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Arts & Life

Out Of Juvenile Corrections, Poems Of Fury, Loss — And Lingering Beauty

Over 1,000 students submitted their work for Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections. Two young poets split the top prize — and they've shared their poems with NPR.

Barbershop

Barbershop: The Benefits Of Living At Home

Medical blogger Jillian Knowles and writer Alex Hardy have both written about moving back in with their parents. They share their experiences, while NPR's Asma Khalid explains the trend.

Europe

Strikes Across France Paralyze Economy

A dispute over labor law changes in France has escalated to a full-fledged confrontation between the government and influential unions, sparking protests and even violence.

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Out Of Juvenile Corrections, Poems Of Fury, Loss — And Lingering Beauty
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