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Robert Indiana: A Career Defined By 'LOVE' No Longer

In 1968, the Museum of Modern Art bought his painting LOVE and made him a star. It became a sculpture, a stamp, greeting cards — and it obscured the rest of his career. Now the first major retrospective of Indiana's work has begun a national tour at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

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The Sunday Conversation

Basketball Coach Fights For His Dream Of A Division I Job

Elwyn McRoy has been trying to land a job coaching Division I college basketball for more than a decade. He's skipped meals, slept in cars, and lived thousands of miles from his wife and kids for months at a time to achieve that goal. McRoy talks with NPR's Rachel Martin about his new, one-year coaching contract, and why he's still in the game.

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Despite Scandals, Nation's Crime Labs Have Seen Little Change

Last year in Massachusetts, chemist Annie Dookhan was sent to prison for falsifying drug tests. Her misconduct tainted thousands of cases, and was one of the largest crime lab scandals in U.S. history. Critics say it raises a larger question: Do forensic analysts serve the truth, or the prosecution?

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The Campaign For Jobless Benefits Begins In Congress

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Tout Suite No. 1 for saxophone ensemble & drum in F major [1. Mov.] Moondog, London Saxophonic

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No Relief Forecast After One Of California's Driest Years Ever

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Robert Indiana: A Career Defined By 'LOVE' No Longer

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Despite Scandals, Nation's Crime Labs Have Seen Little Change

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Basketball Coach Fights For His Dream Of A Division I Job

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A Debut Album At 81 Years Old

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