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Metallica's Lars Ulrich And James Hetfield Are In It For The Long Haul

Friday, November 18, 2016

Twelve years ago, a documentary showed Metallica close to imploding. Today, the band releases its 10th studio album — and its two main songwriters say they've learned a lesson in empathy.

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In A Family's First House, A Lasting Lesson: You Can Always Give

Friday, November 18, 2016

When her mom gave her bed to a family less fortunate than theirs, Alicia Beltrán-Castañeda was upset. But the moment offered a lesson — one that, decades later, she's passing on to her own daughter.

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Surgeon General Murthy Wants America To Face Up To Addiction

Thursday, November 17, 2016

More people struggle with alcohol or drugs than have cancer, and 1 in 5 Americans binge drink. It all costs the nation $420 billion a year. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says we know how to help.

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Bellevue Hospital Pioneered Care For Presidents And Paupers

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

The history of New York's Bellevue hospital is also the history of medicine in the United States. From the days before doctors believed in germs through AIDS, the hospital led the way in innovation.

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Breitbart Editor Contends Steve Bannon 'Has No Prejudices'

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Who is Steve Bannon, the man with President-elect Donald Trump's ear in the White House? NPR's Steve Inskeep spoke with Breitbart editor Joel Pollak, a former colleague of Bannon's, to find out more.

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'My Year Of Guards And Guns': Megyn Kelly On Standing Up To Trump And Ailes

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

In her book Settle For More, the Fox anchor shares scary and empowering moments covering the 2016 campaign. But Kelly says she doesn't regret not going up against Roger Ailes earlier.

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Entering Religious Life Doesn't Mean Leaving The World Behind

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Kristen Daniels is an independent 25-year-old considering becoming a Catholic nun. She spoke with Sister Donna Del Santo, who resisted taking her vows at first, but felt at home once she did.

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Celebrated Jazz Musician Mose Allison Dies At 89

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The pianist, singer and composer's witty lyrics and Southern drawl were favorites of jazz fans and the British rockers who covered his songs, from The Who to The Clash to Van Morrison.

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Bernie Sanders Calls For 'Fundamental Reassessment' Of Democratic Party

Monday, November 14, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Sen. Bernie Sanders about his new book, Our Revolution, which outlines his programs to combat inequality, discrimination and lack of opportunity in the U.S.

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In 'Judas,' Amos Oz Explores Different Roads For Israel

Monday, November 14, 2016

Oz's latest is set in Jerusalem in 1959, and centers on three people with vastly different views of Israel, life and the world — who gradually argue themselves into friendship, and even love.

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'I Have A Purpose': Sting Talks About '57th & 9th' And Why He's Still Here

Sunday, November 13, 2016

After a decade, the singer-songwriter has a new album. He talks with NPR's Michel Martin about U.S. elections, Brexit, the Bataclan, the migrant crisis — and his own mortality.

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A Story Of Crisis And Resilience, Told Through Music

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Music in Exile is a project that records the work of displaced musicians. "I'm just playing this music and singing to forget myself," Yazidi refugee Barakat Ali Khalaf says. "To not be so worried."

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Emmett Till's Father Was Also Hanged: A New Book Tells His Story

Saturday, November 12, 2016

A decade before his teenage son was lynched in Mississippi, Louis Till was serving overseas in World War II. Writing to Save a Life explores how Till was convicted of rape and murder and put to death.

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Second-Generation Sportscaster Joe Buck: 'I Hear My Dad More In Me Now'

Saturday, November 12, 2016

"I will forever be known to some people as Jack Buck's son," the announcer says. "And thank God he and I were best friends or that would drive me nuts." His new book is called Lucky Bastard.

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Watcher At The Wall: One Veteran Finds A Lifeline In All That's Left Behind

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Since the Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened, visitors have left hundreds of thousands of items there. Meet the veteran who collects and catalogs them — and finds in them a chance to salvage the past.

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5 Big Foreign Policy Challenges For President-Elect Trump

Saturday, November 12, 2016

NPR journalists around the world weigh in on some of the most pressing international issues facing President-elect Donald Trump — from trade with China, relations with Russia and fighting ISIS.

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'We've Always Had A Seat At The Table': Solange On Conversations That Heal

Friday, November 11, 2016

The singer's latest album, A Seat At The Table, arose from a personal need for healing and empowerment — but it has touched many others. And that, she says, is "the most powerful part of it all."

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'Daily Show' Host Writes About Growing Up Biracial In South Africa

Friday, November 11, 2016

Trevor Noah's black mother was jailed for having a relationship with his white father. She always turned to humor before anger, and Noah says that's a trait he inherited. His new book is Born a Crime.

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The Pain Of 'Perfectly Normal': A Vietnam Vet's Long-Silent Torment

Friday, November 11, 2016

For veteran Hartmut Lau, getting through the Vietnam War depended on a clear directive: "You perform the mission that you're given." But finally, after decades, he opens up about a devastating moment.

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Influential Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies At 82

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Canadian-born artist is remembered for his influence on other musicians as much as for his own creations. His latest album came out less than a month ago.

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