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Bill Shirer brought stories of war in Europe into American homes. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Ken Cuthbertson about his new book, A Complex Fate: William L. Shirer and the American Century.
On Sunday, thousands of runners will take to the streets in San Diego for the annual Rock'n'Roll marathon. A record might be set, too — not for the fastest finisher but for one of the oldest.
Birds can sound like sump-pumps, outboard motors or crazed squirrels, but of course their songs can also be sublime. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Ray Brown from the show Talkin' Birds.
More than 715 million people watched the final of the World Cup in South Africa. FIFA collected $1.6 billion from its sponsors between 2011-2014.
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Roger Bennett, host of Men in Blazers on NBC Sports Network, about what's ahead for FIFA and fans of soccer.
The former Maryland governor and Baltimore mayor enters the Democratic race for president Saturday. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Juana Summers about how O'Malley will approach the campaign.