'New York Times' Investigates Ambush Of U.S. Soldiers In Niger A <em>New York Times</em> investigation has found new details about an ambush in Niger last year that left four U.S. soldiers dead. Host Ari Shapiro talks with Rukmini Callimachi who reported the story.
Grocery Bagging Champ: 'You Just Sacked As Fast As You Possibly Could' Trevor DeForest, 35, of Maquoketa, Iowa, beat out competitors from 22 other states to win the National Grocery Association's Best Bagger competition — and $10,000 — in Las Vegas last week.
'Automating Inequality': Algorithms In Public Services Often Fail The Most Vulnerable Author Virginia Eubanks argues that automated systems that governments across the U.S. use to deliver benefit and welfare programs are often rigged against the very people who need it most.
Director Greta Gerwig On The Parallels Between Her Life And 'Lady Bird' NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Greta Gerwig, the Oscar-nominated director of the film <em>Lady Bird</em> about teenage friendship and complex, sometimes messy, female characters.
Texas GOP Official's Photo Distributed By Russian Bot Dwayne Wright, chairman of the San Jacinto County Republican Party, discovered a photo of his was shared by a Web-based group, Heart of Texas, part of Russia's campaign to influence the 2016 election.
After Parkland Shooting, Conservative Media Criticize Calls For Stricter Gun Laws Student activists are calling on the country to pass stricter gun legislation but some believe shootings are caused by societal issues, not the availability of guns.
State Legislator For Parkland, Fla., On Gun Control Measures NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Rep. Jared Moskowitz, who represents the area where last week's fatal school shootings occurred, about whether new gun regulations will go anywhere.
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