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Payments Start For N.C. Eugenics Victims, But Many Won't Qualify
North Carolina forcibly sterilized thousands of people between 1929 and 1976. The state has begun compensating victims, but some who were sterilized may never receive restitution from the fund.
'Frozen' Characters Holding Strong For Costume Of The Year
Audie Cornish checks in with Richard Parrott of the New York City costume chain Ricky's. He tells us whether his predictions on this year's most popular costumes were correct.
'Anything That Connects': A Conversation With Taylor Swift
In an interview with NPR's Melissa Block, Swift addresses what's changed since she began her career — not just for her, but for the teenaged girls who have always been her biggest supporters.
With Mexican Students Missing, A Festive Holiday Turns Somber
The Day of the Dead is a time when Mexicans remember loved ones with grand floral tributes. But the atmosphere is downbeat in the state of Guerrero, where 43 students are still missing.
Funny, Dirty, Sad: The 'Holy Trinity' For 'Transparent' Creator Jill Soloway
When writer Jill Soloway's father came out as a trans woman, Soloway says, it was a huge relief. And it helped her create the series Transparent about "boundaries, legacy, gender, family."
Taylor Swift: The Peppiest Pop Star We Have Right Now
1989 sidesteps country music entirely to become Swift's first pure pop album.
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