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Kidnappers In Mexico Now Target Undocumented Migrants
David Greene talks with Sarah Stillman of The New Yorker about her report on kidnappers in Mexico who are grabbing thousands of Central American migrants every year, as they travel to the U.S.
'The Black Netflix's' First Movie Is As Provocative As Its Stars
The Urban Movie Channel, created by BET founder Robert L. Johnson, is being touted as the black Netflix. On Friday, its first original movie, Blackbird, opened in a small group of theaters.
Tales Of Environmental Activism
The Rhode Island Tree Council wants to set the record for hugging trees on Saturday. And, Christopher Swain, a clean-water advocate, swam in New York's most polluted canal. He said it tasted bad.
Lost Siblings Find Each Other On Dating App
The reunited siblings met online and discovered they had a lot in common: both had parents who split in a divorce and both had a sibling they hadn't seen in years because of that divorce.
Hubble Telescope Celebrates 25 Years In Space
Friday marks 25 years since the Hubble Space Telescope was launched. Astrophysicist and NPR blogger, Adam Frank, celebrates what it's shown us.
Award-Winning Poets Write For Passersby In New York
In New York City, award-winning poets are sitting in booths Thursday, ready to write poems on demand for passersby. Organizers of the event say they want to bring poetry to everyone in the city.
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