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Newspaper Editor Steps Down After Publication's Billionaire Buyer Unmasked

After the Las Vegas Review-Journal was purchased by a mysterious buyer, Editor Mike Hengel oversaw reporting that revealed it was the Adelson family. Then he stunned his newsroom by taking a buyout.
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Roger Angell: "This Old Man: All In Pieces"

Roger Angell, senior fiction editor of and longtime contributor to The New Yorker, discusses his latest book, "This Old Man: All In Pieces," a collection that includes commentary, letters, jokes and his reflections life in the 10th decade.

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The Diane Rehm Show’s 12 Favorite Moments From 2015

With two hours of live radio every day, it’s pretty much impossible to make a succinct “best of” list for any given year, but the show's producers have pulled out 12 of their favorites.

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Digital Culture Critic Abandons 'Fake On The Internet' Column

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Caitlin Dewey, the digital culture critic for the Washington Post, about why she ended her "What Was Fake On The Internet This Week" column.
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Why Are The New York Times' Tours Of Iran Controversial?

The New York Times is conducting cultural tours of Iran at the same time a Washington Post reporter has been imprisoned there for more than 500 days. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with NPR's David Folkenflik about the controversial program.
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'Washington Post' Columnist Ignatius On Obama's Choices To Thwart ISIS

Ahead of the holidays, President Obama has been trying to calm fears about ISIS. David Ignatius of The Washington Post tells David Greene that Obama doesn't consider ISIS to be an existential threat.
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Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson Revealed As Buyer of Las Vegas Paper

NPR previously reported on the investigation into who bought The Las Vegas Review-Journal. Billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson purchased the paper for $140 million, his family confirmed in a statement Thursday.
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Ending Mystery, Adelson Family Says It Bought The 'Las Vegas Review-Journal'

For a week, the media world — and the paper's employees — wondered who had paid top dollar for the Las Vegas publication. Turns out, it was business magnate Sheldon Adelson.
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The Depth And Relevance Of The Star Wars Universe

Kojo explores the universe of Star Wars before the release of the latest film, "A Force Awakens."

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Most-Read In 2015: The Two-Way Stories That Found The Largest Audiences

You might have seen these stories before. They range from the serious — even the wonky — to the (arguably) absurd.

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