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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:53 pm
Christian McBride of Jazz Night in America joins NPR's Audie Cornish with a few criteria for what turns a regular composition into a canonized classic.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Luci Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon Johnson, about receiving an honorary nursing degree from Georgetown University more than half a century after she left school because the nursing school had a policy against married students.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
Sen. John McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer last year. In his new memoir, The Restless Wave, McCain writes about the state of politics and the principles he'd like the country to hold onto after he's gone. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with McCain's co-author, longtime advisor and friend Mark Salter.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
The President has asked the Justice Department to look into whether it improperly surveilled his campaign after published reports that a U.S. intelligence source had contact with people in the Trump campaign during the summer of 2016. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says the department's inspector general will do that.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with poetry reviewer, Tess Taylor about Terrance Hayes' new collection American Sonnets for my Past and Future Assassin. Every poem is a sonnet, and every sonnet is titled: "American Sonnet for my Past and Future Assassin."
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
Despite widespread hunger, deepening crime, nearly non-existent health care, hyperinflation and a surge of people fleeing the country, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro won re-election.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
Some schools are working with outside technology companies to scan social media for threats against them and their students, in hopes of preventing mass shootings and student suicide.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
President Trump's adviser Roger Stone says he wouldn't be surprised about a potential indictment from Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, but he has called the investigation baseless and faulted what he calls an official campaign to keep him quiet.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
In Greensboro, N.C., the city's minor league team, the Greensboro Grasshoppers, is mourning their former bat dog, Miss Babe Ruth. She retired in 2015 after fetching bats and delivering balls for 649 consecutive home games over nine seasons. She died of cancer on Friday at 12.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
Now that the U.S. is out of the Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is laying out his next steps. He wants European countries to work with him to pressure Iran on its other bad behavior, but the Europeans are fuming about Trump's decision to walk away from the nuclear deal.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
One of the victims of the school shooting last Friday was a Pakistani exchange student. She came from a country where militants have attacked schools and killed students. And so her killing in the U.S. shocked many people in Pakistan.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
Across Texas people stopped for a moment of silence Monday to honor those killed and injured in Friday's school shooting in Santa Fe. While there are many questions about that day, many are asking, why?
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Monday, May 21, 2018 1:19 pm
Sea-level rise is so acute in South Florida that local governments are eyeing hundreds of millions in spending to mitigate floodwaters. But wealthy foreign investors don't seem fazed.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 12:17 pm
Historic sites around the world face mounting threats: war, climate change, natural disaster. There's a rush to use 3D scans for preservation. But experts have questions about how the scans are used.
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Monday, May 21, 2018 11:45 am
The two satellites, which are collectively called GRACE and will replace two retired probes, are one of the most important tools for understanding the effects of climate change.
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