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Nuclear Talks Resume With Iran

Sunday, March 15, 2015

NPR's Arun Rath talks with international correspondent Peter Kenyon about the resumption of nuclear talks with Iran, as Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Iran's foreign minister in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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Why Is The Risk Of Youth Suicide Higher In Rural Areas?

Sunday, March 15, 2015

The suicide rate for young people in rural areas is almost double the rate for youth in cities. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Dr. Sandra Micken, a Montana psychologist, about the disparity.
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'State Of Terror': Where ISIS Came From And How To Fight It

Sunday, March 15, 2015

In their new book, terrorism experts Jessica Stern and J.M. Berger say that the "projection of strength" has led to the rapid expansion of the self-declared Islamic State.
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Police Dog On Payroll: 'Indiana Bones' Is Woman's Best Friend

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Dogs are routinely used by police forces for criminal investigations, drug-sniffing or search and rescue missions. But to LA county K-9 handler Karina Peck, "Indy" the dog is more than a co-worker.
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From Waitress To TV Writer: A 'Surreal, Fantastic Cinderella Story'

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Diane Ruggiero-Wright was a full-time waitress in New Jersey when one of her patrons asked what she really wanted to be doing. She told him she was a writer — and it turned out he was a writer, too.
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Oboist Reclaims Mozart's Lost Contemporaries

Sunday, March 15, 2015

For the new album Lost and Found, a Berlin Philharmonic oboist unearthed concertos by fine but forgotten composers from Mozart's time.
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When Police Are Given Body Cameras, Do They Use Them?

Saturday, March 14, 2015

An independent monitor's report on the Denver Police Department's use of body-worn cameras found that during a six-month trial run, just one in four use-of-force incidents was actually recorded.
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Alaska Town Braces For Another Boom

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Small communities across the U.S. are struggling to deal with rapid oil and gas development. The influx of workers and activity can strain services and infrastructure. But planning helps.
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People With Disabilities, On Screen And Sans Clichés

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Films that focus on disability are frequently overlooked by festivals and audiences. Reelabilities, a 15-city festival, is bucking the trend, showcasing films by and about people with disabilities.
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A Gender Discrimination Trial Rocks Silicon Valley

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Ellen Pao testified in a San Francisco court as part of her $16 million gender discrimination lawsuit against a former employer. NPR's Arun Rath talks with Wired's Davey Alba about the trial.
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A Glimpse Into Osama Bin Laden's Final Days

Saturday, March 14, 2015

NPR's Arun Rath talks with CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen about newly released documents revealing what life was like for Osama bin Laden in the months before he was tracked down and killed in Pakistan in 2011.
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'Windows' That Transform The World: Jane Hirshfield On Poetry

Saturday, March 14, 2015

In a "window moment," the poet says, a work shifts and expands: "By glancing for a moment at something else, the field of the poem becomes larger. What's in the room with the poem is bigger."
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Graphic Testimony Marks Boston Marathon Bombing Trial So Far

Saturday, March 14, 2015

The trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has finished its first full week. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Tovia Smith on the defense strategy so far and what to expect as the trial continues.
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Albert 'Tootie' Heath, Drummer Extraordinaire, Turns The Tables

Saturday, March 14, 2015

NPR's Arun Rath had been dying to interview the renowned jazz drummer for years. When he got the chance, it turned out Heath had some questions for him, as well.
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The Way Forward In Ferguson

Saturday, March 14, 2015

NPR's Arun Rath talks with correspondent Cheryl Corley, reporting from Ferguson, Mo., after two police officers were shot this week and the city's embattled police chief resigned.
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Lumber Liquidators Defends Its Products After '60 Minutes' Report

Friday, March 13, 2015

The flooring retailer says the tests used by its critics give a misleading impression of product safety. But Lumber Liquidators says it will pay for safety testing for customers who want it.
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President Obama Visits Phoenix Hospital At Center Of VA Crisis

Friday, March 13, 2015

President Obama and Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald visit the veterans hospital in Phoenix Friday to announce a new outside advisory committee to help the VA with customer service.
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Drumbeat Grows Louder For Impeachment Of Brazil's Rousseff

Friday, March 13, 2015

The second-term president faces a massive corruption scandal at the state oil company that implicates her party, rising inflation and a tanking currency. Now, her popularity is at an all-time low.
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German Program Helps Families De-Radicalize Members Prone To Extremism

Friday, March 13, 2015

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with counselor Daniel Koehler about a German program to help families de-radicalize members who turn to extremism and violent ideology.
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Ferguson Mayor Knowles Slams 'Hostile Language' From Eric Holder

Friday, March 13, 2015

Saying that he's trying to save the community, Mayor James Knowles adds that he is frustrated and concerned by the tone of the attorney general's remarks.
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