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NPR's Scott Simon remembers journalist and friend Cokie Roberts, who died this week at the age of 75.
At StoryCorps, retired Col. Denise Baken says the challenges she faced as both a woman and an African American in the Army weighed her down over time, mentally and physically.
It's estimated that more than half of the indoor cats in the U.S. are overweight. Now researchers are looking for new ways to help felines slim down.
David Yoon's young adult debut follows Frank Li, a Korean American kid who concocts a plan to keep his strict parents from finding out that he's dating a non-Korean girl — what could go wrong?
He continues to say he rushed to the wreckage of the twin towers after the Sept. 11 attacks to help. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the heroic work of the rescue crews.
State regulators and even one medevac company have raised doubts about prepaid subscriptions and promised benefits offered by air ambulance companies. Gaps in coverage can be a problem.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with filmmaker Ken Burns about his latest PBS documentary, <em>Country Music</em>.
The remote community of Nanwalek on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula is accessible only by boat or seaplane. Now, it's running out of water because of a lack of rainfall and low snowpack.
More than 200,000 Venezuelans have fled to South Florida in recent years. Now, with the help of Miami arts programs, young dancers and musicians are getting scholarships to keep doing what they love.
In an interview with NPR about his memoir, <em>Permanent Record,</em> former NSA contractor Edward Snowden denies any cooperation with Russian intelligence and says he would return if guaranteed a fair trial.
Veterinarians have suicide rates of more than double that of the general population. One group is building an online community to give advice and help out when stress adds up.
Earth has experienced cataclysmic life-destroying events before. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on what this means for humans in the midst of climate change.
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As people worldwide are protesting climate inaction today, we hear from a professor who incorporates “eco-grief” counseling in her classes.
New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has lost his endorsement deal with Nike over sexual assault allegations.
Rallies to protest inaction over climate change are happening in more than 100 countries today, including Australia, Japan, France, and the U.S.
On Thursday, the California Air Resources Board voted 7-4 to approve the so-called Tropical Forest Standard, a blueprint for how to send corporate money into developing nations.
"We know it's happening. We need change. We demand better," an 11-year-old girl says at a march in Thailand. The rallies call for net zero carbon emissions and other changes.
Sep. 19from NPR
In the Inland Empire, east of Los Angeles, there are now hundreds of warehouses.
Sep. 19from Greater LA
The goods movement is the backbone of Southern California’s Inland Empire. With the threat of automation looming, what’s going to happen to the people getting replaced by robots?
On Tuesday, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 into law, which could massively reshape California’s food delivery industry.