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Willie Nelson Dusts Off His Songwriting Chops

Sunday, June 15, 2014

NPR's Arun Rath reached the country icon on his tour bus to talk about the new album Band of Brothers, the first Willie Nelson album in nearly 20 years to come packed with originals.

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The Joy Of Leaving An Arranged Marriage — And The Cost

Sunday, June 15, 2014

As an ultra-Orthodox Jew, Fraidy Reiss was married to an abusive man when she was 19 years old. Escape meant leaving more than just her husband behind.

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From Former Slaves To Writers, Civilians, Too, Rest At Arlington

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Arlington National Cemetery turns 150 years old on Sunday. It's known as the resting place of war heroes, but extraordinary civilians are buried there as well — here are the stories of three of them.

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Painful Path To Fatherhood Inspires Poet's New Collection

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Douglas Kearney tells NPR's Rachel Martin about the anguish of miscarriages and the tough decisions presented by in vitro fertilization — experiences that inspired his latest book, Patter.

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'Brutal Youth': Three High Schoolers Fight To Survive Bullying

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Entertainment Weekly reporter Anthony Breznican calls his debut novel a mix between Fight Club and The Breakfast Club.

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Military Strongmen: Seeding Chaos In The Name Of Power

Saturday, June 14, 2014

In a region torn by violence, a leader who promises security can be appealing. Men with firm military ties are taking control across the Middle East again; here's one take on how they rise to power.

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A Tip From Ben Stiller: On Set, A 'Chicken' Is Not What It Seems

Friday, June 13, 2014

To kick off the series "Trade Lingo," the actor decodes terms distinctive to filmmaking. He shares the meanings behind such cryptic phrases as "10-100" and "chicken in the gate."

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40 Years On, Woodward And Bernstein Recall Reporting On Watergate

Friday, June 13, 2014

The now-legendary reporters revisit the famous D.C. complex as they remember writing All The President's Men, their detective story-style account of uncovering Richard Nixon's scandalous conspiracy.

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Remembering A Civil Rights Swim-In: 'It Was A Milestone'

Friday, June 13, 2014

Fifty years ago, J.T. Johnson and Al Lingo jumped into a whites-only pool in Florida as part of a civil rights protest. They were taken to jail — after the hotel owner poured acid into the water.

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New Poet Laureate: 'The Meaning Has Always Stayed The Same'

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Wright, who will serve as the next poet laureate, tells NPR's Melissa Block that his inspirations — landscape, language and God — have stayed constant for 50 years.

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Former BP CEO: 'Glass Closet' Still Holds Many Gay Workers Back

Thursday, June 12, 2014

There's a presumption in the business world that everyone's straight, says John Browne, who hid his homosexuality for years. In his new book, he says it's time for a change in corporate culture.

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A Sweet Solution For Dandelions: Eat 'Em To Beat 'Em

Thursday, June 12, 2014

For those who love a green lawn, those pesky yellow flowers can be an eyesore. For Irish chef Darina Allen, they're the key ingredient in a sweet, summertime treat.

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At The Head Of Her Class, And Homeless

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Rashema Melson is the valedictorian of Anacostia High School in Washington, D.C. She's always excelled at her homework — but for the past six years, she hasn't had a home to do that work in.

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Can You Call Yourself An Environmentalist And Still Eat Meat?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

After a Hollywood environmentalist told us the answer to this question was no, we posed it to the followers of the @NPRFood Twitter account. We got a big — and diverse — response.

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In The Cockpit, Gazing At Stars: Saint-Exupéry's Life In Pictures

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Children's book author and illustrator Peter Sís maps the life and flights of another kid-lit star, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, in his gorgeously illustrated new book, The Pilot and the Little Prince.

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The Difficulty And Drama Of Building A Top Black Magazine

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Essence might be the longest-running magazine for black women, but the authors of a new book, The Man From Essence, say that the road to building the brand had many twists and turns.

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Don't Be A Jerk. There's A Lot More To Island Cooking

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Drawing on a history both savory and sweet, two sisters are reintroducing Caribbean cooking to the world beyond the islands. And they'd like to make one thing clear: It's not just about jerk spice.

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Arab Entrepreneurs Head To Silicon Valley To Grow Their Ventures

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

As they seek to scale their businesses to the next level, innovators from the Middle East and North Africa are hacking, pitching to venture capitalists and brainstorming with CEOs.

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Clinton Sought 'Tougher Deal,' But Won't Second-Guess Bergdahl Swap

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

NPR's Renee Montagne sat down for a conversation with Hillary Clinton. Clinton's new book, Hard Choices, will be published on Tuesday.

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One Man's Search For His Personal Narrative And 'Asian Self'

Monday, June 09, 2014

After Alex Tizon emigrated to the U.S., he grew up feeling that Asian men were considered 'less than' in America. He shares his experience in a new memoir, Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self.

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