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The late Laura Nyro penned hits, including "And When I Die" and "Save the Country." NPR's Scott Simon speaks with composer Billy Childs about his new album of tributes, Reimagining Laura Nyro.
NATO leaders gathered in Wales this week to address the crisis in Ukraine and the threat posed by the Islamic State. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the former U.S. Ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder.
Wearable devices are strutting down fashion week runways. NPR's Scott Simon talks with a fashion forecaster, Rachel Arthur, about whether the new trend will last.
Baseball teams head toward the playoffs and the top tennis players chase U.S. Open titles. NPR's Scott Simon talks to ESPN's Howard Bryant from the U.S. Open.
The Skeleton Twins is a new movie starring comedian Bill Hader as the estranged twin of Kristen Wiig. Hader talks with NPR's Scott Simon about his serious movie.
More than 350 towns and cities in Texas have banned new billboards, but bill...
Nearly 50 years ago, a fight between billboards and natural beauty played out on the national stage. Now the struggle has moved to the states — like Texas, where activists face off with corporations.