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What You Need To Know About The Alt-Right Movement

Friday, August 26, 2016

Hillary Clinton blasted Donald Trump for aligning with the "alt-right." But what exactly is the movement?

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At 81, Disney's First African-American Animator Is Still In The Studio

Friday, August 26, 2016

First hired in the 1950s, Floyd Norman is still drawing. "Creative people don't hang it up," he says. "We don't walk away, we don't want to sit in a lawn chair. ... We want to continue to work. "

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When The Family Business Is Keeping Cool, It Pays To Be Warm With People

Friday, August 26, 2016

More than six decades since Frank Mutz's grandfather started in the air conditioning business, Frank runs the same company with his children. They've also passed down common sense and personal warmth.

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Cleanup Crews Roll Through Baton Rouge After Louisiana Flooding

Thursday, August 25, 2016

In flood-ravaged Louisiana, a cleanup contractor that specializes in disaster recovery operations helps Baton Rouge clean up debris. Cleanup crews say the destruction is much worse than reported.

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Tracing The People's Republic Of Beethoven

Thursday, August 25, 2016

The composer's music and life story are deeply woven into China's cultural, social and political fabric, inspiring revolution and providing comfort.

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'The Terror Years' Traces The Rise Of Al-Qaida And ISIS

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Lawrence Wright's new book collects his essays for The New Yorker on the growth of terrorism in the Middle East, from the Sept. 11 attacks to the recent beheadings of journalists and aid workers.

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After A Rough Summer, Pennsylvania Trump Fans Explain Why He Is Still Their Guy

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

In central Pennsylvania, a farm family, the CEO of a small paper mill and a student at Penn State University — all Trump supporters — weigh in on the candidate's claim of potential voter fraud.

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You vs. Future You; Or Why We're Bad At Predicting Our Own Happiness

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Researcher Dan Gilbert says that human beings are the only animals that think about the future. But we don't always do the best job at predicting what will make us happy — or even who we will be.

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How The Man Created The Brand In 'Trump Revealed'

Monday, August 22, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to authors Marc Fisher and Michael Kranish about their book, Trump Revealed, which explores Donald Trump's rise as a businessman, political candidate and above all, a brand.

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I'm A Stepmother, And I Hate It

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. This time they hear from a stepmother who feels inadequate.

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Debut Novel Takes On The American Dream ... Racism, Recession And All

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Like the protagonists in her novel, Imbolo Mbue came to the U.S. from Cameroon. She says the recession "laid bare a lot about the way in which the American dream is not that accessible to everybody."

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Barbra Streisand On Broadway, Hollywood — And Siri

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Streisand's latest album is Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, a collection of duets with film stars. NPR's Scott Simon caught her in a stolen moment between tour stops.

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Charlene Kaye: 'It's Hard To Be What You Don't See'

Saturday, August 20, 2016

The San Fermin singer, who has a new solo EP, says she wants to be a model for Asian-American girls who don't see themselves represented in rock music.

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After DNC Hack, Cybersecurity Experts Worry About Old Machines, Vote Tampering

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Experts have long warned that America's patchwork of old and unsecured voting systems leaves votes vulnerable to tampering — and in ways that wouldn't have to involve a foreign attack.

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In The Midst Of Future Calamity, A Different Kind Of Ark: The London Zoo

Saturday, August 20, 2016

In Bill Broun's dystopian Night of the Animals, zoo-bound creatures ask the main character to let them out. "It's a kind of fulcrum between the old world and a kind of liberating cataclysm," he says.

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#NeverTrump Candidate McMullin Envisions A Country Of Understanding And Respect

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Many consider Evan McMullin, an independent candidate for president, to be an alternative to Donald Trump for conservative voters.

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A Samurai's Son Makes Stop-Motion Magic With Music And Origami

Friday, August 19, 2016

Kubo and the Two Strings is a sprawling new fantasy film from Laika animation studios. Filmmaker Travis Knight says it's all about merging brand new technology with age-old art and craft.

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Amy Schumer Bares Her Soul In 'The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo'

Friday, August 19, 2016

Schumer's new essay collection is revealing, packed with personal diary entries going back to her preteen years — and funny. But she doesn't shy away from difficult topics like her sexual assault.

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Deaf And Blind, Her Father Still Knows How To Speak His Love

Friday, August 19, 2016

Through a TeleBraille machine, Melva Washington Toomer talked with her dad, John Carter Washington, for StoryCorps. "If I could help some person," he tells her, "then my living will not be in vain."

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It Took A Decade, But Portman 'Just Had To Make' Her Latest Film

Thursday, August 18, 2016

In the years it took Natalie Portman to adapt Amos Oz's autobiographical novel, A Tale of Love and Darkness, she grew into the role of the lead character, Fania — the immigrant mother of young Amos.

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