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Politics Podcast: Trump University And Money To Vets Make It A Rough Week For Trump

Friday, June 03, 2016

The NPR Politics team is back with its weekly roundup of political news, where they discuss Trump's rough week, possible VP selections and the big batch of primary states on June 7.

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Why Our Politics Are What They Are: The View From 3 Generations

Friday, June 03, 2016

When it comes to politics, experience matters. Not just that of the candidates, but of the voters, too.

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Navigating Life, And Relationships, After A Jail Sentence

Friday, June 03, 2016

Jamal Faison spent eight months in New York City's Rikers Island jail complex. Now, he struggles to rebuild his life and his view of himself.

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Track Star Alexi Pappas Chases Olympic Dreams In Her New Feature Film

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Pappas co-wrote, co-directed and stars in Tracktown, which follows a young runner trying to make it to the Olympics. Pappas will be competing for Greece at this summer's games.

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Inside The Suicide Epidemic At The Top Of The World

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Greenland's suicide rate is among the highest in the world.

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Join Yo-Yo Ma And Us For A Special Event In NYC

Thursday, June 02, 2016

On June 7, we're hosting a screening of The Music Of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble — with a musical introduction by the renowned cellist and a Q&A with filmmaker Morgan Neville.

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Mitch McConnell: Republican Party Is At An 'All-Time High'

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

For all the talk of the GOP's upheaval, the Senate majority leader says he doesn't think Donald Trump's nomination will redefine the Republican Party in any substantial way.

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Food For Thought: The Subtle Forces That Affect Your Appetite

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

What do large tables, large breakfasts and large servers have in common? They all affect how much you eat. This week on Hidden Brain, we look at the hidden forces that drive our diets.

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Is Primary Rivalry Making The Democratic Party Stronger Like It Did In 2008?

Sunday, May 29, 2016

It's not the first time we've seen a bitter end to the Democratic primaries. In 2008, divisive moments came through personal attacks. But back then, Clinton and Obama pushed similar ideologies.

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Music, Power And Politics Collide On Leyla McCalla's 'A Day for the Hunter'

Sunday, May 29, 2016

A classically trained cellist with songs rooted in Haitian folk, McCalla embraces the intersections of art and history in her work. Her new album is A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey.

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At Mid-Career, Beth Orton Shakes Off Expectation

Sunday, May 29, 2016

The British songwriter began her career in 1999 with an album that was a breakout success. Years later, she says she looks on that younger version of herself with the protectiveness of a big sister.

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Adventurer Says 'Walking The Himalayas' Wasn't About 'Sticking Flags In Peaks'

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Levison Wood, who previously walked the length of the Nile River, has now trekked 1,700 miles, from Afghanistan to Bhutan, along the Himalayan mountain range.

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'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

Sunday, May 29, 2016

Oysters, cocaine, fine wine, love triangles: Stephanie Danler's debut novel Sweetbitter follows a year in the life of a young woman working at a top-tier Manhattan restaurant.

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A Conversation About The Future Of Water

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Michel Martin traveled to Fort Collins, Colo. to talk diverse panel of guests about drought, water rights and dealing with a future where water may be scarce.

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Army Love: A Fallen Soldier's Widow Tells Their Daughter How It All Began

Saturday, May 28, 2016

This Memorial Day weekend at Storycorps, a mother and daughter remember a husband and father who died in Iraq when his Humvee hit an IED.

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The Accidentals Come Home To Michigan

Saturday, May 28, 2016

The young band recently released a single called "Michigan And Again." Though the band's three members do love their home state, the inspiration for the song came from an unlikely source.

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Chef Eddie Huang On Cultural Identity And 'Intestine Sticky Rice Hot Dog'

Friday, May 27, 2016

Huang and his brothers, Evan and Emery, headed to China to reconnect with their culture, to eat lots and lots of food — and to cook. He's documented his travels in his new book, Double Cup Love.

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A POW Dad And His Family's Fierce, Loving Allegiance

Friday, May 27, 2016

James Stockdale is best remembered for being the running mate of millionaire Ross Perot in 1992. Stockdale's son remembers him as a Vietnam POW and war hero.

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Politics Podcast: It's For Real Now — Trump Is The Presumptive GOP Nominee

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The NPR politics team is back with its weekly roundup of political news. The team discusses why Trump is now the official presumptive nominee for the Republican Party.

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In 'Porcelain,' Moby Searches For Validation And Finds Unlikely Success

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The electronic musician's new memoir traces his journey from Connecticut suburbs to New York City raves. It's a tale of dance clubs, DJs and Manhattan in the 1990s full of self-deprecating humor.

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