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What Would It Mean To Have A 'Hapa' Bachelorette?

ABC is set to announce a new lead for The Bachelorette on Monday night. But would choosing Caila Quinn, who is Asian and white, be a sign of progress in casting diversity or something else?

Week In Politics: Presidential Primaries, Canadian Prime Minister Visits U.S.

NPR's Ari Shapiro discusses the politics of the week with New York Times columnist David Brooks, and Washington Post columnist and Brookings Institution fellow E.J. Dionne. They discuss the presidential primaries and President Obama's meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Jelani Cobb On His Epic 'New Yorker' Piece On Black Lives Matter

NPR's Kelly McEvers spoke with Jelani Cobb, who has charted the genesis and evolution of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Some Of Life's Best Lessons Can Be Found In 'Lousy' Kitchen Jobs

Commentator Rachael Cusick says one of her first jobs — a maddening summer stint as a breakfast line cook — may seem irrelevant on her resume, but it gave her valuable experience to last a lifetime.

Week In Politics: Super Tuesday, GOP Rift

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and author of Why the Right Went Wrong, and David Brooks of The New York Times, about the week in politics.

Toms Shoes A Hit At Oscars, But Does Shoe Giveaway Hit The Mark?

The for-profit company gives a free pair of shoes to a poor child for every pair a consumer buys. Is that a good idea?

Don't Miss Jay Caspian Kang On Asian-Americans, Whiteness And Peter Liang

Protests over the conviction of police officer Peter Liang in the shooting death of an unarmed black man show that Asian-Americans have something to say about race and policing. But what, and how?

Basketball's 3-Pointer: From Tacky Gimmick To Strategic Platform

This shot has come a far piece since it was adopted by the NBA in 1979, and Stephen Curry's prowess will make it an even bigger part of the game, according to sports commentator Frank Deford.

Week In Politics: Republican Debate, Tax Returns, Super Tuesday

Political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and Eliana Johnson of the National Review speak with NPR's Audie Cornish about Thursday's Republican debate, candidates' tax returns, and a preview of the Super Tuesday primaries.
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The Possibility Of A Three-Parent Baby

The science, ethics and politics of controversial research to create human embryos from the DNA of three people.