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NPR's Scott Simon wonders what will happen to English as a lingua franca if Britain leaves the European Union.

In the latest conversation marking the centenary of the Pulitzers, NPR's Scott Simon asks Gregory Pardlo what it means for a poet to win the prize and how it affects his poetry.

NPR's Scott Simon talks with former ambassador Richard Burt about about what a nationalist foreign policy looks like and whether Donald Trump is channeling a shift in perspective on foreign policy.

In the months after Trump announced his bid for president, citizenship applications were up about 14.5 percent compared to the year before. Is the "Trump effect" pushing immigrants to naturalize?

The Republican said "most people had never heard of this issue" until recently. He also defended HB2, which requires transgender people to use public bathrooms that correspond with their sex at birth.

Indian cities are among the world's most polluted. And India is the third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide. If it finds a sustainable way to develop, it could be a template for the rest of the world.

Some states and districts are ahead of the recommendations announced today by the Obama Administration. Some are in conflict.

The administration says it's posting the notice because "many parents, schools and districts have raised questions about this area of civil rights law."

Dogma has long held that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But emerging science suggests what you eat matters more than when you eat it.

As companies shun genetically modified ingredients, they're buying more sugar extracted from sugar cane rather than beets. Sugar beet farmers are thinking of going back to conventional beets.




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