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Former U.S. Ambassador Says Russian Hacking Of DNC Emails Seems 'Plausible'

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Former U.S. ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul, says he's not at all surprised that the hacking of U.S. election could lead all the way up to Vladimir Putin.

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What's An Appropriate Response To Foreign Cyber-Meddling In A U.S. Election?

Thursday, December 15, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Susan Hennessey, a former NSA lawyer now at the Brookings Institution, about rules of engagement when it comes to cyber warfare.

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'Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine'

Thursday, December 15, 2016

NPR's Audie Cornish talks to historical gastronomist Sarah Lohman about her new book, Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine.

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Ads For Nicer Living: Frequently Asked Questions, Answered

Thursday, December 15, 2016

NPR is inviting listeners to write ads for life's little joys. Find answers to frequently asked questions about the project, and submit your script for an ad here. The deadline is Jan. 15, 2017.

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Pitch Your Ideas: What's A Story You'd Like To See In Our Blog In 2017?

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Is there a topic in global health and development that will loom large in the year ahead? A small but important trend afoot?

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7 Questions We Would Have Asked Donald Trump At His Canceled Press Conference

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The president-elect promised a news conference on how he'd try to avoid potential conflicts of interest with his businesses (and more) as president. He canceled. Here's what we'd like answered.

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Seattle Natives Identify Gentrification By Who's Riding The Bus

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

As part of our "Finding America" series, two friends ride the bus through Seattle and talk about physical and demographic changes in their neighborhood.

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Just What Is An Album? In 2016, That Was An Open Question

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

This year, major pop artists changed the definition of an album with unconventional releases. NPR Music's Daoud Tyler-Ameen joined host Audie Cornish to discuss this phenomenon.

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'York Project' Revisited: NPR Catches Up With Four 2008 Voters

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

In 2008, NPR heard from voters in York, Pa., about race and politics during the election. This week, Morning Edition follows up with four of these voters about how their views have changed since then.

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In Ohio Coal Country, Job Prospects Lie With Neither Coal Nor Trump's Promises

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Donald Trump has made huge promises for creating coal jobs. Not many really think he can deliver. Instead, hopes are high for a new plant in Ohio that converts natural gas into plastic pellets.

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A Very Jon Batiste Christmas

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The bandleader for The Late Show With Stephen Colbert has released a new album of "funkified" holiday classics. "I love remixing things and making them fit in a different context," he says.

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We're More Alike Than Different, Thanks To Peer Pressure's Relentless Influence

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Researchers say we tend to be pretty good at recognizing how influence and peer pressure affect other people's choices. But we're not so good at recognizing those forces in our own decision-making.

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When A Professor Laughed At Her Queens Accent, Writer Tara Clancy Doubled Down

Monday, December 12, 2016

She says, "Instead of feeling mortified, I felt defiant." In The Clancys of Queens, Clancy tells stories of growing up in a working-class, New York family.

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In Case You Can't Wait: A Preview Of Alt.Latino's Best Latin Music Of 2016

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Alt.Latino host Felix Contreras gives us a taste of his favorite Latin music of the year.

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'High Times' And High Notes: The Life Of Sebastian Bach

Sunday, December 11, 2016

The former Skid Row frontman spent a lot of his glory years under the influence, but his first true high came from singing in Christmas mass as kid. He discusses his new memoir with NPR's Ailsa Chang.

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For Mavis Staples, The Music Of The Civil Rights Era Couldn't Be More Relevant Today

Saturday, December 10, 2016

The gospel legend is now a Kennedy Center honoree. She discusses developing an iconic voice at a young age, her family's confrontations with racism and why she's a big fan of Chance The Rapper.

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The Life Of Danny Barker, Who Saw Jazz As 'A Ride On A Royal Camel'

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Barker played with everyone from Billie Holliday to Cab Calloway to Jelly Roll Morton. Scott Simon speaks with Music Inside Out host Gwen Thompkins about the late banjo player and guitarist's legacy.

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Remembering Four Electronic Musicians Lost In The Oakland Warehouse Fire

Friday, December 09, 2016

One week ago, a fire ripped through an Oakland warehouse that was being used as a music venue and artist community. Hear the music of four up-and-coming electronic artists who died in that fire.

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Showbiz Dreams Collide With Reality In 'La La Land'

Friday, December 09, 2016

Damien Chazelle's latest film is a modern take on classic 1930s musicals. It's the story of a musician and a frustrated actress, learning to reconcile their dreams with the reality of Hollywood life.

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Black Santa Claus Is A Hit At Mall Of America, But Faces An Online Backlash

Friday, December 09, 2016

Larry Jefferson was the first black Santa Claus at the Mall of America in Minnesota. He was popular with the kids, but he sparked on online backlash from people who felt Santa can only be white.

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