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Humanism Isn’t Just About Being Right, It’s About Doing Right
Roy Speckhardt is executive director of the American Humanist ...
This week, NPR’s Scott Simon spoke with evolutionary biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins about religion, terrorism, and
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GOP Congressman Declines To Say Whether Every American Is Entitled To Eat
Rep. Adrian Smith (R-Neb.) was asked about proposed food stamp cuts.
NPR's Scott Simon Describes Bill Cosby's Silence As Rape Allegations Resurface
An excerpt of the interview transcript, via NPR: Simon said that as soon as he began to ask about the charges, Cosby immediately
How a Rock Musician Inspired One Family Dealing With Lyme Disease
Author, 'Dad, Tell Me a Story'
Watching my son sing along with Morton at the Typhoon concert was an uplifting and touching experience.
The Carl Sandburg Literary Awards
Exec Producer, Creator, Host of The Celebrity Dinner Party wit...
In a time when reading seems to be less of a priority for people, it was heartening to see so many willing to give money to the Chicago Library Foundation and celebrate the Chicago Public Library and Chicago authors.
Death and Dying: Living and Dying in 140 Characters
Senior vice president, VNSNY Hospice Care
In Simon's case, the grace, respect and love with which he portrayed his mother transcends technology. It is his words, and the sentiments behind them, that resound in our hearts. He is writing a love poem to his mother, and power to any poem that has a readership of 1.2 million.
Scott Simon's Tweets About Dying Mother Spur Conversation On Public Grief, Death On Social Media
But the loss of his mother, who had cancer and spent her last days at Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital, was unlike
Imagine a Future Where We Record Our Own Deaths on Tiny Video Cameras Implanted in Our Foreheads
New Orleans-based journalist and author
As radical as this all might seem to you now, just remember, the future is impossible to predict, but utterly inevitable.
NPR's Scott Simon On Mother Patricia: 'She Poured Everything Into Me' (VIDEO)
"I tell you, death is a universal experience... it's something we have to figure out how to live with, how to both struggle
NPR's Scott Simon Live Tweeting His Mother's Final Days
Simon, the host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, has been with his mother in Chicago for the past week. His sad and heartwarming
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Scott Simon, Florida Man, Pocket Dials 911 And Accidentally Reveals Murder Plot
In the May 5 recording, which the Broward County Sheriff's Office says will not be released, Pompano Beach resident Scott
Rosa Parks and Mother Teresa -- Justice vs. Charity
E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, Occidental Col...
On Thursday the Washington National Cathedral dedicated a new stone carving of Rosa Parks. It will be displayed in the Cathedral's Human Rights Porch. Rosa Parks deserves to be in the same human rights pantheon as Bishop Romero and Eleanor Roosevelt. But not Mother Teresa.
Freddie Mac Reportedly Invested Billions Betting Against Struggling Homeowners
Freddie Mac, a taxpayer-owned mortgage company, is supposed to make homeownership easier. One thing that makes owning a home
Star Trek & Twitterlutionaries: CyberFrequencies Turns One
Tanya Jo Miller
Multimedia storyteller, Blogger, Homosapian
It all started a year ago. Through a grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, CyberFrequencies, our sci-tech podcast that airs on KPCC, was born.
Fred Schulte, Senior Reporter For HuffPost Investigative Fund, Talks Digitizing Medical Records On NPR (AUDIO)
The Huffington Post Investigative Fund's examination of the medical records business is ongoing. Click here to follow the
Video: NPR Revamps Web Site, Expands Smart Phone Offerings
NPR has revised its Web site. Earlier this year, we spoke with NPR CEO Vivian Schiller about the opportunities for NPR on the Web. We have republished it today.
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