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Saudi Hay Farm In Arizona Tests State's Supply Of Groundwater

Monday, November 02, 2015

A Saudi Arabian dairy company owns 15 square miles in Arizona — and 15 water wells — to make hay to send home to cows. Local farmers are just realizing their water is being exported overseas as hay.

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J.K. Rowling Explores Perils Of Fame In New Robert Galbraith Novel 'Career Of Evil'

Monday, November 02, 2015

J.K. Rowling has just published her third mystery under the pseudonym. This time, detective Cormoran Strike and his beautiful assistant are battling a serial killer — and their own dark pasts.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: 'If It's Time To Speak Up, You Have To Speak Up'

Sunday, November 01, 2015

The basketball legend has become a renaissance man in his post-NBA career. He's an actor, an author and an outspoken activist on issues of race, politics and justice.

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Neon Indian: A Musician With The Mind Of A Filmmaker

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Alan Palomo says he deliberately took his time making his band's latest LP: "At some point I was just kind of like, 'I don't want to spend my 20s in a van."

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Know The Signs: For Some, Post-Pregnancy Is Anything But Magical

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Nine years ago, Paige and Bjorn Bellenbaum were excited to have their first child. But Paige quickly began to struggle with postpartum depression — and neither of them realized she needed help.

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From Only Child To Older Sister To Adoptee, Under China's One-Child Policy

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Ricki Mudd was born in China and her family, wanting a son, hid her away while they tried to have a boy. After her brother was born she was taken by authorities. But she feels lucky, not rejected.

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Hot Sugar Makes Music Out Of Anything And Everything

Saturday, October 31, 2015

"I try to capture sounds the same way a photographer would capture an image," says musician Nick Koenig, whose songs are meticulously constructed from the noise of everyday life.

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In 'Great Scott,' Joyce DiDonato Leads An Opera Within An Opera

Saturday, October 31, 2015

The new Dallas Opera production is a meta-story about the value — and cost — of great art.

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Rod Stewart Picks Up The Pen

Saturday, October 31, 2015

At age 70, after a long affair with soul standards and the American Songbook, Stewart has warmed up to writing his own material again. He joins Scott Simon to discuss the new album Another Country.

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An Election's High Stakes: Sandra Bullock On 'Our Brand Is Crisis'

Saturday, October 31, 2015

The Oscar-winner's new movie is set during an intense presidential race ... in Bolivia. She tells NPR's Scott Simon about her role as a legendary political strategist in Our Brand Is Crisis.

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Dramatist David Hare Says, Like Many Writers, He's Driven By Doubt

Saturday, October 31, 2015

"My ability to see what's going on in a room or analyze what's going on inside a person comes from my own doubts about what's going on inside myself," he says. Hare's memoir is The Blue Touch Paper.

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The Music Of 'The Martian,' Deconstructed

Friday, October 30, 2015

In an conversation from the Song Exploder podcast, score composer Harry Gregson-Williams explains how he matched moments to melodies in the new film, which stars Matt Damon as a stranded astronaut.

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'A Perfect Soldier': Remembering A Warrior In The Battle Against Homophobia

Friday, October 30, 2015

When Leonard Matlovich showed up on Time with the headline "I Am a Homosexual," it shocked many. The decorated Vietnam veteran spent the end of his life advocating against anti-gay discrimination.

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Editor's Note: Ethics Violations Identified In Several NPR Music And WQXR Reports

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Michael Oreskes, senior vice president for News at NPR, and Graham Parker, general manager at WQXR in New York City, explain what has been uncovered and how their organizations have responded.

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OK Google: Where Do You Store Recordings Of My Commands?

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Here's something to keep in mind when using the "OK Google" voice command feature on Android phones: Google keeps an audio archive of your requests.

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After 40 Years, Dungeons & Dragons Still Brings Players To The Table

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Michael Witwer, who has written a book about game co-creator Gary Gygax, says D&D does something that online games don't: It brings players physically together to participate in group storytelling.

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'Hemingway In Love' Chronicles Papa's Romantic Regrets

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

A.E. Hotchner wrote a memoir of his friend Ernest Hemingway in 1966, though he left out several stories to protect those still living. Now, at 95, he's publishing them.

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Lauren Groff Used 'Fates And Furies' To Bring 'Feminine Rage' Into Light

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Drawing from experiences living in the South and wanting to counter older portrayals, the author of Morning Edition's latest book club pick sought to craft "a strong woman who doesn't self-destruct."

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Things That Go Bump In The Lab: Halloween And The Science Of Fear

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

This week, the Hidden Brain podcast explores the science of fear — traveling to a haunted house curated by a scientist to investigate what scares us, and why some people enjoy feeling fear.

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Processed And Red Meat Could Cause Cancer? Your Questions Answered

Monday, October 26, 2015

An expert panel's conclusion that hot dogs and yes, even turkey bacon are carcinogenic had many of you wanting more details. Which cancers? How much is safe to eat? We tackle your questions.

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