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Race For 2016: And Then There Were 10

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 11:20am

Former New York Governor George Pataki and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum are the latest to jump into the race.

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The State Of Zimbabwe Today

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 11:12am

NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton has spent a lot of time in the country, and discusses its politics and economy today, compared to yesteryear.

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Songs We Love: Keita Sano, "Bouzouk"

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 11:06am

A spellbinding dance track that's heavy (as you might have guessed) on the bouzouki.

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Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of May

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:57am

This month's mix features bouzouki music from Japan, Shangaan electro from South Africa, some good ol'-fashioned funk from Los Angeles, and much more.

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U.S. Drops Cuba From List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:11am

The State Department removed Havana from the list following a thawing of relations with the United States.

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At FIFA Meeting, Israeli And Palestinian Delegates Shake Hands

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:09am

The "handshake for peace" was perhaps the only thing that could compete with accusations of corruption and bribery that have dominated the international gathering of soccer's governing body.

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My Mother's Lover

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:08am

What happens when your mother's dying wish is to rest in peace... with someone you've never heard of before?

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Angelic Symphony

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:08am

What happens when you get one song stuck in your head for decades? And it gets louder and louder? For one man, his whole life falls apart... only to magically come back together.

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Playing For Your Life

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:08am

For one young Colombian musician, keeping his kidnapping a secret was the difference between life and death.

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The Walkout

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 10:08am

Smitten by an activist, Glynn finds out just how far he is willing to go to prove his love.

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Islamic State Claims Responsibility For Second Saudi Attack

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 9:55am

At least four people, including a suspected suicide bomber, were killed in the attack on a Shiite mosque in the kingdom's Eastern Province.

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Goodnight, Texas On Mountain Stage

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 9:35am

Hear a folk-rock band named after a hamlet midway between its members' hometowns.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Tomorrowland,' The Future And The Past

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 9:28am

On this week's show, we tackle Tomorrowland and consider pop culture looks at both the future and the past. And as always, we chat about what's making us happy this week.

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Look Who's Hanging Out With A Goat! It's Supermodel Chrissy Teigen

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 9:14am

She's not the only example of a cross-species friend. Goats pal around with hippos and giraffes, too. We probe the science of goat behavior to see what makes them such good friends.

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Breath Holding In The Pool Can Spark Sudden Blackouts And Death

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:48am

When you hold your breath underwater, you might pass out before you realize you need oxygen right now. Experienced swimmers have drowned as a result, and most people aren't aware of the risk.

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David Oyelowo Flies Solo In HBO's 'Nightingale'

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:31am

Oyelowo, who won accolades in 2014 for Selma, here works alone on camera in a dramatic film about a man coming undone in his mother's house.

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Top Stories: FIFA Holds Leadership Election; Nigeria's New President

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:09am

Also: More flooding is ahead for the central and southern Plains; Delaware lawmakers review an assisted suicide bill; and a Pearl Harbor memorial is temporarily closed after a ship strikes a dock.

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Songs We Love: Nocturnal Sunshine, 'Take Me There'

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:03am

Nocturnal Sunshine is the dubstep project of British DJ Maya Jane Coles. True to that name, she makes dubstep beats that are somehow dark and bright at the same time.

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Madeleine Peyroux On Song Travels

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:00am

The vocalist covers an obscure Buddy Holly song and discusses busking on the streets of Paris.

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Muhammadu Buhari Becomes Nigeria's President

Fri, 05/29/2015 - 7:23am

Buhari has become the first opposition figure to be inaugurated since Nigeria won its independence in 1960.

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