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Rose Is Banned From Baseball, But What About Accused Steroid Users?

Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens should be interrogated by the baseball commissioner the same way Pete Rose has been, opines sports commentator Frank Deford.
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Can I Just Tell You: Problems Money Can't Fix

Michel Martin shares questions she's pondering as the new year begins — like why one child's death is deemed a tragedy instead of a murder, and another ruled a murder instead of a tragedy.
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'Downton Abbey' Begins Its Sixth And Final Season

And it's about time the mansion closed its doors for the last time, says reviewer Eric Deggans.
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Barbershop: Bill Cosby, And Violence On Network TV

In the Barbershop, Goldie Taylor of The Daily Beast, Ann Hornaday of The Washington Post and NPR's Eric Deggans discuss the latest in entertainment news, including the charges against Bill Cosby.
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Remembering Natalie Cole, Who Made A Name All Her Own

The influential singer not only lived up to her father, Nat King Cole's legacy, she forged a new one entirely her own. NPR's Scott Simon looks back on a 2013 conversation with the late Natalie Cole.
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Week In Politics: Obama On Gun Control, GOP Presidential Race

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Eliana Johnson of the National Review about the week's political news. They discuss President Obama's announcement to take executive action on gun control, and the state of the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
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Commentary: Drunk Teen, Angry Dad

NPR has a commentary from writer Brian Doyle about the time his teenage son came home drunk, and he found himself clenching his own fists.
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NBA Dares To Speak Out On Gun Control Issues

With the NBA's new ad campaign against gun violence, commentator Frank Deford says a bunch of athletes may finally provide the first successful nudge toward stiffer firearm regulation.
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Barbershop: Political Dust-ups And Advocacy In The NBA

In the Barbershop, blogger Dru Ealons, Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery and NPR editor Ammad Omar discuss controversies involving Donald Trump and Ted Cruz, and a new set of ads from the NBA.
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It's An Election Year, So Get Excited! At Least I Will

NPR's Linda Wertheimer has covered decades of presidential elections. She reflects on what to expect from 2016.

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