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Black Lives Matter Activists Take It Off The Street And Into The Museum

A postcard from the Underground Museum in Los Angeles, featuring reactions to the week's events from several founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Gotta Catch 'Em All, Or At Least A Few: A Pokemon Neophyte Tries 'Pokemon GO'

In which a middle-aged guy who doesn't know a Charizard from a Jigglypuff tries out the just-released "augmented reality" game Pokemon GO, and promptly creeps out his neighbors.

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'Ask Polly' Columnist Tells Advice-Seekers 'How To Be A Person In The World'

It's not easy to be a person, but Heather Havrilesky of the "Ask Polly" column has some advice on how to follow your dreams, figure out career and family — and dump wishy-washy, noncommittal guys.
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'The Night Of': A Gripping And Timely Look At American Criminal Justice

HBO's new miniseries follows a Pakistani-American college student who finds himself at the center of a murder investigation. It's brutal, brilliant and maybe the best new TV show of the summer.
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Former Evangelical Pastor Rethinks His Approach To Courtship

Josh Harris, a former evangelical pastor, wrote an influential book on Christian courtship. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with him about the criticism he's gotten from people who grew up reading his book.
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Oklahoma City Unveils Exclusive North American Matisse Exhibition

A collection of 100 works of art by Henri Matisse and his contemporaries is now on display at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. It's the only North American venue for the exhibition.
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Reflecting On Police Shootings, Author Kwame Alexander Focuses On Next Generation

Children's author Kwame Alexander discusses last week's killing of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille, in addition to the shootings of the Dallas police officers.
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In Paris, Where Food Is King, Refugee Chefs Show What They Have To Offer

In a weeklong festival, refugee chefs teamed up with their French counterparts to serve up feasts that fuse their culinary traditions. It's an effort to recast refugees in a new, culinary light.
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'I Write About Awful People,' Says Gay Talese

"I'm a little bit drawn to what is forbidden," Talese adds, and he draws readers along with him in his latest book, The Voyeur's Motel, based on the journals of an innkeeper who spied on his guests.
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'He Had Many More Films To Make': Remembering Iranian Director Abbas Kiarostami

Kiarostami began making films in 1970 and continued after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. His work helped make Iranian cinema a major international force. The director died Monday in Paris at age 76.

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