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August 26, 2016 | NPR · France’s Council of State said the town of Villeneuve-Loubet breached several “fundamental freedoms” by forbidding the swimwear on its beaches. Some 30 towns have instituted such bans this summer.
 

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August 26, 2016 | NPR · Ramen will buy anything from smuggled fruit to laundry services from fellow inmates, a study at one prison finds. It’s not just that ramen is tasty: Prisoners say they’re not getting enough food.
 

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August 26, 2016 | NPR · This has definitely been the summer of the burkini. Here’s some background on the swimwear that’s launched a worldwide debate.
 

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August 26, 2016 | NPR · On this week’s podcast, we dug into rape allegations filed 17 years ago against the highly lauded black actor and director. Join Gene Demby and the Code Switch team to continue the conversation.
 

August 26, 2016 | NPR · Andromeda Dunker, narrator of HGTV’s House Hunters reads real estate ads and contestants identify what celestial body she’s describing.
 

August 26, 2016 | NPR · We took the “Ghostbusters” theme song and rewrote it to be about other things that end with “busters,” such as… gangbusters, or bunker busters.
 

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August 26, 2016 | NPR · The man who captured hundreds of jazz’s greatest recordings — by Miles Davis and John Coltrane, Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk and Herbie Hancock — died Thursday at his home studio. He was 91.
 

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August 26, 2016 | NPR · The smoky-voiced singer reinvents standards like “The Nearness Of You” in a 2003 session.
 

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August 26, 2016 | WXPN · Hear the Todd Snider-fronted supergroup perform songs from its new album, Rest In Chaos.
 

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