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NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports writer and philanthropist Mitch Albom about his orphanage in Haiti, the presidential candidates, and finding inspiration during an election year.
Oct. 22, 2016
Haiti is still recovering from a Category 4 storm that ravaged its southern coast two weeks ago. Scott Simon speaks with Chief Medical Officer Joanna Cherry of Hospital Bernard Mevs in Port-Au-Prince.
Oct. 22, 2016
A restaurant in Washington D.C. that has long been a haven for Central American immigrants is adapting to gentrification in the neighborhood.
Oct. 22, 2016
After suffering a stroke three years ago, Randy Travis had to learn to walk and talk again. This week he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, where he stood onstage and sang.
Oct. 22, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talk with NPR technology reporter Alina Selyukh about the internet outages that disrupted major U.S. websites on Friday.
Oct. 22, 2016
Scott Simon talks to Zeynep Tufekci, associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, about the perils of mass information releases, like the latest Clinton campaign email leak.
Oct. 22, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Glenn Thrush of Politico about the week in politics, including the third and final presidential debate.
Oct. 22, 2016
It sounds good on paper: People in rural India come to a clinic and speak to a doctor via computer. The project got millions in seed money, won prizes. But a new study reveals a major problem.
Oct. 22, 2016
An ambitious federal project, abandoned as WWII loomed, sought to document the country's food traditions amidst great change — as fast food was rising and ethnic cuisine was becoming American cuisine.
Oct. 22, 2016
A new study of Census and state budget data finds a majority of states spend less on their schools now than they did in 2008.
Oct. 22, 2016
Researchers are exploring changes in prenatal nutrition to lower risks for future mental disorders. The work is preliminary, but there is ample precedent for maternal diet affecting children's health.
Oct. 22, 2016
Big themes on ballots this November include marijuana, elections, education, guns, tobacco, minimum wage and the death penalty.
Oct. 22, 2016
Over the decades, they've tracked down looted paintings and manuscripts, and rescued artwork after natural disasters. These days, they're salvaging centuries-old works in Italy's Amatrice quake zone.
Oct. 22, 2016
The family of a Mexican teen slain by a U.S. Border Patrol agent is seeking the right to sue in U.S. courts, claiming the shooting violated his constitutional protections.
Oct. 21, 2016
The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education reached a tentative agreement on the third day of a walkout.
Oct. 21, 2016
At this week's presidential debate, Donald Trump compared growth rates in the three countries. Here's what the experts have to say.
Oct. 21, 2016
Wallonia, a French-speaking Belgian region with fewer than four million residents, is holding up Europe's free trade agreement with Canada.
Oct. 21, 2016
A federal judge said that Harold T. Martin, III, who is accused of stealing classified government documents and property, "is a serious risk to the public" and presents a flight risk.
Oct. 21, 2016
Hillary Clinton campaigned in Ohio Friday.
Oct. 21, 2016
Federal prosecutors allege a former contractor for the National Security Agency stole a massive amount of classified government material. The defendant appeared in court Friday.
Oct. 21, 2016

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