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Letters: Netanyahu Suspends Segregated Bus Program, Graphic Novels

NPR's Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish respond to listener letters about the origins of the graphic novel. Also a correction in an interview Wednesday about a scrapped plan to segregate Israeli buses.
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Pressed For Time? Try Hiring A Body Double

A Mexican politician is trying to find a body double to attend ceremonial events in his stead. NPR's Scott Simon wonders if it might be a useful gimmick for American politicians, too.
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Week In Politics: Boston Marathon Bombing Verdict, Obama On Poverty

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about Jeb Bush's comments about Iraq.
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Father Of Police Officer Reflects On Tensions Between Cops, Community

At a time when police departments across the country are facing intense criticism, commentator Murray Horwitz says this is a tough time to be a cop. His son is a police officer, and Horwitz says that while there are some bad cops, most do good work.
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Was 'Deflategate' About Tom Brady's Legacy Or His Ego?

The Patriots quarterback was recently suspended for his apparent role in underinflating game balls. For commentator Frank Deford, "Deflategate" is as much about Brady's vanity as it is about victory.
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New Yorkers To Mayor De Blasio: 'Get Used To It'

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio had to wait a full 20 minutes for the subway. NPR's Scott Simon says that New Yorkers responded with a collective shrug and thought, "join the club, buddy."
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Week In Politics: New Presidential Candidates, U.K. Elections

NPR's Melissa Block speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the 2016 candidates and U.K. elections.
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'I'm Old Enough To Do What I Like,' 87-Year-Old Tells Family

For Mother's Day, we hear from a strong-willed grandmother who talks about her life of no regrets.
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Bollywood Star Sentenced To Prison In Hit-And-Run Case

A court in Mumbai sentenced Salman Khan to 5 years in prison for a hit-and-run incident in 2002 that left 1 person dead. David Greene talks to commentator Sandip Roy, who lives in Kolkat, India.
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Athletes Want To Talk To Fans Without Meddlesome Sports Journalists

Retired baseball player Derek Jeter is leading the charge to find ways for players to speak to fans without media middlemen.

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