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Obama Hopes To Seize Momentum For Criminal Justice Reform

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

"Frankly, we've done a pretty good job on some big pieces of business, which then allows me also to focus on some issues that we might have been working on quietly," Obama told NPR.

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Obama: Iran Will Face Longer 'Breakout Time,' Though Not Indefinitely

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Iran will need at least a year to produce the material needed for a bomb, up from the current two or three months, the president says. But he acknowledges that those limitations will fall away.

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Obama On Iran Deal: 'Attitudes Will Change'

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

In an interview with NPR, President Obama said once people see the nuclear deal in action, they will "recognize that whatever parade of horribles was presented in opposition have not come true."

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The Kindness Of Strangers Connects A Poet To Her Own Grief

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Poet Elizabeth Alexander's new book is a memoir of her life with her husband, who died three years ago. During her book tour, readers began giving her keepsakes that help her work through her grief.

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As Migrants Wash Ashore, Greek Island Residents Come To Their Aid

Monday, August 10, 2015

Greek relatives from the extended family of NPR's Melissa Block have become first responders, caring for migrants from Syria and Afghanistan who've arrived on the island of Chios.

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'Scream' Meets Agatha Christie In 'A Dark, Dark Wood'

Monday, August 10, 2015

Author Ruth Ware's new thriller takes place at a bachelorette party in an isolated English country house. The book blends the creepy voyeurism of a Scream movie with the setting of a Christie novel.

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Gunfire Erupts In Ferguson, Mo., On Anniversary Of Michael Brown Shooting

Monday, August 10, 2015

Ferguson is under a state of emergency after gunfire Sunday night disrupted otherwise peaceful protests. Police exchanged fire with a Ferguson man who is in critical condition.

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New Orleanians See Remarkable Progress A Decade After Hurricane Katrina

Monday, August 10, 2015

Overall, residents say areas ranging from jobs creation and access to public transportation have improved greatly. But a new poll also reveals a widening racial divide in perceptions of the recovery.

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Moment Of Silence Marks A Year Of Mourning, Protest In Ferguson

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Hundreds gathered in the St. Louis suburb one year after Michael Brown was killed there by a police officer. Starsky Wilson, the Ferguson Commission's co-chair, sees reason to hope — and keep working.

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'Dark Days': Retracing The Steps Of A Heavy Metal Tragedy

Sunday, August 09, 2015

When a stage diver died after a Lamb of God concert, singer D. Randall Blythe was arrested for manslaughter. In his memoir, Blythe unpacks the incident — and why he returned to Europe to stand trial.

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Before Obtaining Asylum, Refugees Must Show The Scars Behind The Stories

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Like many medical professionals, Dr. Katherine McKenzie examines the wounds of her patients — but she doesn't treat them. The forensic physician evaluates asylum-seekers' claims of torture.

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He Came, He Saw, His Bot Tweeted — And He Conquered Countless Weird Prizes

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Computer whiz Hunter Scott wrote a code to automatically enter some 165,000 contests on Twitter. He won about a thousand of them ... and soon found out just how many strange sweepstakes are out there.

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Straight From Diablo Cody's Life: 'Ricki' And Difficult Families

Sunday, August 09, 2015

In the film Ricki and the Flash, Meryl Streep plays a mother who abandoned her family to become a rock star. Both Streep and writer Diablo Cody say the story of the film hits close to home.

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Florence Welch Comes Face-To-Face With Herself On 'How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful'

Sunday, August 09, 2015

After a "period of unraveling," Welch looked inwards to create Florence and the Machine's new album, a sharp left turn from the raucous energy on which the band has built its name.

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Novel Highlights The Shocks Facing First-Generation College Students

Saturday, August 08, 2015

Jennine Capó Crucet, author of Make Your Home Among Strangers, was inspired by her experiences as the daughter of Cuban immigrants and the first person in her family to attend college.

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Sit For A Dunker, Stay For The Wash At The Donut Shop

Saturday, August 08, 2015

The Donut Shop in Tupper Lake, N.Y., serves up more than donuts. It's also a laundromat, and it's a winning combination.

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Songwriter James Bay On Making Music In A World Gone Dark

Saturday, August 08, 2015

The songwriter has risen fast from playing English pubs to being a contender for the UK equivalent of the Grammys. He tells Weekend Edition about the bleak moment that inspired his song "Scars."

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'May Allah Bless France!' Tells The Story Of France's Hip-Hop Gatekeepers

Friday, August 07, 2015

Rapper Abd Al Malik, who grew up in the depressed suburbs of France, has turned his story into a soaring film memoir.

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To Save Him, One Mom Told Her Son, 'Leave, And Do Not Look Back'

Friday, August 07, 2015

Roberto Olivera felt he needed to stay around to protect his mother and sister, but his mother wouldn't let him make that choice. "I know she believed I had a place on the other side," he says.

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A Rush Of 'Blood': Lianne La Havas Turns Up The Volume

Thursday, August 06, 2015

With her first album, the British singer-songwriter gained fans and famous friends. Her second record, Blood, is infused with more intensity.

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