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  • Nick Offerman's 'Mix-Tape' of Great Americans

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    America's Nick Offerman (and TV's Ron Swanson) offers his list of people who've made this country more decent, from Frederick Douglass to Yoko Ono to Laurie Anderson.

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  • Do Touch The Artwork At Prado's Exhibit For The Blind

    Morning Edition

    The renowned Spanish museum has made 3-D copies of some of its most iconic works to allow blind people to feel them.

  • U.S. Journalist on Trial for 'Espionage' in Iran

    The Takeaway

    Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post's Iran bureau chief who was jailed without explanation 10 months ago, is expected in court today on charges of espionage. Will he get a fair trial?



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  • Black Mothers Judged Unfit at Higher Rate than White Mothers in NJ

    An investigation by New Jersey Public Radio finds black mothers have their children taken away for things like marijuana use and not having a well-stocked refrigerator.

  • Charter Buying Time Warner Cable in $55.33B Deal

    The deal would instantly create one of the largest pay-television and broadband operators in the U.S.

  • A Plan to Save NYCHA

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    NYCHA's general manager talks about the city's plan to improve public housing developments.

  • Some Immigrant Spouses Get an Opportunity to Work

    Starting Tuesday spouses of some highly-skilled immigrants can apply to work legally in the U.S.

  • Property Owners Throw Cold Water On N.J. Shore Protective Dunes Plan

    Morning Edition

    State officials have met with stiff resistance from property owners worried about losing their ocean views or claim to their beachfront land.

Arts and Culture

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  • Hair Strands of Mozart and Beethoven Expected to Fetch $18,000

    Strands of hair that belonged to two of history’s greatest composers are expected to fetch a combined $18,000 this Thursday.

  • When Television and Science Collide in a Fiery Ball

    Duplicast: By Clones, For Clones

    Sarah and Helena hash it out in captivity, Cosima's new girlfriend might be sinister and Paul takes on the government – until it blows up in his face.

  • Gay Talese Tells Alec Baldwin About Sinatra's Cold

    Here's The Thing

    The celebrated author and journalist talks about the magazine piece that made him an icon, and reflects on sixty years of capturing American society on the page. 

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  • You Suck At Drinking: A Guide To Buzz Management

    The Sporkful

    Dan talks Buzz Management with Matthew Latkiewicz, author of "You Suck At Drinking," and the founders of Bitch Beer pair beer with weather forecasts. Plus, beer ads hit peak stupidity.

Tech and Media

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  • A Hopeful Study... Debunked

    On The Media

    A study found a short conversation with a gay person could make people more open to marriage equality, and the media reported it as a hopeful sign. But the findings were faked.

  • Live Video Apps Like Periscope Make Life Even Less Private

    Morning Edition

    Video cameras are everywhere — from those in smartphones to security cams. And just when you thought it couldn't get harder to hide, live-streaming video apps are raising new questions about privacy.

  • In California, Technology Makes Droughtshaming Easier Than Ever

    All Things Considered

    As California's drought continues, social media and smart phone apps let just about anyone call out water waste, often very publicly.

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