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Saturday is Primary Election Day for Republicans running for president in South Carolina and Democrats in Nevada. NPR gives the latest.
Feb. 20, 2016
The service was conducted by the son of the deceased Supreme Court justice, who is a Catholic priest. Scalia's casket was carried into the basilica by his sons and sons-in-law.
Feb. 20, 2016
Today, Democrats in Nevada and Republicans in South Carolina are telling the nation who they want to nominate to run for president
Feb. 20, 2016
This year, high students will find out how much money they'll get from colleges well in advance. That's because FAFSA applications can be submitted as early as October.
Feb. 20, 2016
Father Paul Scalia, son of the late Supreme Court justice, delivered a homily at Saturday's traditional Catholic funeral mass. NPR's Ron Elving tells Linda Wertheimer about the ceremony.
Feb. 20, 2016
Ugandan President Yoweri Musevani, who has been in power for 30 years, won more than 60 percent of the votes. Observers say the vote fell short of democratic.
Feb. 20, 2016
Academics and students say glorifying a Kashmiri separatist is free speech. But conservative supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi say "speech against our country" shouldn't be allowed.
Feb. 20, 2016
In Pakistan, a stand-up comic is sharing the stage with another comedian from the old enemy, India. The comics believe laughter is the best medicine for their conflict-blighted region.
Feb. 20, 2016
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron is calling for a historic nationwide referendum on whether the UK will stay in the European Union. He says new concessions from the EU mean Britain should stay.
Feb. 20, 2016
Linda Wertheimer speaks with Eduardo Miranda and Elisa Bergersen about their project that enables paralyzed musicians to perform again through proxies.
Feb. 20, 2016
Italian author Umberto Eco died yesterday at the age of 84. We recall last year's conversation between the author and Scott Simon.
Feb. 20, 2016
Linda Wertheimer talks with The Washington Post's Terrence McCoy about brain-damaged Baltimore residents signing away lead poisoning settlement money. He just won a Polk award for his reporting on it.
Feb. 20, 2016
The spread of Zika is taxing Colombia's already over-burdened health care system.
Feb. 20, 2016
Pope Francis turned heads this week with statements on birth control and same-sex marriage that seemed at odds with Church doctrine. Then he waded into a spat with Donald Trump.
Feb. 20, 2016
Linda Wertheimer gets a preview of today's South Carolina Republican primary from conservative radio host Mike Gallagher.
Feb. 20, 2016
Linda Wertheimer talks with Don Hertzfeldt about his Oscar-nominated animated short, "World of Tomorrow."
Feb. 20, 2016
Britain's prime minister says he has secured a deal he hopes will keep the UK in the European Union. British voters will vote later this year on whether to remain EU members.
Feb. 20, 2016
A new pirate website called Sci-Hub allows free access to academic journals behind paywalls. Heather Joseph, an advocate for legal open access, explains the situation to Linda Wertheimer.
Feb. 20, 2016
Linda Wertheimer talks to Harper Lee's longtime friend Wayne Flynt about the late author. He will deliver Lee's eulogy.
Feb. 20, 2016
The news of Harper Lee's death hit her beloved hometown particularly hard. Fans and friends in Monroeville, Ala., reflect on her passing.
Feb. 20, 2016

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