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Love, Lost And Found: "Things Just Fell Into Place"

Old high school sweethearts just happened to find each other on social media at the right time. Like a Cinderella story with a modern twist, the two reunite decades later.

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What Scalia's Death Spells For The Supreme Court's Docket

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Tom Goldstein, editor of SCOTUSblog, about how the death of Justice Antonin Scalia affects current cases under the Supreme's Courts review.

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The Senate Battle That Looms For Scalia's Replacement

NPR's Domenico Montanaro discusses the upcoming battle on Capitol Hill on replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.

Scalia Vacancy, 9/11 And Speaking Spanish: 6 Takeaways From The GOP Debate

The sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia spurred debate over whether President Obama should fill the vacancy, but the rest of the event devolved into fighting and character attacks.

Get Ready For A Fight To Replace Scalia

Congressional Republicans are pledging to confirm no one President Obama appoints to the Supreme Court.

Over 1,000 Clinton Documents Released, Including 84 New Classified Emails

The latest batch of the emails from Clinton's controversial private server include 81 which had been redacted and upgraded to confidential classified status and three upgraded to secret status.

Replacing Antonin Scalia Will Be No Simple Task

The Supreme Court justice's death will have enormous repercussions for the U.S. legal system. With the high court short-handed, here's the political turmoil to expect from the attempts to replace him.

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Antonin Scalia's Legacy

NPR's Nina Totenberg speaks to the lasting legacy of Justice Antonin Scalia

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Staunch Conservative Justice Antonin Scalia Dies At Age 79

Senior Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia was confirmed dead Saturday afternoon at a West Texas ranch. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free-Press.

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Justice Antonin Scalia, Known For Biting Dissents, Dies At 79

Scalia was perhaps the leading voice of uncompromising conservatism on the Supreme Court. In his 29 years on the court, he achieved almost a cult following for dissents.

Trump's Business Record

February 15, 2016
In this file photo,  current GOP Presidential primary frontrunner and real estate magnate Donald Trump poses for photos above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange after taking his flagship Trump Plaza Casino public in New York City on June 7, 1995.

A deep look into Donald Trump’s business biography: big successes, big failures and the mystery of his net worth.

Boston-Area Athletes Pursue Olympic Dreams In L.A. Trials Marathon

February 13, 2016

It’s a big day for about a dozen Boston-area athletes. They are in Los Angeles to run the Olympic Trials Marathon.

Super Bowl 100: A Look Into The Future

February 13, 2016
The Denver Broncos won Super Bowl 50, but who will take home the Lombardi Trophy in 2066? Steve Rushin has the answer. (Photo by Evans/Three Lions/Getty Images)

Super Bowl 50 is in the past and Super Bowl 100 is in the future, except for Steve Rushin of SI.com. In a “Special Report From The Future,” Rushin imagines the 100th edition of the game — one featuring teams from two countries and players of various genders.

Whether It’s L.A. Or St. Louis, One Rams Fan Believes For Life

February 13, 2016
"The one thing I learned about the Rams," says Andrew Kulick," is nothing ever comes easy. So, you know, if you're going to win the game, it's going to be on the last play." (Susan Valot/Only A Game)

The St. Louis Rams are now the Los Angeles Rams, and, for the first time in two decades, L.A. will have its own NFL team to cheer for. One particular fan is very excited.

Charlie Pierce: The Week In Sports

February 13, 2016
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said the future of the LSU football program may be in jeopardy due to the state's budget crisis. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Super Bowl 50 may barely be in the rear view mirror, but it’s not too early for Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce to give his predictions for next season. Bill and Charlie also review whether Louisiana residents would rather have a governor or the LSU football program.

‘This Is Your Brain On Sports’ Looks At The Psychology Of Our Games

February 13, 2016
Why is the t-shirt cannon such an effective promotion? L. Jon Wertheim and Sam Sommers attempt to answer this question in their book, "This Is Your Brain on Sports" (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Why do sports fans do and say the things they do? Tufts professor Sam Sommers and Sports Illustrated editor L. Jon Wertheim attempt to find out in their new book, “This is Your Brain on Sports.” The pair shared some of their findings with Bill Littlefield.

