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Debate: Does Mass Phone Data Collection Violate The 4th Amendment?

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

In the latest Intelligence Squared debate, John Yoo and other legal scholars faced off over the constitutionality of the National Security Agency's phone surveillance program.

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Editor: New 'Cosmo' Woman Is 'Interested In Mascara And The Middle East'

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

"Men are allowed to talk about sports relentlessly, and yet we still take them seriously," says Cosmo's Joanna Coles, so women should be able to talk about fashion and politics.

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In This 'Alphabet,' 'O' Is For Helpful Owl And 'C' Is For Escapist Cup

Monday, October 13, 2014

From a cup who dreams of a window seat to a problem-solving owl, Oliver Jeffers' new picture book, Once Upon an Alphabet, gives each letter its own story.

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Friction Can Save Your Sandwich, And Other Tips For Better Bites

Monday, October 13, 2014

Many sandwiches lack structural integrity due to "the sliced cucumber conundrum," says Dan Pashman, author of Eat More Better. He has fixes for it and other kitchen woes — like sad-looking leftovers.

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The New Food TV: The Era Of Julia Child Packed Its Knives And Went

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Since the original Japanese Iron Chef first appeared on the Food Network 15 years ago, how-to cooking shows have gradually been displaced by reality shows that pit chefs against each other.

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Music From Death's Doorstep: A Conversation With Flying Lotus

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Crossing over — musically and metaphysically — has of late consumed the mind of Steven Ellison. He says his new LP as Flying Lotus is "my opportunity to make a film" about the moment of death.

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'As You Wish': Take A Peek At The Making Of 'The Princess Bride'

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Actor Cary Elwes, best known for his dashing performance as the heroic farm boy Westley in The Princess Bride, has a new book out, full of memories from the cast of the cult classic.

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Tourists Discover The Modern Attraction Of Ancient Iran

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Iran is experiencing a tourism boom. Travel agencies in the U.S. say they are planning more trips to the Islamic Republic. Kamin Mohammadi, an Iranian-born travel writer, shares some favorite places.

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TV Giant Norman Lear Shares Gems From 92 Years Of 'Experience'

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Where did Lear get the confidence to spend three years fighting to get All In The Family on air? His answer: "Can you say 'beats the **** out of me' on NPR?"

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Mary Lambert: 'You Change People's Opinions By Opening Your Heart'

Saturday, October 11, 2014

As a gay Christian, Mary Lambert says singing the hook on Macklemore's "Same Love" is the best introduction she could have hoped for. She speaks with NPR's Arun Rath about finding her own audience.

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Hugs For Hecklers: Cameron Esposito On Life As A Lesbian Comedian

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Esposito discusses her new album, Same Sex Symbol, and tells NPR's Arun Rath she feels concern for the people who heckle her about her sexuality: "I just wonder, what's up with your life? Are you OK?"

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A Pop Star And An Indie Folk Singer Intersect At 'Rose Ave.'

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Pink and City and Colour's Dallas Green speak with NPR's Scott Simon about their new album as You+Me,.

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Angaleena Presley And The Country Song As Documentary

Saturday, October 11, 2014

On her solo debut, the Kentucky-born songwriter and member of the country trio Pistol Annies relishes storytelling. Not all the stories are true, but every one comes from real life.

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Let's Hear That One More Time, In Icelandic

Friday, October 10, 2014

Singer-songwriter Ásgeir shattered records in his native Iceland with his first album. This year he re-released it in English — but he says the originals have had an uncanny staying power.

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A Phone Call Helped Navy's First Four-Star Woman Embrace Her Path

Friday, October 10, 2014

On her way up, Adm. Michelle Howard found herself becoming a spokesperson for women in the military. Complaining to her mom, she got this reply: "As long as you stay in the Navy, this will not stop."

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When Holding An Orphaned Baby Can Mean Contracting Ebola

Friday, October 10, 2014

Anne Purfield and Michelle Dynes, epidemiologists at the CDC, recently spent several weeks in Sierra Leone. The Ebola epidemic, they explain, has taken a heavy toll on local health care workers.

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On Fania Records And The Music That Made It Matter

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Fifty years ago, a New York musician and his lawyer friend started a small record label that would become a global brand, taking salsa music from New York clubs to the rest of the world.

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Debate: Does U.S. Military Intervention In The Middle East Help Or Hurt?

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

As the U.S. presses on with airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, two teams tackled the motion, "Flexing American Muscles In The Middle East Will Make Things Worse," in the latest Intelligence Squared debate.

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The U.S. Ebola Hospitals In Liberia Are Going Up ... Slowly

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Last month, the U.S. promised to build treatment centers for health care workers and for the general public. Our photo gallery checks in on the progress thus far.

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Even Techies Limit Their Children's Screen Time

Monday, October 06, 2014

Steve Jobs was said to be a low-tech parent, and so are others in the tech industry. That means they're often putting strict limits on family use of the very gadgets and software they're developing.

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