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Week In Politics: Iowa Caucus, New Hampshire Primary

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with our regular political commentators E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the Iowa caucuses and the upcoming New Hampshire primary.
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Roundup: Here's What People Are Saying About Barbie's Diversity Makeover

Mattel is rethinking how the Barbie brand could represent women of all colors, shapes, and sizes. Some are buying it. Others, not so much.
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Super Bowl 50's Quarterbacks: So Talented And So Different

For Frank Deford, the best football games are those played with two star quarterbacks, because football needs quarterbacks.
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Amid A Lost Love, A Son And Father Finally Speak The Secret Between Them

It was a love long hidden, and cut short all too soon. But it was only around the time Andy Goodling's boyfriend died that he was finally ready to tell his father: "Bryan was my everything."
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David Kaczynski: "Every Last Tie: The Story Of The Unabomber And His Family"

It has been nearly twenty years since the FBI arrested Unabomber Ted Kaczynski, ending his trail of terror that left three dead and dozens injured. The man who tipped off authorities was his own brother. He’ll join us to tell his family’s story.

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Journal Editors To Researchers: Show Everyone Your Clinical Data

The world's leading medical journals have a proposal that could transform medical science: Researchers would have to publicly share their clinical data to get their studies published.
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Sex Won't Make You Dance Better; Sex In A Pool Won't Prevent Pregnancy

That's what health care educator Jane Otai had to tell a group of teenage girls to correct their mistaken ideas about being sexually active.
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Sometimes, You Have To Pass The Ball

Cities lose sports teams, as occasionally things have to change, and that's just part of life, according to sports commentator Frank Deford.
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Has The World Learned The Wrong Lessons From The Ebola Outbreak?

By focusing on the end of the epidemic, writes infectious disease specialist Nahid Bhadelia, we miss the larger point.
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Going Away Without 'Ghosting': A Better Way To Say 'I'm Not Into You'

The simple answer? Honesty. Commentator Sarah Hepola says that once she learned how to turn down dates with men she wasn't interested in, it became much easier to say yes to the ones she liked.

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