Aug 23, 2014 — Biologists have discovered what may be the largest unexplored ecosystem on earth, and it's all hidden under the Antarctic ice sheet. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the lead scientist, Brent Christner.
Aug 23, 2014 — NPR's Tom Goldman previews the Little League World Series final games, and looks forward to the college football season.
Aug 23, 2014 — In the wake of the protests in Ferguson, law enforcement officials around the country are asking: "How can we lay the groundwork for peaceful collaborations between police and citizens?"
Aug 23, 2014 — As children begin to return to school, we reached out to ask administrators and teachers, "How do you teach Ferguson?"
Aug 23, 2014 — Journalist James Foley was killed this week by the Islamic State. Will airstrikes be enough to hold back the militants? CNN's Peter Bergen talks with NPR's Scott Simon.
Aug 23, 2014 — Esquire Magazine Editor A.J. Jacobs is known for reading the entire Encyclopedia Britannica in order to become the world's smartest person. Now he attempts to prove he is related to everyone.
Aug 23, 2014 — You're more likely to catch a reality show on MTV, than any music these days. As Spin editor Craig Marks tells NPR's Scott Simon, the VMA awards on Sunday will play homage to television from the past.
Aug 23, 2014 — People are dumping buckets of ice water over their heads all across the country to raise money for ALS research. NPR's Scott Simon accepts the challenge.
Aug 23, 2014 — Researchers say they've produced octopus-inspired materials that can sense color and change accordingly. NPR's Scott Simon talks to John Rogers, professor of engineering at the University of Illinois.
Aug 23, 2014 — The Navy has officially confirmed that a wreck in the Java Sea is that of the USS Houston, which sank in 1942. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to historian Jim Hornfischer about ship's history.