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Across the country, Brazilians took to the streets to protest a scandal at the state oil company, which has implicated members of the government, senior politicians and businessmen.
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with USA Today reporter Brad Heath about how the Drug Enforcement Administration collected the records of billions of American telephone calls.
The New Yorker's Kathryn Schulz explains the origins of using the phrase "No, totally" in agreeing with someone.
Karen Haglof made her name as a guitarist on the ultra-competitive New York no-wave scene of the 1980s. Then she stopped playing and launched a career in medicine. Now she's back with a solo album.
NPR's Arun Rath talks to Arif Rafiq, an adjunct scholar at the Middle East Institute, on Pakistan's uneasy position in Yemen's conflict.
Women of Will jacket...
In her new book Women of Will, Tina Packer traces Shakespeare's maturation — and, she argues, the corresponding transformation of his female characters from caricatures to fully-realized humans.