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What Is Football Doing To Us As A People?

Recent comments from NFL executives on the safety of football have Frank Deford wondering, when will we Americans stop adoring the game?
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Why I Miss The Pools (And Pool Rules) Of America

If the rules at your neighborhood pool seem a bit strict, come take a dip with me in an Indian pool. It's a free-for-all.
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In Venezuela, Devalued Money May Weigh More Than Whatever You Can Buy

Reporter John Otis reflects on the changes in Venezuela since he first arrived there 19 years ago. The country now confronts triple-digit inflation and its largest bank note is worth less than a dime.
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After Hiroshima Bombing, Survivors Sorted Through The Horror

NPR's Scott Simon remembers the work of John Hersey, who visited with people who lived through the bombing of Hiroshima. His reporting filled an entire issue of the New Yorker magazine in 1946.
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Week In Politics: Trump Crosses Delegate Threshold To Secure GOP Nomination

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the presidential race and President Obama's visit to Hiroshima, Japan.
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Manipulative Editing Reflects Poorly On Katie Couric, Gun Documentary

In the film, Couric asks gun owners a question and is met with dumbstruck silence. That's not what happened in the interview. Instead, NPR's David Folkenflik says, it was a foolish directorial choice.
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My 'Oriental' Father: On The Words We Use To Describe Ourselves

President Obama recently signed a bill striking the term "Oriental" from federal law. It was a reminder for NPR's Kat Chow of the fact that her father still uses the word — to describe himself.
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Irked By The Way Millennials Speak? 'I Feel Like' It's Time To Loosen Up

While some of his colleagues have criticized the current trend of starting sentences with the phrase, "I feel like," linguist Geoff Nunberg says it's just a case of generational misunderstanding.
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Do You Have To Agree On Politics For A Relationship To Work?

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. This week they consider what to do when couples have strong political disagreements.
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Security Lines Are Interminable, But With Good Reason

NPR's Scott Simon just spent time waiting in a long security line at the airport. He says that even though it's easy to grow impatient, the security measures exist to protect lives.

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