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And The Kids, "Devastation Celebration"

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 7:03am

Watch the all-female indie rock trio And The Kids' delightfully bizarre video for "Devastation Celebration."

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Women Join Men On Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race Day

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:38am

For the first time in the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race history, the women's event will be held on the same day as the men's. Tamara Keith speaks with American rower Caryn Davies.

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Baseball's Beginning, Basketball's Ending: The Week In Sports

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:38am

NPR's Tamara Keith and ESPN's Howard Bryant talk about the start of baseball season, the end of basketball season, and the short but inspirational life of 19-year-old basketball player Lauren Hill.

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Army Reviewing Rape Charges Against U.S. Troops In Colombia

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:38am

A Colombian report reviewing the last five decades of conflict there offered new allegations that U.S. personnel raped as many as 53 women and girls while stationed there between 2003 and 2007.

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German Student Asks Government For Test Questions In Advance

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:38am

Getting ready for exams is never easy. Wouldn't it be great to have the questions in advance? One student in Germany is pinning his hopes on just that with a creative Freedom of Information request.

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With Paul, Cruz and Clinton On The Verge, 2016 Election Takes Shape

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:38am

Sens. Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have announced they'll run for president, and Hillary Clinton is expected to announce on Sunday. Correspondents Mara Liasson and Don Gonyea join NPR's Tamara Keith.

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Large Crowds Expected For Walter Scott's S.C. Funeral

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:38am

A funeral service is scheduled Saturday for Walter Scott, the black man killed by a white police officer in North Charleston, S.C.. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with correspondent Martin Kaste.

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Humanitarian Worker In Yemen Sees Catastrophe Ahead

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:38am

Crucial aid shipments carrying much-needed medical supplies have finally reached Yemen. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Nuha, the humanitarian coordinator for Oxfam in Yemen.

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Family Dispute Tears At France's Far-Right National Front

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:38am

A family feud is raging in France's far-right political party between party leader Marine Le Pen and its founder, Le Pen's father. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with French journalist Cecile Alduy.

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Compression Clothes' Advantage Could Be Placebo Effect

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:38am

Manufacturers claim compression clothes improve athletic performance, but there is little scientific evidence to back that up. This story first aired March 30 on Morning Edition.

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Inside The Wild (And Hand-Drawn) World Of Bill Plympton

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 6:38am

Indie animation king Bill Plympton's latest feature, Cheatin', tells the loopy love story of Jake and Ella, and how their perfect romance fractured. Reporter Jon Kalish visited Plympton in his studio.

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'Born With Teeth,' Actress Kate Mulgrew On A Life Lived With Abandon

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 5:17am

Mulgrew played Captain Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager and is a formidable kitchen manager on Orange Is the New Black. But her personal story is more dramatic than any she's ever played on screen.

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5 Things You Should Know About Hillary Clinton

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 4:03am

She started out as a Republican and hasn't driven a car since 1996. Here's what you may not know or just may not remember about the former secretary of state and first lady.

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Plagued By Smog, Krakow Struggles To Break Its Coal-Burning Habit

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 3:50am

Russian gas is expensive, so many Poles still rely on coal. Krakow is one of the most polluted cities in the EU's most polluted country. All that coal is akin to "smoking 2,000 cigarettes per year."

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From Ballrooms To Concert Halls, Mexico Kept This Cuban Style Alive

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 1:03am

Born in Cuba in the late 1800s, danzón had couples gliding in a kind of formal square dance a century later.

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A Young Jazz Saxophonist Wants You To 'Get Up And Move'

Sat, 04/11/2015 - 1:03am

"I wanted to show another side of my passion," says 25-year-old Hailey Niswanger, whose new album PDX Soul is a departure from her previous straight-ahead jazz albums.

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