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Rachel Martin is taking some time off following the birth of her second child. A series of guest hosts will be heard until her return.

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Google Asks Users To Help Fight Ebola — And They Answer With Cash

For the first time ever, Google reached out to users in a matching campaign to help fund Ebola treatment and prevention. The company's philanthropic director explains why.


Words Fail When It Comes To Aromas

It's easy to describe what something looks like, but a lot harder to describe how something smells. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Jay Gottfried, a neuroscientist who investigates this conundrum.


Patch Of Pacific Water Is Warmest In Decades

A stretch of unusually warm water is lingering off of the West Coast. Scientists are calling it "the blob." Fishermen are calling it the best the thing to happen to their industry in 20 years.


Why Are So Many Jewelry Stores Being Robbed?

A Manhattan jewelry store was robbed last week — in broad daylight! NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to numbers expert Mona Chalabi, who says the statistics on jewelry store heists will surprise you.


New Congress, New Laws: New Life For Lobbyists

Politicians from both parties have promised to be productive in the upcoming term. Republican lobbyist Marc Lampkin tells NPR's Rachel Martin that more legislation is good news for K St.


Jacobson And Glazer Take 'Broad City' On The Road

Real-life friends and comedians Abbi Jacobsen and Ilana Glazer star in Broad City, about two flawed women navigating New York City in their 20s. NPR's Rachel Martin caught up with them on tour.


The Case For — And Against — Gambling On NBA Games

Only in Nevada is it legal to bet on games. The NBA commissioner says its time to legalize sports gambling. Slate.com's Mike Pesca talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about the odds of that happening.


After G-20 Summit In Brisbane, Obama Focuses On Domestic Issues

Leaders who attended the summit in Australia headed home after mixed results. Correspondent Mara Liasson speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about President Obama's final press conference before leaving.


Why Women Get The Worst Of Internet Bullying

Life online can be brutal, especially for women. In this For the Record segment, NPR's Rachel Martin talks with three women who have been harassed and threatened on the Internet.


The King Of Housewives Dishes Pop Culture's Delightful Dirt

Pop culture juggernaut Andy Cohen has written a new memoir, The Andy Cohen Diaries. He speaks to NPR's Rachel Martin about why celebrity fascinates him and how he went from journalism to reality TV.



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