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'I Have A Purpose': Sting Talks About '57th & 9th' And Why He's Still Here

Sunday, November 13, 2016

After a decade, the singer-songwriter has a new album. He talks with NPR's Michel Martin about U.S. elections, Brexit, the Bataclan, the migrant crisis — and his own mortality.

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A Story Of Crisis And Resilience, Told Through Music

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Music in Exile is a project that records the work of displaced musicians. "I'm just playing this music and singing to forget myself," Yazidi refugee Barakat Ali Khalaf says. "To not be so worried."

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Watcher At The Wall: One Veteran Finds A Lifeline In All That's Left Behind

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Since the Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened, visitors have left hundreds of thousands of items there. Meet the veteran who collects and catalogs them — and finds in them a chance to salvage the past.

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Emmett Till's Father Was Also Hanged: A New Book Tells His Story

Saturday, November 12, 2016

A decade before his teenage son was lynched in Mississippi, Louis Till was serving overseas in World War II. Writing to Save a Life explores how Till was convicted of rape and murder and put to death.

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Second-Generation Sportscaster Joe Buck: 'I Hear My Dad More In Me Now'

Saturday, November 12, 2016

"I will forever be known to some people as Jack Buck's son," the announcer says. "And thank God he and I were best friends or that would drive me nuts." His new book is called Lucky Bastard.

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5 Big Foreign Policy Challenges For President-Elect Trump

Saturday, November 12, 2016

NPR journalists around the world weigh in on some of the most pressing international issues facing President-elect Donald Trump — from trade with China, relations with Russia and fighting ISIS.

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'We've Always Had A Seat At The Table': Solange On Conversations That Heal

Friday, November 11, 2016

The singer's latest album, A Seat At The Table, arose from a personal need for healing and empowerment — but it has touched many others. And that, she says, is "the most powerful part of it all."

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'Daily Show' Host Writes About Growing Up Biracial In South Africa

Friday, November 11, 2016

Trevor Noah's black mother was jailed for having a relationship with his white father. She always turned to humor before anger, and Noah says that's a trait he inherited. His new book is Born a Crime.

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The Pain Of 'Perfectly Normal': A Vietnam Vet's Long-Silent Torment

Friday, November 11, 2016

For veteran Hartmut Lau, getting through the Vietnam War depended on a clear directive: "You perform the mission that you're given." But finally, after decades, he opens up about a devastating moment.

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Influential Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies At 82

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The Canadian-born artist is remembered for his influence on other musicians as much as for his own creations. His latest album came out less than a month ago.

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FACT CHECK: Donald Trump's First 100 Days Action Plan

Thursday, November 10, 2016

NPR reporters and editors add context to the legislation and other proposals that the president-elect said he wants to introduce in his first 100 days in office.

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Finding A New Kind Of Partnership Through Divorce

Thursday, November 10, 2016

After 11 years of marriage, Sarah Weeldreyer is going through a divorce — and trying to do it amicably. Melissa Smith, who went through her own divorce via mediation last year, offers some advice.

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Tell Us: What Question Should We Investigate About Charitable Giving?

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

We'd like to hear from you: What would you like to know about donating to a global charity?

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Transcript: Hillary Clinton Concedes To Donald Trump

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

"I feel pride and gratitude for this wonderful campaign that we built together," Clinton said Wednesday morning.

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Here Are The Songs The NPR Politics Podcast Team Never Wants To Hear Again

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

And it's not just "Fight Song." Sam Sanders, Asma Khalid and Susan Davis run down the music they heard most often on the campaign trail this year.

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Climate Change: The Forgotten Issue Of This Year's Election

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Most scientists agree, climate change is perhaps the most serious issue facing our planet today. And yet, it's uniquely difficult for us to wrap our heads around. Hidden Brain explores why.

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Comedian Aparna Nancherla Makes Light Of The Heavy Stuff

Monday, November 07, 2016

Nancherla is riding high with a new TV special, a tour and a new album, Just Putting It Out There — all while dealing with some difficult personal issues, like depression and anxiety, on stage.

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Writer Created 'Fleabag' By Looking At What She Loved, Then Taking It Away

Sunday, November 06, 2016

The British comedy follows a young woman who lost her best friend in a tragic accident. Creator and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge says it was inspired by her relationship with her own best friend.

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The Art Of The Vote: Who Designs The Ballots We Cast?

Sunday, November 06, 2016

Beyond party affiliation, beyond opinions on candidates, there's another factor that influences our vote: the very ballot on which it's cast. Here's a glimpse at how that ballot gets designed.

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Watch: Donald Trump Rushed Off Stage At Reno Rally

Saturday, November 05, 2016

The Republican nominee was quickly escorted from the stage during a speech by Secret Service, who responded to a perceived threat in the audience. The Secret Service says no weapon was involved.

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