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After recovering from wounds suffered in World War II, Dole went on to represent Kansas in Congress for more than 30 years.

NPR's Ayesha Rascoe plays the puzzle with puzzle master Will Shortz and this week's winner Rich Storrs from Marlborough, Conn.

Listener Nancy Newfeld plays the puzzle with puzzlemaster Will Shortz and NPR's Kelsey Snell.

When it comes to receiving organ transplants, patients are not usually judged on prior behavior, but some doctors are questioning whether unvaccinated COVID patients should qualify for new lungs.

NPR's Leila Fadel plays the puzzle with puzzle master Will Shortz and this week's winner Steve Vittori from Gig Harbor, WA.

Ashley Medina is so busy cutting mullets for all kinds of people in her Lansing, Michigan, shop that she may have to give up other styles.

Nick Von Turkovich plays the puzzle with puzzlemaster Will Shortz and NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben.

Colombian singer-songwriter Victoria Sur has pursued a successful career for more than 20 years. Now, she's nominated for a Latin Grammy for her first children's music album, "Nanas Consentidoras."

Presidents don't set the gas price you pay at the pump, but they're often blamed for it. And right now, high energy prices are helping send inflation to an over 30-year high.

Recent off-year elections showed that voters may not be so invested in making it easier to vote while Republicans may benefit from higher voter turnout than they previously had thought.

Sea otters were hunted to near extinction along the U.S. West Coast. During the century they have been away, a lucrative shellfish industry has grown in the waters where restoration would take place.

NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben and puzzlemaster Will Shortz play the puzzle with Marion Yoder from Cheyenne, Wyoming.

More from KCRW

Who owns a patients’ test results and does the health provider have a duty to warn at risk relatives?

from Second Opinion

Josh, Liz and Ross talk about the omicron variant, vaccine fatigue and how we can get to a normal that makes sense.

from Left, Right & Center

The Native American activist’s attorney Kevin Sharp tells Robert Scheer why Peltier’s imprisonment is one of the worst miscarriages of justice this country has ever seen.

from Scheer Intelligence

The Latest

Homelessness is one of LA’s most divisive issues, and politicians are fighting over what to do about it.

Should LA fight homelessness via long-term housing developments or short-term shelters?

Homelessness is one of LA’s most divisive issues, and politicians are fighting over what to do about it.

from Greater LA

Many veterinary clinics slashed their hours during the pandemic, causing a backlog of appointments that’s putting extra stress on an already burnt-out, under-staffed workforce.

Veterinarian workforce can’t keep up with demand, face same challenges as regular doctors

Many veterinary clinics slashed their hours during the pandemic, causing a backlog of appointments that’s putting extra stress on an already burnt-out, under-staffed workforce.

from Greater LA

One in six veterinarians have contemplated suicide in 2020, says a report by the American Medical Veterinary Association.

LA veterinarians feel under-resourced, unappreciated

One in six veterinarians have contemplated suicide in 2020, says a report by the American Medical Veterinary Association.

from Greater LA

Around 150 million people around the world could be forced to move because of climate change within the next few decades, according to the World Bank.

Climate change is shifting who’s in your neighborhood. What does it mean for CA’s future?

Around 150 million people around the world could be forced to move because of climate change within the next few decades, according to the World Bank.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With the Omicron variant in the U.S., including California, President Joe Biden announced new plans today to mitigate COVID spread, which includes new travel restrictions, getting more…

At-home COVID tests are pricey. President Biden wants to change that

With the Omicron variant in the U.S., including California, President Joe Biden announced new plans today to mitigate COVID spread, which includes new travel restrictions, getting more…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

A nuclear meltdown near the San Fernando and Simi Valleys was kept secret for 20 years.

California breaks promise to clean up radioactive pollution from nuclear meltdown

A nuclear meltdown near the San Fernando and Simi Valleys was kept secret for 20 years.

from To the Point

San Francisco is at times known for its rough-and-tumble approach to local politics. But now a more bruising political fight is playing out in the City by the Bay.

Local school boards: Time to get rid of them?

San Francisco is at times known for its rough-and-tumble approach to local politics. But now a more bruising political fight is playing out in the City by the Bay.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Many Native American boarding schools closed long ago and are viewed as sites of trauma, but Sherman Indian High School in Riverside is different.

Indigenous community brings healing to complex history of Inland Empire boarding school

Many Native American boarding schools closed long ago and are viewed as sites of trauma, but Sherman Indian High School in Riverside is different.

from Greater LA