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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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Week In Politics: Sanders Stays In, Trump Accepts NRA Endorsement

NPR's Audie Cornish 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 Bernie Sanders' vow to stay in the Democratic race, and the very high unfavorable ratings for both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
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Sports Commentary: Bryce Harper Is Living The Life Mickey Mantle Wasted

National League MVP Bryce Harper is being compared to the late Yankees great Mickey Mantle. It's worth looking beyond statistics when searching for comparisons for the young Washington Nationals star.
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Mindy Kaling's TV Character Is Called A 'Coconut'

That's brown on the outside, white on the inside. A recent episode of 'The Mindy Project' lead our writer to think about her identity as an Indian living in America.
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I Love My Parents But I Hate Their Politics

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. This week they take on political disagreements in the family.
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The Bison's Back, But What For?

The National Bison Legacy Act establishes the bison as the national mammal. NPR's Scott Simon muses on the bison's legacy and current significance.
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Week In Politics: White House Responds To North Carolina Bathroom Bill

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Reihan Salam, executive editor of the National Review, and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, about North Carolina's law on transgender bathroom access and the latest on the presidential primary race.
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Sheryl Sandberg Is Right: Single Moms Are The Original 'Leaner Inners'

Lean In author Sandberg got a lot of flak for being tone-deaf to single parents, nonparents, people with fewer resources — but the Facebook executive has a new perspective, says writer Lori Gottlieb.

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