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Carnegie Mellon University recently emailed about 800 graduate school applicants to say they'd been accepted. But it was a mistake. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on acceptance letters in the digital age.
When NPR correspondents report about that group, they try to make it clear that it is not a "state" in the standard sense of that word. This month's "Word Matters" conversation explains why.
A scuffle cut short a late-January City Hall meeting proposing a civilian re...
More than 200 civilian review boards investigate police misconduct in cities across the United States. Reformers say they're essential. But officers tend to be wary of them.
We revisit the time we asked Henderson about the Ig Nobels — awarded for real, if ridiculous, research. Originally broadcast Oct. 25, 2014.
Paula Poundstone's Selfie Schtick; The iBaby; Harry Potterstein
We replay our magical moments with actor Daniel Radcliffe who answers three questions about Hairy Pottery, more commonly known as Chia Pets. Originally broadcast Nov. 1, 2014.