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Live at 12:30 PM (ET): What's Next With The Ebola Disaster?

Thursday, October 02, 2014

How did a single case of Ebola in Guinea turn into a crisis that has now reached the United States? Four experts join NPR in a webcast to talk about how this happened — and how to stop further spread.

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David Fincher Talks 'Gone Girl,' Avoids Spoilers (Hooray!)

Thursday, October 02, 2014

The director, whose previous work includes Fight Club and The Social Network, talks to NPR's Audie Cornish about the challenges of taking Gillian Flynn's intimate drama from the page to the screen.

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Julian Casablancas: New Band, New Album, No Compromises

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

The Strokes frontman — now with a new band, The Voidz — returns with his most challenging release yet: a strange, dark album influenced by '80s hardcore and underground world music.

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Millennial Jews Do An About-Face, Start Keeping Kosher

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

According to a 2013 Pew Research Center study, nearly a fourth of millennial Jews are keeping kosher. That's almost twice the rate of their baby-boomer parents.

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Vaccine Controversies Are As Social As They Are Medical

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

In writing her new book On Immunity, Eula Biss found that questions about vaccination touch on attitudes about environmentalism, citizenship and trust in the government.

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Hands-Free, Mind-Free: What We Lose Through Automation

Monday, September 29, 2014

Robert Siegel is joined by author Nicholas Carr for a look at the future of automation and automobiles. Carr's new book, The Glass Cage, warns against the rise of automation in our lives.

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How Did 'Bailando' Become A Spanglish Crossover Hit?

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Enrique Iglesias' catchy song went to No. 1 on the Latin streaming charts before jumping to the Billboard Hot 100. It's hardly the first crossover hit — but demographic shifts might be at play too.

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Inaugural Poet Recalls A Closeted Childhood Of Cultural Tension

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Richard Blanco, who read "One Today" at Obama's inauguration in 2013, explores the collision of sexual, artistic and cultural identity in his new memoir about his childhood in Miami.

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An Inviting Apocalypse: John Luther Adams On 'Become Ocean'

Sunday, September 28, 2014

John Luther Adams' Pulitzer Prize-winning composition, Become Ocean, evokes the end of the world — but it also welcomes us to take a swim.

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The Experts The Ebola Response May Need: Anthropologists

Sunday, September 28, 2014

The scientists who study humans and their cultures could help health care professionals treat people who are reasonably, desperately afraid, they argue.

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Meeting Country Music's Superstars: Behind Each Portrait, A Story

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Nashville-based photographer Raeanne Rubenstein recalls working with charismatic stars like Johnny Cash. Jerry Lee Lewis, on the other hand, dodged her (and his audience) by leaping out a window.

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Virtual Reality, Corporeality Collide In Cronenberg's First Novel

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Director David Cronenberg's debut work of fiction is not for the faint of heart. Consumed follows two journalists as they chase stories of cannibalism, backroom surgeries, self-mutilation and murder.

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Moon Hooch's 'Cave Music,' As Funky As It Is Unlikely

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The trio Moon Hooch got its start on the subway platforms of New York City, trying to recreate the sounds and energy of dance club music with two horns and a drum set.

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Kat Edmonson: 'I Hear Myself As An Instrument'

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The singer, whose voice is often compared to Billie Holiday's, says she can't accept that honor right out — but that she and Holiday do share a similar understanding of the role of the voice.

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Writer Paul Theroux: The Short Story Is 'Diabolically Hard To Master'

Saturday, September 27, 2014

"It's only 10 or 15 pages," he says, "but still you got to get it right." Theroux's new collection, Mr. Bones, tells stories of the odd person out.

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'Boy On Ice' Explores The Emotional And Physical Toll Of Dropping The Gloves

Friday, September 26, 2014

In 2011, 28-year-old Derek Boogaard — one of the NHL's most fearsome fighters — was found dead of an accidental overdose of painkillers and alcohol. He also showed signs of serious brain injury.

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'Here In The States, I Don't Even Know How To Talk To People'

Friday, September 26, 2014

After coming back from Afghanistan in 2011, Army veteran Captain Drew Pham had trouble adjusting to civilian life. (This StoryCorps interview first aired March 29, 2014, on Weekend Edition.)

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One Sculptor's Answer To WWI Wounds: Plaster, Copper And Paint

Thursday, September 25, 2014

World War I left many soldiers with disfiguring scars. For those whose faces were no longer recognizable, an American artist, Anna Coleman Ladd, sculpted masks to cover their injuries.

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50 Years Ago, A Fluid Border Made The U.S. 1 Square Mile Smaller

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Since Texas became a state, the Rio Grande has marked the border between the U.S. and Mexico. But, like rivers do, it moved. In 1964, the U.S. finally gave back 437 acres of land.

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Jeff And Spencer Tweedy On Making Songs Together

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The Wilco frontman and his drummer son embarked on their first collaboration in a moment of hardship. The resulting album, Sukierae, turned out to be just what they needed.

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