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In the past decade, the number of bear-related calls Florida wildlife officials have received has increased by 400 percent. To stop the rise in bear population, officials have agreed to start hunting.Read More

Women and minorities continue to be under-represented on TV and in film, both behind and in front of the camera, according to a new study — even though diverse films and shows make more money.Read More

In a 3-2 vote on Feb. 26, the FCC approved new rules, regulating broadband internet as a public utility. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mat Honan, San Francisco bureau chief for BuzzFeed News, about the political implications of the vote.Read More

NPR host Arun Rath remembers the late Leonard Nimoy, and the personal significance of Star Trek's Spock as a biracial character on television.Read More

Aspiring Martian Heidi Beemer found out she didn't make the cut for the latest round of astronaut candidates for Mars One, a nonprofit that hopes to settle humans on Mars by 2025.Read More

Is it possible to find an impartial jury to serve in a high-profile trial? NPR's Arun Rath talks with jury consultant Karen Fleming-Ginn about the issues that come up during jury selection.Read More

Congress will fund the Department of Homeland Security for one more week. Political correspondent Mara Liasson talks with NPR's Arun Rath about the politics of the battles being waged by congressional Republicans.Read More

One Man's Race To Outrun Alzheimer's

Sat, February 28, 2015 9:56pm

Cape Cod journalist Greg O'Brien has always found solace in running, and a diagnosis of Alzheimer's hasn't stopped him. But making it work — for himself and his family — isn't always easy.Read More

Back in 1987, Nancy Cartwright made a risky, last-minute decision during an audition: Instead of trying out for the part of mild-mannered Lisa Simpson, she went for the role of rebellious Bart.Read More

The electronic artist's new album, Gliss Riffer, is his most accesible yet. In a conversation with Arun Rath, he waxes philosophic on stress, technology and the value of a wandering mind.Read More


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