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There's a huge surplus of American cheese in the U.S. The Sporkful's Dan Pashman and NPR's Melissa Block discuss what "American cheese" means and how it's best served.
May 8, 2016
Now that Donald Trump is the apparent Republican nominee, those in the "Never Trump" camp have a decision to make. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Rory Cooper, Senior Advisor to the "Never Trump" PAC.
May 8, 2016
Time is almost up for consumers to tell the FDA what "natural" food means. It's an ancient philosophical question with no easy answers.
May 8, 2016
The Central Asian nation looks increasingly shaky with an autocratic ruler, an Islamist insurgency, a sputtering economy and unstable neighbors.
May 8, 2016
I watched my mother disappear bit by bit as cancer destroyed her brain. I don't know if she heard me when I said I was pregnant. But I still feel her love. I think our baby will, too.
May 8, 2016
One man died and five others were injured in a clinical trial in France this year. Trials like those depend on healthy people willing to take experimental medications in return for cash.
May 8, 2016
Global mothers give special wisdom depending where they live. What do you call your elders? Do you know how to gather firewood? What's the family password?
May 8, 2016
The thoroughbred took home the day's biggest victory at Churchill Downs. Now, the crucial question: Can he replicate American Pharoah's feat and add this jewel to an eventual Triple Crown?
May 7, 2016
Washingtonians are expected to gather in the tens of thousands for the city's annual Funk Parade.
May 7, 2016
Susan Rahr is a former sheriff of King County, Wash. and Betty Taylor is the former Winfield, Mo. police chief. Both say police training culture is too militaristic.
May 7, 2016
After a bitter election campaign, Londoners have chosen the Labour Party's Sadiq Khan to be the new mayor. He comes from humble immigrant origins, and is the first Muslim to hold the post.
May 7, 2016
Buzzfeed's Ruby Cramer, The Atlantic's Molly Ball and NPR's Don Gonyea have crisscrossed the country on the campaign trails. They talk with Michel Martin about what they've seen on the road.
May 7, 2016
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro says new guidance about fair housing will help people with an arrest record get a "second chance in life."
May 7, 2016
Despite low interest rates, it's a difficult time for people who want to buy a house for the first time. Skylar Olsen of Zillow explains why so few houses are available and why prices are so high.
May 7, 2016
A massive oil sands wildfire in Alberta now extends more than 600 square miles, and officials are concerned that it could double in size on Saturday because of windy, dry weather conditions.
May 7, 2016
As investigations continue into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine two years ago, the Kremlin has dismissed a new report that directly implicates the Russian military.
May 7, 2016
In his impassioned call for civic engagement, Obama says that race relations have improved but there's more to be done. He advises the historically black university's graduates on shaping the future.
May 7, 2016
The Pirates-Marlins series was meant to honor Hall of Fame player Roberto Clemente, who hails from the island. But players say they were worried about contracting Zika.
May 7, 2016
Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
May 7, 2016

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