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April 27, 2015 | NPR · Peter Carey and Rachel Kushner are among those who are withdrawing in protest from the PEN American Center’s annual gala. Kushner says she is uncomfortable with Charlie Hebdo’s “cultural intolerance.”
 

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April 27, 2015 | NPR · Aftershocks are rattling survivors’ nerves and making the recovery even more challenging. In one district, 400,000 people were affected by the quake and more than 4,000 homes are now unsafe.
 

April 27, 2015 | NPR · The death toll continues to climb after an earthquake hit the small Himalayan nation of Nepal on Saturday. Renee Montagne talks Phil Ewert of the aid agency World Vision.
 

April 27, 2015 | NPR · Aftershocks don’t seem to be letting up following Saturday’s major earthquake in Nepal. Thousands are dead. We report on what things look like at one of the country’s most celebrated heritage sites.
 

April 27, 2015 | NPR · Shinzo Abe will have a summit with President Obama, sign a security agreement and make a historic address to a joint meeting of Congress during his weeklong visit.
 

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April 27, 2015 | NPR · A study analyzes more than a billion pieces of emoji data across 16 languages and regions to gauge how different nations communicate. Most emojis sent are happy faces and other positive symbols.
 

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April 26, 2015 | NPR · For more than a decade, the Mediterranean island nation has responded to distress calls from desperate migrants hoping to reach safety. The difference now is in the numbers.
 

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April 26, 2015 | NPR · In a new documentary titled The President, the Russian leader says seizing Crimea from Ukraine righted a historical wrong.
 

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April 26, 2015 | NPR · In his first win of the iconic long-distance race, Kipchoge clocked 2:04:47. Wilson Kipsang, who won last year, placed second and world-record holder Dennis Kimetto was third.
 

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April 26, 2015 | NPR · At least 17 people are reported dead on the mountain after a massive quake-triggered avalanche swept through base camp on the south side on Saturday.
 

 

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April 27, 2015 | NPR · After a weekend that saw violence and arrests, Gray’s family and many public and religious figures are calling for peace in Baltimore. A huge turnout is expected for Monday’s service.
 

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April 27, 2015 | NPR · Peter Carey and Rachel Kushner are among those who are withdrawing in protest from the PEN American Center’s annual gala. Kushner says she is uncomfortable with Charlie Hebdo’s “cultural intolerance.”
 

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April 27, 2015 | NPR · Taking the same stance as the Kentucky Derby and major music festivals, the All England Lawn Tennis Club reportedly cited the devices’ “nuisance value.”
 

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April 27, 2015 | NPR · Peter Carey and Rachel Kushner are among those who are withdrawing in protest from the PEN American Center’s annual gala. Kushner says she is uncomfortable with Charlie Hebdo’s “cultural intolerance.”
 

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April 27, 2015 | NPR · From 1985 to 2002, a series of killings struck South Central Los Angeles. A new documentary, Tales of the Grim Sleeper, explores the 25 years it took for police to arrest the alleged killer.
 

April 26, 2015 | NPR · In honor of National Poetry Month, our latest Weekend Read is Fred Moten’s collection The Little Edges. Poet Douglas Kearney says Moten’s power is in his attention to music, both in text and subject.
 

Music

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April 27, 2015 | NPR · Casting the heady swoon of courtship as a game of intense focus, “Staring Contest” practically bursts with the giddy excitement of new love.
 

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April 26, 2015 | NPR · On her second album, Sprinter, Torres confronts the problem of confession head-on and proceeds to annihilate its boundaries.
 

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April 26, 2015 | NPR · A versatile sideman serves as leader, filling a three-disc, nearly three-hour album with dozens of players, new ideas and transformed old ones. The title is justified.
 

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