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When Cold Feet Before The Wedding Walks You Down The Right Aisle

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Most weddings go off without a hitch. But for Stella Grizont, Nikki Vargas and Jonathan Brill, calling it quits before walking down the aisle was the right decision.

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A Moment With Nao, Soul Singer On The Verge

Saturday, August 13, 2016

The 31-year-old former backup singer is one of the most buzzed-about voices to come out of London in years.

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It's Electric: Novel Re-Creates Charged Rivalry Between Edison And Westinghouse

Saturday, August 13, 2016

In the 1880s, Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse battled over control of America's nascent electrical system. Graham Moore tells their story in The Last Days of Night.

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Flint Mayor: 'Everybody Played A Role In This Disaster'

Friday, August 12, 2016

As a federal state of emergency ends for Flint, Mich., Mayor Karen Weaver says residents don't trust that government officials have fully addressed the lead contamination of their water.

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Computer Love: Their 1960s-Era Dating Strategy? Modern Technology!

Friday, August 12, 2016

Back in the early '60s a computer dating service decided these two people were compatible. That calculation was right. John and Carol Matlock will celebrate 52 years of marriage in December.

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Outgoing ACLU Director Reviews Tenure Fighting National Security Battles

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Jameel Jaffer of the ACLU Center for Democracy says the Obama administration made progress on issues such as CIA black sites. But the record is mixed on surveillance, drones and other issues.

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Hacking Is 'A Bit Of A Superpower,' Says Creator Of 'Mr. Robot'

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Sam Esmail believes hackers have immense power — the trouble is, superhero psychology isn't always sound. He says his vigilante hacker is driven by narcissism, paranoia, loneliness and pain.

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With Federal Aid Set To End, Flint Mother Criticizes Water Efforts

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

NPR's Ari Shapiro checks back in with Jeneyah McDonald, the mother from Flint, Mich., that All Things Considered met back in January.

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Anita Hill: 'We've Come A Long Way Since Then'

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Nearly 25 years after Anita Hill accused her former boss of making lewd advances, America is again dealing with high-profile cases of sexual harassment. Hill tells NPR what's changed and what hasn't.

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3 Steps To Faking Your Own Death From The Author Of 'Playing Dead'

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Elizabeth Greenwood has spent a lot of time researching the death fraud industry. She says the hardest step for many aspiring fraudsters would be cutting all ties with friends and family.

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Losing Hurts (In Surprising Ways)

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

With the Olympics in full swing, we look at the myriad ways losing a competition can wreak havoc on our physical and mental health.

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An Alabama Museum You Can Enjoy From The Driver's Seat

Monday, August 08, 2016

Artist Butch Anthony has created a drive-thru museum in Seale, Ala. On display is a collection of odd items, decorated and displayed inside shipping containers that vehicles drive between.

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On His New Album, Will Downing Pays Tribute To Mothers Of Soul

Sunday, August 07, 2016

The R&B singer speaks with guest host Ray Suarez about the female artists who inspired his latest album and how he made their songs his own.

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The Chimera Quandary: Is It Ethical To Create Hybrid Embryos?

Sunday, August 07, 2016

The National Institutes of Health proposed lifting its moratorium on funding for research on part-animal, part-human embryos — which raises a huge dilemma, says bioethicist Insoo Hyun.

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'Imperial Wife' Trains Its Spotlight On Powerful Women, Past And Present

Sunday, August 07, 2016

Irina Reyn's new novel focuses on two women in difficult marriages. Though they're centuries apart, both relationships are tied to the strong woman's struggle to fulfill gender expectations.

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How Can We Stop Sexual Assault At Music Festivals? One Group Says, Start By Educating

Sunday, August 07, 2016

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to David Huggins, the domestic abuse coordinator of the Isle of Wight Council in the U.K., about efforts to stop sexual violence at music festivals.

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Can A Husband's Secrets And Lies Be Forgiven?

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. This time they talk to a wife considering divorce after learning secrets her husband had kept.

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At This English Bar, An Old-School Solution To Rude Cellphones

Saturday, August 06, 2016

A new bar in Sussex has lined its walls with foil to block phone signals. The owner, inspired by the Faraday cage, hopes people will talk to each other rather than stare at their smartphones.

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Cockroach Milk: Yes. You Read That Right

Saturday, August 06, 2016

Turns out, cockroach milk is among the most nutritious substances on Earth. But it may still be a while before you can scurry to health stores for roach-milk protein shakes.

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Born In Custody, A Girl Finds Answers With Someone Who Knows Best: Mom

Friday, August 05, 2016

Savannah Phelan, 8, recently discovered a video that revealed her mother had been in jail — all while still pregnant with her. So, well-equipped with questions, she took her mom to StoryCorps.

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