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The NFL has decided to forgo its tax exempt status. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to author Gregg Easterbrook, who's book The King of Sports: Football's Impact on America talks about the NFL's surprising tax status.
As ABC's Dancing with the Stars celebrates its 10th anniversary, we explain why Russian Jewish immigrants and their descendants have stepped to the front of this country's ballroom dance scene.
Decades of wear and tear and damage from Hurricane Sandy have taken it's toll on the boardwalk. New York's Parks Department wants to refurbish the boards with plastic composite and concrete.
Anne Hathaway plays a nameless drone pilot in Julie Taymor's latest directin...
The political, one-woman play starring Anne Hathaway seems to be the opposite of what Taymor — the creative force behind Broadway's The Lion King and Spider-Man musical — is known for.
Louis C.K. remembers getting "really big laughs" during his third try at sta...
The star of the FX series Louie talks about the pain of his first-ever open mic experience and the "massive gift" of taking care of others before himself.
Baltimore is the latest city confronted with the question of how to build trust between a community and police. Renee Montagne talks to Maria Haberfeld of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.