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Farmer John Boyd Jr. Wants African-Americans To Reconnect With Farming

Sunday, February 14, 2016

The president of the National Black Farmers Association says African-Americans have a negative association with farming — and he wants that to change.

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Originalism: A Primer On Scalia's Constitutional Philosophy

Sunday, February 14, 2016

NPR's Nina Totenberg explains how the idea that the Constitution is "not living but dead" transformed the Supreme Court during Antonin Scalia's tenure as a justice.

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Yusheng: A Dish To Toss In The air To Celebrate The Chinese New Year

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Alex Wong, originally from Malaysia, introduces his American neighbors to the culinary tradition of Yusheng, a giant salad toss with which people in Southeast Asia greet the Chinese Lunar New Year.

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Alternative Love Songs From The Teenage Tragedy Vault

Sunday, February 14, 2016

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Animal Collective Walks In The Beach Boys' Footsteps (Literally)

Sunday, February 14, 2016

After more than 15 years making music together, Animal Collective has its process down: Write the songs, test them out live, then go into a studio to record. But for its latest album, the experimental pop crew from Baltimore decided to break its own rules.

Painting With, the ...

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Love, Lost And Found: 'Things Just Fell Into Place'

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Terry Farley remembers her first boyfriend: Steve Downey. The year was 1971. She was 14, he was 16.

"He was my first love, the first boy I ever kissed, the first boy I ever held hands with and he was hard to forget," Farley tells NPR's Rachel Martin in the ...

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'Star Wars' Editors Defy Hollywood Conventions

Saturday, February 13, 2016

In a film industry often dominated by men, there's at least one exception: Many editors are women. Maryann Brandon and Mary Jo Markey speak about their work on the new Star Wars.

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In Historic Trial, Mayan Women Accuse Ex-Military Officers Of Sex Slavery

Saturday, February 13, 2016

For the first time, sex slavery is being acknowledged in court as a war crime. The 11 alleged victims are using the trial platform to condemn this kind of abuse, for fear it could happen again.

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

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This is perhaps the most straightforward title you could give to a book by a member of the Eurythmics, whose most lasting hit shares that name. But for Dave Stewart, the past few decades have sometimes felt like a dream — from his complex relationship ...

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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

In September of last year, a Flint pediatrician released stark findings about her city: The percentage of children age 5 and under with elevated levels of lead in their blood had nearly doubled since the city switched its water source a year and a half earlier.

The superintendent of Flint ...

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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? Meanwhile, John Kasich eked out a second-place victory over Ted Cruz. Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina came in a disappointing sixth and seventh place, respectively, and both announced the suspension of ...

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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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