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This French Pianist Has Been Playing For 102 Years And Just Released A New Album

Sept. 20
Eleanor Beardsley / NPR

Colette Maze, now 107, began playing the piano at age 5. She defied the social conventions of her era to embrace music as a profession rather than as a pastime. She has just released her sixth album.

Tailgater Trash At Michigan State University Is Treasure For Can Collectors

Sept. 20
Sarah Lehr / NPR

Game-day fans can generate a lot of trash so with the return of tailgating comes the return of a lucrative side gig: collecting the empty bottles and cans left behind to return to stores for money.

The Affordable Care Act Can Help Au Pairs Avoid Medical Debt

Sept. 20
Bryce Covert / NPR

Child care workers from outside the U.S. often buy health coverage through an agency. But those policies can have big gaps, critics warn. ACA plans are comprehensive and, with subsidies, can be cheap.

The Trump Organization Is Back In Court To Fight Tax Fraud Charges In New York

Sept. 20
Andrea Bernstein / NPR

Investigations into former President Donald Trump's family business by the Manhattan district attorney and the New York state attorney are still underway, and more charges may be coming.

Biden Says 'America's Back.' The World Has Some Questions

Sept. 20
Ayesha Rascoe / NPR

President Biden gives his first address to the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday. He may find some skepticism for his pitch to work together on COVID-19 and climate after some recent decisions.

In A Blow To Democrats, Senate Official Blocks Immigration Reform In Budget Bill

Sept. 19
Claudia Grisales / NPR

The Senate parliamentarian said including a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants was beyond the scope of the process Democrats are using to pass key legislation without GOP votes.

California Firefighters Scramble To Protect Sequoia Groves

Sept. 19
The Associated Press / NPR

Flames have already scorched a grouping of sequoias that mark the entrance to the groves, where the base of the world's largest tree has been wrapped in protective foil.

Why A Submarine Deal Has France At Odds With The U.S., U.K. And Australia

Sept. 19
Dustin Jones / NPR

Australia brokered a deal estimated at $66 billion with France in 2016 for a new fleet of submarines. But Australia has canceled the contract and will get nuclear subs from the U.S. and U.K. instead.

All The Emmys Winners, From Jason Sudeikis To 'I May Destroy You'

Sept. 19
Megan Lim / NPR

We kept track of all the shows that won at the 73rd Primetime Emmys, so you didn't have to.

A Body Found In Wyoming Is Believed To Be Missing Woman Gabby Petito

Sept. 19
The Associated Press / NPR

Authorities believe the body discovered near Grand Teton National Park on Sunday is Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, who went missing on a trip with her boyfriend. The cause of death is not yet known.

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