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Thu, 01/29/2015 - 5:10pm

After six seasons, the final episode airs tonight. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the show is a rare gem; a family drama centered on...

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:59pm

Melissa Block talks to Carl Krawitt, whose son Rhett is in remission from leukemia but still cannot be vaccinated for measles. Rhett...

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:59pm

Guantanamo Bay is home to the United States' oldest overseas base. Melissa Block talks to Vanderbilt History Professor Paul Kramer.

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Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:59pm

Argentina is focused on the funeral of a prosecutor who died mysteriously. And the nation's politics — with elections this fall —...

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:59pm

David Kestenbaum of NPR's Planet Money tells the story of the first stock ever shorted. It's a tale of intrigue, lies, sabotage and a...

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:59pm

Robert Siegel talks to Mormon leader Elder Dallin Oaks about the press conference this week where the church announced it would support...

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:59pm

Several members of Congress — recently back from Cuba — are taking steps to further ease a decades old embargo on the communist island....

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:56pm

A new report from two environmental groups reviewed the recyclability and compostability of packaging from 47 food companies. It found...

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:54pm

Facebook, YouTube and other sites are being asked to do more to stop terrorists, yet are also being asked to let some of the propaganda...

Thu, 01/29/2015 - 4:51pm

The latest quarterly report on U.S. spending in Afghanistan was released on Thursday. Conspicuously missing were figures on how more...