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When The Page Becomes A Mirror: A Chat With Radical Face

Monday, April 04, 2016

As Radical Face, Ben Cooper has released a series of albums telling the story of multiple generations of family drama. In his latest work, some of the stories are his own.

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To End Cycle Of Crime, Italian Judge Breaks Up Big-Time Mafia Families

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Roberto Di Bella puts kids of crime organization 'Ndrangheta into volunteer homes to keep them from entering the family business, where many have been implicated in drug-related crimes and homicides.

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'Music Was Always This Anchor': A Story Of Soul And Struggle

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Rashod Ollison's memoir Soul Serenade is a coming-of-age story and playlist combined. He says he "could always tell" his mother's mood "by which Aretha Franklin song was on."

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Whether It Works Or Not, U.S. Anti-Radicalization Plan Can Benefit Communities

Sunday, April 03, 2016

One in four attempted American ISIS recruits is from Minnesota. Supporters of a federal program aimed stamping out ISIS recruitment in cities like Minneapolis say it could be a model for other cities.

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How To Get Kids Hooked On Books? 'Use Poetry. It Is A Surefire Way'

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Newbery Medal-winning author Kwame Alexander's new effort is a novel about a 12-year-old boy named Nick, written in verse. He says poetry is one key to keeping kids invested in what they're reading.

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Is There Wood Pulp In That Parmesan? How Scientists Sniff Out Food Fraud

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Whether it's olive oil that's not so extra-virgin or burgers with a hint of horse meat, Chris Elliott, founder of the Institute for Global Food Security, explains how his laboratory uncovers fraud.

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Changes In Safety And Diplomacy Are On Deck For Baseball's Opening Day

Saturday, April 02, 2016

New technology, new safety measures, and a new relationship with Cuba are what reporter Jesse Sanchez says will be the big stories in baseball this year.

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On Ronnie Spector's New Album, Don't Let Her Be Misunderstood

Saturday, April 02, 2016

You might know her as the leader of The Ronettes, but Spector has seen and done a lot since the days of "Baby, I Love You." Her new album, English Heart, is filled with British hits from the 1960s.

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Young Musicians Blossom In Baltimore's OrchKids Program

Saturday, April 02, 2016

For students in the program, "music becomes this vehicle for experiencing and envisioning themselves with lives filled with possibility," says Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director Marin Alsop.

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One Year Later, Maren Morris On The Song That Changed Her Life

Friday, April 01, 2016

When the country singer wrote "My Church," she pictured an arena singing it back to her. And it happened. "By the time we get to the breakdown chorus, every corner of that place was singing along."

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Politics Podcast: Campaign, And Pizza, Controversies

Friday, April 01, 2016

The NPR Politics team discusses the upcoming Wisconsin and New York primaries, delves into drama from Trump and answers some listener questions.

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The True Story Of A Fake Presidential Candidate

Friday, April 01, 2016

Yetta Bronstein ran on a platform of national bingo and mink coats for all. So why don't you know her? Well, because she was fake. But the married pranksters behind Bronstein won't let you forget her.

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How The Recent EgyptAir Hijacking Conjured U.S. Skyjacking Epidemic

Friday, April 01, 2016

When a man claiming to have on a suicide vest demanded to be flown to Cyprus this week, it wasn't terrorism as we know it. Instead, it was reminiscent of the skyjackings once commonplace in the U.S.

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Inside A Small Brick House At The Heart Of Indiana's Opioid Crisis

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Prescription painkiller abuse sparked an HIV outbreak in rural Indiana. Kelly McEvers takes NPR's new podcast, Embedded, inside the home where IV drug users meet.

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How To Build A Better Job

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

You have more control over having the job you want than you think.

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Virtual Reality Whiz Palmer Luckey: Future Will Be 'More Boring Than We Think'

Monday, March 28, 2016

The 23-year-old founder of Oculus VR says sci-fi writers love to use virtual reality as a backdrop for conflict, but the future is "probably not going to be nearly as interesting."

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Politics Podcast: Bernie Wins Big On Saturday

Monday, March 28, 2016

The NPR Politics team is back with a quick take to talk about Bernie Sanders' big wins this weekend in the Alaska, Hawaii and Washington state caucuses.

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The Show-Stopping Singing Of Javier Camarena

Monday, March 28, 2016

The Mexican tenor has, for the third time, commanded such a tremendous response from the Metropolitan Opera audience that an encore had to be sung during a production.

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Legalize All Drugs? The 'Risks Are Tremendous' Without Defining The Problem

Sunday, March 27, 2016

In his Harper's piece, Dan Baum digs into the country's war on drugs. He says we have a long history of instating drug laws to demonize certain minority groups, but "Nixon brought it to a high art."

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What Does Genius Look Like?

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Cheadle wrote, directed and stars in the new film Miles Ahead, which sees a late-career Miles Davis struggles to reconnect with his muse. Read his extended conversation with Michel Martin.

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