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Care For A Career Change-Up? These Stories Are Proof It's Never Too Late

Saturday, March 26, 2016

One of the keys to staying happy in your career as the years go by is finding a purpose or meaning to it. Sometimes that means rethinking your job in your middle years.

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Politics Podcast: A Tango In Argentina and Trump's Tricked-Out 757

Friday, March 25, 2016

The NPR Politics team is back with a roundup of the week's top political news. They talk delegate counts, President Obama's trip to Cuba and the terror attacks in Brussels.

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Just Days Before Her Father Died, She Told Him What He Meant To Her

Friday, March 25, 2016

And she recorded that conversation with StoryCorps. "Do you think you're dying?" she asked him then — and he replied, simply: "Everybody dies." For him, family was everything.

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On 'Midwest Farmer's Daughter,' Margo Price Hits Her Breaking Point — And Big Break

Friday, March 25, 2016

The country singer's music is steeped in loss and heartache, emotions she knows well. Her debut solo album recounts the struggles she has faced, and what she has learned along the way.

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'How Did This Song Get In That Commercial?' Some Answers From SXSW

Thursday, March 24, 2016

In an age when you're more likely to hear a cool new song in an ad before you hear it on the radio, a panel at SXSW addressed the question of how to match mayonnaise with banjos or sneakers with EDM.

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A Journalist Delves Deep Inside 'Putin Country'

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Steve Inskeep talks with former NPR foreign correspondent Anne Garrels about her new book Putin Country: A Journey into the Real Russia.

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Whither Bridget Jones? Britain's 'Independent' Newspaper Goes Digital

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Helen Fielding's memorable comic creation started as a series of columns in the Independent some 20 years ago; as the paper goes digital-only, Fielding says the next Bridget could come from a blog.

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What Happens When You Empathize With The Enemy

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

This week on Hidden Brain, the stories of two men who showed empathy for the other side and found themselves labeled "enemy" by their own people.

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At South By Southwest, The Sounds Of Cuba Come To Texas

Monday, March 21, 2016

"When the people get my music, people can get my soul, too," says Cuban singer Dayme Arocena. She's one of many musicians benefiting from the changing relationship between the United States and Cuba.

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Keys Are The Key To 'What Is Not Yours'

Monday, March 21, 2016

Writer Helen Oyeyemi's new collection features nine stories all linked through the idea of keys that open rooms, doors, even hearts. She says she felt haunted by keys while working on the book.

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Now On The Syllabus: Keeping The Faith And Holding A Tune

Sunday, March 20, 2016

If you'd like to study gospel music performance in school, you won't find a whole lot of options. Now, Nyack College in Manhattan is aiming to change that, with a new brand-new bachelor's degree.

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When Asylum-Seeking Women And Children Immigrants Are Welcomed Like Criminals

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border, often fleeing violence, are put in detention centers. That was the best way to handle the influx at the time, says one Homeland official. Now, rules are changing.

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Here's A Revelation: 'The Passion' Is Seal's First Acting Gig

Sunday, March 20, 2016

The singer plays Pontius Pilate in Fox's live TV musical event. He says he never thought to try acting before, but the songs — including "Mad World" by Tears for Fears — drew him to the part.

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After Decades In Solitary, Last Of The 'Angola 3' Carry On Their Struggle

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Robert King, Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace spent over 100 years combined in solitary confinement for a prison guard's death. Now that Woodfox is free, he's joining his friend King in advocacy.

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Defying French Government, Aid Group Builds Refugee Camp

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) built a refugee camp on the northern coast of France at the request of the local mayor. But the French national government is not happy about it.

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Need A Useless Robot? Simone Giertz Is The Queen

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Simone Giertz Yahtch makes robots. The Swedish inventor has found a following with her quirky mechanical creations, even if they don't work as you'd imagine.

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With Fear, Determination And Poetry: How Great Writers Face Death

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Katie Roiphe's The Violet Hour is a meditation on mortality in which she describes the last days of Maurice Sendak, Sigmund Freud, Susan Sontag, John Updike, James Salter and Dylan Thomas.

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'I Grew Up In The Shadow Of This': Writer Reflects On His Brother's Murder

Saturday, March 19, 2016

David Kushner was 4 years old when his older brother Jon was killed. "I think with the loss of anybody, that person — they don't disappear," he says. Alligator Candy is his memoir of the experience.

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On 'The Very Last Day,' Parker Millsap Brings Apocalyptic Imagery To Life

Saturday, March 19, 2016

"Music is spiritual: There's something about it that's sacred even when it's not a sacred song." On Millsap's raucous new album, Pentecostalism intersects with Greek myths, old-school blues and more.

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Politics Podcast: A Sad Trombone And A Supreme Court Nominee

Friday, March 18, 2016

The politics team is back with their recap of the week. They discuss everything from the violence at Trump's campaign rallies to President Obama's nominee to the Supreme Court.

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