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After 19 years in the NBA, Steve Nash announced that he's retiring. In a letter published in The Player's Tribune, Nash wrote that his years spent with the Phoenix Suns were the time of his life.
The first March Madness upset came last night, when number one seed Villanova lost to N.C. State. Mike Pesca, host of Slate's "The Gist" podcast, explains the drama to NPR's Rachel Martin.
The contents of Weekend Edition host Rachel Martin's junk drawer. What's in ...
When spring emerges, it's time to clean, but one place might get a pass: the junk drawer. Consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow says maybe that's OK.
From left, Videofreex David Cort, Bart Friedman and Parry Teasdale filmed ki...
In the pre-digital age, shooting video was unwieldy and expensive. But in the late 1960s, storytellers calling themselves "Videofreex" used the first portable video recorders to film a changing world.
Ṣawt musicians during a performance in Kuwait in May 2014....
The tiny, super-rich state of Qatar takes pride in its modernity, with its gleaming skyscrapers and lucrative gas fields. But it is also investing in a huge history project.
Jay Jackson, as Perd Hapley, interviews Amy Poehler's character Leslie Knope...
Jay Jackson plays the hilariously odd newscaster on NBC's Parks and Recreation. But before he was a fake anchor, Jackson spent 22 years as a real TV reporter — and he became an actor by accident.