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Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.
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The economy explained. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening.
Host Kelly McEvers takes a story from the news and goes deep. Whether that means digging into the Trump administration's past, the stories behind police shootings caught on video, or visiting a town ravaged by the opioid epidemic, Embedded takes you where the news is happening.
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Exploring the biggest questions of our time with the help of the world's greatest thinkers. Host Manoush Zomorodi inspires us to learn more about the world, our communities, and most importantly, ourselves.
We obsess about food to learn more about people. The Sporkful isn't for foodies, it's for eaters. Hosted by Dan Pashman of Cooking Channel's You're Eating It Wrong and the book Eat More Better. A Stitcher Production.
1A is home to the national conversation. The show frames the best debates with great guests in ways to make you think, share and engage.
Unseeable forces control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia—Latin for invisible things—fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.
Packed with trivia, comedy and celebrity guests, Ask Me Another is like an amusement park for your brain. Host Ophira Eisenberg and musician Jonathan Coulton take brilliant contestants on a roller coaster that'll make you laugh and scream (out the answers)—and barely anyone throws up in a trash can.
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A little show about big ideas. From the people who make Planet Money, The Indicator helps you make sense of what's happening today. It's a quick hit of insight into work, business, the economy, and everything else. Listen weekday afternoons.
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Rough Translation is a podcast about cultural mistranslations and what we can learn from them. Usually, we're heading to far off places to bring you stories that hit close to home. This spring, with the help NPR's Veterans Correspondent Quil Lawrence, we're taking on a cultural divide that's closer to home. One many Americans might not know is there.
True stories for English speakers learning Spanish. From the makers of Duolingo, the most popular language-learning app, comes a new podcast that delivers fascinating real-life stories in easy-to-understand Spanish with English narration. These are not language lessons; they’re life lessons through language. Hosted by Martina Castro, co-founder of NPR’s Radio Ambulante.
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.
What's CODE SWITCH? It's the fearless conversations about race that you've been waiting for! Hosted by journalists of color, our podcast tackles the subject of race head-on. We explore how it impacts every part of society — from politics and pop culture to history, sports and everything in between. This podcast makes ALL OF US part of the conversation — because we're all part of the story. "We're talking to people who have been marginalized and underrepresented for so long, who are so hungry ...
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America's funniest auto mechanics take calls from weary car owners all over the country, and crack wise while they diagnose Dodges and dismiss Diahatsus. You don't have to know anything about cars to love this one hour weekly laugh fest.
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Brian Lehrer leads the conversation about what matters most now in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives.
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President Biden and Russian President Putin have arrived at the Geneva villa where they will hold their first face-to-face talks as leaders. The two shook hands and ignored reporters' questions.By NPR
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to retired Army General Wesley Clark, a former NATO commander, about President Biden's meeting with Russian President Putin, and about the challenges facing Biden and NATO.By NPR
Israel hit Hamas sites in Gaza after incendiary balloons were launched in the first attacks since a ceasefire ended 11 days of fighting last month.By NPR
Since the campaign trail, President Biden has said he wants to close privately run immigrant detention centers. But immigrant advocates say his administration isn't following through on his promises.By NPR
Intelligence agencies from the U.S. and Russia are both trying to figure out what the other side is going to say, a longtime CIA operative says. China is probably trying to listen in, too.By NPR
Democrats on the Hill are meeting with Democratic state lawmakers from Texas to discuss federal legislation on voting rights, an issue that was recently added to the Vice President's list of priorities. But a couple of key moderate Democrats still stand in the way of nationwide reform. This episode: White House correspondents Scott Detrow and Ayesh…
Wednesday will be President Biden's first meeting with one of America's greatest adversaries. Drawing a contrast with his predecessor is the least of what the commander-in-chief hopes to accomplish when he sits down with Russian President Vladimir Putin. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly is covering the summit in Geneva, where she spoke to former U.S. Ambass…
Excessive heat warnings are in effect across the West, where temperatures will hit the triple digits — a signal that climate change and lengthening summers pose serious problems for the region.By NPR
The bipartisan vote in the Senate on Tuesday gives one of the most prominent skeptics of the tech industry a key role in shaping government regulation of the tech industry.By NPR
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with Ivo Daalder, former U.S. Representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, about what Monday's NATO summit means for the future of the alliance.By NPR
Gov. Gavin Newsom set Tuesday as the day California fully reopens. The state has made considerable progress on vaccinations. But some are still concerned it's not enough.By Jackie Fortier
In 2019, California Senate Bill 1421 unsealed thousands of internal police department files, body camera footage and audiotapes for the first time. These are police departments' own, previously-confidential investigations into their officers' misconduct and serious use of force cases. For more than two years, reporters at NPR and member station KQE…
NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Josiah Horneman about documenting life in the South Pole on Tik Tok.By NPR