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In The Paint, And In Pain: Chamique Holdsclaw's Fight With Depression

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 4:33pm

The former WNBA star and her battle with depression is the subject of a new documentary, Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw. She speaks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.

Fan Frenzy Swirls Off-Court, As NCAA Basketball Final Approaches

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 4:30pm

The Villanova Wildcats and the North Carolina Tar Heels will play Monday for the men's NCAA basketball championship. Their fans haven't been shy about claiming which team would be taking home a win.

Tartans Go Kosher: Scottish Rabbi Gives The Traditional Cloth A Jewish Spin

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 4:26pm

Scottish Rabbi Mendel Jacobs talks about his effort to create the first kosher Scottish-Jewish tartan, which is traditional Scottish cloth.

Massive Document Leak Reveals Offshore Accounts Of World Leaders

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 4:24pm

Vladimir Putin is among several world leaders who either themselves or through associates used shell companies to obscure their assets, according to a new trove of leaked documents.

Parsing A Keystone Phrase In A Controversial Deal: 'Safe Third Country'

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 4:16pm

The phrase "safe third country" is part of a European Union deal that will send refugees to Turkey starting Monday. NPR's Peter Kenyon discusses what the phrase means.

#NPRpoetry, Part Deux: Listeners Bare Their Souls In Stanzas

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 4:13pm

April is National Poetry Month. And the audience is sending All Things Considered original poems in 140 characters or less on Twitter. Here's an update from the curators who have been reading along.

With Leak Of 'Panama Papers,' A Glimpse Of World's Fiscal Underbelly

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 4:13pm

Over 11 million records have been leaked from a law firm based in Panama, shedding light on the flow of dark money in the global financial system. Reporter Jake Bernstein explains what was revealed.

One Way To Fight ISIS? Target The Group's Wallet

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 4:13pm

ISIS needs cash to pay its fighters and pull off its attacks. Daniel Glaser, assistant secretary for terrorist financing at the Treasury Department, discusses efforts to thwart the Islamic State.

Next Stop, Wisconsin: Front-Runners Face Speed Bumps In Next Primary

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 4:13pm

Both Republican and Democratic primaries are being held in Wisconsin on Tuesday. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton face different kinds of challenges in the state to maintain their leads.

The Surprising Story Behind Spam (The Food)

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 4:13pm

Author Ted Genoways traces the origins of canned spam in his book The Chain; Farm, Factory and the Fate of Our Food.

To End Cycle Of Crime, Italian Judge Breaks Up Big-Time Mafia Families

Sun, 04/03/2016 - 3:30pm

Roberto Di Bella puts kids of crime organization 'Ndrangheta into volunteer homes to keep them from entering the family business, where many have been implicated in drug-related crimes and homicides.




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