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As Country Changes, Rubio And Republicans Try To Adjust

On gay rights and immigration, Republicans running for president, like Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, are trying to navigate a tricky course between their party and the country at-large.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Adam Driver, Kendrick Lamar's New Album, Philip Glass

Driver, who stars in While We're Young, talks about his days in the military; Ken Tucker reviews Lamar's latest album To Pimp A Butterfly; Philip Glass discusses his new memoir Words Without Music.
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Undiagnosed Brain Injury Is Behind Soldier's Suicidal Thoughts

An Iraq war veteran talks about his struggles with a brain injury after returning home. (This piece initially aired on Nov. 8, 2014 on Weekend Edition Saturday).
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Fresh Air Weekend: Russell T. Davies, Captain Beefheart And Bruce Eric Kaplan

Davies, who made Queer As Folk, has two new shows premiering in the U.S.: Cucumber and Banana; Critic Ken Tucker profiles the band Captain Beefheart; Kaplan's new illustrated memoir is I Was A Child.
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What China Can Teach The World About Successful Health Care

From free, universal care to for-profit hospitals, China has tried out radically different health care systems in the past 60 years. So what works — and doesn't work — for 1.3 billion people?
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Longtime Couple Found That Clothes Didn't Make The Man

Vietnam veteran Sissy Goodwin has lived his life in a particular fashion for more than 40 years with his wife by his side supporting him. He says she taught him how to love himself.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Graham Yost, Review Of Courtney Barnett, 'American Crime'

Graham Yost stays true to writer Elmore Leonard while making the FX show Justified; Ken Tucker reviews Barnett's first full album; creator John Ridley and actor Benito Martinez discuss American Crime.
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Transcript: NPR's Interview With Afghan President Ashraf Ghani

Ghani spoke with Morning Edition host Renee Montagne.
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It's Not a Junk Drawer. It's An Archive Of An Interesting Life

When spring emerges, it's time to clean, but one place might get a pass: the junk drawer. Consumer psychologist Kit Yarrow says maybe that's OK.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Daniel Genis, 'Seymour' Documentary And Norman Blake

Genis, who served 10 years in prison for armed robbery, writes about prison life; John Powers reviews Seymour: An Introduction; Bluegrass musician Norman Blake releases an album of original songs.

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