Tropical Storm Erika Falls Apart; Dominica Deaths At 20

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The storm caused devastating flooding and landslides on the tiny island earlier this week, but poses less of a threat to Florida, according to National Weather Service forecasts.

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Fresh Air Weekend: Alison Bechdel's 'Fun Home'; 'Blackout' Drunkenness

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Lesbian cartoonist Alison Bechdel talks about how her dad's closeted homosexuality affected her. Sarah Hepola examines how alcohol fit in with — and distorted — her idea of being an empowered woman.

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Not My Job: Brat Pack Member Rob Lowe Gets Quizzed On Bratwurst

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Lowe was part of Hollywood's Brat Pack, so we ask him three questions about some of the lesser-known facts of bratwurst. Originally broadcast May 9, 2014.

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Not My Job: Brooke Shields Gets Quizzed On Calvins

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The actress was famous for her Calvin Klein ads, so we ask her three questions about Calvins besides Klein. Originally broadcast July 13, 2012.

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Not My Job: Daniel Radcliffe Gets Quizzed On Chia Pets

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The actor is famous for having played Harry Potter on screen, so we ask him questions about hairy pottery — in other words, chia pets. Originally broadcast Nov. 1, 2014.

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Not My Job: Molly Ringwald Answers Questions About Senator Byrd

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The star of Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club and Pretty in Pink answers three questions about Robert C. Byrd, the late senator from West Virginia. Originally broadcast July 3, 2010.

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Not My Job: Three Questions About Bass (The Fish) For Lance Bass (The Singer)

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We invite the former NSYNC member to play a game called "It's all about the bass, 'bout that bass, no trouble." Originally broadcast Feb. 14, 2015.

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After Mysterious Absence, Dallas DA In Treatment For Mental Illness

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Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk announced she is being treated for depression after three weeks of questions over her whereabouts. Her staff had said she was on a long vacation.

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Alison Parker And Adam Ward: Good Journalists Gone Too Soon

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Alison Parker and Adam Ward were shot and killed while reporting on live television. The two journalists loved their jobs, and the viewers of WDBJ-TV in Roanake, Virginia loved them back.

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Episode 647: Hard Work Is Irrelevant

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Patty McCord helped create a workplace at Netflix that runs more like a professional sports team than a family. If you're not up to scratch, you're off the team. Is this the future of work?

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Sam Clovis: I Trust Trump To Go To Washington And Change Things

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Donald Trump's Republican presidential campaign continues to lead in the polls, and this week Trump hired Sam Clovis to be his national campaign co-chairman. A week ago, Clovis worked for Rick Perry.

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Chasing The Future, Diplo Makes The Hits Of Today

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The DJ and producer is behind some of this summer's biggest songs, including Major Lazer's "Lean On." He says he's always looking for "something that you haven't heard before."

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Live Topless Or Die: Bare-Breasted Activists Hit N.H. Beach

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On Sunday, a group of women relaxed on a popular New Hampshire beach — topless. Their mission was to decriminalize, destigmatize and desexualize the female body.

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In Turkey, A Kurdish Conflict Flares — Again

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With the collapse of a two-year cease-fire, Turkish forces and Kurdish militants are again killing each other in earnest. In one largely Kurdish town, residents hunker down for more bloodshed.

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Yo La Tengo To Perform Live On 'Morning Edition'

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As you listen to Morning Edition on Tuesday, pay special attention to the music you hear between stories. The band Yo La Tengo will be in the NPR studios, accompanying the show while it's live on the air.

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