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Keeping Yemen From Decay

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 12:12pm

Is there anything the United States can do to keep the country from descending into complete chaos?

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Obama And Raul Castro Speak By Phone

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 12:06pm

It's just the second time in more than 50 years that the leaders of the U.S. and Cuba are known to have spoken.

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Your Song Of The Week: Kendrick Lamar's 'King Kunta'

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 12:00pm

This week we're introducing a mini-podcast from All Songs Considered for conversations about news, songs, musicians that have captured our imagination.

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Extreme Runner? Try The North Pole Marathon

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:55am

The first planeload of competitors has arrived and is adjusting to -30 degree temperatures. The race is expected to start around midnight.

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Tips And 5 Recipes For Cooking With Kids

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:45am

Our resident chef suggests choosing something simple but interesting, and focusing on fruits and vegetables.

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Indiana Returning To Normal After Religious Freedom Debate

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:40am

The pizzeria that supported the state's controversial religious freedom law has reopened, after crowdfunding more than $800,000.

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'Latino USA' On The Campaign Trail With 'Chuy'

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:35am

The intense focus of an hour-long episode on Chicago mayoral candidate Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia was far too one-sided.

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A Forgotten Generation: Half Of S. Korea's Elderly Live In Poverty

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:22am

In a country known for its tech advances and rapid economic rise, the generation responsible for the growth isn't faring so well. Half of South Korea's seniors live below the poverty line.

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President Obama Spoke To Raul Castro By Phone; Leaders May Meet Today

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:07am

It's only the second time in the past 50 years that the heads of the U.S. and Cuba are known to have spoken. The two leaders are expected to meet Friday, at a regional meeting in Panama.

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Molossia Heads Up Big Micronation Summit In California

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 11:05am

In the first gathering of its kind, representatives from such micronations as Slabovia and Westarctica will attend Saturday's meeting at the Anaheim Central Library.

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José Feliciano On Song Travels

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:35am

The guitarist pays tribute to Elvis Presley and performs standards with host Michael Feinstein.

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Carmen McRae On Piano Jazz

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:10am

An expert on rhythm and phrasing, the singer accompanies herself on piano for "As Long As I Live."

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The Dentist Story

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:07am

What if your dentist told you that you were dead? What if that changed the course of your life?

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The Queen Rania Tree

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:07am

Ghazi Albuliwi's parents wanted him to get married in the traditional Arab way. He thought it was a bad idea. They were about to find out who was right.

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Skin Deep

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:07am

It's days before the big dance at Camp Discovery — and there's a problem. A few problems. But the kids at this camp are more used to problems than your average camper.

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The Coolest Dude

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 10:07am

Glynn has a good friend who has a very unique look.

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Cooking With Emoji: We're Taking Eggplant Back From The Bros

Fri, 04/10/2015 - 9:58am

The eggplant emoji has become a favorite of salacious sexters. To rescue its sullied rep, we turn to our emoji keyboards and conjure recipes to highlight the fruit's, ahem, culinary attributes.

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