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Who's Bill This Time

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 7:43am

Bill Kurtis reads three quotes from this week's news: Panamaniacs, Cruzin' for Bruizin' and Getting to Second Base.

Not My Job: The Property Brothers Get Quizzed On Matchmaking

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 7:43am

Jonathan and Drew Scott have an HGTV show in which they help people renovate their dream homes. (They're joining us by phone because if they saw the way we decorate it would actually kill them.)

Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks 'Hamilton': Once A 'Ridiculous' Pitch, Now A Revolution

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 7:24am

When the Broadway musical's creator said the life of Alexander Hamilton embodied hip-hop, people laughed. Now, he's written a book about the national phenomenon with former critic Jeremy McCarter.

#MemeOfTheWeek: Hillary Clinton, The New York Subway And Authenticity

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 7:00am

The presidential candidate took a two-stop ride on the New York City subway this week. It seemed to be a play at the authentic, but it may have turned out to be anything but.

The Week In Sports

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

ENTER TEASER

For Decades, He Carried Guilt For Another Soldier's Death

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Retired Army Colonel David Taylor felt responsible for Army Specialist Andy Alaniz's death in the Gulf War. Alaniz's widow, Catherine Alaniz-Simonds, just wants Alaniz to be remembered.

Graham Nash's Wild Night Out With The Everly Brothers

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

"The phone rings in my hotel room, and it was Phil Everly," Nash says of the strange evening in 1992 when he fulfilled a childhood dream.

Charlie And Lola Are Back In 'Absolutely One Thing'

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Lauren Child has a new "Charlie and Lola" book after a long hiatus. She tells NPR's Scott Simon that she needed a break, but then she missed her popular characters.

New Jersey Budget Could Head South — Just Like It's Billionare

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Local billionaire David Tepper has moved to Florida and he's taking his personal income taxes with him. He was the wealthiest man in New Jersey with a fortune of more then 10 billion.

Stanford Challenges Young Designers To Look Ahead

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

The Stanford Design Challenge is a competition to encourage students to design things that help solve the problems of older adults. The contest could change the way people live in the future.

Communist Party Seeks To Copyright Red Star Symbol

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Russian Communist Party officials are attempting to copyright their party's symbol. But it's a symbol that's been trademarked by companies established before the Russian Revolution.

Economist Says Spain Needs A Siesta

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Economist Nuria Chinchilla is trying to change Spain's sleep schedule. She tells NPR's Scott Simon about her efforts to get the government to align the workday with the rest of the world.

Presidential Race Moves To New York

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

The presidential primaries have moved to New York where all five presidential candidates are trying to stake their claim to that state.

Merle Haggard, Country's Outlaw With A Heartfelt Message

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

NPR's Scott Simon spent some time with the country legend aboard his tour bus in 2001. Simon remembers a man who'd come a long way since his imprisonment at San Quentin, where he did time for robbery.

The View Of Gaza, On 24/7 Video

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

At the high-tech center where Israel's military keeps an eye on Hamas-controlled Gaza, soldiers monitor the border using remote-controlled cameras and machine guns.

The Newest Public Transportation In Town: Uber

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Altamonte Springs, Fla., is the first U.S. city to subsidize Uber fares. It's a public-private partnership, with local businesses helping foot the bill. Officials hope it will help reduce traffic.

Sleep Deprived: We're Recharging Our Phones, But Not Ourselves

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 6:55am

Arianna Huffington says we're in the midst of a sleep deprivation crisis and that Donald Trump really shouldn't be bragging about needing only four hours of sleep a night.

Are You As Freaked Out About Life After College As I Am?

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 5:09am

As graduation looms, a college student has a lot of questions. A new book offers some answers on what comes next.

Prosecutors Say Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Abused At Least 4

Sat, 04/09/2016 - 12:16am

After investigating hush-money payments, prosecutors have accused Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million to a former student he sexually abused years ago when Hastert was a high school coach.

The Golden State Warriors Are On The Brink Of History — Will They Go For It?

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 8:30pm

If the Golden State Warriors win their last three games of the regular season to reach 73 wins, they'll break the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' record for most wins in a season.

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