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Reborn At 40, She Uncovered New Life In A 'Dream' — Looking At Skulls

Friday, April 29, 2016

But not just looking at skulls — reconstructing human faces from them. This forensic artist once worked several jobs, hating "every morning I got up." Then, she took a class in anthropology.

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Politics Podcast: Why Did Ted Cruz Just Announce His VP?

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The NPR Politics team is back with a quick take to discuss Cruz's announcement that Carly Fiorina will be his vice president. That is, if he were to win the nomination.

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Feeling This: A Conversation With Grimes

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The electronic artist born Claire Boucher goes long on gender politics in music studios, the perks of being a science major and why her favorite songs are those that deliberately unsettle the ear.

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Special Election Coverage: The April 26 Northeast Primaries

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Catch up on interviews from NPR's special election coverage of the primaries on April 26, hosted by Scott Detrow and Audie Cornish.

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What's Your Take On Morning Edition's Theme?

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Morning Edition listeners, now's your chance to create your own version of the show's theme music. Post your compositions to SoundCloud. We'll air our favorites in the coming weeks.

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Why Freddie Mercury's Voice Was So Great, As Explained By Science

Monday, April 25, 2016

Mercury is widely regarded as one of the best singers in rock history. Now, a recent study aims to explain why the late Queen frontman's voice was so special.

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Lesson Learned For Baltimore's Health Commissioner: 'I Like A Fight'

Monday, April 25, 2016

A year after Baltimore erupted in violence over the death of Freddie Gray, Dr. Leana Wen, the city's health commissioner, talks about progress and setbacks in dealing with issues the unrest exposed.

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In The Lines Of Ocean Vuong, Echoes Of His Family's Past In Vietnam

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Award-winning poet Ocean Vuong speaks about his new book Night Sky with Exit Wounds, which weaves growing up in America with his family's memories of a war-torn Vietnam.

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'Wake Up You!' Explores The Transitional, Post-War Rock 'N' Roll Of Nigeria

Sunday, April 24, 2016

In the 1970s, a crop of young rock bands with "a new sense of fury and fuzz" arose in the aftermath of the country's civil war, says historian Uchenna Ikonne.

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How Talking Openly Against Stigma Helped A Mother And Son Cope With Bipolar Disorder

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Eric Walton was 13 when the Sandy Hook massacre happened. His mother feared he might grow up to be another Adam Lanza. Now Walton and his mother tell of finding the right diagnosis and treatment.

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When It Comes To Prom Dresses, Teen Blogger Knows What's In Style

Sunday, April 24, 2016

It's prom season! And that means dresses — lots of dresses. Justina Sharp has been blogging about fashion since she was 13 years old, and she tells NPR's Rachel Martin what's trending this year.

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Timbuktu's 'Badass Librarians': Checking Out Books Under Al-Qaida's Nose

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Librarian Abdel Kader Haidara organized a smuggling operation to keep centuries-old manuscripts out of the hands of al-Qaida. Joshua Hammer wrote about it in The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu.

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The Hackensaw Boys: Making Old-Time New Again

Saturday, April 23, 2016

The Virginia string band has made its own brand of music since 1999. The members join NPR's Scott Simon to discuss the new album Charismo.

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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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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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