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Barbershop: Former Members Talk About What Led Them To Join Gangs In Chicago

Saturday, January 07, 2017

To help us understand why so many young men contribute to Chicago's violence and gang problems we speak with former members, Andre Evans, Edwin Day and Mario Hardiman.

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Illinois Congressman: Poverty Plays A Large Role In Chicago Gun Violence

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Congressman Danny Davis is a Democrat representing Illinois's 7th District, which includes some Chicago neighborhoods hardest hit by gun violence. His own grandson was shot and killed last November.

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The xx On Growing Up Without Growing Apart

Friday, January 06, 2017

Romy Madley Croft, Oliver Sim and Jamie Smith have been a trio since childhood, but like any long-term relationship, it's taken work. They joined NPR's Ari Shapiro to talk about their unique bond.

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New Democratic Senate Leader Vows To Hold 'Donald Trump's Feet To The Fire'

Friday, January 06, 2017

Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York says he is open to compromise but wants to hold a hard line on protecting his party's priorities. And he is going to use the incoming president's words against him.

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DJ Khaled Throws Us The Keys

Friday, January 06, 2017

The musician and Snapchat advice guru says his communication style is meant to resonate with young audiences. "Sometimes we've got to get somebody to translate in a different way," he says.

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After Prison, A Mom Finds Her Way Back Into Her Daughter's Life

Friday, January 06, 2017

As a teenager, Kayla Wilson talked to her grandma about her mom's incarceration in 2006. Now an adult, she and her mom discuss those days and how the experience changed them.

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Tennessee Recovery Court Provides Drug Addicts An Alternative To Jail

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

In Roane County, Tenn., a special recovery court works to combat the area's addiction problem by getting addicts into treatment instead of jail.

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Roxane Gay On Good Men, Bad Men And 'Difficult Women'

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Gay's new short story collection explores women's lives and issues of race, class and sex. But she says the book could easily have been called Difficult Men.

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How Silicon Valley Can Help You Get Unstuck

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Many of us feel stuck at one point or another: in the wrong city, the wrong job, or the wrong relationship. Self help gurus have offered lots of advice — but here's a new idea, from the tech world.

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My Fiancé Is Addicted To Porn

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. Today the hosts hear from a woman wondering whether her fiancé's porn addiction can be helped.

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To Appeal To A Modern Palate, Native Chef Gives Tradition A Little Twist

Sunday, January 01, 2017

More Native Americans are revisiting indigenous ingredients and methods of cooking. It's a natural calling for chefs, like Navajo Freddie Bitsoie, who have found themselves in a cultural tug of war.

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For These Three Teachers, School And Rock Go Hand In Hand

Sunday, January 01, 2017

By day, Nicola Berlinsky and sisters Lisa Pimentel and Joanie Pimentel are colleagues at an elementary school. By night, they're bandmates — in a group they ironically named No Small Children.

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Actor And Activist Jesse Williams: 'I'm Certain I'm Making A Difference'

Saturday, December 31, 2016

The Grey's Anatomy co-star tells NPR's Michel Martin he's seen the effects of his actions in the public consciousness and discourse. He says he's inspired by black women and the black LGBTQ community.

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How To Talk About A Significant Other's Weight

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. On this episode, the hosts talk about a touchy subject: physical appearance and weight.

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When Bats Squeak, They Tend To Squabble

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Researchers have found new clues to how bats communicate. And it turns out they tend to argue — a lot. The research could lead to a broader understanding of animal communication.

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'Lost Journalism' Revisits The Golden Age Of Ring Lardner

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Ron Rapoport, himself the recipient of the Ring Lardner Award for sportswriting, has collected the legendary columnist's work in a new book. Lardner wrote about sport, but also his family and travels.

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Behold: Susan Stamberg's Special Recipe For Caviar Pie

Saturday, December 31, 2016

For the last installment of Weekend Edition's holiday recipe series, NPR founding mother Susan Stamberg tells Scott Simon about her special New Year's Eve recipe for Caviar Pie.

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On The Men Who Rattled Pop's Gender Rules — And What It Means To Lose Them Now

Friday, December 30, 2016

New York Times cultural critic Wesley Morris joins Ari Shapiro to discuss how three departed stars — David Bowie, Prince and George Michael — helped change the meaning of manliness in pop culture.

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What Effect Will U.S. Sanctions Have On Russia?

Friday, December 30, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Russia expert Kimberly Marten of Barnard College about U.S. actions against Russia for allegedly interfering in the 2016 election.

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For The Man With A Thousand Sorries, Apologizing Became Second Nature

Friday, December 30, 2016

For 15 years, Fred Taylor Jr. apologized for a living. It was a "sorry" job, but someone had to do it, and for Taylor it became a way of life.

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