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Racism Widespread On High School Playing Fields In Some Places In Pennsylvania, Players Say

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:52pm

Racially insensitive comments and unsportsmanlike behavior have spurred school and sports officials to take action in Pennsylvania.

9 Global Stories You May Have Missed In 2017

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:45pm

Now's your chance to learn about an all-female orchestra from Afghanistan, the boy who escaped from Boko Haram, a board game that's all about running away from the matchmaker — and more.

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'Rescued' Makes The Case For Adopting Abandoned Pets

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:40pm

Author Peter Zheutlin joins Here & Now's Lisa Mullins to discuss his book "Rescued."

Amazon, The Post Office And How Much Shipping Really Costs

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:33pm

President Trump tweeted Friday that the United States Post Office is "making Amazon richer and the Post Office dumber and poorer."

The 'Fresh Air' Live Interview With Seth Meyers Of 'Late Night'

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:32pm

The SNL veteran used to ruminate over shows that didn't quite hit the mark; now he actively works against the instinct to second guess himself. Originally broadcast June 14, 2017.

Comic Hasan Minhaj On Roasting Trump And Growing Up A 'Third Culture Kid'

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:32pm

"I'm an Indian-American-Muslim kid," Minhaj says, "but am I more Indian or am I more American? What part of my identity am I?" Originally Broadcast May 18, 2017.

French Network Postpones Romance Film Set Against Backdrop Of A Terrorist Attack

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:31pm

The premiere of the project, produced by the France 2 channel, has been put on hold until producers can consult families and survivors of the Bataclan music hall attack that killed 90 people.

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'One Long Night' Tells Harrowing History Of Concentration Camps

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:20pm

"People have to be coached to do this," author Andrea Pitzer says. "This is not something that arises sort of independently out of nowhere."

Apple Apologizes For Slowdowns, Lops $50 Off Battery Replacement Cost

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:16pm

"We know that some of you feel Apple has let you down. We apologize," the company said in announcing a plan to help customers speed up their older iPhones.

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As Population Ages, More Men Become Caregivers

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:11pm

Of the 40 million family caregivers who are taking care of their aging loved ones, 40 percent are men, according to AARP.

NPR Listeners Vote For Top Political Story Of The Year

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 12:06pm

It's the Women's March vs. the Mueller probe, and sexual harassment fallout vs. the Comey firing in the "Final Four" of top political stories of the year.

A Closer Look At U.S. Combat Deaths In 2017

Fri, 12/29/2017 - 11:52am

According to the Pentagon, 33 U.S. troops were killed in war zones this year.

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