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Author Interviews

John Lydon: The Foul-Mouthed Yob Sets The Record Straight

"After reading so much rubbish written about me over the years, it became obvious that I had to just tell it like it is," Lydon tells NPR's Arun Rath. The man once known as Johnny Rotten just wrote his memoir, Anger Is An Energy.

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Books

An Ohio Couple Would Like To Forget 'A Gronking To Remember'

A lawsuit alleges that the popular erotica e-book — which centers on Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski — used an engagement photo on its cover without permission.

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Montana Offers A Boost To Native Language Immersion Programs MTPR

Montana, home to nine Native American languages, is set to become the second state to fund indigenous language immersion programs in public schools. The same languages were once forbidden in many schools.

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American Pharoah #18, ridden by Victor Espinoza (left), races Firing Line #10, ridden by Gary Stevens, out of turn 4 during the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday. Andy Lyons/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

American Pharoah Wins 2015 Kentucky Derby

The Bob Baffert-trained horse, ridden by Victor Espinoza, was the favorite heading into the 141st Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., center, and the committee's ranking member Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., right, were all smiles April 14 after the committee passed an agreement on oversight of Iran negotiations. But the bill has run into some outspoken opponents in the full Senate. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Full Senate Debates May Reveal Recent Bipartisanship As An Illusion

On the committee level in the Senate, Republicans and Democrats have been able to get deals done. The problem will be what happens after bills leave the committees and head to the Senate floor.

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National Security

Citing Religious Beliefs, Muslim Gitmo Inmates Object To Female Guards

A judge has blocked women from shackling and escorting the five Muslim men on trial for plotting the Sept. 11 attacks. Soldiers, in turn, have filed Equal Opportunity complaints against the judge.

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Baltimore Activists Hold 'Victory Rally' After Charges In Gray Death

The march comes a day after the city's chief prosecutor filed criminal charges against six officers involved in the arrest of Gray, who died from injuries sustained in custody.

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Parallels - World News

In Danang, Where U.S. Troops First Landed, Memories Of War Have Faded

U.S. Marines were deployed to the coastal Vietnamese city 50 years ago last month. Now, 40 years after the war's end and amid great change, former Viet Cong and an American reflect on that time.

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All Tech Considered

Want To Learn tlhIngan Hol (Klingon)? An App Will Teach You

Duolingo, an app that allows users to learn new languages, is adding Klingon to its course list. The language, used by a fictional alien race in Star Trek, should be available next year.

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Lincoln's Tomb Site At Risk With State Budget Cuts WUIS

This weekend, thousands of people in Springfield, Ill., will honor President Lincoln's death. Yet the tomb's caretakers are facing criticism from scholars and are struggling to find funding to maintain the historic site.

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