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Deforestation Opponents Enlist Powerful Ally: Big Food. But There's A Catch

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 12:34pm

Hundreds of food companies have promised to keep their suppliers from cutting down forests. A global coalition of environmental groups is watching to see if the companies are keeping their promises.

The Lush Life Of Billy Strayhorn

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 12:32pm

The composer was remarkable not only for his harmonically rich collaborations with Duke Ellington, but for living as an openly gay black man in the 1940s.

The 'Dangerous, Volatile Game' Trump Plays With The White Working Class

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 12:22pm

New Yorker writer George Packer says years of neglect from the Democrats enabled Trump to exploit the biases of the white working class and turn them into a "self-conscious identity group."

Mel Gibson Pours Fever And Passion Into Every Frame Of 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 12:22pm

Gibson's new movie tells the story of the first conscientious objector to receive the U.S. Medal of Honor. Critic David Edelstein says Hacksaw Ridge is the work of a remarkable filmmaker.

Safe From Boko Haram But At Risk Of Sexual Abuse

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 11:51am

A report from Human Rights Watch details the sexual exploitation in camps for Nigerians who had fled their homes because of the conflict with Boko Haram.

All Songs +1: Our Most Memorable Tiny Desk Jazz Sets

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 11:38am

Patrick Jarenwattananon, former writer for NPR Music's A Blog Supreme, joins us to talk about the most memorable jazz artists to appear at the Tiny Desk.

They've Waited A Long, Long Time For This: Veteran Cubs Fans Rejoice

Thu, 11/03/2016 - 10:48am

Every Cubs fan on Earth has been waiting ... and waiting ... to see their team win the World Series. The longer they lived, the more patience they needed. But on Wednesday night, all was rewarded.

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