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Document Thousands Of Russians Take To Streets In Biggest Anti-government Protests In Years
Thousands turned out in Moscow and other cities in protest, demanding the prime minister's resignation. Police arrested organizer, anti-corruption activist Alexei Navalny.
Document Actor, Director And Writer Andrew McCarthy Takes On Young Adult Fiction
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to actor and director Andrew McCarthy about his new young adult novel, <em>Just Fly Away</em>.
Document Former Diplomat Says Visa Screening Changes Are Legal, But Rhetoric Is Problematic
Michele Thoren Bond recently retired as assistant secretary of state for consular affairs. She says the rhetoric behind the visa changes discourages tourism to the U.S.
Document Are You Descended From (Alleged) Witches?
Digitized papers from 17th century Scotland could provide information on whether your ancestor was an alleged witch. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Christopher Hilton of the Wellcome Library in London.
Document Understanding The Role Of Compounding Pharmacies After Dozens Of Deaths
The co-owner of a compounding pharmacy has been convicted of fraud and racketeering, five years after contamination at his pharmacy killed at least 64 people and sickened hundreds of others.
Document Canadians Divided Over Flood Of Refugees
Canada has extended a broad welcome to refugees from around the world, including those who left the U.S. after losing hope of gaining asylum. But now more Canadians say it's time to close the door.
Document Sunday Puzzle: Keep The Bookend Letters From These Words To Make New Ones
You can probably read between the lines just fine, but to solve this puzzle you'll need to read between the letters to form a new word for each clue.
Document Analyzing Obamacare's Impact In Arizona
With the collapse of the Republicans' health care bill, we consider the impact on Arizona, a state where many have benefited from Obamacare, but others have been hard hit by rising insurance premiums.
Document Out Of Bounds: New Research On Race And Paying College Athletes
A new study shows race is a factor in the debate over whether to pay college athletes. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to UMass Amherst political scientist Tatishe Nteta, who co-authored the study.
Document Prosecutor Makes The Case For Law Enforcement Access To Data
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos about his push to allow law enforcement to gain access to data on individuals' smartphones.
Document In Chile, Landowner Makes The Largest Private Donation Of Land To A Government
Kristine Tompkins, whose husband founded The North Face clothing company, tells Lulu Garcia-Navarro about her decision to donate a million acres of land she owns in Patagonia to Chile's government.
Document The Call-In: Answering Your Questions About Digital Privacy
Seamus Tuohy, a consultant with the digital security firm Prudent Innovation, answers your questions about how to keep your data secure and your personal information private.
Document Trump Supporters On The Failure Of The GOP Health Care Bill
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Trump voters Becky Ravenkamp, Kevin Eisbrenner and Linda Caudill what they think about Republicans' failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Document Jay Chandrasekhar Of 'Super Troopers' On His Memoir 'Mustache Shenanigans'
Jay Chandrasekhar of <em>Super Troopers</em> fame talks to NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about his new memoir about how he made it in Hollywood. The book is called <em>Mustache Shenanigans</em>.
Document Tiny Desk Contestant Diana Gameros: 'How Can I Dissolve Borders?'
The singer-songwriter entered NPR Music's contest with the song "&iquest;C&oacute;mo Hacer?" She says it expresses her emotions about being unable to return to her family back home in Mexico.

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