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John B. King Jr. talks about his priorities for a tenure that may be short-lived: implementing the new education law, high-quality preschool and college access, to name a few.
March 26, 2016
Stanford professor Jonathan Berger turns golf stroke data into sound. A nice sound means it's a good swing, a sour sound means something's not right. He tells Scott Simon how that helps people learn.
March 26, 2016
The Elite Eight of the NCAA men's basketball tournament is set, and this year's games have been as exciting as usual. But ESPN's Howard Bryant tells NPR's Scott Simon the meaning of the tournament may be changing.
March 26, 2016
Alaska holds its Democratic caucuses on Saturday, posing a logistical challenge to voters in the state's more remote locations. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Fairbanks caucus organizer Janelle Olson.
March 26, 2016
Critics are calling for the Obama administration to adopt a more aggressive Syria policy. Scott Simon talks with Kori Schake of Stanford University about putting more U.S. troops on the ground there.
March 26, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Emmanuel Foulon, an organizer of the March Against Fear, a demonstration planned for Sunday in Brussels.
March 26, 2016
Bill Walton has written a memoir: "Back from the Dead." NPR's Scott Simon speaks with him about his childhood, basketball career and The Grateful Dead.
March 26, 2016
A group of synthetic biologists report they've created an organism with a minimum number of genes required to survive and reproduce.
March 26, 2016
A musical by Tony-nominated songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul opens Saturday in New York. "Dear Evan Hansen" is a comedy-drama about social anxiety and teen suicide in the age of social media.
March 26, 2016
An apartment building in Chicago wants to fine dog poop pickup scofflaws by using DNA to track down the offending canines and their masters.
March 26, 2016
A 1996 NPR interview with Clinton has been getting renewed attention on social media. She says her political beliefs stem from a different kind of conservatism and her political beliefs have changed.
March 26, 2016
The notion of European unity is being tested by terrorist attacks, the migrant crisis and the rise of far-right political groups. Scott Simon talks with former U.S. ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder.
March 26, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks with journalist Julian Borger about the trial of Bosnian war criminal Radovan Karadzic which ended this week in The Hague. Karadzic was "hiding in plain sight," Borger says.
March 26, 2016
European police round up more terrorist suspects after Tuesday's deadly bombings in Brussels. Many involved had ties to last year's Paris attacks.
March 26, 2016
Barack Obama was the first U.S. president to visit Cuba in 88 years. But with the newly loosened travel restrictions, there is no need for you to wait that long.
March 26, 2016
Twitter had a birthday on Monday, but unruly guests turned the party ugly, and the raging tussle between Republican presidential candidates took all the attention.
March 26, 2016
Public figures face high bar to prove libel, and the GOP Presidential candidate will have to overcome decades of precedent to overturn law
March 26, 2016
Turkey faces criticism for border policies allowing jihadists to flow back and forth from Syria. But it deported one of the Brussels bombers in 2015, and says Europe failed to take warnings seriously.
March 26, 2016
For those hoping to capture an aerial shot of the famous tidal basin surrounded by an army of cherry blossom trees in full bloom, well, too bad.
March 25, 2016
A political cheating scandal has once again hit the pages of the National Enquirer — and it has roiled the 2016 presidential campaign even though none of the allegations have been substantiated.
March 25, 2016

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