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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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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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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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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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Celebrating 50 Years Of Kwanzaa

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Tonight is the third night of Kwanzaa. Those who celebrate the seven-day festival will gather around the Kinara and light the last red candle. The holiday is also observing it's 50th anniversary.

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Reflections Of Conservative Icon Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Antonin Scalia's was the strong voice of conservative jurisprudence on the nation's highest court for 30 years. We reflect on the Supreme Court Justice — who died in February — with his own words.

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How Tattoo Artist Brian Finn Is Covering Up Pain With Art

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Just over a year ago, Toledo, Ohio tattoo artist Brian Finn began offering free tattoos to people to cover their scars from trauma. We take a year-end look at his work.

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Obama's Newly Designated National Monuments Upset Some Lawmakers

Thursday, December 29, 2016

President Obama has created two new national monuments in Utah and Nevada. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Gov. Herbert about his opposition to the monuments and his move to sue the Obama administration.

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Have A Really Long Shot At Making The Playoffs

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Going into the last weekend of the NFL's regular season, the Bucs have the longest of odds to make the playoffs. Seven different things need to go right for them.

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What Do The New Diplomatic Sanctions On Russia Mean?

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Host Robert Siegel speaks with Ian Bremmer of the Eurasia Group about new U.S. sanctions on Russia for interference in the presidential election.

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Maple Syrup 'Cartel': Federation Of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers

Thursday, December 29, 2016

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with 'Vanity Fair' writer Rich Cohen, about the cartel that controls the majority of the world's maple syrup supply - the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers.

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What's Driving The Violence In Chicago?

Thursday, December 29, 2016

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with John Eligon of the New York Times who embedded with Chicago's Black Disciples gang to learn more about what's causing the spike in gun violence in Chicago.

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'Music Was Always The Escape': Omar Kamal On Shaping His Artistic Identity

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Palestinian jazz crooner, who was 8 years old at the start of the Second Intifada, says hearing Frank Sinatra changed his life. "[He] has got all credit for me going into singing," Kamal says.

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