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  • Murky Justice Served in 1980s Child Sex Abuse Cases

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    During the 1980s, some 190 day care workers were formally charged with sexual crimes against the children they cared for, but many of the children's confessions may have been coerced. 

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  • Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors?

    The Takeaway

    To keep out migrants, Hungarian officials are building a wall along its border with Serbia, similar to what many U.S. presidential candidates hope to construct. But do such walls work? 

  • For Immigrants, There's the U.S., and Then There's New York

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    New York City is expensive. It demands hard work. But when we opened our phones for people who've recently immigrated here, they said it's a city where they don't feel like foreigners.


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  • New York City to Spend $100 Million on Flood Prevention

    The plan calls for temporary and permanent flood walls from the Lower East Side to Battery Park City.

  • Can Harlem Get Police Attention Without Times Square's Topless Women?

    Harlem officials want the same amount of attention that the Crossroads of the World is getting for its nuisance complaints. 

  • Fraternity Banners: Harmless Fun Or Sexual Harassment?

    The signs at Old Dominion University were criticized for mocking sexual violence against women, and sparked national outrage.

  • Rep. Carolyn Maloney Says No to Iran Deal

    Maloney is the latest New York lawmaker to oppose President Obama's Iran nuclear agreement, arguing that it doesn’t stop Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

  • Ask Trump’s Millions of Devotees if He’s a ‘Mere Jester’

    Donald Trump burst onto the national scene in the 80s as the epitome of swagger and self-promotion. His 15 minutes has turned into a serious presidential candidacy. How did this happen?

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  • From Quiet Kid To Trash-Talking Titan: Ronda Rousey's Year Speaks For Itself

    All Things Considered

    The fighter has won her last three title bouts in under a minute, published a popular memoir and starred in two blockbuster films. All in a year's work for one of the most dominant athletes alive.

  • The Girl Who Outlived Her Creator: Salander Returns In 'Spider's Web'

    Morning Edition

    The fourth book in Stieg Larsson's best-selling Millennium series comes out internationally today — but Larsson died in 2004, so his father and brother hired a new writer to continue the series.

  • NYC Transplants: Is This Everything You Thought it Would Be?

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Grumble all we want about changes in the city, more people are moving here than leaving for the first time since the 1940s. Here's how the newest New Yorkers see things.

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  • Ranking Every Slice in Manhattan

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    What a punk rocker learned eating at every pizzeria on the island.

Tech and Media

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  • Stop Going on Bad Dates.

    Note to Self

    Tips from a professional online profile ghostwriter. Because, of course, that's a thing.

  • Play to Code

    The Takeaway

    At the Colorado Innovation Network Summit, John Hockenberry speaks with a young entrepreneur who's teaching girls to code through gaming and play.

  • Univision's Jorge Ramos: Journalists Must 'Denounce' Trump's 'Dangerous Words'

    The anchor of Univision's nightly news was thrown out of a press conference by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. Ramos said he was just doing his job — asking questions of the powerful.

Music for your day

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  • Gracie and Rachel, In Studio


    Hear a live performance from the intimate Brooklyn violin-piano duo, Gracie and Rachel.

  • Gig Alert: Tei Shi


    The art-pop artist plays tonight in MoMA's sculpture garden. 

  • Forró In The Dark, In Studio


    The New York based Brazilian ex-pats perform songs from their new album 'Forro Zinho' live in the studio.

  • Weekly Music Roundup: The Smiths Go Acoustic; Franz Schubert Celebrates Freedom


    This week, meet the Wizard of Oz-tralia and celebrate "free" in more ways than one.

  • Evan Caminiti, In Studio


    Hear Evan Caminiti's pulsating synths live in the Soundcheck studio. 

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