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For A Survivor Of One Club Shooting, Orlando Brings Bitter Memories

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Sixteen years ago, a gunman stormed a Virginia gay bar, killing one and injuring others — like Joel Tucker. That terrible night still haunts him, even more now in the wake of the Orlando shooting.

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In Songwriting, Carla Hassett Looks Home

Sunday, June 26, 2016

The Brazilian-American singer named her latest album after a song by Caetano Veloso, whose lyrics written while in exile from Brazil struck a chord.

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The View From The Northeast Corridor: Deep Divisions Ahead Of 2016 Election

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Despite a history of Democratic electoral solidarity, a trip through the Northeast finds Republicans hoping to make inroads in November and Democrats pushing for the voting power of immigrants.

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#NPRNightSky: Your Star-Studded Pix From The World's Inkiest Skies

Sunday, June 26, 2016

We asked, you answered, with photos of the heavens from Botswana, Tanzania — and Oregon.

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Novelist Chris Cleave On 'Brexit': 'We've Just Shot Ourselves In Both Feet'

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Younger Britons overwhelmingly voted to stay in the European Union, while most older voters supported leaving. The British novelist says the results don't bode well for his children's future.

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Out Of Ashes, An Unwavering Resolve: 'That's The Legacy. We Never Ran Away'

Friday, June 24, 2016

Before the Orlando shooting, the deadliest attack on LGBT people in the U.S. happened at a New Orleans gay bar. Decades later, a pastor recalls the fire's brutal — but, somehow, hopeful — aftermath.

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'If It Were Easy, It Wouldn't Be Interesting,' Say 'Ninja Warrior' Producers

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The American Ninja Warrior obstacle course is so hard that, at first, no one managed to complete it. But the show's executive producers say that's OK: "It's not about winning," says Arthur Smith.

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Beyond Country And Blues: The Jazz Legacy Of Houston

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Though not well known for its jazz scene, Houston has produced some of the country's best jazz musicians, including Jason Moran.

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The Case For 1971 As Rock's Greatest Year

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

That year, music journalist David Hepworth argues, offered an explosion of talent from David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, Al Green, John Lennon and more. He discusses his new book, Never a Dull Moment.

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NPR Politics Podcast: Why It's So Hard To Change Gun Laws

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The politics team is back to discuss why, at least in recent American history, gun laws never seem to change.

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Fact-Check: Trump's Speech On Clinton Annotated

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The NPR Politics team breaks down Donald Trump's speech in which he laid out a series of campaign promises and leveled a slew of accusations at rival Hillary Clinton.

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Creature Comforts: The Power Of Touch And Affection In Our Lives

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

This week, Hidden Brain considers the power of touch. First, the story of a grown woman who still sleeps with her baby blanket. Then, the science of why we seek comfort and affection.

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Jet And Ebony Sold, Ending A 71-Year Run Under Johnson Publishing

Sunday, June 19, 2016

The iconic magazines, which have chronicled the modern African-American experience, will continue to be a "beacon of hope" for black people around the world, say two of its longtime leaders.

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Neko Case, k.d. lang And Laura Veirs On The Art Of Working Together

Sunday, June 19, 2016

For the three singers, collaborating on the new album case/lang/veirs brought surprises, slip-ups and, finally, satisfaction.

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Mitski On 'Puberty 2' And The Nature Of Happiness

Sunday, June 19, 2016

On her latest album, one of the most talked-about young artists in rock ponders just what kind of happiness is worth chasing. She speaks with NPR's Rachel Martin.

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In Songs, Stories, Latino And LGBT Voices On How The Orlando Attack Feels Personal

Sunday, June 19, 2016

The shooting in Orlando cut deep through the gay and Latino communities. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Xorje Olivares, Miriam Zoila Perez and Veronica Bayetti Flores about how the losses affected them.

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When King Came To Chicago: See The Rare Images Of His Campaign — In Color

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. went north, leading the Chicago Freedom Movement. Bernard Kleina and his camera were there, too — and the former priest walks NPR through his color photos.

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Actor Kevin Hart On Comedy, 'Central Intelligence' And Lessons From His Mom

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Hart has drawn enormous crowds to his stand-up shows and comedy films. The actor/comic says he owes a lot to his mom. "She never let me start something without finishing it."

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Politics Podcast: The Aftermath Of Orlando

Friday, June 17, 2016

The NPR Politics podcast is back with its weekly roundup of political news, including responses to the mass shooting in Orlando from Democrats and Republicans.

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After Deployment, Marine Returns To Find His 'Most Important Thing': Fatherhood

Friday, June 17, 2016

When 1st Lt. Ernesto Rodriguez deployed to Iraq, his son had only recently been born. When he returned, he struggled to keep his life together. It was his son who helped him see things through.

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