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In Released Transcripts, Tony Blair And Bill Clinton Seem To Be Good Mates

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Transcripts that have been released under the Freedom of Information Act show personal conversations between Bill Clinton and Tony Blair. Some of the messages prove they were pretty good friends.

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The Tea Partier's Quandary: What To Make Of Trump's Rise?

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Matt Kibbe, former president of FreedomWorks and "card-carrying member of the tea party," is no fan of the GOP front-runner. He says Trump's nomination may "lead to the death of the Republican Party."

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'Star Wars' Just Keeps Breaking Records

Friday, January 08, 2016

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to director J.J. Abrams about making the movie; he says he feels an 'enormous relief that it's out in the world.' Warning: This will not be a spoiler-free conversation!

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Out Of Tucson Carnage, A Family Emerges Unbroken — And 'Grown Up'

Friday, January 08, 2016

Five years ago Friday, a gunman opened fire in a parking lot in Tucson, Ariz., killing six and wounding others — including Mary Reed, who had been protecting her daughter. This is their story.

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Over 10 Years, 2 Filmmakers Documented The 'Making' Of A Murderer

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Moira Demos and Laura Ricciardi were film students when they started working on their 10-part Netflix series about Steven Avery. "We had no money, but what we did have was time," Demos says.

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Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

Monday, January 04, 2016

From brogurt to gastrosexual, humorist and food writer Josh Friedland has collected many of the new words born of our current foodie culture in a new food dictionary, Eatymology.

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For Famed Rock Climber, A 'Big Break' That Thankfully Wasn't Literal

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Alex Honnold has scaled the sheer face of Half Dome in Yosemite, Calif., without the aid of ropes — and entirely alone. Still, he says his big break didn't arrive until a TV producer approached him.

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What Happens When You Try To Date Offline

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Lisa Bonos recently performed an experiment: She dated for three months without the help of her familiar dating apps.

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The Superintendent Who Turned Around A School District

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Through her unconventional focus on addressing poverty, Superintendent Tiffany Anderson has been credited with rapidly improving the school district of Jennings, Mo.

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Leaving The Place That Nurtured Them: Howard Students Move On

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Two students who participated in the Howard Project describe the challenges of life after senior year.

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Brain Scans And Big Screens: Dangers Of Concussions, On And Off The Field

Sunday, January 03, 2016

With the film Concussion playing in multiplexes, NPR's Rachel Martin revisits several perspectives on the injury and the role it's played in football. Is the game worth the risk of brain injury?

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What To Think About Conflicting Medical Guidelines

Sunday, January 03, 2016

Recommendations for who should get mammograms or take cholesterol-lowering drugs are among the medical guidelines that have recently changed.

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'She Captivated You': Casey Cole Remembers Her Sister, Natalie Cole

Saturday, January 02, 2016

The Grammy-award winning singer Natalie Cole died on Thursday at the age of 65. One of her younger sisters recalls Natalie's musical gifts, her charm and her loyal friendship.

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Texas Businesses Adapt To Open-Carry Law

Saturday, January 02, 2016

A new law in Texas allows the open carry of handguns. Some business owners, like restaurateur Jack Perkins, are apprehensive.

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Bowie And Beyond: Looking Ahead To The Music Of 2016

Saturday, January 02, 2016

NPR Music's Stephen Thompson shares songs from forthcoming albums by Esperanza Spalding, Damien Jurado, Lucinda Williams and David Bowie.

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A North Carolina Police Department Improves Its Customer Satisfaction

Saturday, January 02, 2016

The Fayetteville Police Department has begun to implement 76 recommendations to eliminate racial disparity in traffic stops and reduce the use of deadly force.

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When The Closest Thing To Home Was A Hospital Bed

Friday, January 01, 2016

They moved to Seattle in search of a better life for their two kids. Instead, they found hospital time, medical bills and 14 months of homelessness. But they made it home eventually — together.

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How Clementine Churchill Wielded Influence As Winston's Wife

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Biographer Sonia Purnell says Clementine once remarked that she "would have loved to have been a statesman in her own right if only she had been born with trousers rather than petticoats."

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In Memoriam 2015

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

NPR Music remembers musicians — singers, songwriters, instrumentalists — and other visionaries we lost in 2015. Explore and celebrate their musical legacies.

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Kendrick Lamar: 'I Can't Change The World Until I Change Myself First'

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Even with To Pimp A Butterfly's success, Lamar is still conflicted about his place in music. "How am I influencing so many people on this stage rather than influencing the ones that I have back home?"

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