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Pope Francis was a young priest in Argentina during its Dirty War. Journalist Alma Guillermoprieto talks with NPR's Scott Simon about her article, "Francis's Holy War," and his controversial history.
The 1984 hit "La Di Da Di," by rappers Slick Rick and Doug E. Fresh, has become one of the most sampled songs of all time. Music producer Mark Ronson talks with Guy Raz, host of the TED Radio Hour.
America's Got Talent judges told the dancing hip-hop violinist Lindsey Stirling that her career had no hope, but she proved them wrong. She tells NPR's Scott Simon about her new album, Shatter Me.
Not just a fisherman's tale: Stephen Fernandez caught a baby Great White Sha...
A surprise catch-of-the day; straight out of a Stephen Spielberg movie and into a boat right off New York City's 116th Street.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara answers Indian critics who say he's a "self-loathing Indian." NPR's Scott Simon talks with the top New York City prosecutor about the attacks against him.
A scorned lover and a hapless music producer record an album on the streets of New York in Begin Again, starring Keira Knightly and Mark Ruffalo. Director John Carney speaks with NPR's Scott Simon.