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A Most Vibrant Year For Cinematographer Bradford Young

The man behind the look of Selma and A Most Violent Year talks about depicting violence, participating in history and being a black cinematographer in Hollywood.

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London's Homeless Line Up For Free Meals From Mobile Sikh Kitchen

Sikh temples traditionally offer meals to those in need. In suburban London, the homeless — regardless of their religion — are turning to a van run by Sikh volunteers for food.

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How Pittsburgh's Freedom House Pioneered Paramedic Treatment

The groundbreaking ambulance service was created in the 1960s as the city struggled with racial tensions and poor medical transport. It trained African-American men to provide crucial emergency care.

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How Is Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's Washington Visit Playing In Israel?

The prime minister is headed to Washington to address Congress despite objections from the White House. Host Arun Rath speaks with NPR's Emily Harris iabout how Israelis regard the controversial trip.

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Young Louisville Percussionists Love Led Zeppelin — And Jimmy Page Loves Them

Diane Downs teaches music to the Louisville Leopard Percussionists in Kentucky. She says she hopes the kids feel like rock stars now that a video of their Led Zeppelin medley went viral on YouTube.

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Thousands March In Moscow In Memory of Murdered Opposition Figure Boris Nemtsov

The demonstration, tens of thousands strong, also served as a show of defiance against President Vladimir Putin.

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A Standout Student, A Star At Goldman Sachs — And Undocumented

Julissa Arce was a stellar student and an even better financial analyst, but she was scared to go to work every day. "Maybe today's the day someone's going to find out," she feared.

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The Brother Went To Fight Ebola. So Did His Sister. Mom Was 'A Wreck'

He's an epidemiologist. She's a nurse. And both of them felt compelled to head off to West Africa to battle the virus.

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For An Author In India's Capital, 'Hope, In Many Ways, Is Fiction'

In his novel She Will Build Him a City, Raj Kamal Jha weaves the reality he sees as a journalist in New Delhi — where many gravitate looking for a better future — into a fictional, magical world.

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Robert Christgau Reviews His Own Life

One of rock music's most loved, feared and prolific scribes, the 72-year-old Christgau says he knew early on that he liked criticism better than journalism: "I didn't want to get into people's faces."

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To Curb Bear Population, Florida Reinstates Hunting Season

In the past decade, the number of bear-related calls Florida wildlife officials have received has increased by 400 percent. To stop the rise in bear population, officials have agreed to start hunting.

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Diversity Sells — But Hollywood Remains Overwhelmingly White, Male

Women and minorities continue to be under-represented on TV and in film, both behind and in front of the camera, according to a new study — even though diverse films and shows make more money.

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Is The Battle Won And Done For Those Who Fought For Net Neutrality?

In a 3-2 vote on Feb. 26, the FCC approved new rules, regulating broadband internet as a public utility. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mat Honan, San Francisco bureau chief for BuzzFeed News, about the political implications of the vote.

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Mr. Spock Was A Biracial Role Model Of Notable Cool

NPR host Arun Rath remembers the late Leonard Nimoy, and the personal significance of Star Trek's Spock as a biracial character on television.

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Rejected As A Mars One Astronaut Candidate, She's Turning To Plan B (Or M)

Aspiring Martian Heidi Beemer found out she didn't make the cut for the latest round of astronaut candidates for Mars One, a nonprofit that hopes to settle humans on Mars by 2025.

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The Challenges Of Jury Selection In The Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Is it possible to find an impartial jury to serve in a high-profile trial? NPR's Arun Rath talks with jury consultant Karen Fleming-Ginn about the issues that come up during jury selection.

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