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In Lake County, Ill., an annual fair has long featured a "Banana Derby" — a race with monkeys dressed as little jockeys riding dogs. But this year, some residents have launched a campaign to end it.
Michael Miller, a reporter with The Washington Post, speaks with NPR's Audie Cornish about military recruitment centers and how they have become easy targets for potential violence.
The diverse stock market could be a way to road-test Iran's economy. But experts warn of unique pitfalls: the key role the Revolutionary Guard plays in the economy and the lack of transparency.
One-third of the seafood Americans catch is sold abroad, but most of the seafood we eat is imported and often of lower quality. Author Paul Greenberg explains why. Originally broadcast July 1, 2014.
Amy Schumer plays a writer who dodges lovers' pleas for commitment in Trainwreck, directed by Judd Apatow. Critic David Edelstein says the film loses its "delightful momentum" when it gets serious.
This weekend marks 20 years since the release of Clueless, a film that critic Jen Chaney says remains infectious and has had a lasting impact on fashion and popular culture.