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Never Seen And Sometimes Barely Heard, Loopers Fill In Hollywood's Soundtrack

In movies, crowd noise, hospital waiting room chatter and barroom brawl sounds are created by voice actors called loopers. "If it's done right, you shouldn't even notice it," one sound mixer says.

Lebanese-born Rula Ghani is Afghanistan's first lady. The wife of newly elected Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has her own office in the presidential palace and intends to play a prominent role in public life. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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For The First Time, An Afghan First Lady Steps Into The Spotlight

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A Rose Among Ruins Afghan Music Project
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Never Seen And Sometimes Barely Heard, Loopers Fill In Hollywood's Soundtrack

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Nestle announced that it is removing artificial flavors and colorings from all of its chocolate candy products — including the dyes used to give the inside of a Butterfinger, like this one, that orange hue. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption

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Chocolate Makeover: Nestle Dumps Artificial Colorings

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Why A Court Once Ordered Kids Vaccinated Against Their Parents' Will

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Whatever Floats Your Goat: The 2015 Lunar New Year Animal Is Up For Debate

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Iran's Jews: It's Our Home And We Plan To Stay

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