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A New Orleans Company Shines A Light On Opera's Diverse History

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Givonna Joseph, founder of OperaCréole, explains why it's so important to perform the works of composers of color, which she says were historically "hidden on purpose."

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South Korean Youth Struggle To Find Jobs After Years Of Studying For Tests

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For many Korean youth, the possibility of a job-for-life with a big conglomerate is the only option. As the economy slows, there aren't enough jobs for all the college graduates.

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The Ramblin' Blues Of Gregg Allman

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One of the most recognizable voices of his generation, Allman was one of the namesakes of a band that pioneered Southern rock — yet his music was always haunted by a sense of mortality and loss.

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As Trump Lifestyle Takes Toll On Secret Service, Lawmakers Try To Give Extra Support

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A House committee has approved a measure allowing the Service to spend more to protect the president's many homes, and Trump's proposed budget would increase the number of agents.

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The Science Behind The Super Abilities Of Sherpas

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A study adds to evidence that it's a matter of blood and genes. "Hopefully, there will be huge medical implications," says one researcher.

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WATCH: Kids Craft Comics To Explore Immigration Fears

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Children of people in the country illegally often experience fear and worry — with the shadow of deportation as a constant presence. How can they work through those emotions? One workshop uses comics.

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In The Age Of Digital Medicine, The Humble Reflex Hammer Hangs On

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Nearly 130 years since its inception, a modest knob of rubber with a metal handle is still invaluable in diagnosing disease and avoiding expensive testing. But its history is anything but simple.

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5 Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President

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President Trump returned to the U.S. late Saturday. Here's a look at key moments and key issues during his weeklong trip overseas to the Middle East and Europe.

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White Supremacist Charged With Killing 2 In Portland, Ore., Knife Attack

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The disturbance began when a man started yelling on train, including slurs at two apparently Muslim women. When others tried to intervene, the man stabbed three of them.

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Madison Hummer and David Golobek

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Madison Hummer and David Golobek are WVIA's Artists of the Week

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Ford Gives New CEO Jim Hackett A Big To-Do List

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Hackett's job description: Prepare Ford for a future of self-driving cars and keep things profitable by selling trucks. While Hackett has a unique set of skills, that's still an extremely tall order.

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At Beirut's First Pride Week, A Chance To Celebrate — And Take Stock Of Challenges

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In Lebanon, the LGBT community has made important strides in recent years. But activists say there's still much to be done to achieve equal rights. The first Beirut Pride week was earlier this month.

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A Recap Of Trump's First Week Abroad As President

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After visiting Saudi Arabia, Israel, the Palestinian Territories, Rome and Brussels, President Trump wrapped up his first international trip since taking office today in Sicily with other G7 leaders.

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Barbershop: The Unofficial Start To Summer Entertainment

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In this week's Barbershop, NPR's Michel Martin talks about upcoming offerings in summer entertainment with humor writer Luvvie Ajayi, journalist Kara Brown of Jezebel and NPR's Eric Deggans.

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Finding The Middle In The Incivility War

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An assault of a reporter by Montana's Republican congressman-elect appears to have hurled the public into a new realm of political incivility, raising the question: Have we crossed an invisible line?

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The Science Behind The Super Abilities Of Sherpas

A study adds to evidence that it's a matter of blood and genes. "Hopefully, there will be huge medical implications,"...

As Trump Lifestyle Takes Toll On Secret Service, Lawmakers Try To Give Extra Support

A House committee has approved a measure allowing the Service to spend more to protect the president's many homes...

WATCH: Kids Craft Comics To Explore Immigration Fears

Children of people in the country illegally often experience fear and worry — with the shadow of deportation as a...

In The Age Of Digital Medicine, The Humble Reflex Hammer Hangs On

Nearly 130 years since its inception, a modest knob of rubber with a metal handle is still invaluable in diagnosing...

Latest College Graduates Enter A More Optimistic Economy

Harvard Business School professor Mihir Desai says the unemployment rate is the lowest its been in a decade. He...

Words Of Wisdom From 2017 Commencement Speeches

Listen to some advice offered to the Class of 2017 from speakers, including Hillary Clinton at Wellesley College...

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