An Air Force officer who was among nine Americans killed by an Afghan military pilot in Kabul was buried today at the Air Force Academy, where he taught foreign languages…Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn is taking aim at the Obama administration’s regulatory approach, blaming it for the country’s high gas prices…and, the Colorado Wildlife Commission has approved a rule banning the hunting of black bears in their dens.

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April 28, 2017 | NPR · President Trump relies on a group of current and former generals to run national security. Does that increase the chances that he’ll order military action?
 

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April 28, 2017 | NPR · It’s commonly accepted that as societies become more modern, religion loses its grip. But recent research suggests it’s more complicated than that.
 

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April 28, 2017 | NPR · During his campaign, Trump spoke about the recent rash of mass shootings in the U.S. and suggested that restrictive gun laws had left the victims unable to return fire and defend themselves.
 

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April 28, 2017 | NPR · Author Paula Hawkins was down on her luck when her 2015 book The Girl on the Train became a smash hit. Now she’s grappling with success and preparing to launch her followup, Into the Water.
 

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April 27, 2017 | NPR · Critic Andrew Lapin says this documentary about the New York Times‘ Obituaries desk is “a touching inquiry on the nature of public legacy amid the ceaseless march of time.”
 

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April 27, 2017 | NPR · A new documentary charts the long and loving marriage of a production designer and a film researcher; critic Scott Tobias calls it “sublime and inspiring.”
 

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April 27, 2017 | NPR · Once Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn became famous as Sylvan Esso, they immediately felt the burdens of replicating their success. Three years after their electro-pop debut, they’re back with What Now.
 

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April 27, 2017 | NPR · Members of the Grammy-winning Chicano roots band Quetzal share an eclectic mix of what they’re listening to, from Palestinian rap to Morrissey and The Smiths.
 

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April 27, 2017 | NPR · Foster The People will return with its third, as-yet-untitled album this summer. In the meantime, the L.A. band has just released three new songs.
 

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