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Christopher Emdin, associate professor of science education at Columbia University's Teachers College, High School Principal Kevin Grawer and former Maryland Delegate Jolene Ivey join the Barbershop for a back-to-school discussion of politics and the summer's hot button.

President Trump's pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio has caused a national uproar. Arpaio's successor, Sheriff Paul Penzone, reacts to Trump's decision and discusses the path away from Arpaio's legacy.

Pastor A.R. Bernard of the Christian Cultural Center and Rabbi Jonah Pesner of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism discuss their reactions to President Trump's Charlottesville comments.

A Friday night news dump revealed that President Trump had pardoned controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio and ousted White House advisor Sebastian Gorka. We talk to NPR's Domenico Montanaro.

While Corpus Christi and the surrounding area got the brunt of the Hurricane Harvey, Houston received heavy rain and strong winds. Homes were damaged and there's been some minor flooding so far.

Hurricane Harvey made landfall north of Corpus Christi, Texas around 10 p.m. Friday night as a Category 4 hurricane. It's the most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years.

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the Jerry Lewis he knew, and how the comedian wanted to make people laugh.

The acclaimed jazz pianist and Harvard music professor talks with NPR's Scott Simon about the Vijay Iyer Sextet's new album, Far From Over, and the politics that inspired it.

The Texas-born, Hawaii-raised musician has toured with Neil Young and his father, outlaw poet Willie Nelson. The new, self-titled album from his band, Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, is out now.

Marlene Schiappa, France's equality minister, is a 34-year-old ex-blogger who hopes to change ingrained attitudes. Her work is cut out for her — but "she is young and she is out loud," a fan says.




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