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Special Election Coverage: The New York Primary

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Catch up with interviews of special guests from NPR's New York primary night coverage, hosted by Scott Detrow.

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In Children's Music, Diana Panton Finds A Few Lessons For Adults

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

"The way a child thinks is a good model for us sometimes," Panton says. Though I Believe In Little Things is her first album for kids, the jazz musician says she hardly changed her approach.

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The Next Apple-FBI Question: Who Can Know How The iPhone Was Hacked?

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A third party helped the FBI unlock a phone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Should Apple know how they managed to hack the phone or can the third party sell that information?

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The Lonely Side Of James Brown

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

When James McBride, a National Book Award winner for his fiction, decided to write an entire book about James Brown, he wanted to push beyond the hype and racism he says haunts Brown's legacy.

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Why Our Brains Weren't Made To Deal With Climate Change

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Human beings would be better at fighting climate change if we weren't so, well, human. In this episode, we explore the psychological barriers to addressing climate change.

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'It Takes A Lot Of Bravery To Be Kind,' Says Kids' Author Kate DiCamillo

Monday, April 18, 2016

DiCamillo says Raymie Nightingale, the 10-year-old protagonist at the heart of her latest novel, is a lot like she was as a child: "Very introverted, watching, worrying, wondering, but also hopeful."

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How Social Media Smeared A Missing Student As A Terrorism Suspect

Monday, April 18, 2016

The documentary Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi explores what happened after a tweet misidentified a Brown University student as one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

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On Andrew Bird's Latest, Real Life Takes The Reins

Sunday, April 17, 2016

"All my songs are personal on some level; it's just a matter of how much that personal thing is buried." Bird says that on the new album Are You Serious, his private world has bubbled to the surface.

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The Epidemiologist Who Crushed The Glass Ceiling And Media Stupidity

Sunday, April 17, 2016

In a new memoir, Dr. Mary Guinan reflects on 40 years as a disease detective for the CDC.

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Despite Steep Odds, DeRay Mckesson Draws Lessons From Mayoral Bid

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Maybe the best-known figure to emerge from Black Lives Matter, Mckesson has struggled to turn his online following into electoral success in Baltimore. Still, he says the movement's work isn't done.

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Richard Linklater Goes To College — 22 Years Later — In 'Everybody Wants Some!!'

Sunday, April 17, 2016

The director's new film follows a young baseball player through his first days of college; it's kind of an informal sequel to Linklater's 1993 last-days-of-high-school hit Dazed and Confused.

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What If 'Pride And Prejudice' Were Set In Cincinnati?

Sunday, April 17, 2016

In Eligible, Curtis Sittenfeld's retelling of the classic, Mr. Bingley is a reality TV star and Jane Bennet is a yoga teacher.

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After Factory Plant Closures, Job Loss, A Small N.Y. Town Struggles To Bounce Back

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Small towns like Massena, N.Y., have been devastated by recent plant closures, and presidential candidates are blaming free trade agreements. Former factory workers admit they had a part to play too.

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This Is The Length Of Alex Trebek's Game Show Tenure — What Is 50 Years?

Sunday, April 17, 2016

The longtime Jeopardy! host got his start in 1966 on a show for Canadian high schoolers called Reach for the Top. Fifty years in, he says spending time with smart people is the best part of his job.

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Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer found that students remember more via taking notes longhand rather than on a laptop. It has to do with what happens when you're forced to slow down.

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How Math Determines The 'Game Of Thrones' Protagonist

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Network science: it can be used both to stop terrorists and predict television plotlines. Keith Devlin explains how it can be used to figure out the most important character in Game of Thrones.

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On 'Big Bad Good,' My Bubba Finds A Way To Be Quiet In A Loud World

Saturday, April 16, 2016

"We wanted to explore that quality of a newly born song and try to catch it," My Larsdotter says of the new album, which blends the duo's Scandinavian heritage with bluegrass, country and blues.

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The View From Illinois: Voters Frustrated That Government Is Broken

Friday, April 15, 2016

Across the state, some argued to blow up the system, while others cautioned against a wholesale political revolution. But voters in both parties agreed: Government in its current form is not working.

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'It's So, So Complicated': Kerry Washington On Clarence Thomas' 'Confirmation'

Friday, April 15, 2016

Washington stars as Anita Hill in the new HBO film Confirmation. She was 14 during the 1991 hearings, and says it's the first time she remembers her parents having different points of view.

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Now Hiring: Low Pay, Terrible Benefits And An Unmatched View On Life

Friday, April 15, 2016

You may not think of tending a drawbridge as a dream job. But "executives who make hundreds of thousands of dollars do not have my view," says Barb Abelhauser. "And I'm getting paid to stop and look."

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