After A Mass Shooting, Families Feel 'A Pain That Will Never Go Away' After the vigils and the reporters move on to the next mass shooting, the families are left to deal with the grief. "I feel like it never ends," says Jane Dougherty, who lost her sister at Sandy Hook.
As Native Americans Face Job Discrimination, A Tribe Works To Employ Its Own About a third of Native Americans say they have experienced discrimination in the workplace when seeking jobs, or when getting promotions or earning equal pay, according to a new poll by NPR
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The Nonhuman Rights Project Advocates For Zoo Animals Scott Simon talks with Steven Wise of the Nonhuman Rights Project, a legal advocacy group for animals. They're arguing in Connecticut Superior Court that three zoo elephants are legal persons.
Thousands Call For Mugabe's Ouster In Zimbabwe Thousands gathered today in Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe. NPR's Scott Simon talks with freelance journalist Jeffrey Barbee for the latest.
Like A War Movie, But 'On A Planet Of Teenage Girls' Sarah DeLappe's play <em>The Wolves, </em>which opens in New York on Monday, follows an elite soccer team of young women as it prepares for its own battles.
Kachka: The Word That Saved A Family During WWII And Inspired A Chef It took until adulthood for Bonnie Morales, the daughter of immigrant Russian Jews, to appreciate the food of her childhood. Now she owns a popular Oregon restaurant and has released a new cookbook.
What Is Poppy? Poppy is an Internet phenom, known for her strange YouTube videos and her Japan-inspired bubblegum pop. She and her director, Titanic Sinclair, talk with Scott Simon about who, or what, Poppy is.
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