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- Confused About Your Student Loans? You're Not Alone
Here are the tips, tools and calculators that can help make sense of all that debt.
- With A Little Help From Larry David, Bernie Sanders Does SNL
Bernie Sanders impersonator Larry David hosted the episode with a cameo from the senator himself. Sanders slipped in a main campaign message, while David jabbed at the candidate's cantankerous side.
- Barbershop: UofL Basketball Ban, Football Concussions And The NFL Women's Summit
ESPN contributor Kevin Blackistone, <em>Bloomberg View</em>'s Kavitha Davidson and <em>The Washington Post</em>'s Wesley Lowery talk about the UofL basketball team, public opinion of the NFL, and women in sports.
- 'National Review' On How Donald Trump Is Changing The Campaign
The prominent conservative magazine <em>National Review</em> dedicated a whole issue to denouncing Donald Trump. Editor Rich Lowry talks about how Trump is reshaping the state of conservatism.
- Now Counted By Their Country, Afro-Mexicans Grab Unprecedented Spotlight
For the first time its history, Mexico announced it would recognize people of African descent on its official census. What does it mean for Afro-Mexicans themselves â€” and why has it taken so long?
- Super Bowl Ads Past And Present: How Do They Stack Up?
Analysts say the Super Bowl ads this year are funnier and more star-studded than in the past.
- Times Have Changed; What Should We Call 'Old People' ?
NPR's Ina Jaffe talks with Scott Simon about the struggle to find the right words to describe older people. Longevity and lifestyles have changed and the language hasn't kept up.
- This Week In Sports: Super Bowl Talk
Scott Simon previews Super Bowl 50 with NPR's Tom Goldman.
- U.S. To Amp Up NATO Presence Against Russia
The Obama administration is planning to sharply increase spending on U.S. forces in Europe to train near NATO's eastern edge. Russia's neighbors are pleased.
- Adnan Syed Hearing Wrap-up
An update on convicted murderer Adnan Syed, whose case profiled in the "Serial" podcast. He is seeking a new trial.
- After Cruz Win, How Important Is Candidate Stance On Ethanol?
Ted Cruz won the Iowa Republican Caucuses on a platform that included opposing ethanol, a key Iowa industry. Does this mean future presidential candidates won't have to support the corn fuel?
- Former New Hampshire Governor Talks Primary Candidates
Scott Simon talks New Hampshire politics with John Sununu, former governor and White House chief of staff.
- GOP Front-Runners Gear Up For New Hampshire Primary
NPR's Ron Elving gives Scott Simon a preview of Saturday night's GOP debate and an analysis of the presidential race.
- Do Political TV Ads Still Work?
TV ads are a tried-and-true way for politicians to get their message out. But in this chaotic presidential primary, are they still effective?
- Theft And Artistry: Coldplay, BeyoncĂ© In India Spark Discussion On Appropriation
These days, it's pretty much impossible to miss a discussion on cultural appropriation. But we explore where we draw the line between what's acceptable and what's downright offensive.