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Detroit's 'Frida' Aims To Build Latino Audiences For Opera

The opera, based on the tumultuous lives of painters Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, coincides with a new exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts devoted to the year they lived in the city.
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Opinion Editor: Penn State Frats Need Immediate Re-evaluation

Penn State is investigating the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity for a private Facebook page with pictures of nude women. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Emily Chappell, opinions editor for The Daily Collegian.
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Expert: Iran Has Territorial Ambitions

The U.S. and its international partners continue nuclear negotiations with Iran. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Yale professor Stephen Carter about Iran's position in the Middle East.
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Tsarnaev Friend Testifies: He Was Never Violent

NPR's Tovia Smith tells NPR's Scott Simon about the prosecution's case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. He has admitted to carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing with his brother.
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New York Is Losing The Accent That Gave It 'Toidy-Toid Street'

New York City is home to more than 700 languages — not to mention distinct New Yorker accents. All are in danger of being lost as the city's population continues to change.
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Justice Department Weighs In On Assembly-Line Justice For Children

For the first time, the federal government is asserting juveniles' right to counsel by wading into a Georgia case alleging inadequate representation. Authorities say the problems occur nationwide.
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Why Some Mushrooms Glow In The Dark

Scientists outfitted some fake fungi with LEDs and put them in a Brazilian forest to test their theory that light, not some funky mushroom fragrance, was luring bugs.
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With Fewer New Teachers, Why Do Some Stick Around?

As teacher training enrollment drops, we wanted to know: Why do some teachers stay in the profession?
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Investment Guru Teaches Financial Literacy While Serving Life Sentence

At San Quentin Prison in Calif., an inmate nicknamed "Wall Street" has gained a reputation for his stock-picking prowess while serving a life sentence.
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Man Shot In Machete Attack On TSA Agent At New Orleans Airport

A former taxi driver attacked two TSA agents with wasp spray and a large blade before a sheriff's deputy shot him three times, authorities say. The alleged assailant was in surgery Friday night.

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