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The secretary of state says all sides appear to be getting closer to an agreement, although he acknowledges remaining differences.
NPR's Tovia Smith tells NPR's Scott Simon about the prosecution's case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. He has admitted to carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing with his brother.
The U.S. and its international partners continue nuclear negotiations with Iran. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Yale professor Stephen Carter about Iran's position in the Middle East.
Archaeologists in Madrid may have discovered the long-lost remains of Miguel de Cervantes. NPR's Scott Simon asks whether or not the bones are his, and if they'll attract tourists to the site.
Penn State is investigating the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity for a private Facebook page with pictures of nude women. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Emily Chappell, opinions editor for The Daily Collegian.
More than 20 people were killed this week when two gunmen stormed Tunisia's national museum. NPR's Scott Simon talks with William McCants of the Brookings Institution about the attack's repercussions.
Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez rarely fell in the ring, but alcohol and drugs knocked him down for decades. He's clean now and telling his story to help fellow Mexicans get clean too.
The militants have held Iraq's second largest city since June. Now, local Sunni residents are weary of ISIS, there are signs of strain within their ranks, and it's almost impossible to flee.
For the first time, the federal government asserting juveniles' right to counsel by wading into a Georgia case alleging inadequate counsel. Authorities say the problems occur nationwide.
An HBO documentary about Scientology, Going Clear, won't be released in Britain. Neither will the book on which it's based. That's because British and U.S. free speech protections are very different.
Scientists outfitted some fake fungi with LEDs and put them in a Brazilian forest to test their theory that light, not some funky mushroom fragrance, was luring bugs.
As teacher training enrollment drops, we wanted to know: Why do some teachers stay in the profession?