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Adventurer Says 'Walking The Himalayas' Wasn't About 'Sticking Flags In Peaks'

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Levison Wood, who previously walked the length of the Nile River, has now trekked 1,700 miles, from Afghanistan to Bhutan, along the Himalayan mountain range.

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'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Oysters, cocaine, fine wine, love triangles: Stephanie Danler's debut novel Sweetbitter follows a year in the life of a young woman working at a top-tier Manhattan restaurant.

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Music, Power And Politics Collide On Leyla McCalla's 'A Day for the Hunter'

Sunday, May 29, 2016

A classically trained cellist with songs rooted in Haitian folk, McCalla embraces the intersections of art and history in her work. Her new album is A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey.

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At Mid-Career, Beth Orton Shakes Off Expectation

Sunday, May 29, 2016

The British songwriter began her career in 1999 with an album that was a breakout success. Years later, she says she looks on that younger version of herself with the protectiveness of a big sister.

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A Conversation About The Future Of Water

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Michel Martin traveled to Fort Collins, Colo. to talk diverse panel of guests about drought, water rights and dealing with a future where water may be scarce.

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Army Love: A Fallen Soldier's Widow Tells Their Daughter How It All Began

Saturday, May 28, 2016

This Memorial Day weekend at Storycorps, a mother and daughter remember a husband and father who died in Iraq when his Humvee hit an IED.

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The Accidentals Come Home To Michigan

Saturday, May 28, 2016

The young band recently released a single called "Michigan And Again." Though the band's three members do love their home state, the inspiration for the song came from an unlikely source.

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Chef Eddie Huang On Cultural Identity And 'Intestine Sticky Rice Hot Dog'

Friday, May 27, 2016

Huang and his brothers, Evan and Emery, headed to China to reconnect with their culture, to eat lots and lots of food — and to cook. He's documented his travels in his new book, Double Cup Love.

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A POW Dad And His Family's Fierce, Loving Allegiance

Friday, May 27, 2016

James Stockdale is best remembered for being the running mate of millionaire Ross Perot in 1992. Stockdale's son remembers him as a Vietnam POW and war hero.

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Politics Podcast: It's For Real Now — Trump Is The Presumptive GOP Nominee

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The NPR politics team is back with its weekly roundup of political news. The team discusses why Trump is now the official presumptive nominee for the Republican Party.

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In 'Porcelain,' Moby Searches For Validation And Finds Unlikely Success

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The electronic musician's new memoir traces his journey from Connecticut suburbs to New York City raves. It's a tale of dance clubs, DJs and Manhattan in the 1990s full of self-deprecating humor.

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When Maddy Became Jake: A Father And Son's Enduring Love

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Jake, born female, was 5 when he says he first told his father he was a boy. Jon thought it was a phase but came to accept it, and 15 years later, Jake made his new name and gender official.

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Filipino Americans: Blending Cultures, Redefining Race

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

In his book The Latinos of Asia, Anthony Christian Ocampo explores how Filipino-Americans challenge traditional ideas about race and national identity.

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When Great Minds Think Unlike: Inside Science's 'Replication Crisis'

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Lots of psychology studies fail to produce the same results when they are repeated. Does that mean we shouldn't trust science?

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Anohni's 'Hopelessness' And The Power Of Speaking Out

Monday, May 23, 2016

The former Antony And The Johnsons singer's first solo album combines dance beats with a stark look at global strife. "Raising your voice is the antidote to a sense of powerlessness," she says.

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Sherman Alexie On His New Kids' Book And The Angst Of Being A 'Jr.'

Monday, May 23, 2016

Alexie says he always struggled with being named after his dad — so he decided to write a book about it. Thunder Boy Jr. is about a little boy who is eager to have his own name and be his own person.

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A Warming World Means Less Water, With Economic Consequences

Sunday, May 22, 2016

We know that climate change will make water scarcer. But it could also have big economic impacts, Richard Damania of the World Bank says.

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On The Ever-Present Trauma Of Rape: 'You Are Not Alone. Don't Give Up'

Sunday, May 22, 2016

More than 30 years after he says he was raped by a priest, Raymond Douglas wrote about his trauma. He hopes it will help more male victims to speak up and authorities to better address the issue.

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Beyond Scandalous Selfies: Documenting Anthony Weiner's Downfall

Sunday, May 22, 2016

A new documentary shows the rise and fall of the former congressman with unimaginable access. Co-directors Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg explain how they got the story.

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Now At Your Comic Shop: Ta-Nehisi Coates And Michael Chabon

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Acclaimed authors — including Ta-Nehisi Coates and Michael Chabon — have begun penning comic books, to great acclaim. Coates' first issue of Black Panther is the year's top-selling comic so far.

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