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Rick Perry's Legal Trouble: The Line Between Influence And Coercion
The Texas governor is charged with abuse of office and coercing a public official, but he claims he was just doing what governors do: Vetoing a budget item.
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Making Sure Those Walking Horses Aren't Hurting Horses
Animal rights groups say Tennessee walking horses' distinctive high-stepping gait is partly the result of trainers hurting the animals. This year, a major show is testing to try and curb abuse.
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Why The British Allowed The Rotherham Abuse To Fester
The Guardian's Randeep Ramesh tells NPR's Scott Simon about the social and societal forces at work in British culture which might have contributed to the cover-up of the Rotherham child abuse case.
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Taking The Tuba Above And Beyond The Low End
The tuba was the first bass instrument in jazz, until it was replaced by the string bass. For nearly 50 years, Bob Stewart has been trying to carve out a new niche for his instrument in modern jazz.
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U.S. Open, Football's New Rules: The Week In Sports
Howard Bryant of ESPN joins NPR's Scott Simon from the U.S. Open to talk about tennis and a new amendment to the NFL's personal conduct policy that's meant to curb domestic violence.
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Horses And Toilets In The Kitchen: Terrible Real Estate Photos
Andy Donaldson was browsing new flats in London when he noticed that some photos in real estate ads are really, really bad. His blog and book showcase some of the worst, as he tells NPR's Scott Simon.
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London Evacuees Bore A Painful Cost Of War
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Pam Hobbs about the 75th anniversary of Operation Pied Piper. She was one of the children who were evacuated from London during World War II.
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Immigrants Keep Children Bilingual By Schooling Them At Home
Many Spanish-speaking immigrants want their children to stay fluent in Spanish even as they learn English. Bilingual home schooling does that on a more personal level.
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NIH Hopes Ebola Vaccine Will Help Protect Aid Workers
Next week, the NIH begins its first clinical trial of a vaccine to prevent Ebola. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
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The Abercrombie Logo Loses Its Luxe
Abercrombie & Fitch is shedding its traditional logo-focused apparel. That logo, and the clothes it was affixed to, made the brand one of the most sought-after among teens in the past two decades.
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