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The NPR Politics Podcast is where NPR's political reporters talk to you like they talk to each other. With weekly roundups and quick takes on news of the day, you don't have to keep up with politics to know what's happening. You just have to keep up with us.
 
Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.
 
NPR's top daily news about world events, politics, economy and culture. Download the World Story of the Day podcast.
 
Hear live shows from Spiritualized, Andrew Bird, Wilco, Bon Iver, Alabama Shakes, Beirut and many more. Recorded by NPR Music at venues and festivals across the country.
 
NPR's daily top stories that you can't miss. Exceptional, moving, offbeat, or just plain funny. Subscribe to the Story of the Day podcast.
 
Mountain Stage Podcast
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
NPR's top stories about business, money, Wall Street, companies and the economy that you can't miss. Subscribe to the Business Story of the Day RSS feed.
 
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The latest news in five minutes. Updated hourly.
 
Breaking news on the environment, climate change, pollution, and endangered species. Also featuring Climate Connections, a special series on climate change co-produced by NPR and National Geographic.
 
(Order of stories changed to match how they originally aired each day, with stories from previous 6 programs included afterwards. See http://kevin.micke.com/ for details.)Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.
 
Latest technology news and breakthroughs in technology, science, and industry. Download the NPR Technology podcast and Technology RSS feed.
 
(Order of stories changed to match how they originally aired each day, with stories from previous 6 programs included afterwards. See http://kevin.micke.com/ for details.)Hosted by Terry Gross, Fresh Air from WHYY is the Peabody Award-winning weekday magazine of contemporary arts and issues. One of public radio's most popular programs, Fresh Air features intimate conversations with today's biggest luminaries.
 
Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.
 
(Order of stories changed to match how they originally aired each day, with stories from previous 6 programs included afterwards. See http://kevin.micke.com/ for details.)Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
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This news feed contains stories that meet any of the following criteria: (1) Stories aired on "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!". (2) Stories from the "Science" topic. (3) Stories from the "Economy" topic. (4) Stories from "World Story of the Day".
 
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NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes. Hosted by Rachel Martin, David Greene and Steve Inskeep, with reporting and analysis from NPR News. Available weekdays by 6 a.m. ET. Subscribe and listen, then support your local NPR station at donate.npr.org.
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.
 
Politics, elections, law, military and veteran's affairs
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
Every weekday, All Things Considered hosts Ailsa Chang, Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro present the program's trademark mix of news, interviews, commentaries, reviews, and offbeat features. Michel Martin hosts on the weekends.
 
A podcast from KUER 90.1, an NPR member station broadcasting from the Eccles Broadcast Center at the University of Utah.
 
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
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Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts David Greene, Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.
 
The NPR Illinois Education Desk is a community funded initiative to report on stories that impact you. Stories on the state of education from K-12 to higher education.
 
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Tiny Desk Concerts from NPR Music feature your favorite musicians performing at All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen's desk in the NPR office. Hear Wilco, Adele, Passion Pit, Tinariwen, Miguel, The xx and many more. This is the audio version of the podcast. A video version is also available.
 
Pop Culture Happy Hour is a fun and freewheeling chat about the latest movies, television, books, comics and music.
 
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NPR and WBUR's live midday news program
 
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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
Bullseye from NPR is your curated guide to culture. Jesse Thorn hosts in-depth interviews with brilliant creators, culture picks from our favorite critics and irreverent original comedy. Bullseye has been featured in Time, The New York Times, GQ and McSweeney's, which called it "the kind of show people listen to in a more perfect world." (Formerly known as The Sound of Young America.)
 
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Conversations and stories that explore the way the world works. From KUER, NPR Utah hosted by Doug Fabrizio.
 
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Part-time New Orleans resident Harry Shearer hosts a look at the worlds of media, politics, cyberspace, sports and show business while providing an eclectic array of music along the way.
 
Every weekday, local host, Peter Biello, and national hosts Audie Cornish, Kelly McEvers, Ari Shapiro, and Robert Siegel present two hours of breaking news mixed with compelling analysis, insightful commentaries, interviews, and special -- sometimes quirky -- features from NHPR and NPR.
 
