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On April 26, Pennsylvania voters will elect a portion of their delegates to the Republican convention. NPR's Scott Simon talks with candidate and former Congressman Phil English.

The statute of limitations has expired on abuse charges, but prosecutors want ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert to be sentenced for banking violations linked to his hush-money payments to the accusers.

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.

Byron Nicholai lives in a remote Alaskan village, but he's become a hit on YouTube and one of President Obama's Arctic Youth Ambassadors.

NPR's Scott Simon talks with John Podhoretz of Commentary Magazine about the contest for the Republican presidential nomination and the growing chances for a contested GOP convention.

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com about the Golden State Warriors' historic victory march and 23-year-old Colorado Rockies rookie Trevor Story's improbable home run streak.

Philadelphia's mayor is proposing a divisive tax on soda and other sugary drinks. The revenue would help fund a plan for community preschools, as well as renovations to parks and libraries.

The city's health department wants to send ex-offenders who are trained to be "violence interrupters" to hospitals to talk with victims. Chicago has found such a program prevents repeat injuries.

Nuclear power is carbon-free and remains the source of about 20 percent of U.S. electricity. But natural gas, wind and solar are often cheaper, and unprofitable reactors are being shut down.

Mexico has reshuffled its top diplomats in the U.S. to counter what it says is rising anti-Mexican sentiment since Donald Trump detailed his plans to force Mexico to pay for a border wall.

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