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In New Memoir, Eurythmics' Dave Stewart Tells Of Life Before And After 'Sweet Dreams'

Saturday, February 13, 2016

"Life can change you on amazing trails if you let it," Stewart says. His new memoir tells the story of those changes — and his complicated relationship with Annie Lennox.

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Ferguson Mayor: 'There Was No Agreement' With The Justice Department

Friday, February 12, 2016

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Ferguson Mayor James Knowles about why the City Council decided to change an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice and the subsequent lawsuit against the city.

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Is John Oliver's Show Journalism? He Says The Answer Is Simple: 'No'

Friday, February 12, 2016

"Everything we do is in pursuit of comedy," Oliver says. But to get the comedy right, you have to get facts right: "You can't be wrong about something, otherwise that joke just disintegrates."

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As The Water Crisis Continues, Flint's Superintendent Looks Forward

Friday, February 12, 2016

While the damage from lead in Flint's water is not yet known, even low levels can be harmful to children. The Michigan city's superintendent of schools says he's bracing for an uncertain future.

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Even Seizures Can't Slow This Sixth-Grader: 'Nothing Can Stop Me!'

Friday, February 12, 2016

Last year, seizures forced Benny out of school. This year, he's back in class, with bigger things on his mind: "I finally realized, there's a galaxy of experiences."

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Inside A Doctor's Mind At The End Of His Life

Friday, February 12, 2016

Dr. Paul Kalanithi was finishing his residency in neurosurgery when he was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. His memoir deals with the struggle and the joy of life as death drew near.

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Johnny Depp Stars As Donald Trump (Yep, You Read That Right)

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The online comedy outfit Funny or Die has created a fake made-for-TV movie based on Trump's 1987 best-selling business advice book, The Art of the Deal.

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The Suffers, A Houston Funk Troupe, Makes The Big Crossover

Thursday, February 11, 2016

A year ago, the 10-piece band was working day jobs and gigging on weekends. Ari Shapiro talks with members Kam Franklin and Adam Castaneda about making the leap that landed them on a national stage.

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Politics Podcast: How Did Trump And Sanders Win YUUUGE In New Hampshire?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Who would have predicted a year ago that Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump would win the New Hampshire primary? The politics team talks delegate counts, exit polls and what's next on the campaign trail.

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'Full Frontal' Showrunner: 'It's A Feminist Show Because We Are All Feminists'

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

"But it's not a show about women stuff," Jo Miller says. Full Frontal with Samantha Bee covers refugees, mental health, prison and climate change, among other things.

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Left To Fend For Himself, 'Pax' The Fox Must Find His Human Friend

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

To research her new novel for young readers, author Sara Pennypacker consulted with a red fox expert. Her takeaway? "They're brilliant. Foxes are so brilliant," she says.

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Egypt's Foreign Minister: Egypt Has A 'Very High Degree Of Security'

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister, speaks with NPR's David Greene about the state of democracy and human rights in his country.

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When Caravaggio Plays Quevedo In Tennis, The Court Becomes A Sonnet

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

"It's a little space, well-measured and precise, in which you have to keep the ball bouncing," says Álvaro Enrigue. His book, Sudden Death, pits the Italian painter against the Spanish poet.

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On Her New Album, Lucinda Williams Is Driven, Not Comfortable

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

For decades, the Americana singer has been known for her gritty, gutsy songs. The Ghosts of Highway 20 takes listeners to the American South, a place she associates with her late father.

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Why You'll Never Buy the Perfect Ring (and Other Valentine's Day Stories)

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

It's almost Valentine's Day, but this week we're not talking about love. Instead, we explore the other forces that drive our romantic relationships.

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A Skeptical Review Of CBS' Super Bowl Online Streaming Success

Monday, February 08, 2016

For the first time, CBS put the full Super Bowl, with ads, online and claimed record viewership. But StreamingMedia.com's Dan Rayburn says the decision to stream is getting too much hype.

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Jhumpa Lahiri Finds Freedom In Italian Memoir: 'No One Expected Me To Do It'

Monday, February 08, 2016

The Interpreter of Maladies author is a successful, Pulitzer Prize-winning English-language writer. But she found writing in Italian gave her true freedom; "Language is a very messy thing," she says.

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We've Begun To Draw The Line, But It's Tough To Define Sexual Harassment

Sunday, February 07, 2016

A landmark Supreme Court case made sexual harassment in the workplace illegal 30 years ago. In For The Record, we look at how much things have changed — or not — for women in the workplace.

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For Singer Ane Brun, 'Freedom Is Really An Absence Of Fear'

Sunday, February 07, 2016

"Let your mind and body rest so it can heal." That's the mantra that inspired the Norwegian artist on her latest album, When I'm Free.

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Clinton Or Sanders? Young Democrats Weigh In

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Two young Democratic activists say their own experience — and what they know about the experience of both Clinton and Sanders — brought them to support different candidates.

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