Melissa Block As special correspondent, Melissa Block produces richly reported profiles of figures at the forefront of thought and culture, as well as stories and series on the critical issues of our day. In addition, she is a guest host on NPR news programs.

Mose Allison: Train, Babe, Brain

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Whale Kills Trainer At SeaWorld

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Justice Downgrades Criticism Of Bush-Era Lawyers

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Half-Pipe Routine Highlights Dangers At Games

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Unknown Iran Protest Death Filmers Win Polk Award

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Switzerland's Defago Wins Downhill Gold

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Marines Continue Afghan Offensive

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Forces Launch Operation In Afghanistan

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Offensive Launched Against Taliban Stronghold

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Protesters Prepare For Vancouver Games

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Luge Competitor Dies Ahead Of Olympic Games

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Congressman John Murtha Dies

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Oscar Nominations Announced

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Examining Adoptions From Haiti

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