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Lebanon serves as a good reflection of the Middle East, and it's buzzing with the news of the Iran nuclear deal.
NPR's Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish read listener letters, including complaints about our coverage of a man who speed hiked the Appalachian Trail, and provide an update on Boston's snow mountain that refused to melt.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with veteran former International Atomic Energy Agency inspector Thomas Shea about the Iran nuclear deal and how the process of inspections may change.
A wildfire raced through the neighborhood of Broadview in Wenatchee, Wash., ...
Exceptionally dry conditions are fueling major blazes across the Pacific Northwest. A drought and rapid development in Washington mean the state may not be prepared to deal with a long, hot summer.
It's a common pledge of candor for a roster of presidential hopeful. As linguist Geoff Nunberg explains, the promise to "tell it like it is" has its roots in black speech from the '40s and '50s.
Don Winslow has written 17 novels, including The Power of the Dog and The Ca...
Novelist Don Winslow spent 10 years researching the Mexican drug wars. His new novel, The Cartel, reveals "a new generation of cartel leaders that are more violent, more sadistic" than ever before.