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  • 8:12am Nov 09, 2019
    National National Politics & Government

    What's Behind Democrats' Win In Virginia

    NPR's Scott Simon speak to Tram Nguyen of New Virginia Majority about how her group helped build a winning coalition in Virginia's statewide elections this week.
  • 8:12am Nov 09, 2019
    National National

    Efforts To Heal Wounds Of Wounded Knee Massacre

    A descendant of the commander at the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre apologized to victim descendants. Together they back legislation to rescind 20 Medals of Honor given to massacre soldiers.
  • 8:12am Nov 09, 2019
    National National

    Paradise, Calif., Faces Labor Shortage

    A labor shortage in Paradise, Calif., is complicating rebuilding efforts a year after the destructive Camp Fire. Workers have come looking for jobs but want higher pay than residents can afford.
  • 8:12am Nov 09, 2019
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Pete Buttigieg On Identity

    NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Democratic presidential candidate, about his identity as a young candidate, a gay man in a same-sex marriage, and as a veteran.
  • 8:12am Nov 09, 2019
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Trump's GOP Challengers Look To New Hampshire

    President Trump's GOP challengers see New Hampshire as a place where they could challenge him. Other states have canceled primaries and changed RNC convention rules to block insurgent candidates.
  • 8:12am Nov 09, 2019
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Week In Politics

    We'll talk about what to expect in next week's public impeachment hearings, what the GOP strategy might be, and what Michael Bloomberg's potential presidential candidacy might mean.
  • 8:12am Nov 09, 2019
    Science Science

    Privacy And DNA Tests

    NPR's Scott Simon speaks to New York University law professor Erin Murphy about privacy issues surrounding popular DNA and ancestry tests.
  • 8:12am Nov 09, 2019
    Sports Sports

    Saturday Sports: LA Clippers, 49ers, Bruins

    The LA Clippers get fined, the San Francisco 49ers are the winningest team in the NFL, and the Boston Bruins are out for revenge. Scott Simon talks to Howard Bryant.