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Pussy Riot's Nadya Tolokonnikova On Her New Anti-Trump Song

Friday, October 28, 2016

The song and video, "Make America Great Again," reflect Tolokonnikova's concern about the U.S. election's outcome. "It will influence everybody else's lives outside America," she says.

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Out Of The 'Wreckage Of The Past,' A Family Salvaged By Love

Friday, October 28, 2016

Carmen Pacheco-Jones lost custody of her children due to her drug addiction. But she resolved to "let them know they're worth fighting for." Now clean, she recalls those dark days with her daughter.

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In Fight Over N.D. Pipeline, Tribe Leader Calls For Peace And Prayers

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline have been raging. Tribe leader Dave Archambault II says he's telling supporters "not to react to any form of aggression that law enforcement brings."

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Twitter's Dual Challenges: Taming The Trolls, Attracting More Users

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Twitter is a powerful platform for news and conversation, but lingering problems with hate speech hamper its efforts to grow, says Emily Bell of the Columbia Journalism School.

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Wayne Gretzky On Hockey History, Dreaming Big And Canadian Pride

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The ice hockey legend marks the 99th anniversary of the NHL with his new book 99: Stories of the Game. Never mind the sport's tough guy reputation; "the game of hockey is an art," Gretzky says.

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What A Reporter Learned When He Infiltrated An Arizona Militia Group

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Going on patrol along the U.S.-Mexico border with the Three Percent United Patriots — amped up and equipped with night vision goggles — felt like going to war, says journalist Shane Bauer.

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Applying A Silicon Valley Approach To Jump-Start Medical Research

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Neuroscientist Cori Bargmann is leading the new Chan Zuckerberg Initiative's $3 billion effort to cure or prevent "all diseases" by the end of this century. She talks about that daunting task.

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For Parents, New Newborn Sleep Advice Turns Babies Into Roommates

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

American Academy of Pediatrics recommends newborns sleep in their parents' rooms until they're at least 6 months old to avoid SIDS. David Greene talks to Natasha Burgert, doctor, mother and blogger.

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Atlantic Editor On Acrimony In U.S.: 'I Have To Imagine That It Actually Gets Worse'

Monday, October 24, 2016

Jeffrey Goldberg, The Atlantic's new editor, tells NPR about the magazine's unexpected endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president and anti-Semitic tweets directed at him and other journalists.

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A History Of Election Cake And Why Bakers Want To #MakeAmericaCakeAgain

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Bakers Susannah Gebhart and Maia Surdam are reviving election cake: a boozy, dense fruitcake that was a way for women to participate in the democratic process before they had the right to vote.

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Musician Lalin St. Juste On Writing Through Grief

Sunday, October 23, 2016

The singer and lyricist of The Seshen wrote the song "Distant Heart" about the loss of a friend. And while it comes from a place of loss, she says it carries her friend's joy and light, too.

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'I'm In Defiance Of Time': Barry Gibb On Music, Family And Loss

Saturday, October 22, 2016

The last surviving Bee Gee has released his first album in more than 30 years. In The Now is colored by the loss of Gibb's mother and brothers, but he says it's also about "the idea of having fun."

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Week In Politics: The Debate, Undecided Voters, Military Veterans And More

Friday, October 21, 2016

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with David Brooks of the New York Times, and EJ Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution about the politics of the week.

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Steinem: For Feminism, A Clinton Win Would Be Helpful But 'Only One Step'

Friday, October 21, 2016

Gloria Steinem, noted feminist and author, says that if Hillary Clinton is elected to the White House, it does not signify a post-gender society. It's only a beginning, she says.

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They Came To America And Found Love. But First, They Found 'Love' In A Dictionary

Friday, October 21, 2016

When he asked her out, she needed a pocket dictionary — and two whole days — to respond in English, on a napkin: "Yes, OK." Decades later, the two immigrants are still together — and still in love.

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VP Candidate Kaine: Trump Is 'Attacking Central Pillar Of Our Democracy'

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine talks with Steve Inskeep about Wednesday's presidential debate, including Donald Trump's comments on the election outcome, Russia and the Clinton and Trump foundations.

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Fact Check And Full Transcript Of The Final 2016 Presidential Debate

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton debated Wednesday night in Las Vegas — the final time before the November election. More than 20 journalists across NPR fact checked their comments.

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Election Law Expert: Rigged Election 'Extraordinarily Unlikely'

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Donald Trump has questioned the integrity of the election. Edward Foley of Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law says he's not convinced that any widespread "rigging" could happen on Nov. 8.

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They've Got Spirit, Yes They Do: Christopher Guest Rallies His Team For 'Mascots'

Monday, October 17, 2016

Guest's latest mockumentary (about the secret lives of mascots) stars actors who have appeared in several of his films. "It's like having a great band of musicians together," he says.

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'Nobody's Son': A Memoir Of Childhood, Emigration And A Mother's Love

Sunday, October 16, 2016

Mark Slouka's new memoir Nobody's Son. It chronicles his family's life in Communist Czechoslovakia, their emigration to Pennsylvania, and his difficult relationship with his troubled mother.

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