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The 'Justified' Finale Brings An End To Another TV Western

FX's powerful modern-day Western 'Justified' airs its series finale tonight. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says its end underscores the decline of a once-powerful TV genre.

'Clintonomics' Ruled The 1990s; 'Hillarynomics' Would Be Different

The name "Clinton" remains magic for many Americans who got jobs, bought homes and invested savings in the 1990s. But key elements of "Clintonomics" may not be popular with today's Democratic voters.

With A Handshake And More, Obama Shifts U.S.-Latin America Policy

The president made history by shaking hands with Cuba's Raul Castro at the Summit of the Americas. There was less talk about the drug trade and the military, and more talk about economic opportunity.

Rubio's Path To The Nomination, And 3 Obstacles In His Way

The junior Republican senator from Florida is expected to jump into the race for the presidency Monday. He has some strengths — but also some hurdles to overcome.

'Nurse Jackie' Ends As TV's Most Honest Depiction Of Addiction

Showtime's dramedy Nurse Jackie begins its final season Sunday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says the show offers television's most realistic depiction of a high functioning drug addict.

'Game Of Thrones' And 'Veep' Anchor HBO's Killer Sunday Lineup

HBO's Game of Thrones, Veep and Silicon Valley all start new seasons Sunday. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says these three shows just might form the best Sunday night lineup on television this spring.

Like Father, Like Son? Not Exactly When It Comes To Rand And Ron Paul

Ron Paul laid the groundwork for his son's political rise. But Rand is making it very clear — this is not his father's campaign.

Can Libertarian Rand Paul Win A Republican Primary?

As Paul embarks on a presidential campaign, he doesn't fit into the mold of either party neatly. Especially on foreign policy, the Kentucky senator faces a challenge.

Way More College Students Are Studying Korean. Is 'Hallyu' The Reason?

Overall, college students aren't enrolling in foreign language classes as much as they used to. But more people are enrolling in Korean language classes.

For U.S. Workers, The March Of Progress Slows Down

On Friday, economists were left scrambling to explain why last month's employment growth was just half as good as they expected. Many fingers pointed at the harsh weather, along with port disruptions.