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NPR's Renee Montagne asks Georgetown Day School guidance counselor Amy Killy about advising students at the prestigious Washington, D.C., high school about sexual assault.
NPR's Renee Montagne speaks with Becca Lewis of the research institute Data & Society about her recent study on right-wing influencers on YouTube.
As the Florence recovery effort continues, volunteers from across the South are helping care for the dogs and cats separated from their owners. The goal: reunite as many pets and people as possible.
Throughout the turmoil in Washington, D.C., over the Brett Kavanaugh nomination, the historical backdrop has been the 1991 confrontation between Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill.
The Senate race between GOP incumbent Sen. Dean Heller and Democratic challenger Rep. Jacky Rosen, is one to watch this November. Appealing to the Latino vote will be crucial to whoever wins.
Brothel owner Dennis Hof is running for Nevada state legislature. He says President Trump broke the mold and made someone like him, an "anti-establishment" candidate, palatable to voters.
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has been the main story but this past week also saw conflicting reports that the deputy attorney general mused about wearing a wire while talking to Trump.
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Melissa Coppel about the art of creating the perfect molded bonbon, and about teaching aspiring chefs this disappearing skill.
Army field rations have lacked pizza as an option until now. NPR's Renee Montagne asks food scientist Michelle Richardson how the Army finally produced a palatable pizza for troops in the field.
NPR's Renee Montagne asks Jessica Knoll, author of Luckiest Girl Alive, about her experience with sexual assault and her thoughts on the accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
The Trump administration says that immigrants who seek public assistance and legal worker status could be denied green cards. Officials say they're trying to ensure immigrants are self-sufficient.
This episode of Weekend Edition features some stories from Las Vegas, including a heated Senate race and recovery from last year's mass shooting.
The young protagonist of Kate Atkinson's latest historical novel finds herself working for British intelligence during the war — and suddenly confronting that experience years later.
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NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play this week's puzzle with Bill Makosey of East Lansing, Mich.
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Two survivors of the Las Vegas shooting: A young man, shot in the lung, hid under a dead body and survived. A police officer who had never before fired his gun on active duty, now trains others.
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On Cape Cod in Massachusetts, school districts are using addiction counselors to help kids and their teachers cope with the chaos and trauma of the opioid epidemic.
Toronto is known for its raccoons' aggressive ability to get into garbage cans. The city spent millions trying to fight the gray menace — with mixed results.
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Researchers thought the rounded stones found in the desert — clearly shaped by human hands — were used to grind nuts or seeds. But archaeologist Marilyn Martorano says they are actually lithophones.
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NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Olympic bronze medalist Adam Rippon about being a role model in the LGBTQ community.
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Heavy rains from Florence are causing flash flooding and road closures in North Carolina.