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An App That Helps You Scat Sing A La Ella Fitzgerald

Wanna be the next Ella Fitzgerald or Cab Calloway? As they say, there's an app for that. NPR's Rachel Martin tries out "ScatAbility" with vocal improv educator Michele Weir.
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Women Gain First-Time Rights In Saudi Arabia Elections

NPR's Rachel Martin and Deb Amos talk about upcoming elections in Saudi Arabia, where for the first time, women are allowed to run for office and vote.
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How 'Resilience' Is Misunderstood When Talking About Racism

Rachel Martin talks with Parul Sehgal of the New York Times about the use of the word "resilience" as something to aspire to and how it's become a coded way to shame people who speak about injustice.
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This Week In Football

Rachel Martin talks to Mike Pesca, host of Slate's The Gist podcast, about football's Carolina Panthers. They've had an eventful year on and off the field.
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Pentagon OKs Women In Combat: Can Culture Catch Up With Policy?

Rachel speaks with Zoe Bedell about the Pentagon's decision to open up front-line combat posts to women. Bedell was a Marine captain and is a plaintiff in a lawsuit fighting the long-time Pentagon ban.
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Man Caught Smuggling Turtles Across U.S.-Canadian Border

A Canadian college student was caught at a border checkpoint with more than 50 live turtles in his pants and has pleaded guilty to six smuggling charges in the U.S.
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Climate Talks Grow More Complex Over Greenhouse Emissions

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Chris Joyce about the obstacles in reaching a climate deal. We hear from various countries and get a sense of the competing views and interests on reducing emissions.
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President Obama Delivers A Rare Oval Office Address

The president will address the nation on the threat of terrorism after recent shootings. Rachel Martin speaks with National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson about what the President might say.
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Fresh Air Weekend: HBO's 'Leftovers'; Adele's '25'; Broadway Composer John Kander

Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta, the co-creators of The Leftovers, discuss the series. Rock critic Ken Tucker weighs in on Adele's popularity. John Kander reflects on a career of Hidden Treasures.
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New York Times Publishes First Front Page Editorial In Nearly 100 Years

The New York Times published an editorial on its front page, calling for an end to the "gun epidemic." NPR's Scott Simon speaks with NPR's David Folkenflik about the paper's decision.

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