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Supreme Court Gay Marriage Remarks Show Outdated Definition Of Parents
NPR's Robert Siegel interviews Joanna L. Grossman, professor of family law at Hofstra University, who says the arguments on gay marriage shed light on outdated ideas about family formation.
Palindrome Champ Sees The World Backwards And Forwards
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Mark Saltveit who is featured in a short documentary about the World Palindrome Championships, A Man, A Plan, A Palindrome. He will compete in the 2017 championship.
Israeli Dads Welcome Surrogate-Born Baby In Nepal On Earthquake Day
Mazel tov, it's a global baby boy! The egg was from a South African donor; the sperm was from Israel. The surrogate mom lived in Nepal. And when the dads came to meet their son, an earthquake struck.
It's Sotomayor V. Roberts In Supreme Court Death Penalty Drama
Justice Sonia Sotomayor and lawyers arguing in favor of Oklahoma's lethal-injection cocktail got into a clash so pronounced that Chief Justice John Roberts chastised Sotomayor for talking too much.
3,600-Page Autobiographical Novel Is An Honest And Masterful 'Selfie'
My Struggle is about Karl Ove Knausgaard's wrangle with his father, with death, with his muse and so on. The 46-year-old Norwegian's pointedly unliterary book has become a literary sensation.
Ohio Kidnapping Survivors Recount Captivity, Escape From Horror
In 2013, three young women who had vanished years earlier escaped from a house where they had been held captive. Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus, along with writer Mary Jordan, discuss their new memoir.
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