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For one day this summer, scientists from around the globe decided to find out what's in our oceans' water. We go to the coast of Savannah, Ga., to find out what exactly they were looking for.
Three great sports writers join NPR's Scott Simon to discuss the new anthology, Football: Great Writing About the National Sport. We hear from John Schulian, Jeanne Marie Laskas, and Frank DeFord.
How can screenwriters make sure the science and medical details of their shows are true to life? NPR's Scott Simon talks with Kate Langrall Folb of Hollywood, Health & Society, who helps them out.
There's a new Major League Baseball commissioner, and a new star Little League pitcher. NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the latest from the world of sports.
Michael Brown, a teen shot to death by a police officer last week, is to be buried on Saturday. NPR's Cheryl Corley is in Ferguson, Mo., where the shooting occurred and days of unrest followed.
As heavy fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, civilians are trying to flee the fighting, and both Ukraine and Russia claim to be trying to send food, water and other supplies to help them.