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Sat, 04/30/2016 - 8:18am

Nearly 30 years ago, Kenya burned 12 tons of ivory to try to halt the illegal ivory trade. Today it's burning 100 tons. How much...

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 8:09am

In this weekly story roundup, NPR reporters, editors and producers share what they have been reading. Today's mix explores life away...

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 7:50am

American and Cuban musicians played together in Havana in the first official cultural exchange in half a century. Among them: Usher,...

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 7:50am

A Tweet might have cost an early favorite in the NFL draft millions of dollars in lost income, while an Instagram post could provoke an...

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 7:50am

NPR's Scott Simon talks to Shannon Galpin, founder of the nonprofit Mountain2Mountain, about withdrawing her support of the scandal-...

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 7:50am

NPR's Scott Simon asks veteran firefighter Mary Beth Michos about how sexism in the firehouse has escalated with the rise of...

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 7:50am

British political operative Steve Hilton tells NPR's Scott Simon what he thinks the conservative movement needs both in the U.K. and the...

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 7:50am

NPR's Scott Simon asks Adam Haslett about his latest novel. Haslett says he "needed that imaginary space to investigate" his family...

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 7:50am

A report from the Council of Economic Advisors suggests longer sentences increases rates of recidivism, resulting in little impact on...

Sat, 04/30/2016 - 7:50am

Bobby Knight is not one known to make political endorsements. NPR's Scott Simon asks the legendary basketball coach about his...