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The statute of limitations have expired on abuse charges, but prosecutors want to sentence Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert for banking violations linked to his pay hush-money payments to the accusers.
April 9, 2016
On April 26, Pennsylvania voters will elect a portion of their delegates to the Republican convention. NPR's Scott Simon talks with candidate and former Congressman Phil English.
April 9, 2016
Panamanians are upset about their country's international reputation, in light of the Panama Papers leak, which exposed the country as a haven for the world's rich and corrupt.
April 9, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks with John Podhoretz of Commentary Magazine about the contest for the Republican Presidential nomination.
April 9, 2016
The presidential primaries have moved to New York where all five presidential candidates are trying to stake their claim to that state.
April 9, 2016
Economist Nuria Chinchilla is trying to change Spain's sleep schedule. She tells NPR's Scott Simon about her efforts to get the government to align the workday with the rest of the world.
April 9, 2016
Russian Communist Party officials are attempting to copyright their party's symbol. But it's a symbol that's been trademarked by companies established before the Russian Revolution.
April 9, 2016
The Stanford Design Challenge is a competition to encourage students to design things that help solve the problems of older adults. The contest could change the way people live in the future.
April 9, 2016
Local billionaire David Tepper has moved to Florida and he's taking his personal income taxes with him. He was the wealthiest man in New Jersey with a fortune of more then 10 billion.
April 9, 2016
Lauren Child has a new "Charlie and Lola" book after a long hiatus. She tells NPR's Scott Simon that she needed a break, but then she missed her popular characters.
April 9, 2016
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April 9, 2016
The presidential candidate took a two-stop ride on the New York City subway this week. It seemed to be a play at the authentic, but it may have turned out to be anything but.
April 9, 2016
Arianna Huffington says we're in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis and that Donald Trump really shouldn't be bragging about needing only four hours of sleep a night.
April 9, 2016
Altamonte Springs, Fla., is the first U.S. city to subsidize Uber fares. It's a public-private partnership, with local businesses helping foot the bill. Officials hope it will help reduce traffic.
April 9, 2016
Byron Nickolai lives in a remote Alaskan village, but he's become a hit on YouTube and one of President Obama's Arctic Ambassadors.
April 9, 2016
In a new book, an NYU scholar explores how immigrants shape the American palate. He says it's time to ditch the phrase "ethnic food" — which lumps all nonwhite people and their cuisines together.
April 9, 2016
Hospitals are legally obligated to find suitable places to discharge patients, but their insurance status makes all the difference. Things get complicated if people have entered the country illegally.
April 9, 2016
Supporters of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign have been calling, emailing and tweeting so-called superdelegates, who back Hillary Clinton, to try to convince them to switch sides.
April 9, 2016
Kissing, groping and catcalling: Women share stories of street harassment in their countries.
April 9, 2016
As graduation looms, a college student has a lot of questions. A new book offers some answers on what comes next.
April 9, 2016

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