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Don't Be Fooled By The Fishy Ingredients: This Burger Is Delicious

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Chef Marcus Samuelsson has a ritual whenever he travels to a new place — ask the cabdriver, "Where do you eat?" When he did that on a trip to Barbados, he fell in love with a fish sandwich.

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Family Secrets — And Mango Chutney — In 'Don't Let Him Know'

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Longtime Morning Edition commentator Sandip Roy has written a new novel, propelled by family secrets, which crisscrosses back and forth between the two "Cals" in his life: California and Calcutta.

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'After Birth' Author On 'Mommy Wars': 'It Doesn't Have To Be This Way'

Monday, February 23, 2015

"We are pitted against each other and ultimately, then, are pitted against ourselves," says writer Elisa Albert. Her new novel is about the singular and universal experience of having a baby.

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The Woman Behind Marvel's Newest Team Of Heroines

Sunday, February 22, 2015

G. Willow Wilson says it's been a blast creating a team of all-female Avengers for the new Marvel Universe coming in May. "We really got no directives besides 'Pick your team and go nuts,' " she says.

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Sonic Youth's Kim Gordon On Marriage, Music And Moving On

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore were indie rock's power couple — until their marriage, and their band, ended in 2011. Gordon looks back on the experience in a new memoir called Girl in a Band.

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Imagining The Future: 'Howard Project' Students Look Forward

Sunday, February 22, 2015

A high school teacher, a lawyer, a nurse, a minister: Four college seniors at Howard University in Washington, D.C., describe their career ambitions and how they feel as graduation grows closer.

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To Change People's Minds, First Make Them Laugh

Sunday, February 22, 2015

In this week's "For the Record," NPR's Rachel Martin talks with three Muslim comics — Adil Ray, Negin Farsad and Ahmed Ahmed — about the motivations and challenges of using humor to change minds.

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A Sister Act Taps A Ghostly, Afro-Cuban Groove

Sunday, February 22, 2015

As Ibeyi, Lisa-Kainde and Naomi Diaz make soulful, percussive music rooted in their Yoruba heritage.

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Adobe Photoshop: 'Democratizing' Photo Editing For 25 Years

Saturday, February 21, 2015

The photo editing system Adobe Photoshop turned 25 this week. NPR's Arun Rath talks to co-founder Thomas Knoll about how the system has changed and where it's going.

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'That Blew My Mind': Raiding The Lead Belly Vault

Saturday, February 21, 2015

From his pop covers to his freewheeling radio show, there was more to the late musician than blues.

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Exploring The Solar System Through The Eyes Of Robotic Voyagers

Saturday, February 21, 2015

The Voyager spacecraft revolutionized our understanding of space. In a new book, The Interstellar Age, planetary scientist Jim Bell shares stories about the planning and excitement back on Earth.

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1 Film, 6 Stories On The 'Pleasure Of Losing Control'

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Wild Tales includes six stories of people who are set off by things like road rage or infidelity. Then, says director Damián Szifron, "they cross the line that separates civilization from barbarism."

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Pain, But No Regrets: A Father Remembers His Adopted Son

Friday, February 20, 2015

Bill Jones is thought to have been the first single man to adopt a child in California, back in the 1960s. His son has since died, but despite the loss, Jones says he never regrets adopting his child.

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From Iran To Comedy Central: Maz Jobrani's Path To 'Middle Eastern Funny Man'

Thursday, February 19, 2015

The Iranian-American comic came to the U.S. when he was 6 years old, just before Iran's 1979 revolution. His new memoir is I'm Not a Terrorist, But I've Played One on TV.

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The 'Black, Queer, Feminist' Legal Trailblazer You've Never Heard Of

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Pauli Murray championed the fight for gender equality, achieved sainthood and helped desegregate schools, all while pushing against Mad Men-era social norms.

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For The First Time, An Afghan First Lady Steps Into The Spotlight

Thursday, February 19, 2015

In a country where women are seen but not often heard, Rula Ghani intends to play a prominent role. The wife of Afghanistan's new president hopes to help the country's most vulnerable people.

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Ala. Governor Apologizes To Indian Government In 'Excessive Force' Case

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley apologized to the Indian government and one of its citizens, Sureshbhai Patel, for a police officer's "unfortunate use of excessive force" in an incident near Huntsville.

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Christian McBride On 'A Love Supreme' And Its Descendants

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The Jazz Night in America host shares thoughts on the Coltrane classic, which turns 50 this month, as well as two remarkable contemporary pianists.

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Debate: Are America's Best Days Behind It?

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Is America in decline, or an unparalleled leader on the world stage? In the 100th debate from Intelligence Squared U.S., two teams face off over the motion, "Declinists Be Damned: Bet On America."

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Exclusive First Read: Anna Lyndsey's 'Girl In The Dark'

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Anna Lyndsey — a pseudonym — was an ordinary civil servant when she developed a rare disorder: A severe sensitivity to light. She deftly chronicles her shadowy new normal in Girl in the Dark.

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