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A week-old ceasefire in eastern Ukraine has all but broken down. Shelling that was previously constrained to the airport in Donetsk reached the city over the weekend.
After decades of denial, the NFL admitted this week that its players face a higher risk for long-term brain injuries than the general population. NPR's Arun Rath talks with ESPN writer Steve Fainaru.
The Clintons are back in Iowa at an event that is the place to see and be seen for ambitious Democrats. NPR's Arun Rath talks with national political correspondent Don Gonyea.
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with the Poynter Institute's Kelly McBride about the ethical issues raised by media organizations showing the killings of hostages by Islamic Militants.
News this week about the benefits of a low-carb diet got writer Dana Goodyear thinking about the nature of her favorite food. She writes about it in this essay about the book Tartine Bread.
The album Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 gave Mendes his fi...
The Brazilian musician and composer says his life has been a succession of serendipitous moments. One of them led to the song that transformed his career — his first hit, "Mas Que Nada."