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January 31, 2015 | NPR · Jon Tester of Montana may be the only senator who regularly travels to Washington with a 40-pound suitcase filled with meat he butchered himself.
 

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January 26, 2015 | NPR · For this week’s Sandwich Monday, we try Girl Scout Cookies in a new form. Coffeemate has somehow blended them into nondairy creamer, so you can start your day the disturbing way.
 

January 25, 2015 | NPR · Every answer today is a word starting with the letters A-R, which you will identify from its anagram. For example, given AR plus ROB, the answer would be “arbor.”
 

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January 24, 2015 | NPR · Trevor Noah, a new international correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, turns a sharp eye on American policy — while answering the questions about world news that people are afraid to ask.
 

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January 24, 2015 | NPR · Clinton, the founding father of funk, is the creator of the bands Parliament and Funkadelic. We’ll ask him three questions about another kind of parliament — namely, the British Parliament.
 

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January 22, 2015 | NPR · “Death metal really does come from the heart,” says The Mountain Goats frontman and author of Wolf In White Van. In Durham, he plays “The Best Ever Death Metal Band Out of Denton.”
 

January 18, 2015 | NPR · Every answer is a familiar two-word phrase or name, with the initials S.V. For example, given “noted Idaho ski resort,” you would say “Sun Valley.”
 

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January 17, 2015 | NPR · Housewife and superstar Dame Edna Everage is the creation of Australian comedian Barry Humphries. Edna has just launched her U.S. farewell tour so she’ll be playing a game called “I won’t be back!”
 

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January 12, 2015 | NPR · For this week’s Sandwich Monday, we try a new sandwich for vegetarians: the White Castle Veggie Slider. It’s a mini-burger made with carrots, broccoli and other veggies.
 

January 11, 2015 | NPR · For each familiar two-word phrase and name, take one or more letters from the start of the first word plus one or more letters from the start of the second word to name a country.
 

 

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January 31, 2015 | NPR · In a commercial, the comedian pretends no one can see her. One Indian journalist says there’s more to the ad than selling insurance. Being visible comes with a risk of violence for women in India.
 

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January 31, 2015 | NPR · Greg O’Brien talks about how his life has changed in the five years since he was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. “More and more I don’t recognize people,” he says.
 

January 31, 2015 | NPR · The Oscar-nominated star of the Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game has joined actor and comedian Stephen Fry in calling for a blanket pardon of 49,000 men punished under long-defunct law.
 

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January 31, 2015 | NPR · While Deon Taylor was playing professional basketball in Germany, he had an epiphany: he wanted to make movies. The self-taught director’s latest film, Supremacy, was released this Friday.
 

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January 31, 2015 | NPR · In a commercial, the comedian pretends no one can see her. One Indian journalist says there’s more to the ad than selling insurance. Being visible comes with a risk of violence for women in India.
 

January 31, 2015 | NPR · Jynne Dilling Martin spent six weeks living on the bottom of the world and watching scientists work. The experience inspired many of the poems in her new collection, We Mammals in Hospitable Times.
 

Music

January 31, 2015 | NPR · Veteran dancehall troupe and guaranteed bringers of good times Ward 21 dropped a new video on Friday.
 

January 31, 2015 | NPR · From a sensational soprano to an audacious new work for orchestra, NPR Music’s Tom Huizenga and host Arun Rath spin a broad selection of new classical albums.
 

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January 31, 2015 | NPR · Music was an afterthought for Paramount Records, a short-lived label founded by a furniture company. But in its final years, it gave vital exposure to the artists who would come to define Delta blues.
 

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