All Eyes On Roger Goodell This NFL Offseason

February 13, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - FEBRUARY 05:  NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference prior to Super Bowl 50 at the Moscone Center West on February 5, 2016 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spent the 2015 offseason attempting to punish Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for his role in what’s become known as “Deflategate.” Bill Littlefield speculates what Goodell has up his sleeves to make sure the spotlight stays on the NFL during the 2016 offseason.

3 Stories You Should Know: NFL Sociology, NBA Moms, Liverpool Walkout

February 13, 2016
Not pictured celebrating the Bronco's Super Bowl victory: George Vecsey. The former NYT sports columnist purposefully didn't watch the big game. (Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

If you watched just one NFL game all season, what would you learn? If NBA players lived with their moms, would they be more successful? And is the sports’ fan revolution about to begin? George Vecsey and Rachel Bachman join Bill Littlefield.

Super Bowl 50 Through The Eyes Of An $11 Hot Dog Vendor

February 13, 2016
Thousands of workers were bused into Levi's Stadium to make Super Bowl 50 possible. Gabriel Thompson worked concessions at the big game: he says for all their planning, the NFL they didn't do enough for their hourly workers. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Freelance journalist Gabriel Thompson experienced Super Bowl 50 from a different perspective: as a concessions worker helping to keep fans fed during the prime-time spectacle. Thompson shares what it’s like to be a low-wage worker for the NFL.

Missouri Chocolate Maker Raises Awareness Of Cocoa Farmers’ Plight

February 12, 2016
Shawn Askinosie shows off his chocolate bars, which feature photographs of farmers who grow the beans that make his chocolate. (Suzanne Hogan/KCUR 89.3)

Shawn Askinosie’s chocolate bars feature photographs of farmers who grow the beans that make his chocolate.

Sanders, Clinton Clash In Last Debate Before ‘Super Tuesday’

February 12, 2016
Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders (left) and Hillary Clinton participate in the PBS NewsHour Democratic presidential candidate debate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on February 11, 2016 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.The debate is the final debate before the Nevada caucuses scheduled for February 20. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton clashed over healthcare reform, the influence of money in politics, foreign policy and more.

How Superdelegates Can And Can’t Change The Democratic Primary

February 12, 2016
Democratic presidential candidates U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) (L) and Hillary Clinton shake hands at the end of a presidential debate sponsored by CNN and Facebook at Wynn Las Vegas on October 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Five Democratic presidential candidates participated in the party's first presidential debate. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Although Bernie Sanders won with a 22-point lead in New Hampshire, he and Hillary Clinton got the same number of delegate votes.

National Corvette Museum Opens Exhibit To Commemorate 2014 Sinkhole

February 12, 2016
Before and after photos of the interior of the 1 millionth Corvette – a white 1992 convertible. (GM)

With the cars and building repaired, the museum is opening a special exhibit that also explains where sinkholes come from.

How Social Media Affected The Oregon Standoff

February 12, 2016
The FBI and Oregon State Police temporarily close a stretch of road near the Malheur Wildlife Refuge Headquarters near Burns, Oregon, on February 11, 2016. The FBI surrounded the last protesters holed up at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon amid reports they will surrender on Thursday, suggesting the weeks-long armed siege is approaching a climax. (Rob Kerr/AFP/Getty Images)

The final holdout surrendered to authorities after hours of live-streamed phone calls, with tens of thousands of people tuning in.

New Hampshire Primary, Debates Scramble 2016 Campaigns

February 12, 2016
People vote inside of a middle school serving as a voting station on the day of the New Hampshire Primary on February 9, 2016 in Bow, New Hampshire. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Juana Summers of Mashable and Julie Mason of The Press Pool on SiriusXM join us for our weekly political roundtable.

What Campaign Staffers Do When Their Candidate Drops Out

February 12, 2016
Rand Paul volunteers operate the phone banks at Paul's Des Moines headquarters on February 1, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. Paul dropped out of the race on Feb. 3, one day after the caucuses. (Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

The former chief digital strategist for Rand Paul provides a window into what these dedicated workers do next.

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