August 22, 2017

Summer Gun Violence: A Look Toward Solutions; ‘Hate Has No Home Here’ Campaign

On the 21st: When it comes to gun violence, University of Chicago criminologist Harold Pollack says the left and the right need to work together to address the issue. We discuss the scope of the problem in Illinois with a look toward solutions. Plus, we speak with two of the organizers of an anti-hate campaign that began in Chicago and is now spreading across the globe. 


Picture of a solar eclipse.
Courtesy of Romeo Durscher/NASA
August 21, 2017

Live Coverage: Follow The Solar Eclipse

It is indeed dark during the day as a total solar eclipse makes its way from Oregon to South Carolina. Eleven states are in the path of total darkness. Follow the astronomical phenomenon's journey across America along with NPR journalists and others experiencing the eclipse.


Neza Pintaric, 9 and sister Ula, 11, right, from Slovenia watch the partial eclipse of the sun through solar glasses in Hyde Park in central London, Friday August 1, 2008.
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August 21, 2017

Here’s What You Need To Know About The Total Solar Eclipse

On Monday, the moon will completely eclipse the sun, and people all over the U.S. will watch. For those who have been boning up on eclipse trivia for weeks, congratulations. For everyone else, here are the things you need to know about the phenomenon.


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