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When NPR's Steve Inskeep meets a political scientist at an Italian restaurant in Tehran, the circumstances of their conversation illustrate Iran's potential for change.
The Russian band Pussy Riot is well known for protesting the Russian government. Now the group has released its first song in English. NPR's Scott Simon talks to band member Nadya Tolokonnikova.
The fight of the millennium is on! Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao will meet later this spring. And it's NASCAR opening day. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Tom Goldman about the latest in sports.
The country rock band The Mavericks are back with a new album, but this time without a founding member, Robert Reynolds. NPR's Scott Simon talks with bandmates Raul Malo and Eddie Perez about Mono.
Kathy Hanlon and her sons, Sergio (left) and Cristian, were traumatized by S...
As Sandy victims and FEMA work to resolve accusations of falsified damage estimates, some are questioning how the agency can be both a flood insurance provider and a regulator of flood insurance.
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.