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World Champion Arm Wrestler

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Jill Biden Talks Biden Cancer Initiative

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Iran Attack Kills 25, Wounds 60

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Watching comedian Gilda Radner in the first years of "Saturday Night Live" was to watch a master shapeshifter who happened to be sidesplittingly funny.

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Yes, The Browns Actually Won

Sep 21, 2018

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Frustration, futility, overwhelming sadness - these are all familiar feelings to fans of the Cleveland Browns, but not today. The Browns won last night for the first time in nearly two years. From member station WCPN, Glenn Forbes reports.

Anthony Roth Costanzo: A Countertenor For The 21st Century

Sep 21, 2018

Despite being one of the first and oldest forms of popular music, opera sometimes struggles to connect with 21st century audiences. However, Anthony Roth Costanzo is breaking down the genre's stodgy stereotype and making opera more accessible — taking his distinctive sound to the masses, from a sixth-grade classroom in the Bronx to NPR's own Tiny Desk.

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For nearly two decades Enric Marco was a highly respected figure in Spain, widely known as a Holocaust survivor, Civil War hero and resistance fighter against the Francisco Franco regime. He even held public speaking engagements detailing his experiences in a concentration camp.

But every bit of it was a lie.

In 2005 Marco's masquerade was exposed to the world by historian Benito Bermejo — piquing the interest of novelist Javier Cercas. As Cercas soon discovered, "he had made up everything. Not only about that, I mean — he invented his whole life."

What It Looks Like Inside A Classroom In North Korea

Sep 20, 2018

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And we're going to take you next to a place few Americans have ever seen - the inside of a classroom in North Korea.

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Philadelphia architect Robert Venturi died Tuesday at 93. Often credited as a major influence on the postmodern architecture movement, he celebrated oversized, playful elements and Vegas casinos.

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