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The Psychology Of Modern Terrorism: What Drives Radicalization At Home

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

What draws people to terrorism? What propels them to commit mass murder? This week, we explore why some young people are attracted to terrorism.

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Politics Podcast: Trump And Clinton Respond To Orlando Massacre

Monday, June 13, 2016

The politics team discusses the mass shooting in Orlando on Sunday and the responses to the massacre from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

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'It Wasn't Alternative To Us': Chazmere On Making Your Own Entertainment

Sunday, June 12, 2016

The hip-hop artist's latest album shows two sides of his upbringing in the Bronx.

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How Ousting The Judge In The Stanford Sexual Assault Case Could Impact Future Cases

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Judge Aaron Persky is under fire for sentencing Brock Turner, convicted of raping an unconscious woman, to just six months. A law professor leading the recall effort says Persky misapplied state law.

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Eli Paperboy Reed Finds His 'Way Home' — To Gospel

Saturday, June 11, 2016

After a record deal gone sour, the singer turned in earnest to teaching gospel quartet music to Harlem teenagers. His faith-filled new album My Way Home reflects that experience.

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Wherefore Art Thou Romeo? Well, He Doesn't Have To Be

Saturday, June 11, 2016

What if Romeo and Juliet had lived? In Ryan North's new "chooseable-path adventure" Romeo and/or Juliet, you can make sure the two never meet — or have them take over Verona in giant robot suits.

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Annie Proulx's Bloody New Novel 'Barkskins' Is About More Than Deforestation

Friday, June 10, 2016

Barkskins follows two loggers' stories over three centuries. Proulx says the forest is the hero of her book, but it's also "one facet of larger things, like climate change and the melting of the ice."

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Leslie Odom Jr.: 'I Want To Sing To The Moment That You're In'

Friday, June 10, 2016

The Hamilton actor speaks with Mary Louise Kelly about the Tony Awards, breaking through in his 30s and releasing his first album for the second time.

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This '80s Rock Frontman Knows: What Could Be More Metal Than Sharks?

Friday, June 10, 2016

Meet Hans Walters, lead singer of the defunct hair metal band ZTOYZ — and shark biologist at the New York Aquarium.

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Special Election Coverage: The June 7 Primaries

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Catch up on interviews from NPR's special election coverage of the June 7 primaries, hosted by Ari Shapiro and Michel Martin and in collaboration with WNYC and KQED.

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How Google's Laszlo Bock Is Making Work Better

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

This week on Hidden Brain, Shankar talks to Google's Laszlo Bock. Insider tips and insights about what works — and what doesn't work — in recruiting, motivating, and retaining a talented workforce.

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David Gilkey: His NPR Buddies Share Stories About Their Favorite Pictures

Monday, June 06, 2016

He knew how to make kids laugh. He'd put his camera right up in a subject's face. And he was sometimes afraid but he would "push through the fear."

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Jimmy Carter May Soon Get His 90th Birthday Wish: No More Guinea Worm

Monday, June 06, 2016

The former president tells why it's taken nearly 30 years to bring the Guinea worm to near extinction — and what's next on his agenda.

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Sweeping Changes In Store For Curling After 'Broomgate'

Sunday, June 05, 2016

There's a controversy in the world of curling. New broom technology is changing the way the game is played — making it too easy, players like Brad Gushue say. So, researchers tried to find a solution.

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Cat Videos And All, The Internet May Be Humankind's Greatest Masterpiece

Sunday, June 05, 2016

In her new book Magic and Loss, Virginia Heffernan makes the case for the Internet as art. Just look at Twitter, she says. "It's hard to think of a time when poetry was more powerful."

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Gregory Alan Isakov: A Folk Artist In A Symphony Hall

Sunday, June 05, 2016

After three intimate albums, Gregory Alan Isakov decided he wanted to build a bigger kind of song. He speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin about taking his music to the Colorado Symphony.

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Olga Bell: From Russian Classical Pianist To Brooklynite Dance Musician

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Though trained in classical piano, Bell has now ventured deeply into the world of electronica. "I guess I felt a compulsion to dance, to do something physical," Bell says of Tempo, her new album.

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Slavery Scars A Transatlantic Family Tree In 'Homegoing'

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Yaa Gyasi's debut novel follows the family lines of two separated half-sisters in 18th-century Ghana: One is married off to an Englishman, while the other is sent to America and sold into slavery.

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Politics Podcast: Trump University And Money To Vets Make It A Rough Week For Trump

Friday, June 03, 2016

The NPR Politics team is back with its weekly roundup of political news, where they discuss Trump's rough week, possible VP selections and the big batch of primary states on June 7.

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Why Our Politics Are What They Are: The View From 3 Generations

Friday, June 03, 2016

When it comes to politics, experience matters. Not just that of the candidates, but of the voters, too.

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