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NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about Harry Reid's retirement announcement and Ted Cruz's appeal to the far-right.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Kelly Carlin, the daughter of the late comedian George Carlin, about the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery's unveiling of her father's portrait Friday.
China's sports bureaucracy threatened this week to standardize dancing in public squares.
Cholita, an Andean bespectacled bear, was rescued from a circus in Peru afte...
Cholita is an Andean spectacled bear that was mistreated in the circus in Peru. Now an animal rights group is trying to bring her to the U.S. as part of an effort to rescue wild animals from circuses.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with James Phillips, international affairs director of the German Pilots Association, for the latest on Andreas Lubitz and reaction from German pilots.
The hood ornament of a 1955 Chevy Belair. Under new more liberal policies in...
In Havana, Cuba, the old cars that crowd the streets used to symbolize a stagnant nation. Now enterprising Cubans have begun renting cars out to tourists who are hungry for the cars of their youth.