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Cadillacs, Carl's Jr, 'Citizen Kane' and Other Fripperies

Tom Alderman | Posted 07.11.2016 | Media
Tom Alderman

TWO CURRENT ITEMS WORTH NOTING: a. Carl's Jr aggressively pitches their half-pound Most American Thickburger equipped with a hot dog on top of potato ...

"Christmas Letter 2014"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.09.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spirits are in me), ...

NPR Accelerates Aging, Study Finds

Paul Ollinger | Posted 03.18.2013 | Comedy
Paul Ollinger

According to the study, male public radio listeners demonstrate lower testosterone levels, a tendency to shop at Trader Joe's, and an uncanny ability to identify Sarah Vowell.

The Longest Swim -- The Story

Diana Nyad | Posted 04.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Diana Nyad

There's a new interview with me running on most NPR stations as of last week. The show is called The Story.

LISTEN: Why Teachers Cheat And How To Deal With The Problem

Posted 12.19.2011 | Education

The teacher cheating scandal in Atlanta that was uncovered this year has rocked the country and cast a national spotlight on educators and standardize...

LISTEN: The Tutoring Boom's 'Tutoring Industrial Complex'

Posted 12.18.2011 | Education

As students settle in to the new school year and as mid-semester grades start trickling in, students who are looking for another boost in their academ...

Take ProPublica's Health Care Survey

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

How will proposed changes affect consumers who rely on the system for their health? To find the answer, we're asking readers to tell us about their greatest concerns about our health system.