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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.
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.