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Starbucks Will Stop Putting The Words 'Race Together' On Cups

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Some see the move as a reaction to widespread criticism of the company's push to start candid conversations about race in its stores. But Starbucks says the move had nothing to do with the backlash.

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All Things Considered

In New York, Support Grows For Keeping Teens Out Of Adult Prisons

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Hundreds of 16- and 17-year-olds are serving time in New York's adult prisons, including Rikers Island. A new proposal would raise the age of criminal responsibility to 18.

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All Things Considered

Understanding Skid Row's Tensions After A Fatal Police Shooting

Sunday, March 22, 2015

After LA police shot and killed an unarmed man in early March, NPR's Kelly McEvers and producer Tom Dreisbach embedded with Skid Row residents and police to learn more about each side of the story.

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Morning Edition

Ashraf Ghani: U.S. Critical To Afghanistan's Future

Sunday, March 22, 2015

In an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, the Afghan president says most of his country wants U.S. troops to remain. He also says he's determined to make sure ISIS doesn't gain a foothold.

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Morning Edition

Founding Father Of Modern Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew, Dies At 91

Sunday, March 22, 2015

During more than a half-century as the city-state's leader, Lee helped turn the sleepy British colony into an affluent trading enclave. But he ruled with an iron fist and muzzled critics and rivals.

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Top Beijing Scientist: China Faces 'Huge Impact' From Climate Change

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The head of the country's meteorological administration says it faces climate disasters and ecological degradation resulting from a warming planet.

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Parisians Sing The Praises Of 'Singin In The Rain'

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Until a few years ago, American musical theater was rarely performed in France. But it's become a huge hit, with Singin' in the Rain as the latest sold-out success.

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Keeping Women Out Of The Workforce Is Economic Nonsense

Sunday, March 22, 2015

New studies show how much a country loses if it discriminates. Not only would the women themselves benefit — to the tune of $9 trillion in developing countries alone — the national economy would, too.

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ISIS Issues 'Wanted' List Of 100 U.S. Military Personnel

Sunday, March 22, 2015

U.S. defense and intelligence officials tell NPR that the list appears to have been derived from publicly available sources and not a breach of a government server.

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Qatar Digital Library Preserves The Music Of A Vanishing Past

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The tiny, super-rich state of Qatar takes pride in its modernity, with its gleaming skyscrapers and lucrative gas fields. But it is also investing in a huge history project.

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Shiite Rebels In Yemen Reportedly Seize Parts Of Southern City

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have seized the airport at Taiz, one of the country's largest cities, days after rival al-Qaida fighters consolidated their hold on al-Houtha.

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William Electric Black Tackles Gun Violence In 5 Ambitious Plays

Sunday, March 22, 2015

William Electric Black, the first African American writer for Sesame Street and winner of several Emmys, has a new project: a five-play cycle on gun violence.

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Putin Critics Said To Be On Russian 'Kill List'

Sunday, March 22, 2015

After the killing in Moscow of an opponent of President Vladimir Putin, other opposition figures in Russia are said to be on a hit list. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Corey Flintoff in Moscow.

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Ted Cruz Set To Announce Presidential Bid

Sunday, March 22, 2015

The firebrand Texas senator will announce on Monday, bypassing an exploratory committee and instead launching directly into the campaign for the Republican nomination.

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Gen. Allen: Iran's Involvement Complicates Anti-ISIS Effort

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Host Rachel Martin speaks with reporter Teri Schultz about her exclusive interview with Gen. John Allen, the man charged with U.S. efforts to counter the self-described Islamic State.

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'How Unromantic It Is To Die Of Tuberculosis In The 21st Century'

Sunday, March 22, 2015

That's what a patient in Russia said a few years ago. In fact, 1.5 million people do die of the airborne infection each year. Here's what the world needs to do to fight this generally curable scourge.

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Foraging In The Office Fridge: Petty Theft Or Public Service?

Sunday, March 22, 2015

A splash of milk for your coffee might pass, but helping yourself to a whole sandwich? Like any controversial office issue, the ethical lines that cut through the fridge aren't so clear.

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All Things Considered

After Students Went To Wage Jihad, Teacher Highlights Youth Radicalization

Saturday, March 21, 2015

A German-Syrian religious studies teacher was shocked when she heard that five of her former students had left Germany to join jihadist groups in Syria. "It felt like a personal defeat," she says.

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WNYC News

Brooklyn Fire Kills Seven Children From Same Orthodox Family

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Fire commissioner says an unattended hot plate is the likely cause.

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Judge Rules U.S. Must Release Photos Of Prisoner Abuse In Iraq, Afghanistan

Saturday, March 21, 2015

The ACLU has fought for years for the release of photos documenting abuse in prisons like Abu Ghraib. The government argues releasing the photos would pose a threat to American military.

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