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Week In News: Jobs, Recess Appointments, Military

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The U.S. economy is looking up, so say the numbers. The Labor Department reported Friday that employers added 200,000 jobs in December, while the unemployment rate fell to 8.5 percent. Host Guy Raz speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about the significance of these latest job numbers along with other news from the week.

Latest LGBT Films Move Beyond 'Coming Out' Narrative

There are a large number of LGBT films in theaters this fall. NPR explores what that says about Hollywood and society in general.

In The Pot Or The Pan, Chef Paul Prudhomme Was Always 'Making Magic'

The New Orleans chef changed the way the world saw Louisiana cooking. He has died at the age of 75.

Rep. Charlie Dent: House Republicans 'Frankly Shocked' By McCarthy Decision

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Rep. Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania about Rep. Kevin McCarthy's decision to drop out of the race for the House Speakership.

Beyond The 'Like' Button: Facebook Comes To Our Emotional Rescue

Facebook reveals new emojis it's testing to expand the iconic "Like" button. All Tech Considered welcomes a new host, who tries to explain her vision for the blog using Facebook's seven "Reactions."

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