Afghanistan's Real-Life Romeo And Juliet

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Rachel Martin speaks with Rod Nordland about his new book, "The Lovers: Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet," the true story of a love affair between a boy and a girl of different backgrounds.

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Alternative Love Songs From The Teenage Tragedy Vault

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If Valentines aren't your thing, we have a selection of love songs from the 50s and 60s to keep you sane. Writer and critic Colin Fleming takes us inside the teenage tragedy genre.

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Backlash After Referee Bans Traditional Navajo Hairstyle

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A hairstyle set off a firestorm at a recent Arizona high school basketball game. The referee told Flagstaff's Lady Eagles they couldn't wear traditional Navajo buns. KJZZ's Laurel Morales reports.

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Daughter Of Late Eric Garner Endorses Bernie Sanders

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Eric Garner died after being put in a chokehold by NYPD officers. His mother has endorsed Hillary Clinton and his daughter, Bernie Sanders. Rachel Martin asks Erica Garner why she chose Sanders.

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English Football's Rising Team

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Roger Bennett of NBC's "Men in Blazers" gives Rachel Martin the lowdown on a good underdog story, that of Britain's Leicester City football club.

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Genya Ravan, 'Rock And Roll Refugee,' Has Stories To Fill Two Lifetimes

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Ravan came to the U.S. as a refugee of postwar Europe, learned English listening to the radio and, before long, heard herself on it. Her life in pop and rock is the subject of a new off-Broadway show.

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GOP Debate: Scalia's Vacancy; Trump Puts Jeb On The Defense

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Republicans let loose on each other in last night's South Carolina debate. Rachel Martin asks NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson about it.

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Hats Off To A Tale Of Good Sportsmanship

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Rachel Martin pauses to note a story from a New Jersey swim meet. It's about good sportsmanship and losing gracefully.

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Love, Lost And Found: "Things Just Fell Into Place"

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Old high school sweethearts just happened to find each other on social media at the right time. Like a Cinderella story with a modern twist, the two reunite decades later.

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Parsing the SCOTUS Confirmation Process

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Because it's a presidential election year, should President Obama not nominate a new Supreme Court justice? Rachel Martin and NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson discuss.

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Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Dies At 79

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NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg remembers Scalia's life and legal legacy.

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Take One Letter Away, And Here's A Puzzle To Marry Two Words All Day

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In this week's puzzle, change one letter of each word and rearrange the result to get a new word that can follow it, to complete a common two-word phrase.

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West Point Students' Plan To Counter ISIS Online Strategy

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The State Department sponsored a contest to find the best ways to combat ISIS propaganda online. A group of cadets from West Point got second prize. Rachel Martin speaks with team member CJ Drew.

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Words On Justice Scalia's Legacy From SCOTUS Blog

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Rachel Martin speaks with Tom Goldstein of SCOTUS blog about Justice Antonin Scalia's time and legacy on the Supreme Court.

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Animal Collective Walks In The Beach Boys' Footsteps (Literally)

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The band usually road tests its songs before recording them, But for the new album Painting With, they started in a studio — specifically, the acoustically stunning room where Pet Sounds was created.

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Love, Lost And Found: "Things Just Fell Into Place"

Old high school sweethearts just happened to find each other on social media at the right time. Like a Cinderella story with a modern twist, the two reunite decades...

Genya Ravan, 'Rock And Roll Refugee,' Has Stories To Fill Two Lifetimes

Ravan came to the U.S. as a refugee of postwar Europe, learned English listening to the radio and, before long, heard herself on it. Her life in pop and rock is the...

5 Opinions From Justice Antonin Scalia That Are Worth A Read

One thing that is undeniable about Justice Antonin Scalia is that his opinions were always a good read. He was a reliable conservative, but every once in a while he...

What Scalia's Death Spells For The Supreme Court's Docket

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Tom Goldstein, editor of SCOTUSblog, about how the death of Justice Antonin Scalia affects current cases under the Supreme's Courts...

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February 14, 2016 At Eastern Monroe Public Library

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the Menu: Yum and Royal - a Sushi Experience

February 15, 2016 At Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple

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