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Raised in Knoxville: Con Hunley Part 2

Con Hunley discusses the Nashville years, performing at the White House and going to South Africa with Big John Tate in the final episode of the Raised in Knoxville podcast.

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In gridlocked Washington, both Democrats and Republicans have signaled there's potential for a deal when it comes to lowering prescription drug prices. Now, there's an idea both Congressional Democrats and the White House seem to like: They want to base U.S. prices on something called an international price index.

Democratic presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Pete Buttigieg are making big moves to bolster their primary campaigns in Iowa, the first state to hold a contest in 2020.

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff about a whistleblower complaint from the intelligence community, spurred by Trump's communications with a foreign leader.

The higher education subcommittee of the U.S. House held a contentious hearing Thursday to investigate the failed implementation of the troubled Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Thousands of students are expected to skip school Friday to march through Manhattan to demand global action to stop climate change. WNYC's Gwynne Hogan reports the protest has been long in the works.

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with ex-NSA official Joel Brenner over how the acting director of National Intelligence and the Intelligence Community Inspector General handled a whistleblower complaint.

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An explosion this week in a Russian lab, one of only two labs in the world known to store live samples of the variola virus, which causes smallpox, has raised anew questions that have been asked since the disease was eradicated in 1980.

Should humankind hold onto the live virus in order to conduct research on tests, treatments and vaccines in case smallpox were to reemerge?

The remnants of Tropical Imelda continue to move slowly across the state that saw severe flooding just two years after Hurricane Harvey.

Amazon is "done being in the middle of the herd" when it comes to climate-focused company policies, CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday.

The company is pledging to power its global infrastructure with 100% renewable energy by 2030 and to be carbon-neutral by 2040. To help get there, it plans to buy 100,000 electric delivery vans from Michigan-based company Rivian, in which Amazon previously invested.

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