On Her New Album, Lucinda Williams Is Driven, Not Comfortable

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For decades, the Americana singer has been known for her gritty, gutsy songs. The Ghosts Of Highway 20 takes listeners to the American South, a place she associates with her late father.

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Sorry, Sushi Burrito: Japanese Program Certifies Authentic Cuisine

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In a world of Big Mac sushi and Cajun rolls, Japan is launching a new program to certify the 89,000 Japanese restaurants outside the country that uphold traditional washoku cuisine values.

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'Life Of Pi' Author Delves Into Chimpanzee Fiction

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With his new novel, author Yann Martel joins the genre that anthropologist Barbara J. King calls "chimpanzee fiction" — and through an ape's eyes shows us new possibilities.

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Hillary Clinton's Candidacy Highlights Generational Divide Over Feminism

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With Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton vying to be the first female president in U.S. history, perhaps it shouldn't be surprising that the race has become something of a fight about what it means to be a feminist. Boomers and their millennial daughters and granddaughters have very different views.

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Why You'll Never Buy the Perfect Ring (and Other Valentine's Day Stories)

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It's almost Valentine's Day, but this week we're not talking about love. Instead, we explore the other forces that drive our romantic relationships.

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3 Tiny New Hampshire Towns Voted At Midnight. Do They Predict Anything?

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The earliest polls in New Hampshire primary opened in Dixville Notch, Millsfield and Hart's Location. Dixville Notch, won by John Kasich, boasts of a streak of correctly predicting the GOP nominee.

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North Korea Rocket Launch Puts Relations With China On Edge

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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Katy Oh, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and Asian specialist at the Institute for Defense Analyses, about the state of relations between China and North Korea, following the North Korea long-range rocket launch on Sunday.

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Convicted Killer In 'Serial' To Ask For A New Trial In Baltimore Hearing

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The true-crime podcast Serial tells the story of a suburban Baltimore murder. In a hearing Wednesday, the man convicted of murdering his ex-girlfriend is getting a chance to present new evidence.

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Gulf Of Mexico Open For Fish-Farming Business

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For the first time, companies can apply to set up fish farms in U.S. federal waters. The government says the move will help reduce American dependence on foreign seafood and improve security.

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Sorry, Bogie, A Sigh Is Not Just A Sigh

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Sighs aren't just signs of resignation, relief or the blues. Involuntary sighs are vital to lung health, say scientists who think they have figured out the brain circuitry that controls the reflex.

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North Korea Launches Rocket Believed To Be Long-Range Missile Test

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Renee Montagne talks to MIT professor Theodore Postol about North Korea's nuclear capabilities, and assesses the level of danger the weekend rocket launch poses to the rest of the world.

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Despite Mixed Results, Congress Expands 'Moving To Work' Program In Pittsburgh

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Congress expanded a Department of Housing and Urban Development program called "Moving to Work" that gives local housing authorities increased autonomy. Longtime participants, such as the Pittsburgh housing authority, like the freedom but not everyone agrees that the program benefits the people who rely on those agencies.

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Did A Meteorite Kill A Bus Driver In India?

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The chance of being killed by a meteorite is approximately 1 in 75 million. If experts confirm a meteorite caused the blast, the death would be the first of its kind since 1825.

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Department Of Education Creates Student Aid Enforcement Office

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The Department of Education announced Monday it will create a Student Aid Enforcement Unit to crack down on higher education institutions that are taking advantage of vulnerable students.

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Fact Check: GOP Candidates On Taxes And Downgrades

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The U.S. doesn't have the highest taxes in the world ... but it's close if you're talking about corporate taxes.

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3 Tiny New Hampshire Towns Voted At Midnight. Do They Predict Anything?

The earliest polls in New Hampshire primary opened in Dixville Notch, Millsfield and Hart's Location. Dixville Notch, won by John Kasich, boasts of a streak of...

Sorry, Bogie, A Sigh Is Not Just A Sigh

Sighs aren't just signs of resignation, relief or the blues. Involuntary sighs are vital to lung health, say scientists who think they have figured out the brain...

U.S. Charges Widow Of ISIS Leader In Death Of American Kayla Mueller

Mueller was an aid worker in Syria when she was taken hostage in 2013. Her death was confirmed in February 2015. The woman charged in Mueller's captivity is in Iraqi...

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In New Hampshire, Republican presidential candidates are using compassionate language when it comes to drug abuse. It's a marked change for a party that has advocated...

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