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September 28, 2016 | NPR · The Internet surveys the GOP nominee frequently cites are unscientific and can be easily manipulated. Reputable scientific polls taken after the debate show Hillary Clinton was the clear winner.
 

September 28, 2016 | NPR · On the day after former Israeli President Shimon Peres’ death, the country has been somber in remembrance. Leaders and mourners marked the passing of one of Israel’s last remaining founders.
 

September 28, 2016 | NPR · The Senate voted Wednesday to override President Obama’s veto of a bill that allows the victims of Sept. 11 to sue Saudi Arabia for any role it may have played in the terror attacks. This is the first time Congress has successfully acted to overrule the president’s veto.
 

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September 28, 2016 | NPR · George has had many close calls, but did you know he once outran the Nazis? Despite some dated themes (we’re looking at you, Man with the Yellow Hat) George is now a multi-million dollar franchise.
 

September 28, 2016 | NPR · NPR’s Ari Shapiro interviews Riccardo Fregoso, executive creative director of McCann Paris, about their Clio Award-winning ad called “The Girls of Paradise,” which draws potential johns in for a rude surprise.
 

September 28, 2016 | NPR · The Anti-Defamation League lists a number of symbols used by hate groups. Now among them is a cartoon frog named Pepe — but how did this odd image come to be associated with hate speech?
 

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September 28, 2016 | NPR · In a piece on his latest album, the Pulitzer-winning composer uses a code of musical notes to spell out the name of his wife, Natasha. Another composition is inspired by her remarkable resilience.
 

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September 28, 2016 | NPR · Hear the Austin, Texas-based Latin funk band’s seven-minute workout of “Fairies Wear Boots,” complete with horns, fuzz and a touch of dub.
 

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September 28, 2016 | NPR · Sample some recent releases from favorite artists and rising names. This week’s show includes Celtic Fiddle Festival, The Bills and Iona Fyfe Band.
 

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