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Donald Trump In 9 Quotes And 200 Seconds

Trump took his act on the road to Tennessee, where he thrilled a conservative audience with an off-the-cuff routine that bordered on stand-up comedy.

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Suspect Arrested In Killing Of Texas Deputy At Houston-Area Gas Station

Harris County Sheriff Ron Hickman said the Friday evening shooting was unprovoked; he has called it a "cold-blooded execution." A suspect is now in custody and facing capital murder charges.

The Inca were innovators in agriculture as well as engineering. Terracing like this, on a steep hillside in Peru's Colca Canyon, helped them grow food. Doug McMains/Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian hide caption

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For Inca Road Builders, Extreme Terrain Was No Obstacle

A new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian highlights the engineering prowess of the Inca, whose great road once spanned mountains, deserts and forests in six South American countries.

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Goats and Soda

Ebola Flashback: Nancy Snyderman's Experience Was Different From Mine

The Today show medical editor gave a new interview about her controversial quarantine. It triggered powerful memories for an NPR journalist who was in Liberia around the same time.

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Thai Police Make Arrest Possibly Linked To Deadly Shrine Bombing

Authorities say it's too early to say for sure if the unidentified suspect, who they say was found with bomb-making materials, had anything to do with the attack on Bangkok's Erawan shrine.

FKA twigs' new EP is called M3LL155X (pronounced "Melissa"). It follows a breakthrough year in which her debut album, LP1, was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Dominic Sheldon/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

'I'm Not Scared Of Learning': FKA Twigs On Submission And Control

A deft career pivot turned the British artist from a backup dancer for pop videos into a multimedia auteur, with a hand in nearly every aspect of her music career. She speaks with NPR's Scott Simon.

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Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov (right), was recently convicted of terrorism charges in Crimea dating to last year, when Russia seized the territory from Ukraine. A Russian military court sentenced him to 20 years in one of several cases that have drawn criticism from human rights groups. He's shown here at a hearing at Moscow's Lefortovo District Court on Dec. 26, 2014. Mikhail Pochuyev/ITAR-TASS/Landov hide caption

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High-Profile Russian Trials Bring International Criticism

The conviction of a Ukrainian filmmaker is one of several cases in Russia that have drawn protests from human-rights groups and Western governments, including the U.S.

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Deceptive Cadence

Beethoven, Flaming Tubas And 5,000 Kazoos: Classical Music At Burning Man

More than 60,000 people will gather in the Nevada desert next week for the annual festival — and the Playa Pops Symphony, which made its debut last year, will be ready for them.

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Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk had missed events and been absent for the past three weeks. Her staff said she was on a long vacation, but she later said she is being treated for depression. Courtesy Stella Chavez/KERA News hide caption

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After Mysterious Absence, Dallas DA In Treatment For Mental Illness

Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk announced she is being treated for depression after three weeks of questions over her whereabouts. Her staff had said she was on a long vacation.

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From Our Listeners

Love In The Key Of Summer

For our Summer of Love series, listener Kevin Gibbs remembers a woman he met when working at a jazz club in 1976, one he'll always associate with Michel Legrand's "Once Upon a Summertime."

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