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The chain restaurant that catered to women helped redefine how Americans eat, according to a new book. For NPR's Lynn Neary, it also defined how she did and didn't fit with the counterculture.
Sept. 24, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks politics with Sally Satel, a clinical psychiatrist and medical policy expert. She follows political trends in medicine.
Sept. 24, 2016
An American negotiator played a key role in helping Colombia end it's half-century war between the government and the FARC guerrillas. Here's how he did it.
Sept. 24, 2016
The Food and Drug Administration approved a muscular dystrophy drug despite deeply flawed evidence. Was the decision a dangerous precedent or flexible pragmatism reflecting patients' values?
Sept. 24, 2016
Football season has begun and there's plenty to talk about. Howard Bryant of ESPN.com talks to NPR's Scott Simon about the week in sports.
Sept. 24, 2016
All week, jurors in New Jersey have been hearing about how aides to Gov. Chris Christie orchestrated the closure of lanes on the George Washington Bridge in 2013. We'll catch up on the trial.
Sept. 24, 2016
It's relatively simple for criminals to buy pressure cookers and turn them into deadly devices. William Flynn, formerly of the Department of Homeland Security, talks to NPR's Scott Simon.
Sept. 24, 2016
Scott Simon speaks to Jeff Weaver, former campaign manager for Bernie Sanders about how the Bernie coalition will vote in November.
Sept. 24, 2016
The stage is set for what could be a pivotal moment in the race for president: the first debate between candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. It takes place Monday at Hofstra University.
Sept. 24, 2016
Michael Krasny's new book is called Let There Be Laughter. He tells NPR's Scott Simon about this treasury of great Jewish jokes, and why they matter.
Sept. 24, 2016
A tourist agency in France has established a hotline that connects callers to a random French volunteer. NPR's Oliver Dearden tested it out.
Sept. 24, 2016
The bank's CEO appeared before a Senate banking committee this week to answer questions about fake accounts created by more than 5,000 of his employees. Scott Simon talks with consultant Dov Seidman.
Sept. 24, 2016
Ted Cruz has reversed a long held position and endorsed Donald Trump for president. Scott Simon discusses what the endorsement means with Ron Elving, senior editor for NPR's Washington Desk.
Sept. 24, 2016
Tuesday's police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott began a tumultuous week in Charlotte, including protests and violence. Scott's family released a video of the shooting, recorded by his wife on Friday.
Sept. 24, 2016
A shooter opened fire inside a Macy's at a shopping mall in Burlington, Washington on Friday evening. The suspect remains at large and the motive is not clear.
Sept. 24, 2016
Photographer Mustafa Abdulaziz has spent four years documenting the world's water woes. His 'Water Stories' are now on display by New York's East River.
Sept. 24, 2016
From jobs and taxes to health care and immigration, there are a host of issues that will come up Monday night. Here's what you should know to get smart quick.
Sept. 24, 2016
Congress has one job to do this month before its October recess: make a deal to keep the government funded past Sept. 30. But that hasn't happened yet.
Sept. 24, 2016
Reversing a previous decision, federal housing officials say San Francisco can set aside 40 percent of the 98 units in new affordable housing for seniors who live in certain rapidly gentrifying areas.
Sept. 23, 2016
The president warned that the bill could undermine government actions to fight government-sponsored terrorism and threaten the immunity that protects many U.S. citizens, including military, overseas.
Sept. 23, 2016

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