Steve Inskeep remembers legendary newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin, who died on Sunday at the age of 88.
Steve Inskeep talks to Robert Laszewski, a health policy consultant, about how the Republican's plan to reform health care would effect insurers. Laszewski had a long career in the insurance industry.
Julia has bright red hair, big green eyes and she loves to draw. She can be a little shy, but Elmo and Abby Cadabby don't mind. She's voiced by Stacey Gordon, whose son is on the autism spectrum, too.
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Bono and The Edge explain why, 30 years later, the biggest-selling album of their career feels disquietingly resonant.
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As the GOP bill to replace the Affordable Care Act begins to move through Congress, reporters for NPR and Kaiser answer your questions about what it might mean for your health plan.
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All three of the biggest U.S. airlines now offer no-frills, discounted fares called "basic economy." Now there's evidence that it's not any cheaper, but is a way to raise standard economy fares.
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Rhode Island lawmakers held a toast in honor of St. Patrick's Day, despite allegations from Rep. Moira Walsh, who told WPRO-AM that there's "an insane amount of drinking" at the State House.
The family of President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and a Chinese company appear to be close to a deal on a real estate property in New York City.
Authorities in Mexico say they have found more than 250 bodies in what may be the largest mass grave site in the country. The remains belong to victims of drug gangs.
Rachel Martin talks with former national security adviser for President Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski, who says President Trump does not have a clear foreign policy.
A cafe in Vancouver posted a picture of a poorly poured glass of Guinness on their Facebook page for St. Patrick's Day. An Irish newspaper wrote that Irish people "grimace in disgust" at the picture.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to University of Maryland economist Peter Morici and the former economist for Vice President Biden, Jared Bernstein, about President Trump's budget proposal.
Steve Inskeep talks with Christopher Ruddy, CEO of the conservative Newsmax network and a friend of Trump. He wrote an article arguing for President Trump to ditch the Republican health care plan.
Rachel Martin talks with Tanit Koch, the editor of Bild, Europe's best-selling newspaper, about German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to the U.S. and her meeting with Trump.
Kwame Alexander's new book is a collection of original poems written in the style of 20 famous poets. The aim is to introduce kids to great poetry — and encourage them to write poems of their own.
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Harrison Browne announced his retirement from the National Women's Hockey League. He says the support since coming out last October, has been overwhelming.
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Judge Neil Gorsuch has said deferring to agencies is an abdication of judicial responsibility. He is expected to be grilled on this at Monday's confirmation hearings.
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A rainy winter, has brought an early spring to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in Southern California. Wildflowers are in bloom. How can seeds survive years of drought and then put on such a display?
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The outline released Thursday by the White House reduces funding for public housing, Meals on Wheels, community grants and more. Trump's lead budget official says such programs aren't proven to work.
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Advocates on both sides of the aisle say the GOP health care bill will be bad for Texas because it will lead to more people without coverage and punish the state because it did not expand Medicaid.
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