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Surprising upsets at the U.S. Open on Saturday when both two top players were eliminated. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Mike Pesca of Slate.com about that and the upcoming NFL season.
NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with Loudon Wainwright III about his new album, Haven't Got the Blues Yet. It deals with death and heartbreak and guns — but always with a sense of humor.
NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with FiveThirtyEight.com's number cruncher Mona Chalabi about the number of triplets born in 2012.
NPR's Lynn Neary talks to Joseph O'Neill about his new novel, The Dog. Its protagonist, reeling from a breakup, escapes from New York to Dubai, only to find its not the fresh start he'd hoped for.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was expected to cruise to victory in next Tuesday's Democratic primary. But he faces a surprisingly vigorous challenge from the left.
Marquis Govan of St. Louis got interested in politics by going along with hi...
The sixth-grader loves politics, admires some lawmakers and speaks without notes before the county council. "The people of Ferguson," he told them, "don't need tear gas ... I believe they need jobs."