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Chimamanda Adichie's novels include Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. The author is pictured here at NPR in February 2017. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Author Interviews

How Do You Raise A Feminist Daughter? Chimamanda Adichie Has 15 Suggestions

Adichie's new book began as a letter to a childhood friend (and new mother) who had asked for some advice. It's called Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions.

President Trump walks on the South Lawn of the White House on Thursday. In the same week as his address to Congress, Trump faced a new controversy — over his attorney general's contacts with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Politics

Trump's New Tone Wins Praise, But Only For 24 Hours

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Trump's New Tone Wins Praise, But Only For 24 Hours

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Trader Richard Cohen wears a "Dow 21,000" cap as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Your Money

The Soaring Stock Market And Your Nest Egg

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The Soaring Stock Market And Your Nest Egg

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A Reddit subgroup has been busy discussing the benefits of eating oranges in the shower. We asked three NPR journalists to investigate whether the act is as life-changing as some people claim. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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The Salt

Do Showers Make Oranges Taste Better? NPR Investigates

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Do Showers Make Oranges Taste Better? NPR Investigates

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ALS patients and their families rallied for expanded access to experimental drugs in Washington, D.C. on May 11, 2015. Courtesy of Lina Clark hide caption

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Patients Demand The 'Right To Try' Experimental Drugs, But Costs Can Be Steep

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The Record

How A Contract Clause Led To A Fight Between Musicians And Austin's Biggest Event

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How A Contract Clause Led To A Fight Between Musicians And Austin's Biggest Event

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In a 2015 YouTube video released by al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, commander Nasr al-Ansi claims responsibility for the attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The U.S. military has stepped up attacks on the group in the past month. Daily Motion hide caption

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Daily Motion

U.S. Ramps Up Its Fight Against Al-Qaida In Yemen

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Chimamanda Adichie's novels include Americanah and Half of a Yellow Sun. The author is pictured here at NPR in February 2017. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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How Do You Raise A Feminist Daughter? Chimamanda Adichie Has 15 Suggestions

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Tourists take pictures in front of Barcelona's Sagrada Familia church. The city of 1.6 million gets more than 30 million tourists a year. Manu Fernandez/AP hide caption

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Parallels

For Barcelona, Tourism Boom Comes At High Cost

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For Barcelona, Tourism Boom Comes At High Cost

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Farmer Georges Kouamé Koffi holding two cocoa pods. Chocolate is made from the almond-sized cocoa beans contained in the pods. Alex Duval Smith for NPR hide caption

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A Dip In Global Prices Creates Cocoa Crisis For Ivory Coast's Farmers

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