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Sen. Elizabeth Warren Has A Plan For Everything — Including Your Love Life

May 20
Matthew S. Schwartz / NPR

A comedian wondered on Twitter if the presidential contender has a plan for her love life. To the amazement and delight of many, Warren promised to "figure this out."

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After Trump Ban, Huawei Phones Will Lose Access To Google Software

May 20
Matthew S. Schwartz / NPR

Alphabet's Google, which makes the Android operating system, says it's complying with a U.S. order banning companies from doing business with Huawei.

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How The Brain Shapes Pain And Links Ouch With Emotion

May 20
Jon Hamilton / NPR

Pain is more than an unpleasant sensation. When pain signals reach the brain, they interact with areas involved in thinking, memory and emotion.

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In Trump's Trade War, Americans Will Be Asked To Show Economic Patriotism

May 20
Jim Zarroli / NPR

Americans like trade, in bigger numbers than ever. But they also believe China doesn't play fair in trade.

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America Is In Full Employment, So Why Aren't We Celebrating?

May 20
Pallavi Gogoi / NPR

U.S. unemployment is at a nearly 50-year low. The jobless rate for Hispanics has never been lower. The past two years have been the best job market ever for African Americans. Shouldn't we be excited?

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'Game Of Thrones' Finale, Season 8, Episode 6: 'No One Is Very Happy'

May 20
Glen Weldon / NPR

After eight seasons, 73 episodes and a whole lot of characters saying "bend the knee" all the time, HBO's massive fantasy series is finally over.

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Robert Smith Pledges To Pay Off Student Loans For Morehouse College's Class of 2019

May 19
Shannon Van Sant / NPR

The billionaire founder of investment firm Vista Equity Partners made the surprise announcement in front of roughly 400 students while delivering the college's commencement address on Sunday.

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President Trump's Golf Scores Hacked On U.S. Golf Association Account

May 19
Samantha Raphelson / NPR

The awful scores of 101, 100, 108 and 102 were posted to Trump's USGA-administered handicap system on Friday, according to Golfweek.

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Legendary Comic Sammy Shore, Co-Founder Of The Comedy Store, Dies At 92

May 19
Samantha Raphelson / NPR

Shore died on Saturday surrounded by his family, his son announced on Twitter. The Comedy Store went on to become a hotbed for famous performers like David Letterman and Robin Williams.

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Biden Eschews Anger, Hoping 'Unity' Can Lift Him To The Presidency

May 19
Domenico Montanaro / NPR

The former vice president, who saw Barack Obama win twice on a unifying message, is betting that will win out over anger. Will that be enough for Democrats, who feel they have good reason to be angry?

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Billion-Dollar Gamble: How A 'Singular Hero' Helped Start A New Field In Physics

May 19
Nell Greenfieldboyce / NPR

In the 1970s, Rich Isaacson was presented with what seemed a crazy idea: using lasers to detect gravitational waves. It became the biggest project the National Science Foundation had ever funded.

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How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary

May 19
Lulu Garcia-Navarro / NPR

If you got a manicure lately, chances are your nail salon was run by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. In Nailed It, director Adele Free Pham investigates how refugees built a multi-billion dollar industry.

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The Colonial Roots Of Pimiento Cheese

May 19
Malaka Gharib / NPR

A Filipina American discovers her favorite cheesy snack has a bloody origin story.

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A Photographer's Search For The Vanishing Stars Of Bengali Folk Theater

May 19
Amr Alfiky / NPR

Ten years after leaving his childhood home in West Bengal, photographer Soumya Sankar Bose returned to find that stars of Jatra, a popular local form of folk theater, were fading from public view.

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Companies That Rely On Census Data Worry Citizenship Question Will Hurt

May 19
Hansi Lo Wang / NPR

Lyft and Univision are among the critics of the citizenship question the Trump administration wants on the 2020 census. The businesses say it could harm the national head count and their bottom line.

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Pete Buttigieg Dismisses President Trump's Acceptance Of His Marriage

May 19
Tamara Keith / NPR

The president said the South Bend, Ind., mayor's marriage to a man is "absolutely fine." In an interview with NPR, Buttigieg said he is "more interested in policies that affect LGBTQ people."

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Duncan Laurence From The Netherlands Wins Eurovision 2019

May 18
Anastasia Tsioulcas / NPR

Singers from 26 countries competed in the finals of the global song competition, which was held Saturday evening in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison Scores Surprise Election Victory

May 18
Shannon Van Sant / NPR

Morrison's win defied analysts and pollsters, who had predicted his defeat for several months. "Tonight is about every single Australian who depends on their government to put them first," he said.

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Austria's Vice Chancellor Quits After Video Surfaces Of Meeting With Russian Investor

May 18
Sasha Ingber / NPR

The video appeared to show Heinz-Christian Strache offering business deals for political support. He called the taping a "targeted political assassination." But the chancellor proposed snap elections.

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Where's Masculinity Headed? Men's Groups And Therapists Are Talking

May 18
Alan Yu / NPR

American men face higher rates of suicide than women and higher rates of incarceration. In the age of #MeToo, some men are turning to each other to build healthy esteem that builds up others too.

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