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'Le Week-End': A Story Of Feuding Couples On Screen And Off

Sunday, March 16, 2014

The fourth film from writer Hanif Kureishi and director Roger Michell follows a married couple who vacillate between love and war. Kureishi says that tension resembles his relationship with Michell.

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Photo Identification: The 'Best And Worst Way' To ID People

Sunday, March 16, 2014

How reliably can we find the fakes? A new study says the more forgeries people come across, the better they are at spotting them. But there are multiple traps that can cloud screeners' judgment.

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Get Lucky On St. Patrick's Day With These 25 R&B Songs

Sunday, March 16, 2014

If you're planning to stay up all night this St. Paddy's Day, let these 25 four-leaf clovers from NPR Music's R&B channel, I'll Take You There, set the scene.

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'Rebel Music': When Hip-Hop Met Islam

Sunday, March 16, 2014

From Afrika Bambaataa to Public Enemy and beyond, hip-hop has long been a culture to which young urban Muslims around the world can relate.

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Following His Father, A Palestinian Hopes For Peace

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Yousef Bashir was 15 when he was shot in the back during the Israeli occupation of Gaza. He is now a student in the U.S. and hopes one day he'll become a diplomat and return home.

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Eastern Sounds Go West

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Some prominent musicians from the Arab world have been trading notes with European artists โ€” and DJ Betto Arcos has been paying close attention.

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Not A Lazy Move: Making Sweatpants Work For Work

Saturday, March 15, 2014

In a popular scene from Seinfeld, Jerry chastises George for wearing sweatpants out in the world. But the rise of fashionable sweats suggests maybe George was ahead of the curve.

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When Loved Ones Go Missing, Ambiguity Can Hold Grief Captive

Saturday, March 15, 2014

As families of those on the missing jetliner struggle to get answers, one grief counselor says moving forward requires accepting the unknown. But right now, she says, they're in survival mode.

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Why'd The Scientist Cross The Road? To Figure Out Why You're Laughing

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Scott Weems' book HA! explores the science of when we laugh and why. He describes the part of your brain that's active when you laugh, and the controversy over whether ducks are funnier than chickens.

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A Tragic Disappearance (Mostly) Solved In 'Savage Harvest'

Saturday, March 15, 2014

In a new book, journalist Carl Hoffman lays out the case that when Michael Rockefeller disappeared on an art-collecting trip to New Guinea in 1961, he was likely killed by the local Asmat people.

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Prime Minister: 'Deliberate Action' Disabled Missing Jet's Systems

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Malaysia's prime minister says he is now certain that someone disabled the communication systems on the airliner, but he stopped short of calling the disappearance a hijacking.

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In 2009, 3 Americans Went For A Hike, And Ended Up In A Tehran Prison

Friday, March 14, 2014

In their memoir Sliver of Light, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal explain how they were captured on a road that bordered Iran, accused of spying and imprisoned for two years.

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A Man's Death Unites The Women Who Loved Him

Friday, March 14, 2014

Lisa Garzone and Megan Smith both loved the same man, at very different times in his life. They sat down recently to talk about him โ€” and the friendship they found after his death.

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A Farewell To Carrot Cake (And Other Things Lost Without World War I)

Thursday, March 13, 2014

All Things Considered asked listeners to imagine how one aspect of the past 100 years would be different if the Great War had never happened. We received more than 1,500 fascinating stories.

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Debate: Should The President Be Able To Order Citizens Killed Abroad?

Thursday, March 13, 2014

In the latest Intelligence Squared debate, two teams face off over the constitutionality of targeting terrorist suspects abroad โ€” particularly when those individuals are U.S. citizens.

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Wake Up And Smell The Caffeine. It's A Powerful Drug

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Around the world, many of us start our day with a drug derived from a natural insecticide: caffeine. Murray Carpenter tells the tale in Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts and Hooks Us.

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Without World War I, A Slower U.S. Rise, No 'God Bless America'

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

If the Great War had never happened, America might look vastly different. Among other things, woman's suffrage and the civil rights movement might have suffered.

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Juggling Work And Motherhood On A Shoestring Budget

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Millions of families under the poverty line are headed by single mothers. One of those women, Katrina Gilbert, is featured in the upcoming HBO documentary Paycheck to Paycheck.

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A World Without World War I, Featuring Health-Nut Hitler

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

One hundred years after the Great War, we're looking back at the history that wasn't. If Archduke Franz Ferdinand hadn't been killed in 1914, how would the world be different?

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Not Enough Hours In The Day? We All Feel A Little 'Overwhelmed'

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Brigid Schulte and her husband planned to have an equal partnership. But years down the road, "I realized that we had both fallen into very traditional roles without even realizing it," she says.

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