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If The FCC Gets It Way, This App Could Change The Way You Watch TV And Save Dollars

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Michel Martin chats with NPR's Washington correspondent Brian Naylor about the FCC's scheduled vote this week on a proposal that could one day save cable subscribers money.

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Y La Bamba's Luz Elena Mendoza On Valuing One's Voice

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Mendoza says she's often felt caught between cultures. But she's learned to embrace multiple identities simultaneously — and it shows in her music.

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'Working' Then And Now: Studs Terkel's Book Interviews Resurface As Audio

Sunday, September 25, 2016

All this week on NPR, you'll hear the voices of people Studs Terkel interviewed in his book, Working. Among the interviews you'll hear this week are a telephone operator and hotel piano player.

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BANKS On What Happens When You Give Your Fans Your Phone Number

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Social media isn't Jillian Banks' style, so she told her fans to text her instead. "Something that I'm still learning and have had to learn is how to put boundaries up," she says.

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'Lesser Bohemians' Uses Playful Language For A Classic Love Story

Saturday, September 24, 2016

A young drama student comes to the big city and falls in love with a rakish older actor in Eimear McBride's new novel. She tells NPR a conservative publishing industry initally overlooked her work.

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Fill It With Regular: AAA Finds Millions Of Drivers Waste Money On Premium Gas

Friday, September 23, 2016

A study by AAA found 16.5 million Americans buy premium gas when their cars don't need it. Director of Automotive Engineering Greg Brannon says drivers waste money when they unnecessarily use premium.

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Ugandan Actress's Journey Mirrors That Of Her 'Queen Of Katwe' Character

Friday, September 23, 2016

Like her chess champion character, first-time film actress Madina Nalwanga grew up in a poor neighborhood in Uganda. She says co-star Lupita Nyong'o has been her guide to the world of moviemaking.

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Black Evangelical Amisho Baraka: Why I'm Not Voting For Trump Or Clinton

Friday, September 23, 2016

Morning Edition's David Greene talks to Christian rapper Amisho Baraka, who says that as a black evangelical, he's not comfortable supporting either party's presidential candidate.

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On The Road For Decades — And Not Stopping Anytime Soon

Friday, September 23, 2016

When Idella Hansen and Sandi Talbott got started in trucking, women were a rarity in big rigs. Now they've got nearly 9 million miles in the rearview mirror, and they won't hear of retirement.

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'Transparent' Actor Jeffrey Tambor Says He Found His Dream Role In Maura

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Tambor plays a transgender woman in Amazon show. "It's a perfect role," he says. "... I thought I was gonna do Lear, but I'm gonna do Maura." Transparent's third season comes out on Friday.

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'New York Times' Editor: 'We Owed It To Our Readers' To Call Trump Claims Lies

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Executive Editor Dean Baquet says "it would almost be illiterate" to call Donald Trump's longstanding claim that President Obama was born outside the U.S. anything but a lie.

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Anti-Defamation League Steps Up Efforts To Combat Anti-Semitism Online

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

The Anti-Defamation League is hiring a Silicon Valley representative to lead efforts to combat anti-Semitism and other hate speech online, says CEO Jonathan Greenblatt.

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Regulating Self-Driving Cars For Safety Even Before They're Built

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

By outlining how manufacturers can ensure the safe design of driverless vehicles, the U.S. is taking a different approach than it has for conventional cars, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says.

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'The Face Of Britain' Tells A Nation's History Through Portraits

Monday, September 19, 2016

Art historian Simon Schama shares the stories behind the artworks — from the portrait that made an 18th-century actor into a star, to the one Winston Churchill's secretary threw into a bonfire.

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Life After Iconic 1976 Photo: The American Flag's Role In Racial Protest

Sunday, September 18, 2016

A Pulitzer Prize-winning photo taken during the busing desegregation protests captured a nation. The photographer and subject of "The Soiling of Old Glory" talk about its significance 40 years on.

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Dwight Yoakam Looks To The Past — And Prince

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Yoakam's latest album, Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars..., is composed almost entirely of songs from his catalog. The only exception? A cover of "Purple Rain."

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Lisa Hannigan On The 'Pivotal Moment' Of Defining A Relationship

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Hannigan's song "Funeral Suit" tells the story of a familiar moment early in a relationship: "that crossroads where you ... make a choice." The song appears on her newest album, At Swim.

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In 'Soy Yo' Video, Bomba Estéreo Pays Tribute To 'What's Inside Of You'

Sunday, September 18, 2016

The music video for the Colombian band's song "Soy Yo" has made headlines this week. The group's Simon Mejia tells NPR's Rachel Martin why it's being called an ode to little brown girls everywhere.

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Donald Glover Explores A Surreal Feel In 'Atlanta'

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Donald Glover is the creator and star of the new FX show Atlanta. He says he wanted to "give people a feeling that they can't really siphon or make into something else."

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'Juniper': The Story Of A Premature Baby Girl Who Grew To Be 'Perfect'

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Kelley Benham French and husband Tom French tell the story of the tough decisions they made after the premature birth of their daughter in the memoir Juniper: The Girl Who Was Born Too Soon.

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