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Not My Job: Kim Kardashian Gets Quizzed On Kim Jong Un

Kardashian is likely the most famous Kim in the world — except in North Korea. So we'll ask her three questions about her celebrity rival, Kim Jong Un, who dominates TMZ on the other side of the DMZ.
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Lawyer Argues That Virtual Trials Would Make Justice System More Fair

Adam Benforado's new book, Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice, describes a system in which race, accents and even attractiveness couldn't play a role in a jury's decision.
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Isolated And Inside For Years, Brothers Lived Lives Through Cinema

A documentary called The Wolfpack follows six brothers whose parents kept them virtual prisoners in their New York apartment. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with the filmmaker and one of the brothers.
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A Moat? A Ditch? How To Secure The White House Grounds

How do you design a White House fence to keep out intruders, without making the president's front lawn feel like a prison yard? Architecture critic Alexandra Lange tells NPR's Scott Simon.
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Science Of Sadness And Joy: 'Inside Out' Gets Childhood Emotions Right

Pixar's animated fantasy takes viewers inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl named Riley. Psychologists say the film offers an accurate picture of how emotions and memories help make us who we are.
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Mystery Loves Company, And TCM's Noir Movie Marathon Has Plenty Of Both

Turner Classic Movies has kicked off its "Summer of Darkness" — 24 hours of noir films every Friday in June and July with an accompanying free, online class.
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In A One-Room Schoolhouse, Irish Family Keeps Legacy Of W.B. Yeats Alive

The poet W.B. Yeats was born 150 years ago this week. In rural Ireland, a nun whose family has a personal history with the poet has turned a one-room schoolhouse into a small Yeats museum.
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Laughs Leaven Tears In 'Me And Earl And The Dying Girl'

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl was a surprise smash at this year's Sundance Film Festival; it's a tale of three teens facing mortality that manages to capture teen angst without wallowing in drama.
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#NPRreads: Love, Coding, Yuccies, And The 'NPR Sound'

This week's selection of articles and essays covers comedian Aziz Ansari's new book about love, a new demographic term, a global gaming superstar, and more.
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A 'Wolfpack' Of Brothers Who Met The World Through Movies

This stunning film follows the Angulo brothers, whose father kept them locked inside a New York apartment. But their father loved movies, and the pulpy, violent films he showed them were a lifeline.

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