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Hurricane Irma has shifted its path — NPR's Scott Simon talks to Mayor Bill Barnett of Naples, Fla., about the threat to his city as the storm heads west.
Sept. 9, 2017
Those in the Florida Keys have a mandatory evacuation as they are directly in Hurricane Irma's crosshairs. Scott Simon speaks with reporter David Ovalle of The Miami Herald who is in Key West.
Sept. 9, 2017
About a quarter of a million DREAMers — immigrants who were illegally brought to the U.S. as children — are enrolled in college. But the program that's allowed them to go to school is ending.
Sept. 9, 2017
The software of major airlines monitor supply and demand, then lower or raise prices accordingly — within seconds. That can lead to some exorbitant prices, NPR's Scott Simon says.
Sept. 9, 2017
Consecutive hurricanes and even wildfires have exhausted rescue workers brought in to help with conditions in Texas, Florida and Western states.
Sept. 9, 2017
The remote Montana lodge could always be counted on for a soft cot and a hot meal. But the Sprague Fire, which is still raging, engulfed it. A silver lining: The kitchen and dining room may be spared.
Sept. 9, 2017
President Trump said he would think about working with Democrats to scrap the limit on the country's borrowing, which has been around for a century.
Sept. 9, 2017
Volunteers are the unsung heroes in slowing the spread of the disease in the world's worst cholera epidemic.
Sept. 9, 2017
The cohesion and resilience of Rockport, Texas' Vietnamese-American community, which numbers about a thousand, may help it recover from the storm's destruction.
Sept. 9, 2017
Irritation and gloom may seem like the default mode for teenagers, but parents can help them gain a more realistic and resilient way of thinking. A clinical psychologist explains how.
Sept. 9, 2017
As Irma heads into Florida, a lot of people are hitting the highways to evacuate, and even those staying behind are topping off their tanks to make sure they don't run out.
Sept. 8, 2017
JR, a French street artist, hasn't answered that question — and that's the point. His massive artwork on the border, which coincided with the decision to rescind DACA, is the "start of a discussion."
Sept. 8, 2017
Opioid painkillers prescribed by dentists have helped fuel the nation's addiction epidemic. Dental schools are teaching the next generation of dentists that there are other ways to treat pain.
Sept. 8, 2017
The latest hurricane models are using lightning-fast supercomputers to crunch ever-more data. And they're getting better.
Sept. 8, 2017
GoFundMe campaigns and robocalls have already started. Fight instances of fraud by staying informed and carefully researching reputable charities.
Sept. 8, 2017
GOP lawmakers' anger about President Trump's short-term budget deal with Democrats boiled over in a meeting with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney.
Sept. 8, 2017
Equifax says the three executives, who sold nearly $2 million in stock, at the time didn't know of the breach, which exposed personal data of 143 million Americans. Consumers struggle to get answers.
Sept. 8, 2017
The Justice Department has sided with a Colorado shop owner who refused to serve a same-sex couple. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the case this fall.
Sept. 8, 2017
Community-based charities are at the front lines of the flood response in South Asia. But global charities get almost all the attention — and money.
Sept. 8, 2017
The cranes have arms that can't be tied down and their heavy counterweights pose a potential danger. They're designed to withstand 145-mph winds — less powerful than those of Hurricane Irma.
Sept. 8, 2017

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