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Document Marlins Pitcher José Fernández Dies In Boating Accident
The young ace was the National League's Rookie of the Year in 2013. When he died, he had the second most strikeouts of any pitcher in the National League.
Document President Obama: African-American History Museum Is 'Central To The American Story'
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is open to the public after a dedication ceremony on Saturday. President Obama cut the ribbon on the brand new museum.
Document Depicting Sexual Predators As Villains In Fiction Is Tricky
Humbert Humbert, the main character in Lolita, is one of the most famous "sympathetic" villains in history. Today, a story from the point of view of a sexual predator might not get told in literature.
Document Who Hollywood Turns To When Untying The Knot
When it's time to divorce, Hollywood celebs (like a certain Brad and Angelina) turn to the queen of breakup litigation, Laura Wasser. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Vanity Fair's Julie Miller.
Document Want To Get An A? Better Know Your Words Backward And Forward
For each question in this week's puzzle, you'll be given a word ending in the letter A. Anagram each of them to get a familiar word starting with A.
Document Y La Bamba's Luz Elena Mendoza On Valuing One's Voice
Mendoza says she's often felt caught between cultures. But she's learned to embrace multiple identities simultaneously — and it shows in her music.
Document Talking Debate Strategy Before Monday Night
NPR's Rachel Martin talks with conservative commentator Beth Myers and Democratic strategist Bill Burton about what they will be watching for in the first presidential debate on Monday.
Document What's Your Sign? Look Again, Says NASA
If you rely on an insight from your daily horoscopes, you may have been looking at the wrong sign this whole time.
Document First 2016 Presidential Debate Preview
The first presidential debate of 2016 is Monday night in Hempstead, N.Y. It could be a major turning point in the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Document King County In Seattle Wants To Open Legal Heroin Clinics To Combat Epidemic
A Washington state county is floating the idea of supervised clinics where people can inject heroin. King County's health officer Jeff Duchin tells NPR's Rachel Martin why he thinks it's a good idea.
Document Father-Son's Carpool Karaoke Of 'Quando, Quando, Quando' Leads To Record Deal
Ted McDermott struggles with Alzheimer's, but loves to sing. His son Simon recorded the two of them singing a Carpool Karaoke. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Simon.
Document Donald Trump's Run Isn't Dampening Ohio Republican Senate Race
Donald Trump's campaign is not weighing down Republican Senate candidates across the country as Democrats had initially hoped. In Ohio, the GOP Senate candidate has a big lead over the Democrat.
Document Facebook Group Launched To Combat KKK Presence In Pennsylvania Town
Jaimi Hajzus was alarmed to learn that KKK fliers were dropped on lawns in her hometown of Coudersport, Pa. She tells NPR's Rachel Martin of a Facebook campaign to counter the hate group.
Document Sunday Sports: Baseball Season Stats
As the baseball season enters the homestretch, Mike Pesca, host of The Gist podcast shares obscure baseball stats and somewhat dubious accomplishments with NPR's Rachel Martin.
Document NAACP Chapter Responds To Charlotte Shooting Police Footage
Corine Mack is president of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg chapter of the NAACP. She tells NPR's Rachel Martin how her community is responding in the wake of the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott.

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