the partial government shutdown were unsuccessful on Wednesday.
Steve Inskeep talks to Ali Shihabi, the founder of the Arabia Foundation and an ally of Saudi leaders, about Saudi Arabia's role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
How do virtual assistants like Alexa affect children's learning experiences? Some experts say easy answers delivered by technology can hurt the development of problem-solving skills in kids.
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The Supreme Court Justice is having a moment — a documentary, several biographies, even a coloring book. Now, a new movie chronicles her early career, including a landmark discrimination case.
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Reports that a white shooter killed a 7-year-old black girl led to a national outcry, but in the days since, deputies have charged two black men. Gene Demby spoke about what this incident reveals.
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NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks with Sanaa Abrar for her reaction to President Trump's remarks on border security. Abrar represents United We Dream, an immigrant advocacy organization.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Iraqi leaders in Baghdad on Wednesday, an unannounced stop on his trip to the Middle East.
The TSA acknowledges more officers than usual are calling in sick rather than work without pay during the government shutdown. Travel industry leaders warn the economic impact could be significant.
Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi, who is chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, about President Trump's prime-time request to fund a border wall.
Scott Morrison's office posted a family photo on his website. In it, he's wearing two left shoes. The white shoes were Photoshopped on, replacing the ratty sneakers he'd worn to the photo shoot.
At the time she mentioned killing a deer, the Oklahoma woman was on the dating app Bumble. The guy chatting with her about the illegal deer kill just happened to be a game warden.