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Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
Go behind the headlines: From the economy and health care to politics and the environment – and so much more – On Point hosts Meghna Chakrabarti and David Folkenflik speak with newsmakers and real people about the issues that matter most. On Point is produced by WBUR for NPR.
 
You can keep yourself abreast of political developments and gain a little insight into how New York State's politicians think when you listen in as political scientist Dr. Alan Chartock holds conversations with members from the Assembly and Senate, and others each week on The Capitol Connection.
 
NPR's weekly current events quiz. Have a laugh and test your news knowledge while figuring out what's real and what we've made up.
 
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1A is home to the national conversation. Joshua Johnson hosts with great guests and frames the best debate in ways to make you think, share and engage.
 
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Christian leaders in the U.S. fear President Trump's decision to pull out of Syria will leave Christian minorities in the region vulnerable to attack.
 
Whether it's exercise or housework, older Americans who move their bodies regularly may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills, even if they have brain lesions and other signs of dementia.
 
Bogle, the founder of Vanguard who created the first index mutual fund, died Wednesday, the firm said. He said investors should own a mix of bonds and stocks but shouldn't pay managers to pick them.
 
British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of no-confidence in her government on Wednesday, following the resounding defeat of her Brexit plan in parliament on Tuesday.
 
ISIS claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in the Syrian city of Manbij that targeted coalition troops. The Pentagon says U.S. service members suffered multiple deaths and injuries.
 
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with writer Paul Mason, a Labour Party supporter, about what happens next with Brexit after British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no confidence vote Wednesday.
 
In the fallout of Rep. Steve King's remarks to The New York Times, journalists have been struggling over whether or not to use the word "racist" to characterize his quote.
 
As the massive teacher strike in Los Angeles enters its third day, NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with teachers' union president Alex Caputo-Pearl about the strike and its aims.
 
The government shutdown is inflicting more damage on the U.S. economy than formerly estimated. The president's economists doubled projections of how much economic growth is being lost each week.
 
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, about the meeting of his Problem Solvers Caucus with President Trump over the government shutdown.
 
In the wake of the docuseries Surviving R. Kelly, protesters brought more than 200,000 petition signatures on Wednesday to RCA Records and Sony Music Entertainment, calling for the label to drop him.
 
Harris County, Texas, took a giant step toward representation this month when it sat 19 black women judges to the bench.
 
Marianne Power decided to read one self-help book a month, for a year — and follow the advice in each, to the letter. She says it became a much more intense undertaking than she'd anticipated.
 
A young island man came to Manila for college and found a morass of plastic waste. Now he's found ways for Manila's poorest people to dig out, and shown how multinational companies create the problem.
 
Total Wine, the wine superstore, is trying to expand into Tennessee, but is running into a state residency law. The store is calling it discrimination and made its case Thursday at the Supreme Court.
 
Wednesday was another day of wild testimony in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Vice News editor Keegan Hamilton about the latest from the Brooklyn courtroom.
 
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Republican Rep. Don Bacon of Nebraska about his thoughts on the stalemate over a border wall causing the partial government shutdown.
 
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with William Gale of the Brookings Institution about a Republican bill to avert future shutdowns — what it is, and if it has any hope of passing.
 
Law enforcement and legal establishment witnesses told senators on Wednesday they want Bill Barr as attorney general. Civil rights and urban advocates, however, want the Senate to reject him.
 
A video of star gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's "perfect 10" floor routine shows her smiling and beaming. But it hasn't always been this way. UCLA Coach Valorie Kondos Field helped her rekindle that joy.
 
A video of star gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's "perfect 10" floor routine shows her smiling and beaming. But it hasn't always been this way. UCLA Coach Valorie Kondos Field helped her rekindle that joy.
 
Attitudes about education and skills acquisition are changing as the global workforce evolves. Idaho Matters looks at the tools that will be necessary to be competitive in the 21st century workplace with Idaho Business for Education president and CEO Rod Grammer.By richardcopeland@boisestate.edu (richardcopeland).
 
Britain's Parliament rejects Brexit deal. Federal workers affected by the shutdown look for ways to pay the bills. At least 14 people were killed when extremists stormed an upscale hotel in Nairobi.
 
