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Politics Podcast: She's Got Hot Sauce In Her Bag (Swag)

Friday, April 22, 2016

The NPR Politics team is back with its weekly roundup of political news, including who won big at the New York primary earlier this week.

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The View From Appalachia: The Pull To Get Out And Come Back Home

Friday, April 22, 2016

Appalachia, which stretches across 13 states, is rarely center stage during presidential campaigns. It is one of the most economically deprived regions of the country and deeply conservative.

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'I Can Smell The Dirt And The Fear': Up From Soil, The Soul Of A Law Career

Friday, April 22, 2016

Vito de la Cruz grew up in a family of migrant farm workers in the 1960s. And, though the civil rights lawyer is now far from those fields, he's still motivated by the memory of a brutal day.

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'His Music Does The Talking': Manager Owen Husney On Prince's Legacy

Thursday, April 21, 2016

"I saw who he was, and there was a mystery about him even then," says Husney, who managed Prince at the very beginning of his career. The iconic musician died Thursday at 57.

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A Baby Boomer With Parkinson's Reports Back From Front Lines Of Aging

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Journalist Michael Kinsley was diagnosed when he was in his 40s. Now in his 60s, he says he feels like he's "a scout for his generation." His new book is Old Age: A Beginner's Guide.

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When It Comes To Policing LA's Skid Row, What Tactics Work?

Thursday, April 21, 2016

The area of Los Angeles known as Skid Row is home to thousands of people. On this episode of Embedded, Kelly McEvers explores how police work in the area.

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'British Bake Off' Winner Takes On The Toughest Judge Of All: The Queen

Thursday, April 21, 2016

This year the task of coming up with a birthday cake fit for a queen fell to Nadiya Hussain, the winner of the most recent season of the wildly popular TV show The Great British Bake Off.

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The Appalachian Inspiration Of The Black Lillies

Thursday, April 21, 2016

The Knoxville band's regional roots are at the center of its sound. Members Cruz Contreras and Trisha Gene Brady explain how the mountains inspire their music.

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'Flying While Muslim': Profiling Fears After Arabic Speaker Removed From Plane

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Khairuldeen Makhzoomi was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight after another passenger overheard him speaking on his cellphone in Arabic. An advocate calls the incident "absurd and bewildering."

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Kanye West And The Streaming Arms Race

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

West said his latest album would only ever be available on Tidal. Now that fans can hear it on other streaming services, he faces a lawsuit alleging he "tricked" people into signing up.

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How The Music Of Woods Comes Together

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Singer-guitarist Jeremy Earl talks through the influences behind one song on the psychedelic folk band's latest album, City Sun Eater In The River Of Light.

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Special Election Coverage: The New York Primary

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Catch up with interviews of special guests from NPR's New York primary night coverage, hosted by Scott Detrow.

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In Children's Music, Diana Panton Finds A Few Lessons For Adults

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

"The way a child thinks is a good model for us sometimes," Panton says. Though I Believe In Little Things is her first album for kids, the jazz musician says she hardly changed her approach.

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The Next Apple-FBI Question: Who Can Know How The iPhone Was Hacked?

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

A third party helped the FBI unlock a phone linked to one of the San Bernardino shooters. Should Apple know how they managed to hack the phone or can the third party sell that information?

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The Lonely Side Of James Brown

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

When James McBride, a National Book Award winner for his fiction, decided to write an entire book about James Brown, he wanted to push beyond the hype and racism he says haunts Brown's legacy.

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Why Our Brains Weren't Made To Deal With Climate Change

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Human beings would be better at fighting climate change if we weren't so, well, human. In this episode, we explore the psychological barriers to addressing climate change.

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'It Takes A Lot Of Bravery To Be Kind,' Says Kids' Author Kate DiCamillo

Monday, April 18, 2016

DiCamillo says Raymie Nightingale, the 10-year-old protagonist at the heart of her latest novel, is a lot like she was as a child: "Very introverted, watching, worrying, wondering, but also hopeful."

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How Social Media Smeared A Missing Student As A Terrorism Suspect

Monday, April 18, 2016

The documentary Help Us Find Sunil Tripathi explores what happened after a tweet misidentified a Brown University student as one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

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On Andrew Bird's Latest, Real Life Takes The Reins

Sunday, April 17, 2016

"All my songs are personal on some level; it's just a matter of how much that personal thing is buried." Bird says that on the new album Are You Serious, his private world has bubbled to the surface.

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The Epidemiologist Who Crushed The Glass Ceiling And Media Stupidity

Sunday, April 17, 2016

In a new memoir, Dr. Mary Guinan reflects on 40 years as a disease detective for the CDC.

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