NPR's Coverage of Arizona, Michigan Republican Primaries

Arizona and Michigan hold their Republican presidential primaries on Tuesday, February 28.  NPR will provide a one-hour special from 9-10 PM EST to cover the results of those contests, hosted by Melissa Block and Robert Siegel. 

Our coverage will feature candidate speeches, newsmaker interviews, and expert analysis from NPR Contributors E.J. Dionne (The Washington Post) and Matthew Continetti (The Weekly Standard).  We’ll also hear from NPR’s Mara Liasson and Ron Elving.  Ari Shapiro will be with Mitt Romney and Don Gonyea will be with Rick Santorum.  


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Risk Of Opioid Overdose Climbs At Middle Age

Most of the millions taking prescription painkillers are older than 45, research shows, and there's been a recent increase in drug overdose deaths among people over 55. Drug mixing is partly to blame.
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The Environmental Cost Of Growing Food

Economists are working on ways to put a price on the environmental damage of growing food. Take sugar: Half of what we eat comes from beets, half from cane. Each has an impact, in very different ways.
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The Politics Hour - May 6, 2016

Metro announces its maintenance plan--and the service disruptions it will cause. Election watchdogs question Baltimore primary results. And Republicans in our region are put on the spot about supporting GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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'Captain America' Is Trending In Nigeria But You Might Be Surprised Why

Nigerian netizens are using the hashtag #CaptainAmericaInNigeria as a vehicle for cheeky social and political commentary.