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Bombarding young mice with video and audio stimulation changes the way the brain develops. But some scientists think those sorts of brain changes could protect kids from stressing out in a busy world.
Nov. 19, 2016
Vice president-elect Mike Pence attended the Broadway production of Hamilton last night. At the end of the musical, the cast of the show had a message for him.
Nov. 19, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN the magazine about the career of tennis star Andy Murray whose elementary school was the site of a school shooting in 1996.
Nov. 19, 2016
The Obama Administration has removed the Arctic Ocean from any new off shore oil and gas leasing for the next 5 years. Environmentalists wanted the move due to concerns over climate change.
Nov. 19, 2016
The conservative radio host and commentator was a vocal critic of Trump during the presidential election. Beck talks to NPR's Scott Simon about his evolving political views and finding common ground
Nov. 19, 2016
The running shoe company was never a big fan of the Trans Pacific Partnership, a trade deal pursued by the Obama administration. But after Trump won the election, New Balance found itself in a pickle.
Nov. 19, 2016
Scott Simon speaks with U.S. Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on President elect Donald Trump's new pick on attorney general and their role.
Nov. 19, 2016
It's often quoted that Ray Kroc made a fortune and his wife spent it — on causes he may not have agreed with. Lisa Napoli talks to Scott Simon about the life and love affair in her new book.
Nov. 19, 2016
French conservatives choose their candidate for President on Sunday. The winner will likely face off against Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front in the presidential election next year.
Nov. 19, 2016
Marta Dusseldorp currently stars in three popular Australian shows: "Jack Irish", "Janet King" and "A Place to Call Home." NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Dusseldorp about her career.
Nov. 19, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has settled three outstanding lawsuits related to his now-defunct Trump University. The New York Attorney General announced the $25 million settlement Friday.
Nov. 19, 2016
The Democratic senator from Ohio, Sherrod Brown, tells NPR's Scott Simon he's willing to work with Donald Trump's administration on a number of issues.
Nov. 19, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks to former Congressman Pete Hoekstra about the Trump administration's transition process, and potential national security policies for the new administration.
Nov. 19, 2016
Let's take a grand tour of Mumbai's toilets, from deluxe to holes in the ground for squatting to ... the railroad tracks?
Nov. 19, 2016
People in poverty-stricken Clay County, Kentucky, worry about what will happen to their health care if Gov. Matt Bevin's and President-elect Trump's ambitions to overhaul Medicaid proceed.
Nov. 19, 2016
Donald Trump may be taking the old adage of keeping friends close and enemies closer to heart. Romney was one of Trump's harshest Republican critics throughout the presidential campaign.
Nov. 19, 2016
Jones, known for generating powerful, energetic performances despite her small stature while fronting The Dap-Kings for the past decade, had been fighting pancreatic cancer since 2013.
Nov. 18, 2016
Prosecutors argued that the defendants thought their ties to Venezuela's first family would facilitate their scheme to smuggle a large shipment of cocaine to the U.S.
Nov. 18, 2016
Ivanka Trump's husband, Jared Kushner, might not be able to fill a position in the White House because of a federal anti-nepotism statute.
Nov. 18, 2016
Thirty years ago, Jeff Sessions' history of racial comments derailed him from a job as a federal judge. Now, President-elect Trump has nominated the Alabama senator to run the Justice Department.
Nov. 18, 2016

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