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How A Justice Stays Fit: 'The RBG Workout'

Oct 8, 2017

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'Ask A Muslim Anything'

Oct 8, 2017

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America is going through a difficult time where people seem more divided than ever. One man, a Lebanese-American and a Muslim, is hoping to change that dynamic one conversation at a time. Anthony Brooks of member station WBUR has our story.

What's Behind The Jump In STD Rates

Oct 8, 2017

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The Boom In Political Podcasting

Oct 8, 2017

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Shania Twain On Starting Over In 'Now'

Oct 1, 2017

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After a 15-year hiatus, Shania Twain is back.

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SHANIA TWAIN: (Singing) I wasn't just broken. I was shattered.

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Two major rockfalls in California's Yosemite National Park took place this past week. The slides have park officials worried about safety. Valley Public Radio's Ezra David Romero reports.

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Trump And Athletes Trade Words On Twitter

Sep 24, 2017

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Retirees across the country had no idea what happened to their second homes in Florida. Some have gone to Florida to find out for themselves, as NPR's Camila Domonoske reports from Fort Myers.

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Brooklyn Is Magical In 'Shadowhouse Fall'

Sep 17, 2017

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How Miami's Little Haiti Fared

Sep 17, 2017

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As we mentioned, Hurricane Irma is heading up Florida's west coast. And we have the mayor of Naples, Bill Barnett, on the line.

Thank you for being with us, mayor, at this time.

Irma Latest

Sep 10, 2017

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Thank you, Lulu. Thank you for that interview and for all your coverage this morning of Hurricane Irma.

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A Miami Author On The Region's Hurricanes

Sep 10, 2017

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And now back to our coverage of Hurricane Irma in Florida. Mario Alejandro Ariza is a freelance journalist and poet. Much of his work focuses on climate change. He's lived in the Dominican Republic and now Miami, which is where I spoke to him before the storm hit.

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The blast was picked up by seismic stations all over the world, and it was big.

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Teachers Organize To Help In Texas

Sep 3, 2017

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Repeated concussions have led to an epidemic in the NFL.

KEN BELSON: You're about to meet the real-life doctor who discovered that insidious disease found in the brains of athletes who suffered repeated blows to the head.

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Mayweather Vs. McGregor Recap

Aug 27, 2017

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