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Episode #1813

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:36:36 -0400

In a collaboration with New York Public Radio, we share the story of a young man caught up in the criminal justice system. Plus, the one and only Luis Fonsi.

Philosophically Rich 'Isle Of Dogs' Is A Howl Of Joy

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:27:45 -0400

Wes Anderson's new animated feature centers on canines living on a garbage dump off the coast of Japan. David Edelstein says the film will make you laugh — even as you gasp at its visual brilliance.

Margo Price Sings About The Heartache And Beauty Of Small-Town America

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 14:27:45 -0400

Growing up in Aledo, Ill., Price longed to live somewhere "more romantic." When she moved away, her outlook changed: "Now, when I go back, I see the beauty in it." Originally broadcast Nov. 22, 2017.

New Gene Therapy For Blindness Comes With Hefty Price Tag

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:52:00 -0400

Earlier this week doctors in some hospitals began using gene therapy to treat a rare vision disorder that can lead to blindness.

A Second Look At A Cleveland 'Riot' In 1968

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:46:00 -0400

A documentary film crew is recording interviews with Clevelanders about a violent week in 1968 known as the Glenville shootout.

How McMaster's Departure Could Impact Diplomatic Efforts On North Korea And Iran

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:40:00 -0400

McMaster's replacement, former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, supported the Iraq War, has called for regime change in Iran and a first strike against North Korea.

U.S.-China Trade War Fears Put Markets On Edge

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:33:00 -0400

This week both countries announced competing measures to slap tariffs on imports.

To Fight Bullying, Take Away Its 'Social Power,' Author Says

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:20:00 -0400

"The way that people defeat bullying is by banding together," says Emily Bazelon, who wrote a 2014 book on bullying titled "Sticks and Stones."

Social Media Buzz: Calls To 'Delete Facebook' Amid Cambridge Analytica Controversy

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:11:00 -0400

Also, Amnesty International finds Twitter has become a toxic place for women, as many experience online abuse from trolls.

Are Kanye West And Michael Scott From 'The Office' The Same Person? Yes.

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:04:01 -0400

The Internet has a great way of merging pieces of pop culture that may seem disparate — to wit, one Kanye West fan is using scenes from the hit NBC comedy to review the Chicago rapper's discography.

More Tiny Desk Contest Entries We Love

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 13:00:00 -0400

Just ahead of our entry deadline this coming Sunday, we're sharing more Tiny Desk Contest entries that grabbed our attention.

20 Years Later, Jonesboro Shooting Survivors Conflicted Over Parkland

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:58:00 -0400

Saturday's gun control march falls on the 20th anniversary of a horrific Jonesboro, Ark., middle school shooting and has divided survivors along with the rest of the country.

Garry Shandling Documentary Draws Attention To Comedian's Legacy

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:52:00 -0400

Shandling's television work garnered critical acclaim, even as he himself sometimes flew under the radar.

Watch WebsterX Get The Crowd Jumping On "Until I"

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:49:35 -0400

The Milwaukee rapper is an arts activist involved in community engagement. The NPR Slingshot artist's charisma and passion paints his high-energy performance.

Maryland School Shooting Victim Has Died

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 12:49:22 -0400

"My daughter was hurt by a boy who shot her in the head, and took everything from our lives," Melissa Willey, the mother of 16-year-old Jaelynn, told reporters.