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Duplass Brothers On Filmmaking, Siblings And Parenting's 'Fugue State' FA

The brothers' latest project, Togetherness, is about four people in their late 30s who live in Los Angeles. Mark Duplass describes it as a "deeply personal television show."

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Kiss Me, Kate is the latest in a series of American musicals to be performed at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. "It is such a glorious theater to perform in," says director Lee Blakeley. Vincent Pontent/Courtesy of Théâtre du Châtelet hide caption

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Parallels - World News

American Musicals Are So Popular In Paris, They're Coming Back To The U.S.

French audiences have flocked to Paris productions of American musicals like Kiss Me, Kate, which closes this week. France's versions of some of these plays are also being exported back to the U.S.

Wisdom, a Laysan albatross that's believed to be 65 years old, and her mate have welcomed a new chick at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Here, a week-old chick peeks out from its nest. Kaipo Kiaha/Paliku Productions hide caption

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An Old Bird Can Hatch A New Chick — Even At Age 65

Wisdom, a Laysan albatross that researchers first tagged in 1956, has hatched what could be her 40th chick, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says.

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Shots - Health News

Zika Virus: What Happened When

For decades, Zika was considered a mild virus that rarely made people ill. Suddenly it seems to be causing serious problems and is spreading across the Americas. Here's the latest news.

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Egypt's Foreign Minister: Egypt Has A 'Very High Degree Of Security'

Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister, speaks with NPR's David Greene about the state of democracy and human rights in his country.

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All Songs Considered

New Mix: Shearwater, Lily & Madeleine, Eskimeaux, More

On this week's show: songs of power, protest and passion, including a cut from Shearwater's "angriest" record and singer Kevin Morby's fervent if exasperated attempt to make sense of police violence.

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