The City of Boise will host three open houses to facilitate discussions with the community to determine the direction of energy generation and usage in Boise. We talk with Idaho Power about efforts to bring the region to 100% renewable energy use.By richardcopeland@boisestate.edu (richardcopeland).
 
Author Tayari Jones exploded onto the contemporary literary scene in 2002 with Leaving Atlanta, fiction set against that city in the 70's and 80's. Her subsequent works also drew from her background as a native Atlantan and Jones' books won multiple awards and attracted the attention of Oprah Winfrey and President Obama. Jones is in Boise as pa ...…
 
The third annual women's march is this Saturday. The first march was a moment of unity for many women disillusioned with the 2016 election results, but now there are questions about that united front.
 
A video of star gymnast Katelyn Ohashi's "perfect 10" floor routine shows her smiling and beaming. But it hasn't always been this way. UCLA Coach Valorie Kondos Field helped her rekindle that joy.
 
President Trump tried to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and on Tuesday invited rank-and-file House Democrats to a shutdown meeting at the White House. They declined to attend.
 
Los Angeles schools are still open during the strike, staffed by administrators, volunteers and newly hired substitutes. But the school day isn't exactly typical.
 
During the Great Recession, the state sold its capitol and other buildings in a sale-lease-back deal to raise money. Nearly a decade later, the state has a plan to reclaim the buildings.
 
The U.S. decision to pull troops from Syria has led to a scramble in neighboring Iraq, where the French foreign minister and Jordan's king visited to see how the region has to adjust.
 
The Idaho Walk Bike Alliance is presenting a bicycle-themed film festival at The Egyptian Theatre on Friday. Idaho Matters speaks with the Alliance about the juxtaposition of film and bikes and we re-visit a filmmaker who documented a groundbreaking military experiment involving commandos on bikes.By richardcopeland@boisestate.edu (richardcopeland).
 
David Greene talks to marine biologist James McClintock about how warming temperatures are impacting glaciers around the Antarctic Peninsula, and consequences of a global rise in sea level.
 
The Rooster brand, ubiquitous in the U.S., is now being exported to Thailand, where Sriracha was born. But many Thais who taste the U.S. version are not impressed. "I wanted to gag," says one.
 
David Greene talks to Robert Shrimsley of the Financial Times about how British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to leave the European Union in an orderly fashion.
 
As the partial government shutdown continues, some federal workers and contractors are looking for temporary jobs to earn income.
 
The Trump administration is expected to appeal a federal judge's decision against its plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The case is expected to make its way to the Supreme Court.
 
Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital Tuesday, setting off explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic militant group.
 
Hundreds of veterans sued military contractor KBR Inc., alleging toxic smoke from burn pits at military bases made them ill. A federal appellate court said compensation must come from Congress.
 
Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio about whether he is considering a run for the White House in 2020. NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro weighs in on their conversation.
 
The Chiefs play New England for a ticket to the Super Bowl. A Kansas City amusement park has altered the name of its roller coaster The Patriot to The Patrick in honor of Chiefs' QB Patrick Mahomes.
 
NPR's Noel King talks to Marcello Di Cintio, author of Walls: Travels Along the Barricades, about the political and cultural effects of installing barriers between nations.
 
Steve Inskeep talks to law professor Jonathan Turley about William Barr, Trump's U.S. attorney general nominee. Turley will testify in favor of confirmation before the Senate Judiciary Committee.
 
A novel housing program in California links people who have served long-term prison sentences with those willing to rent space in their homes.
 
David Greene talks to GOP Rep. John Curtis of Utah about how his party should deal with Rep. Steve King in light of his racially charged comments, and the status of the partial government shutdown.
 
An attack in northern Syria has killed U.S. service members. The Defense Department says they were on a routine patrol. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.
 
NPR speaks with reporter Zolan Kanno-Youngs of The Wall Street Journal about the courtroom allegation that drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman bribed former Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto.
 
Total Wine, the wine superstore, is trying to expand into Tennessee, but is running into a state residency law. The store is calling it discrimination and made its case Thursday at the Supreme Court.
 
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