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The Week In Sports

NPR's Scott Simon and ESPN.com's Howard Bryant talk retirement news for David Ortiz, Tony Romo's broken clavicle and Bryce Harper's new MVP status.
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When Technology Bets Fail

Betamax lost the format war to VHS in the 1980s, but Sony never stopped manufacturing the tapes. Now Sony says it will stop making Betamax next spring.
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From Aleppo To Israel: The Struggle To Save A Jewish Family

For the Halabis — reportedly the last Jews left in the city — the knock on the door was terrifying. But it wasn't Assad's regime, or the Islamic State. It was a private businessman's rescue mission.
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Outlaw Willie Nelson Opens Up In Two Classic 'Fresh Air' Interviews

The singer has written 2,500 songs and has won seven Grammys. He is now the recipient of the Gershwin Prize for American Popular Song. Originally broadcast on July 16, 1996 and May 25, 2006.
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Fresh Air Weekend: 'SNL' Co-Anchors Jost and Che; A New County Sound; Shonda Rhimes

The "Weekend Update" co-anchors dish on SNL and Donald Trump. Ken Tucker discusses a new, expansive style of country music. Shonda Rhimes talks about running three shows and the limits of network TV.
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Dating App Helps Muslim Millennials Find Love, Parents Not Included

More than 6,000 people have signed up for Ishqr since the app launched over a year ago. Ishq is an Arabic word for love; the "r" at the end was added to make it sound more hip.
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Conversations Turn Into Monologues As Alzheimer's Robs Family Of Memories

Teresa Valko's family has been battling Alzheimer's disease for generations. She remembers when her mother's memory faded: "I've essentially lost my mother, although she's still living," Valko says.
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Video: Aasif Mandvi Of 'Daily Show' Talks Islamophobia, Immigration And Comedy

Actor, writer, producer and comedian Aasif Mandvi traces the trajectory of his career, including what was like to be The Daily Show's first brown person.
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The Barbershop Talks Keystone, Ben Carson's Week, New 'Star Wars' Trailer

The Barbershop includes NPR's Ammad Omar, former Republican Party chief Michael Steele, and former Obama official Dru Ealons to talk about the Keystone pipeline, Ben Carson, and the Star Wars trailer.
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What To Expect When Donald Trump Hosts 'Saturday Night Live'

Donald Trump will host Saturday Night Live tonight, despite protests from Hispanic groups who are angry about his criticisms of immigrants.

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