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Behind The Camera: How Vanity Fair Got Its 'Call Me Caitlyn' Cover

Saturday, June 06, 2015

The issue of Vanity Fair with Caitlyn Jenner on the cover has many people talking and it hasn't even hit newsstands yet. Editor-in-Chief Graydon Carter says the story took months of secret planning.

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Former Baltimore Mayor: City Must Confront The 'Rot Beneath The Glitter'

Friday, June 05, 2015

As the city struggles with a surge in violence and the aftermath of Freddie Gray's death, Kurt Schmoke says that the roots of the problems run deep.

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A Life Spent 'Working Toward The Perfect Slice'

Friday, June 05, 2015

Len Berk loves lox, the salt-cured salmon that goes so well with bagels. The 85-year-old New Yorker is a veteran salmon slicer at a gourmet food shop in Manhattan. But it wasn't always that way.

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Telling Brian Wilson's Fractured Life Story On Film

Thursday, June 04, 2015

NPR's Melissa Block talks with Bill Pohlad, director of the film Love & Mercy, about creating an intimate portrait of Wilson — in both The Beach Boys' heyday and the troubled years that followed.

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Mumford & Sons On Plugging In And Turning Up

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

The electrified new album Wilder Mind turns the band's "arena folk" sound on a dime. "It's almost like being a teenager again," says singer Marcus Mumford.

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Gen. Martin Dempsey On Iraq: A Fight That Will Take 'Multiple Years'

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

The Joint Chiefs chairman has been deeply involved in Iraq for more than a decade. In an NPR interview, he says he's not surprised by the slow going against ISIS, calling it a "long campaign."

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Debate: Is Obama's Iran Deal Good for America?

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Critics fear that a recent deal between the U.S. and Iran on nuclear weapons would strengthen Iran's hand in the Middle East. Experts face off over this in the latest Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

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A Tome For Peruvian Food, By Its Most Acclaimed Ambassador

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Gaston Acurio is the world's premiere cheerleader for Peruvian cuisine, and he's just written a cookbook. It features 500 recipes from around the country — including more than 20 kinds of ceviche.

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Cyber Archaeologists Rebuild Destroyed Artifacts

Monday, June 01, 2015

Hundreds of ancient artifacts have been damaged or destroyed during violence in the Middle East. Researchers are using the power of crowdsourcing and 3-D imaging to re-create the ancient artifacts.

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Rich Housewives Go Under The Microscope In 'Primates Of Park Avenue'

Sunday, May 31, 2015

In her new book, social researcher Wednesday Martin examines the sometimes puzzling culture of motherhood in that most exotic of locales — Manhattan's Upper East Side.

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Chris Joyner's Journey From Sideman To Spotlight

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Long a studio musician, the pianist is now moving center stage with a new album. "I'd always been writing songs, keeping them to myself," he says. "I just let go. I figured, what have I got to lose?"

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At Vermont's Dog Mountain, Comfort And Community For Pet Lovers

Sunday, May 31, 2015

In a small New England town, visitors come to a tiny white chapel dedicated to the souls of dogs. But how it came to be is its own complicated love story.

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On Algiers' Debut Album, Southern Boys Find A Common Cause

Sunday, May 31, 2015

The band's music is a blend of punk and gospel traditions and a reaction to the suburban upbringing its three members share.

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'Like An Avalanche': Otis Redding's Unstoppable Crossover

Saturday, May 30, 2015

"He had an underground kind of appeal that built on itself," says author Mark Ribowsky, whose book Dreams to Remember traces Redding's unlikely pivot into national stardom.

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When Nora Jane Struthers' Identity Was Stolen, She Created A New One

Saturday, May 30, 2015

The former English teacher may never have become a singer-songwriter if her identity hadn't been taken. "I was just ready for a brand new start," she says. And soon she was on the road to Nashville.

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North Korean Defector Reflects On Life 'Under The Same Sky'

Saturday, May 30, 2015

In his new memoir, Joseph Kim tells the harrowing tale of his journey from being homeless on the streets of North Korea to a college student in America.

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Fact-Checking 'San Andreas': Are Earthquake Swarms For Real?

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Seismologist Lucile Jones discusses how accurate — or not — the plot of this new California earthquake thriller really is. Bonus: Her advice on what to include in an earthquake kit.

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Thousands Who Run, Few Who Fight: A Journalist On Ramadi's Fall

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Ayman Oghanna was embedded with Iraqi special forces in Ramadi two days before the city fell to the self-declared Islamic State. He says Iraq's elite forces are capable, but need far more support.

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How Bad Risotto Led To A House 'Full Of Yogis': A Critic's Childhood Story

Saturday, May 30, 2015

When Will Hodgkinson was a kid, his father, a journalist, was hit with a bad case of food poisoning. Over the long recovery period, he rethought his life — and decided to join the Brahma Kumaris.

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This Cajun Chicken Pizza Will Remind You Of Your Salad Days

Friday, May 29, 2015

Chef James Rigato makes delicious seasonal dishes at his restaurant in Michigan. But perhaps what he is best-known for is the pizza he created when he was just a teenager.

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