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How Carli Lloyd Became A Soccer Star 'When Nobody Was Watching'

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Lloyd's journey to success was long and hard-fought. In her new memoir, she describes how she nearly quit playing soccer and reveals painful details about her strained relationship with her parents.

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Newlywed Composer Christopher Rouse On His Encoded Musical Love Letters

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

In a piece on his latest album, the Pulitzer-winning composer uses a code of musical notes to spell out the name of his wife, Natasha. Another composition is inspired by her remarkable resilience.

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#DearWashington: Readers Share Personal Concerns This Election

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

NPR is asking audiences to share something that they want their leaders in Washington to know about why this election matters to them.

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Hear Something, Say Something: Navigating The World Of Racial Awkwardness

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

What do you do when a friend or loved one talks about race in a way that makes you cringe? Karen Good Marable, Aaron Sanchez, Robyn Henderson-Espinoza and Channing Kennedy tell us how they reacted.

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When Phones Went Mobile: Revisiting NPR's 1983 Story On 'Cellular'

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The report titled "Cellular Phones Are Completely Mobile" features a man who was "among the first 1,500 customers to use a new mobile phone system called cellular."

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Fact Check: First Presidential Debate

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

NPR annotated the first presidential debate debate with fact check, analysis and context.

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Fact Check: Trump And Clinton Debate For The First Time

Monday, September 26, 2016

NPR reporters and editors annotated Monday night's debate as it happened. Read the final fact check, analysis and context here.

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Online Trackers Follow Our Digital Shadow By 'Fingerprinting' Browsers, Devices

Monday, September 26, 2016

Online tracking is no longer about "cookies." New technology helps trackers link online breadcrumbs — including across devices — through browser settings, battery levels and other details.

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How 'Open Carry' Laws In North Carolina Apply To Keith Lamont Scott's Case

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Prof. Joseph Kennedy of the University of North Carolina School of Law explains how the state's open carry laws relate to the Keith Lamont Scott case playing out in Charlotte, NC.

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Off Stage And Inside The Life Of 'The Boss' Battling With Depression

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Michel Martin chats with David Kamp about his Vanity Fair interview with Bruce Springsteen. In the book, called Born to Run, Springsteen opens up about his life and his history with mental illness.

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Remembering Stanley 'Buckwheat' Dural Jr., A Legend In Lousiana's Zydeco Music

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Stanley "Buckwheat" Dural Jr., was known as an international ambassador for Louisiana roots music with his genre-leaping band Buckwheat Zydeco.

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If The FCC Gets It Way, This App Could Change The Way You Watch TV And Save Dollars

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Michel Martin chats with NPR's Washington correspondent Brian Naylor about the FCC's scheduled vote this week on a proposal that could one day save cable subscribers money.

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What Does It Take To Win A Debate? A Meaningful Exchange Can Make A Difference

Sunday, September 25, 2016

The first presidential debate is Monday, both candidates hoping to do well. But what does it mean to "win" a debate? American University history professor Allan Lichtman explains.

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Before 'Humans Of New York,' Terkel Showed Dignity In Everyday People In 'Working'

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Iconic journalist Studs Terkel was creating a best-seller, when he interviewed people around the U.S. for his book Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do.

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Twitter To Help Provide Context To Moderators In Monday's Presidential Debate

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Adam Sharp, head of News and Government at Twitter talks to Michel Martin about the role of Twitter during Monday's presidential debates.

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'Hidden Figures': How Black Women Did The Math That Put Men On The Moon

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Back in the days of the space race, "computers" were people — often women — who performed vital calculations. Hidden Figures tells the stories of the women who got some of the first men to space.

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Clinton, Trump To Face Off At New York's Hofstra In First Presidential Debate

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton square off in their first debate Monday night, with high stakes for both candidates.

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Y La Bamba's Luz Elena Mendoza On Valuing One's Voice

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Mendoza says she's often felt caught between cultures. But she's learned to embrace multiple identities simultaneously — and it shows in her music.

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'Working' Then And Now: Studs Terkel's Book Interviews Resurface As Audio

Sunday, September 25, 2016

All this week on NPR, you'll hear the voices of people Studs Terkel interviewed in his book, Working. Among the interviews you'll hear this week are a telephone operator and hotel piano player.

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BANKS On What Happens When You Give Your Fans Your Phone Number

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Social media isn't Jillian Banks' style, so she told her fans to text her instead. "Something that I'm still learning and have had to learn is how to put boundaries up," she says.

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