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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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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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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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'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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In This Museum, It's OK If The Displays Collect Dust

Thursday, August 04, 2016

The Vacuum Cleaner Museum in St. James, Mo., houses more than 750 vacuums, including some that date back to just after the Civil War. Curator Tom Gasko is a former door-to-door vacuum salesman.

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Gen. Dempsey To Fellow Officers: Stay Off The Political Battlefield

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Two retired generals spoke out at the political conventions last month. The retired chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says they and other officers should keep their politics private.

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Despite Pockets Of Popularity, Are Cargo Shorts Gauche?

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Sales of cargo shorts have fallen for the first time in a decade, according to a market research group. The Wall Street Journal reports that this men's fashion staple may no longer be in vogue.

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'The Fire This Time': A New Generation Of Writers On Race In America

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Author Jesmyn Ward invited prominent writers from her generation to pen essays for The Fire This Time. It's a nod to James Baldwin's work of a similar name, which warned of today's racial tension.

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Politics Podcast: Trump's Response To Khizr Khan At The Democratic Convention

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

The politics team is back to discuss the controversy over Donald Trump's response to the parents of a fallen Muslim-American soldier and what impact this could have on his campaign.

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Olympic Victory And Defeat, Frame By Frame

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

The rush of victory or crush of defeat in the Olympics can flash by very quickly. But if you slow those moments down, there's a lot to learn about human behavior.

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Can Candid Conversations Happen Online Without The Trolls?

Monday, August 01, 2016

After receiving backlash for writing a post about gender in the tech industry, Bindu Reddy launched a new social network with the goal of hosting anonymous conversations without harassment or abuse.

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