Scott Simon

This week, NPR’s Scott Simon spoke with evolutionary biologist and atheist Richard Dawkins about religion, terrorism, and
Rep. Adrian Smith (R-Neb.) was asked about proposed food stamp cuts.
An excerpt of the interview transcript, via NPR: Simon said that as soon as he began to ask about the charges, Cosby immediately
Watching my son sing along with Morton at the Typhoon concert was an uplifting and touching experience.
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.
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.
But the loss of his mother, who had cancer and spent her last days at Chicago’s Northwestern Memorial Hospital, was unlike
As radical as this all might seem to you now, just remember, the future is impossible to predict, but utterly inevitable.
"I tell you, death is a universal experience... it's something we have to figure out how to live with, how to both struggle
Simon, the host of NPR's Weekend Edition Saturday, has been with his mother in Chicago for the past week. His sad and heartwarming
In the May 5 recording, which the Broward County Sheriff's Office says will not be released, Pompano Beach resident Scott
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, a taxpayer-owned mortgage company, is supposed to make homeownership easier. One thing that makes owning a home
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.
The Huffington Post Investigative Fund's examination of the medical records business is ongoing. Click here to follow the
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.