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'Femininity Is Not Weakness,' Jessica Chastain Says Of 'Zookeeper's Wife'

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 6:46am

Chastain stars as Antonina Żabińska, who, along with her husband, sheltered hundreds of Warsaw Jews during World War II. "It's exceptionally brave to fight violence with love," Chastain says.

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Beyond The Mike Pence Misogyny Debate, The 3 'Billy Graham Rules' You Haven't Read

Sun, 04/02/2017 - 5:00am

Like the famous preacher, the vice president won't dine alone with a woman other than his wife. But Graham, pastor to the presidents, had other rules, like don't inflate the size of your crowds.

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North Carolina Edges Out Oregon For A Shot At Sixth NCAA Title

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:50pm

With Saturday's 77-76 victory, North Carolina is one step away from the chance at a redemptive title after losing at the buzzer in last season's championship game. They'll face Gonzaga Monday night.

Gonzaga Earns First Shot At Championship With Win Over South Carolina

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 9:34pm

It's game over for the Gamecocks. The Gonzaga Bulldogs survived a second-half rally to claim a 77-73 victory against South Carolina in the Final Four.

DJ Betto Arcos Shares Essential Songs From His Travels In Cuba

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 5:32pm

The globetrotting DJ returns to weekends on All Things Considered with several tracks that represent Cuba's current musical landscape.

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'Madame President' Author On 'Street Cred,' Economic Power Of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 5:32pm

Helene Cooper's new book "Madame President" takes a detailed look at the life and career of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first female president of Liberia.

Mississippi State Ends UConn's 111-Game Winning Streak

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 5:32pm

The Mississippi State University women's basketball team ended the University of Connecticut's winning streak, in an upset victory in the semifinals of the NCAA tournament.

NPR Poetry Month Kicks Off With Your Twitter Submissions

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 5:32pm

It's April 1st! And the first day of our NPR Poetry month, where we ask listeners to tweet us their poems using #NPRpoetry. Today's selection reveals a poet's day job as a scientist.

Barbershop: 'Bathroom Bill,' VP Pence's Marriage Beliefs

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 5:32pm

Political commentator Gayle Trotter, columnist Steven Petrow and film producer Tammy Garnes take on the controversial repeal of North Carolina's bill, the criticism behind Pence's marriage and more.

New West Bank Settlement Approval Appears To Defy Ambiguous 'Policy Of Restraint'

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 5:32pm

Israel's Security Cabinet approved construction of the first Jewish West Bank settlements in 20 years. Martin Indyk, former Ambassador to Israel, discusses how this affects U.S.-Israel relations.

It May Be Too Soon For Congress To Grant Flynn Immunity In Inquiry Over Russia Ties

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 5:32pm

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Stephen Saltzburg, a law professor at George Washington University about why Michael Flynn would want immunity before testifying in front of congressional committees.

Designer Of Rainbow Flag, Enduring Symbol For Gay Rights, Has Died

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 3:47pm

Gilbert Baker used his sewing skills to create the flag, an enduring symbol of the gay rights movement, and later, of growing solidarity with LGBT causes. He was 65.

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Avalanche Of Mud And Water Kills More Than 125 In Colombian City

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 2:31pm

Colombia's president declared a state of emergency in Mocoa, where at least 200 people are missing after overflowing rivers swept through homes and killed residents while they slept.

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One Dead, Legislature Scorched After Violent Protests in Paraguay

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 2:01pm

Angered by Senate approval of a constitutional amendment allowing multiple presidential terms, demonstrators set fire to the legislative building and clashed throughout the capital of Asuncion.

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Venezuela's Top Court And President Reverse Course, Restore Powers To Legislature

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 12:03pm

Judges reinstated the National Assembly's authority following a request from Nicolas Maduro. The ruling that annulled the assembly prompted accusations that a dictatorship was in the works.

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NPR News Nuggets: Big League Baseball, Icelandic Celebrations & Spelling Snafus

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 11:09am

Here's a quick roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.

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