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On Ronnie Spector's New Album, Don't Let Her Be Misunderstood

Saturday, April 02, 2016

You might know her as the leader of The Ronettes, but Spector has seen and done a lot since the days of "Baby, I Love You." Her new album, English Heart, is filled with British hits from the 1960s.

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Young Musicians Blossom In Baltimore's OrchKids Program

Saturday, April 02, 2016

For students in the program, "music becomes this vehicle for experiencing and envisioning themselves with lives filled with possibility," says Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director Marin Alsop.

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One Year Later, Maren Morris On The Song That Changed Her Life

Friday, April 01, 2016

When the country singer wrote "My Church," she pictured an arena singing it back to her. And it happened. "By the time we get to the breakdown chorus, every corner of that place was singing along."

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Politics Podcast: Campaign, And Pizza, Controversies

Friday, April 01, 2016

The NPR Politics team discusses the upcoming Wisconsin and New York primaries, delves into drama from Trump and answers some listener questions.

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How The Recent EgyptAir Hijacking Conjured U.S. Skyjacking Epidemic

Friday, April 01, 2016

When a man claiming to have on a suicide vest demanded to be flown to Cyprus this week, it wasn't terrorism as we know it. Instead, it was reminiscent of the skyjackings once commonplace in the U.S.

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The True Story Of A Fake Presidential Candidate

Friday, April 01, 2016

Yetta Bronstein ran on a platform of national bingo and mink coats for all. So why don't you know her? Well, because she was fake. But the married pranksters behind Bronstein won't let you forget her.

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Inside A Small Brick House At The Heart Of Indiana's Opioid Crisis

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Prescription painkiller abuse sparked an HIV outbreak in rural Indiana. Kelly McEvers takes NPR's new podcast, Embedded, inside the home where IV drug users meet.

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How To Build A Better Job

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

You have more control over having the job you want than you think.

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Virtual Reality Whiz Palmer Luckey: Future Will Be 'More Boring Than We Think'

Monday, March 28, 2016

The 23-year-old founder of Oculus VR says sci-fi writers love to use virtual reality as a backdrop for conflict, but the future is "probably not going to be nearly as interesting."

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Politics Podcast: Bernie Wins Big On Saturday

Monday, March 28, 2016

The NPR Politics team is back with a quick take to talk about Bernie Sanders' big wins this weekend in the Alaska, Hawaii and Washington state caucuses.

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The Show-Stopping Singing Of Javier Camarena

Monday, March 28, 2016

The Mexican tenor has, for the third time, commanded such a tremendous response from the Metropolitan Opera audience that an encore had to be sung during a production.

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Legalize All Drugs? The 'Risks Are Tremendous' Without Defining The Problem

Sunday, March 27, 2016

In his Harper's piece, Dan Baum digs into the country's war on drugs. He says we have a long history of instating drug laws to demonize certain minority groups, but "Nixon brought it to a high art."

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What Does Genius Look Like?

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Cheadle wrote, directed and stars in the new film Miles Ahead, which sees a late-career Miles Davis struggles to reconnect with his muse. Read his extended conversation with Michel Martin.

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6 Miles Davis Albums That Changed Music

Saturday, March 26, 2016

The jazz musician said he "changed music five or six times." Well, did he really? We check the claim with Sean Jones of the Berklee College of Music, digging into Miles' archives with ears wide open.

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With Just Pencil And Paper, A Patient Found Escape Inside State Hospital No. 3

Saturday, March 26, 2016

In 1970, a teenager found a hand-made album in a pile of trash. Inside were 283 extraordinary drawings made on mental hospital stationery. The Electric Pencil tells the artist's story.

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Care For A Career Change-Up? These Stories Are Proof It's Never Too Late

Saturday, March 26, 2016

One of the keys to staying happy in your career as the years go by is finding a purpose or meaning to it. Sometimes that means rethinking your job in your middle years.

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Politics Podcast: A Tango In Argentina and Trump's Tricked-Out 757

Friday, March 25, 2016

The NPR Politics team is back with a roundup of the week's top political news. They talk delegate counts, President Obama's trip to Cuba and the terror attacks in Brussels.

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Just Days Before Her Father Died, She Told Him What He Meant To Her

Friday, March 25, 2016

And she recorded that conversation with StoryCorps. "Do you think you're dying?" she asked him then — and he replied, simply: "Everybody dies." For him, family was everything.

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On 'Midwest Farmer's Daughter,' Margo Price Hits Her Breaking Point — And Big Break

Friday, March 25, 2016

The country singer's music is steeped in loss and heartache, emotions she knows well. Her debut solo album recounts the struggles she has faced, and what she has learned along the way.

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'How Did This Song Get In That Commercial?' Some Answers From SXSW

Thursday, March 24, 2016

In an age when you're more likely to hear a cool new song in an ad before you hear it on the radio, a panel at SXSW addressed the question of how to match mayonnaise with banjos or sneakers with EDM.

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