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The Record

Top 40 In A Summer Of Discontent

It's striking how little current pop hits reflect the angst and anger that have dominated this summer's news. But critic Ann Powers finds that one of 2014's biggest songs offers unexpected guidance.

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40 Years After 'Working,' A View From The Driver's Seat

Four decades after Studs Terkel's famous collection of oral histories was published, Radio Diaries revives one of his interviews with Helen Moog, an Ohio taxi driver and grandmother of five.

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Code Switch

To Model Manhood, Immigrant Dads Draw From Two Worlds

Many immigrant men in the U.S. work hard to hold onto definitions of masculinity from their native countries — while also rejecting more rigid gender roles that may be the norm in their homelands.

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Guns Boom In 2014 Campaign Ads
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To Model Manhood, Immigrant Dads Draw From Two Worlds
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Cutting Back On Carbs, Not Fat, May Lead To More Weight Loss
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After A Ho-Hum Summer, Hollywood Ramps Up For Fall
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