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Taco shops are easier to find in rural Utah than Indian restaurants. The Tandoori Taqueria fuses both cuisines and it's doing brisk business in the middle of cowboy country.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and Puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with KQED listener Steven Bailey of San Francisco.

Older adults are dying from falls at a higher rate today than 20 years ago. But you can take simple steps to improve balance, vision and alertness — and keep from falling.

Hamilton was 13 years old when she lost her arm to a shark while surfing in Hawaii. She went on to surf some of the biggest waves in the world. Hamilton tells her story in the documentary <em>Unstoppable.</em>

Ephraim Bugumba was 3 years old when his family fled violence in the Republic of the Congo. His song "Voices in My Head," was a standout entry in NPR Music's Tiny Desk Contest.

Novelist Adrian McKinty had several books and prestigious awards under his belt — but no one was buying, and he'd given up writing to drive an Uber when a blog post led to some new opportunities.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and <em>Weekend Edition </em>Puzzlemaster Will Shortz challenge KUWR listener Patrick Ivers of Laramie, Wyo.

Tim Duffy started Music Maker Relief Foundation to support blues musicians lost to time and poverty. He's also photographed their portraits for a new book, compilation album and museum exhibition.

Advances in online tech are revolutionizing<strong> </strong>health care, with patients now emailing doctors, filling prescriptions or even getting therapy via a video session.<strong> </strong>But what if you can't afford broadband?

The International Space Station is getting older, and NASA is hoping that commercial businesses will take over so that the space agency can focus its efforts on a return to the moon.

NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with <em>Alt.Latino</em> host Felix Contreras about his latest Latin jazz picks, including artists both new and long-loved.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle this week with Ben Huddle of Salem, Va.

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will not ban the use of a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, which is used on fruit, nuts, soybeans, broccoli, cauliflower, and other…

EPA won't ban chlorpyrifos pesticide, despite researchers' concerns

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from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump announced on Thursday that he plans to nominate Eugene Scalia as his new Secretary of Labor. Eugene Scalia's father is the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

Trump to nominate Eugene Scalia as Labor Secretary

President Trump announced on Thursday that he plans to nominate Eugene Scalia as his new Secretary of Labor. Eugene Scalia's father is the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will not ban the use of a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, which is used on fruit, vegetables, nuts, and soybeans.

EPA won't ban chlorpyrifos, despite harmful effects on kids

The Environmental Protection Agency announced that it will not ban the use of a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, which is used on fruit, vegetables, nuts, and soybeans.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”

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President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday, basking in chants of “send her back.”

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Is ‘send her back’ the new ‘lock her up?’

President Donald Trump was at a campaign rally in North Carolina yesterday, basking in chants of “send her back.”

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How to help the most expensive homeless people in Santa Monica

Santa Monica is focused on housing the 37 most expensive homeless people in the city.

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