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You might know actor Ken Jeong from the movie The Hangover. NPR's David Greene talks to him about his new Netflix special, and how he went from being a medical doctor to a comedian and actor.
More schools are adopting an evidence-based approach to preventing violence on their campuses. The plan recognizes that a student contemplating violence is a student in crisis.
Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Scott Horsley and Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of El Paso, about President Trump's visit there, and a tentative deal reached by negotiators on border security funding.
It won't help you find the love of your life, but it will play cupid for cattle. The app is called Tudder — get it? It features thousands of cows available for breeding across the U.K.
Attorneys for Autumn Lampkins says the Delaware mom wanted time to pump breast milk, but a KFC restaurant limited her breaks and eventually demoted her. She's been awarded $1.5 million.
The group says it has 18 chapters in eight states, all of them funded by private, anonymous donations. Members distribute free and clean drug-use supplies even at the risk of being arrested.
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Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey about comments Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota made, which the party leadership condemned as anti-Semitic.
One in 5 Russians is self-employed, and as the government looks for new sources of revenue, it's turning to technology to get the country's nannies, cleaners and tutors to pay their taxes.
The huge driver shortage in the trucking industry is forcing big changes in the way it does business. Trucking companies are trying to hire more women and younger people to drive their rigs.
NPR's David Greene talks to food writer and human rights campaigner Yasmin Khan about her latest cookbook, and the travels that inspired a collection of Palestinian recipes.
Ed Stack is a gun owner who was a longtime Republican donor. A year after Dick's Sporting Goods became an unlikely corporate face of gun control, it sees the fallout from its policy and lobbying.
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The Turkish government has issued a stern statement denouncing China for violating the fundamental human rights of Uyghur Turks and other Muslim communities in China.
Rachel Martin talks to Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention about how church leaders are responding to a report that exposed widespread sexual abuse of church members and children.
Negotiators reach "an agreement in principle" on a border security spending agreement. Nearly a year since the Florida school shooting, Dick's Sporting Goods is the corporate face of gun control.
The trial of 12 Catalan politicians in Madrid on Tuesday threatens to reopen the divisions in Spain between those who oppose independence for Catalonia, and those in the province who want to secede.
The Westminster Kennel Club dog show concludes Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The sporting, working and terrier groups will be judged before Best in Show is awarded.
Vietnam's economy grew faster than any mature country last year, in part because of the trade war. Manufacturers are leaving empty factories in China and fleeing across the border.
Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., told reporters that he believes Congress can approve the legislation and send it to the president before the Friday night deadline to avert another partial shutdown.
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Over the weekend, the Puget Sound region was blanketed in snow and hit with frigid temperatures. Residents are busy digging out after the storm. Hardware stores have sold out of rock salt and deicer.
Rachel Martin and Steve Inskeep talk to El Paso Mayor Dee Margo ahead of President Trump's visit to the border city Monday. Former Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke is also having a rally in El Paso.