Tuesday

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Analysis

Overview Of Recent Supreme Court Rulings

Journalist and lawyer Adam Liptak covers the Supreme Court for The New York Times. He gives us a roundup of this year's most important decisions — some of which were left for the final hours before summer recess.

Overview Of Recent Supreme Court Rulings

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Music Articles

Patterson Hood: Drive-By Boss Does 'Murder'

Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews Patterson Hood's new album Murdering Oscar and Other Love Songs. It's Hood's second solo album featuring songs from the early 90's as well as some more recent ones, all of them have been freshly recorded over the past few years.

Patterson Hood: Drive-By Boss Does 'Murder'

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Monday

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Media

Former Hostage On Protecting Journalists

Journalist — and former hostage — Chris Cramer talks about how his experience as a captive during the 1980 London Iranian Embassy siege evolved into an effort to protect journalists in hostile conditions.

Former Hostage On Protecting Journalists

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Health

Helping Journalists Beat Post-Traumatic Stress

With such a high-stakes, high-stress lifestyle, many journalists return from war zones with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder. Dr. Anthony Feinstein is one of those working to help them overcome the emotional aftereffects of covering conflict.

Helping Journalists Beat Post-Traumatic Stress

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Friday

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Arts & Life

Gabriel Byrne Gives The Listening 'Treatment'

Actor Gabriel Byrne may play a therapist on TV, but he's never actually been to therapy himself. Instead, he prepared for his role on HBO's In Treatment by drawing on his experience as observer.

Gabriel Byrne Gives The Listening 'Treatment'

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Movies

'Hurt Locker': American Bomb Squad In Baghdad

Filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow knows how to get under your skin and control your responses — as she does in her latest feature, the Baghdad-set war movie The Hurt Locker. David Edelstein has a review.

'Hurt Locker': American Bomb Squad In Baghdad

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Thursday

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Health

Dermatologist Offers Tips For Skin, Sun Safety

According to the National Cancer Institute, the number of people who have developed melanoma has more than doubled over the past 30 years. Dermatologist Darrell Rigel explains the sun's effects on the skin, what "SPF" means and why skin cancer rates are going up.

Dermatologist Offers Tips For Skin, Sun Safety

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Books

New Biography Examines Rumsfeld's 'Rules'

Journalist Bradley Graham discusses the successes and failures of former secretary of defense Donald Rumsfeld. Graham is the author of By His Own Rules, a lengthy new biography of Rumsfeld.

New Biography Examines Rumsfeld's 'Rules'

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Music Articles

Oumou Sangare: Star-Studded Sounds Of Mali

With the release of her sixth album Seya, Oumou Sangare has gone from an outsider who sang about taboo subjects like polygamy and forced marriage to a major national celebrity.

Oumou Sangare: Star-Studded Sounds Of Mali

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Wednesday

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Movies

'Hurt Locker' Creators On Explosive New Thriller

Screenwriter Mark Boal and director Kathryn Bigelow discuss their collaboration on The Hurt Locker, a combat movie about an Army bomb squad that roams Iraq in search of explosives to defuse.

'Hurt Locker' Creators On Explosive New Thriller

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Tuesday

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World

Understanding Iran's Turmoil: An Expert Weighs In

Bloody protests in the streets of Iran following that nation's June 12 presidential election have captivated the world's attention, but what does it all mean? Political analyst Karim Sadjadpour weighs in on the unprecedented events — and who holds the power.

Understanding Iran's Turmoil: An Expert Weighs In

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Monday

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Friday

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Books

Carol Leifer On Life, Comedy And Finding Love At 40

Stand-up comedian and Seinfeld writer Carol Leifer recounts her experiences in love and comedy in her new memoir, When You Lie About Your Age, the Terrorists Win.

Carol Leifer On Life, Comedy And Finding Love At 40

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Music Interviews

Jimmie Dale Gilmore: In Song, A Eulogy For Dad

Texas singer-songwriter Jimmie Dale Gilmore brings together country, folk, blues and rock in his 2005 album Come On Back. The album is a touching tribute to the artist's father, who died of ALS in 2000.

Jimmie Dale Gilmore: In Song, A Eulogy For Dad

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Music Articles

Wayne And Darrell Scott: Father-Son Country

In 2005, Nashville singer and songwriter Darrell Scott inspired his father to record his own album of original songs. The elder Scott was 71 when his debut album, This Weary Way, was released.

Wayne And Darrell Scott: Father-Son Country

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Music Articles

Branford Marsalis: On Jazz Fathers And Sons

Saxophonist Branford Marsalis has jazz in his genes. His father is pianist Ellis Marsalis, and all three of his brothers — trumpeter Wynton among them — are jazz musicians. On Fresh Air, he recalls growing up surrounded by music.

Branford Marsalis: On Jazz Fathers And Sons

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Thursday

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Movies

For Health Or Profit, But Not Necessarily For Both

Filmmaker Robert Kenner explores the underbelly of America's food industry — and the health consequences of its food-supply stranglehold — in his documentary Food, Inc.

For Health Or Profit, But Not Necessarily For Both

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Wednesday

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Money And Influence

Spend More, Get Less? The Health Care 'Conundrum'

In "The Cost Conundrum," his latest article for The New Yorker, staff writer Dr. Atul Gawande reports from McAllen, Texas, a border-town with the dubious distinction of spending more per person on health care than almost any other market in America.

Spend More, Get Less? The Health Care 'Conundrum'

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Music Articles

Janelle Monae's Funky Otherworldly Sounds

Singer, songwriter and performer Janelle Monae earned a Grammy nomination for her 2007 album Metropolis, and caught the eye of Sean "Diddy" Combs, who signed her to his Bad Boy roster.

Janelle Monae's Funky Otherworldly Sounds

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