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May 2, 2015 | NPR · A lawsuit alleges that the popular erotica e-book — which centers on Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski — used an engagement photo on its cover without permission.
 

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May 2, 2015 | MTPR · Montana, home to nine Native American languages, becomes the second state to fund indigenous language immersion programs in public schools. The same languages were once forbidden in many schools.
 

May 2, 2015 | NPR · Jane Yolen’s latest is a children’s book about a family trying to survive the Holocaust in France. “I consider Stone Angel a kind of starting place for parents to talk to their kids,” she says.
 

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May 2, 2015 | NPR · “After reading so much rubbish written about me over the years, it became obvious that I had to just tell it like it is,” Lydon tells NPR’s Arun Rath. Lydon just wrote his memoir, Anger Is An Energy.
 

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May 1, 2015 | NPR · Earthquake victims in Bhaktapur need food, water and shelter. They assert that the government is not delivering.
 

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May 1, 2015 | NPR · Six police officers face charges, including murder and involuntary manslaughter, for Freddie Gray’s death. Some worry they’re losing the benefit of the doubt from both prosecutors and the public.
 

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May 1, 2015 | NPR · Safety advocates say the regulations — which require a sturdier tank car design and a new brake system, among other changes — don’t do enough to protect people who live near railways from derailments.
 

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May 1, 2015 | NPR · The tradition of the annual meeting is gradually changing. Some firms have replaced the face-to-face meeting with a virtual one. But some investors still want to look the CEO in the eye.
 

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May 1, 2015 | KPBS · Forty years ago, the Nguyen family was among the first refugees to be brought to San Diego after the Vietnam War. Now the community they helped form has become home to refugees from around the world.
 

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May 1, 2015 | NPR · NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews the new movie version of Thomas Hardy’s Victorian romance, Far From The Madding Crowd.
 

 

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News

May 3, 2015 | NPR · The World Bank funds projects around the globe aimed at alleviating poverty. Along the way, people get uprooted. The World Bank has acknowledged “serious shortcomings” in its resettlement practices.
 

May 3, 2015 | NPR · In a week when attention was focused on Baltimore, NPR’s Rachel Martin visited the city’s New Shiloh Baptist Church. She spoke with Rev. Harold Carter Jr. and a young church member, Caleb Studivant.
 

May 3, 2015 | NPR · In a powerful monarchy is known for its aged leaders, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman announced his heirs to the throne. NPR’s Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Deborah Amos.
 

Arts & Life

May 3, 2015 | NPR · Orson Welles, born 100 years ago this week, is well-known for breaking new ground in theater and film. But, as author Colin Fleming tells NPR’s Rachel Martin, he also did significant work in radio.
 

May 3, 2015 | NPR · Have you ever stared at a piece of art and thought, I just don’t get it? Artist Grayson Perry gives NPR’s Rachel Martin the answers to questions about art that some are too embarrassed to ask.
 

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May 3, 2015 | NPR · “The idea was not to tear him down, nor was it to put him on a pedestal,” says director Brett Morgen. Instead, executive producer Frances Bean Cobain told Morgen to “make it honest.”
 

Music

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May 3, 2015 | NPR · The singer and pianist went from busking on the streets of Paris to eliciting Nina Simone comparisons and headlining sold-out shows, but he says he’s just lucky to be able to express himself.
 

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May 3, 2015 | NPR · “Boy, the truth of that song really came out,” says the 71-year-old soul artist and former lead singer of The Persuasions. He spent three months in a hospital due to an infected esophagus.
 

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May 3, 2015 | NPR · “The idea was not to tear him down, nor was it to put him on a pedestal,” says director Brett Morgen. Instead, executive producer Frances Bean Cobain told Morgen to “make it honest.”
 

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