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Quiz: Do You Know Enough About Africa To Win Big On 'Jeopardy!'?

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 6:00am

How many countries are in Africa? 1, 15, 54 or 122? Take our beginner's quiz and test your knowledge of the second-largest continent in the world.

Families Isolated By Rare Genetic Conditions Find New Ways To Reach Out

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 6:00am

A website that helps connect families of kids who have extremely rare genetic diseases with scientists — and with other families — is turning up new diagnoses, support and avenues of treatment.

For Clinton, Trump Is The Bully She's Trying To Punch In The Nose

Sun, 06/05/2016 - 5:00am

The likely Democratic nominee eviscerated Trump in a speech Thursday. It was aimed not just as Democrats, but Republicans, as Clinton is set to take on Trump this fall.

Garbine Muguruza Wins French Open By Defeating Serena Williams

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 11:03pm

Spain's Garbine Muguruza on Saturday won the women's singles final 7-5, 6-4 at the French Open. On Sunday, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray will face off for the men's singles title.

Boxers Remember Muhammad Ali

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 4:19pm

Boxing gyms around the country are remembering the champion, who died Friday. NPR's Nathan Rott talked to boxers in Los Angeles who said Ali inspired them.

Barbershop: What Does It Mean To Be 'Presidential'?

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 4:19pm

Rice University history professor Douglas Brinkley, Jason Johnson of The Root, and NPR's Mara Liasson discuss the changing thoughts on how a president should behave.

Los Angeles Film Festival Highlights Diversity In Film Industry

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 4:19pm

The Los Angeles Film Festival opened this week, showcasing the work of its most diverse roster of filmmakers yet. Film critic Carla Renata offers her take on the festival lineup.

'Roots': Here's What You Said About The Remake

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 4:19pm

This week, the History Channel aired its remake of the classic TV series. Listeners Pious Ali, Frank Bonet and Justin Rogers told us what they thought.

Alexander Perepilichny Helped Expose Fraud In Russia. Then He Ended Up Dead

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 4:19pm

Russian businessman Alexander Perepilichny blew the whistle on a tax fraud scheme, then died mysteriously in 2012 in England. Luke Harding of The Guardian has an update on the investigation.

France Faces Multiple Challenges Of Floods, Strikes And Now Soccer

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 4:19pm

France had already been dealing with crippling strikes when the Seine River flooded. Now, as the country prepares to host the UEFA European soccer championship, police say they are overstretched.

Copa Soccer Tournament Begins In U.S.

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 4:19pm

Copa America Centenario, the oldest continental soccer tournament in the world, played for the first time in the U.S. Friday. Sports writer Alicia DelGallo talks about the significance of the games.

Muhammad Ali's Louisville Roots

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 4:19pm

Muhammad Ali's presence loomed large in his hometown of Louisville, Ky. Residents remembered him Saturday.

C.W. Stoneking Is Blues From Down Under

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 4:19pm

C.W. Stoneking is from the Northern Territory of Australia, but his sound is old school southern American blues. We catch him on his first U.S. tour and talk about his new album, Gon' Boogaloo.

'There Will Never Be Another': George Foreman Remembers Muhammad Ali

Sat, 06/04/2016 - 4:19pm

Boxing titan George Foreman remembers Muhammad Ali, a dear friend and one-time rival in a historic fight in 1974. Ali died Friday at age 74.




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