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NPR's Rachel Martin talks with John Matthews in Tokyo about the earthquake in Kumamoto, and the race to find survivors.

NPR's Rachel Martin talks about the state of the Democratic presidential race with New York Times columnist Frank Bruni.

Pope Francis visited the Greek Island of Lesbos in order to draw attention to the plight of migrants there. The migrants are caught up in a controversial deal between the European Union and Turkey.

Texas is one of 24 states driving the lawsuit against Obama's climate change initiative. But some of the state's energy companies transitioning toward cleaner sources support the new regulations.

The NBA playoffs start today and the Golden State Warriors are favored to win the title again this year, after finishing their regular season with the most wins ever.

Pope Francis visited the Lesbos Saturday to draw attention to the plight of the thousands of migrants who have tried to escape war, oppression and poverty by fleeing to Europe.

The country now known as The Czech Republic has voted to change its name. That name was contrived in 1993, but now, the country will be known as Czechia.

Thomas Jefferson is one of America's founders, and even after all these years, a mystery. Annette Gordon-Reed talks with Scott Simon about her book, with Peter Onuf, "Most Blessed of the Patriarchs."

Winemakers know grapes are sensitive to temperature and drought. A recent study in the journal Nature Climate Change looks at how weather plays a role in determining the quality of wine produced.

To mark the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes, Scott Simon will speak with past Pulitzer winners over the next few months. Simon previews this week's conversation with Annette Gordon-Reed.

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