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CNN fires Chris Cuomo after investigation

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NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple about CNN's decision to fire longtime host Chris Cuomo.

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Do you know your neighbors, like, know them know them? If you got locked out of your house, do they have your spare key? NPR Life Kit reporter Diana Opong has some tips on how parents and kids alike can be kinder, more caring neighbors.

DIANA OPONG, BYLINE: This might come as a surprise, but before we get started, it's really important to know that there is no such thing as a good or bad neighbor.

NFT art craze hits Miami Art Basel

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This weekend, a major coming-out party for racing and for a regime.

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UNIDENTIFIED PERSON: Welcome to Jeddah Corniche Circuit in Saudi Arabia, Formula One's newest, longest and fastest street circuit.

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This weekend, a major coming-out party for racing and for a regime.

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UNIDENTIFIED PERSON: Welcome to Jeddah Corniche Circuit in Saudi Arabia, Formula One's newest, longest and fastest street circuit.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

This week's show was recorded remotely with host Peter Sagal, official judge and scorekeeper Bill Kurtis, Not My Job guest Audra McDonald and panelists Adam Burke, Karen Chee and Maz Jobrani. Click the audio link above to hear the whole show.

I've had açaí berries, being one of those Americans who longs to be healthier, especially if I can do it by plopping a few berries into a smoothie.

Açaí, which to me taste a little like dull blueberries, reportedly brim with antioxidants, vitamins and fiber. They are said to promote energy, healthy digestion, and even a dewier complexion.

But how do açaí berries get from the tops of trees in Brazil's Amazon into the açaí bowls that sell in San Francisco, Austin and West Des Moines?

Many are picked by children.

On Dream Street, anything is possible.

Belle catches butterflies and dreams of growing up to be a lepidopterist.

Little Benjamin lies in bed, counting the stars that sparkle through his bedroom window.

Mr. Phillips has five sons and dreams of starting his very own jazz band.

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For nearly a decade, scientists have been eavesdropping on killer whales in the Arctic.

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