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  • Gaining a Sister Through a Gender Transition

    Reporter Kat Aaron had three brothers. Now that the eldest is transitioning genders, they're navigating a new path as sisters in New York City. 

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  • Is the Fight for $15 the Good Fight?

    Money Talking

    It looks like fast food workers in New York are about to get a raise in minimum wage. LA and Seattle have already made the change. Does it help or harm workers in the long run?

  • Vidal vs. Buckley

    The documentary "Best of Enemies” draws upon rich archival footage to revisit the infamous 1968 televised debates between William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal.

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  • Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

    Studio 360

    Tig Notaro joins Twitter, Key and Peele call it quits, and Prince Charles faces off against an eagle to win the internet this week. 

  • Through Doubt And Dark Times, Joss Stone Lets Her Voice Light The Way

    Morning Edition

    The British soul singer, whose new album Water for Your Soul is out July 31, is known for her big voice. But since she began performing at age 14, she's also learned a thing or two about perseverance.

  • Return of Mo Rocca and the Grandmothers

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Mo Rocca discusses the new season of his show "My Grandmother's Ravioli" and is joined by Ruth Taube who helped him learn how to make matzo ball soup.

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  • Funny Ha Ha: The High School Humor Challenge

    Studio 360

    We’re looking for humor writing by students who are about to start high school, in high school, or spring graduates. The writer and actor BJ Novak will pick a winner on the show.

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  • In The West Bank, A Rough Start Doesn't Deter New Arab TV Channel

    Morning Edition

    Worried about West Bank Palestinian influence on Arab citizens of Israel, the Israeli government has shut down an Arab TV station that bridges the two groups.

  • What Is Our Attention Actually Worth?

    Note to Self

    Tech entrepreneur Tristan Harris imagines technology without constant notifications - and a funding system that incentivizes techies to build it.

  • #TheEmptyChair Amplifies Conversation About Sexual Assault

    Morning Edition

    A provocative New York magazine cover featuring a photo of 35 women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault is the latest in a growing movement of survivors publicly sharing their stories.

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  • Girlpool, In Studio

    Soundcheck

    Hear the uncompromising punk of Girlpool live in the Soundcheck studio.

  • Ethan Lipton And His Orchestra, In Studio

    Soundcheck

    Hear musical hilarity ensue in a live performance by Ethan Lipton and His Orchestra.

  • Gig Alert: Gerry Hemingway Retrospective

    Soundcheck

    Groundbreaking composer and percussionist is at The Stone all week.

  • Sam Lee, In Studio

    Soundcheck

    Stream a live performance and interview with the British singer-songwriter. 

  • Weekly Music Round Up: The Evil Twin Of Brian Eno; Haunting Music From Atlantic City; Art Rock That Rocks

    Soundcheck

    This week’s roundup includes punk documentaries, a few ghostly tunes and a self-proclaimed flower alchemist.

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