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NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro plays the puzzle with listeners Haneef Pasha and his son Jachobi of Lawrenceville, GA, and puzzlemaster Will Shortz.

It's that time of year! Listen to our middle school and high school finalists now.

Article III of the Constitution gives Supreme Court justices lifetime appointments — but doesn't cover what to do if they become incapacitated. For Abrams, that was the spark for an exciting story.

Many of the victims were young students. No group has claimed responsibility. The U.S. and NATO are in the process of removing their troops from the country, raising fears of increased attacks.

Patrick McIntyre plays the puzzle with puzzlemaster Will Shortz and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Marie Ulven, who calls herself "girl in red," about her new album<em> if i could make it go quiet.</em>

Female gymnasts from Germany wore full-length unitards instead of leotards in a recent competition. Psychology professor Elizabeth Daniels says it's a statement about comfort over outward appearance.

Denise DiNoto plays the puzzle with puzzlemaster Will Shortz and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

A little girl is initially ashamed when her immigrant parents stop the car to forage for watercress by the side of the road — until she learns more about her family's history in China.

Mark Stefaniak plays the puzzle with puzzlemaster Will Shortz and NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro.

Aftab's third record, <em>Vulture Prince</em>, was completed after the loss of her younger brother; it weaves grief and longing through the different styles the artist dabbles with.

A new study of Indian jumping ants shows they have the ability to shrink and expand their brains — a first for any insect.

More from KCRW

Distract, delegate, document, delay and direct — these strategies are meant for situations of verbal harassment that haven’t risen to physical violence.

from KCRW Features

Delta-8 is stirring up the cannabis industry, and some people don’t exactly consider it weed or CBD. Nonetheless, you can still smoke, vape, and eat it.

from KCRW Features

After the Parkland shooting, many survivors became gun control advocates and founded the March for Our Lives movement.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Latest

Former California Governor Gray Davis might be the most powerful ally for Governor Gavin Newsom and the state’s ruling Democrats in defeating this year’s recall campaign.

Joe Mathews: Gray Davis couldn’t save his own job, but maybe he can save Gavin Newsom’s

Former California Governor Gray Davis might be the most powerful ally for Governor Gavin Newsom and the state’s ruling Democrats in defeating this year’s recall campaign.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Anti-vaccine groups are spreading information online about where to buy forged cards and instructions on how to print your own, says reporter Sheera Frenkel.

Scammers are selling fake vaccine cards. How authorities are responding

Anti-vaccine groups are spreading information online about where to buy forged cards and instructions on how to print your own, says reporter Sheera Frenkel.

from Greater LA

Silverado, a long-term care facility chain with the majority of its locations in Southern California, started requiring COVID vaccines for employees starting March 1.

Vaccine mandate for employees? Some companies already have one

Silverado, a long-term care facility chain with the majority of its locations in Southern California, started requiring COVID vaccines for employees starting March 1.

from Greater LA

NPR just turned 50 years old. The network was born in the era of the Vietnam War and came of age during the explosion of the 24/7 news cycle.

Fifty and Forward: An Anniversary Celebration of NPR

NPR just turned 50 years old. The network was born in the era of the Vietnam War and came of age during the explosion of the 24/7 news cycle.

Josh Barro talks with the LRC panel about Republican-led states cutting back on jobless benefits, a ransomware attack on an energy company, and the controversial joys of parenthood.

Is it time to cut unemployment benefits?

Josh Barro talks with the LRC panel about Republican-led states cutting back on jobless benefits, a ransomware attack on an energy company, and the controversial joys of parenthood.

from Left, Right & Center

NBC announced it will not air the Golden Globes in 2022.

NBC drops the Golden Globes for 2022 as HFPA remains engulfed in crisis

NBC announced it will not air the Golden Globes in 2022.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Maj. Danny Sjursen weighs in on U.S. intelligence agencies’ recent admission that a report that the Taliban had been paid by Russia to kill Americans is most likely false.

The Russian bounty story is a deadly example of fake news

Maj. Danny Sjursen weighs in on U.S. intelligence agencies’ recent admission that a report that the Taliban had been paid by Russia to kill Americans is most likely false.

from Scheer Intelligence

Kids ages 12 to 15 are now eligible for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, and some LA families are wasting no time.

Teens ages 12 to 15 line up for COVID-19 vaccine in Long Beach

Kids ages 12 to 15 are now eligible for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, and some LA families are wasting no time.

from Greater LA