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Five Letters With Which To Play, Here's A Puzzle To Blow You Away

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 6:23am

This week's puzzle lets you create categories based on the word "winds" in honor of March's fierce winds.

Mississippi Debuts Grammy Museum

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 6:23am

A new Grammy Museum is opening in the Mississippi Delta. It pays tribute to the region considered to be the birthplace of American music. NPR's Debbie Elliott has a preview.

Rounding Up The Week In Politics

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 6:23am

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with political correspondent Mara Liasson for a roundup of the latest round of primaries — and two caucuses — and the latest from candidate Donald Trump. Plus, a look forward to the Democratic debate tonight.

French Authorities Demolish Refugee Camp

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 6:23am

French police have targeted and fired tear gas on makeshift homes where 3,500 refugees live in Calais. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to aid worker Clare Moseley from Care4Calais about the scene.

Scientists Find A Genetic Culprit For Gray Hair

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 6:23am

Think you've gone gray from stress? Scientists say they've identified the first gene for gray hair. It accounts for about 30 percent of grays, mostly in lighter colored hair.

Abuse Or The Flu? My Autistic Son Couldn't Tell Me What Was Wrong

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 5:00am

My heart fell when a counselor called to say he was worried something bad might have happened to Nat, my severely autistic 25-year-old son. Nat has trouble talking, and was teary. What should I do?

FACT CHECK: Bernie Sanders, Abandoned Buildings and NAFTA

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 5:00am

The Vermont independent senator is connecting Detroit's economic troubles with the Bill Clinton-passed 1990s trade agreement (and Hillary Clinton by proxy). How right is he?

'Love, Loss' And Spicy Pickles In Padma Lakshmi's New Memoir

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:23am

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi grew up hunting for jars of fiery Indian pickles in her grandmother's Chennai kitchen. She writes about food and family in her new memoir, Love, Loss and What We Ate.

Fleeing Alone, Some Migrant Kids Find Foster Homes In Sweden

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:19am

Sweden took in a record number of asylum seekers last year, among them 35,000 children who arrived without their parents. The luckiest are in foster care with Swedish families.

Rwanda Tries To Persuade Its Citizens To Drink The Coffee They Grow

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:18am

While the country is renowned for its high-quality Arabica Bourbon beans, both cost and culture have kept Rwandans from imbibing one of their top cash crops. The government wants to that to change.

University of Connecticut Creates 'Scholars House' To Keep Black Men In School

Sun, 03/06/2016 - 4:14am

About half of all black male students leave the University of Connecticut before graduation. School officials have created a living space to help these students, but the move has sparked controversy.

Ted Cruz Wins Straw Poll At Conservative Confab

Sat, 03/05/2016 - 4:48pm

The Texas senator has won the straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Donald Trump, who canceled his appearance at the last minute, finished a distant third.

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