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For Mother's Day we're going to hear about one woman's experience with an open adoption and how she stayed in touch with her son years after giving him up to another family.

NPR's Alice Fordham in Beirut updates Melissa Block about the status of the ceasefire in Aleppo, the al-Qaida affiliate in Syria, which isn't included in the ceasefire, and riots at a jail in Hama.

Among America's larger cities, Ogden has the highest percentage of people in the middle class according to the Census Bureau. Mayor Mike Caldwell tells Melissa Block how they got that distinction.

Now that Donald Trump is the apparent Republican nominee, those in the "Never Trump" camp have a decision to make. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Rory Cooper, Senior Advisor to the "Never Trump" PAC.

There's a huge surplus of American cheese in the U.S. The Sporkful's Dan Pashman and NPR's Melissa Block discuss what "American cheese" means and how it's best served.

Playoffs are underway in the NBA and NHL, so Mike Pesca, host of Slate's podcast The Gist, takes this opportunity to debate the merits of the leagues with NPR's Melissa Block.

Donald Trump has become the de facto Republican nominee and Hillary Clinton still has a wide lead in delegates. On Tuesday, voters in Nebraska and West Virginia will cast their ballots.

The Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus no longer uses elephants in its shows. The animals are heading for retirement in Florida. But their work isn't done yet.

Fires continue to rage in Alberta, Canada, threatening neighboring provinces. NPR's Melissa Block speaks with CBC reporter Evan Dyer about the continuing crisis.

Washingtonians are expected to gather in the tens of thousands for the city's annual Funk Parade.

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