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This year's AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn features artists who are expanding the universe of punk and ideas about who belongs there.

Sanders wrote the definitive book on the Manson Family ("The Family.") He's currently working on a book about Robert Kennedy. He's decided to sell the assembled work on which he's based his research.

The most important player in all of sports? The quarterback, says Mike Pesca of The Gist, who tells Linda Wertheimer why.

West Africa's signature dish is jollof, a rice entree to which many countries in the region lay claim. NPR's Ofeibea Quist Arcton explains the culinary wars.

When a frequent crossworder noticed a hidden message in the New York Times crossword puzzle, he began an epic Twitter quarrel that got romantic, and a little bit sexy.

In an age of email and instant messaging, there's one group that still needs letters and packages hand-delivered: sailors. The U.S. Postal Service is ready to serve them with a mobile post office.

Last Sunday in Iraq a young teenage boy was captured before he could detonate an explosive belt on behalf of ISIS. Linda Wertheimer talks to terrorism expert John Horgan about the group's recruitment.

Lawmakers are demanding answers after the maker of an allergy treatment raised the price from about $100 per pack to about $600 per pack in seven years. Parents say they can't afford it.

At the University of Texas, it's the first week of school under a new state law that allows concealed handguns in classes, buildings and dorms. Protesters demonstrated for and against the law.

Parenting blogger Doyin Richards, mother Tammy Garnes, and professor Christopher Emdin share goals for the new school year and thoughts about homework.

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