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40 Years Later, Anti-Doping Calls At The Olympics Grow Louder

Sports commentator Christine Brennan is in Rio for the Summer Olympics, where she's noticed a big change in attitudes about doping among athletes and the media.
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Who Gets To Be 'Hapa'?

Many young mixed-raced Asian-Americans embrace the Hawaiian word "hapa" to describe their identity. But are they legitimizing a slur, engaging in appropriation, or just making an old word new?
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Can A Husband's Secrets And Lies Be Forgiven?

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. This time they talk to a wife considering divorce after learning secrets her husband had kept.
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The Fears Of A Clown

"Don't let my glad expression give you the wrong impression," Smokey Robinson sings — but no one could mistake the face of Gags, the Green Bay Clown, for anything other than grim. What's his story?
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Week In Politics: Donald Trump's Ailing Campaign

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about the political news of the week.
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A Yemeni Mother's Plea: Don't Forget Our Children

Millions of children in Yemen are being killed, injured or traumatized. A mom and activist outlines how the world can help them.
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A Rallying Cry, A Dirty Word: People Around The World Talk About 'Feminism'

Our hashtag #FeminismInMyCountry trended in South Korea, a country reeling from recent attacks on women. Hear what they — and people in other countries — have to say.
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Frank Deford: Olympic Swimmer Ledecky Is This Century's Perfect 10

There are no more perfect 10s in gymnastics, so the sports commentator is leaping off the balance beam and into the Olympic pool.
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For Stopping A Pandemic Of Gun Violence, Let's Look To The Flu

We take proactive measures to stop the spread of the flu — so, NPR's Michel Martin asks, why can't we combat gun violence the same way?
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Study: Why Pedestrians In India Need To Be Very, Very Cautious

A new study finds that the government count of pedestrian deaths may be far too low. Our writer shares a very personal perspective.

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