Melissa Block As special correspondent, Melissa Block produces richly reported profiles of figures at the forefront of thought and culture, as well as stories and series on the critical issues of our day. In addition, she is a guest host on NPR news programs.

In World Cup's Final Weekend, Messi Bears Brunt of Argentina's Hopes

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Obama's Request For Immigration Funds Meets Pushback On The Hill

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Humpty's 2nd Fall Calls For An Artist, Not An Army

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U.S. Readies To Step Onto Stage For Knockout Round Drama

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A Comedian Walks Into A Bar ... And Gets Misattributed

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The Young Cuban Who's Bringing Activism In Line With The Revolution

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3-D Printing Lends Doctors A Hand, Building Tailor-Made Body Parts

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The Shape Of Extremist Ambitions In Iraq And Beyond

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Letters: The World Cup And The Stanley Cup

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Spelling Co-Champs Beat The Bee, Leaving Judges Without Words

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TV Offerings Are Hotter Than Usual This Summer

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Who's Using The Data Mined From Students?

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On Memorial Day, Revisiting Stories Of The Fallen In Afghanistan

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