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The Ultimate Cocktail To Send Off An NPR Host: 'Radio Silence'

For the past few years, bar reviewer Emma Allen has introduced us to great drinks. This year, she surprises retiring host Robert Siegel with a cocktail designed just for him.

The Tenant Eloquent, Pano
Apollo's Mood The Olympians

'Sesame Street' has many versions around the world. Above: its new Afghan characters, 6-year-old Zari (left) and her brother, Zeerak. Rahmat Gul/AP hide caption

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With $100 Million Grant, Sesame Workshop Reaches Out To Refugee Kids

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Son of my Father Chicory Tip
Stay Golden Au Revoir Simone

Deborah and Joe Thompson were married for six years. He died from an accidental heroin overdose in 2016. Todd Hugen Photography hide caption

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Opioid Policy Becomes Personal For One Health Official After Husband's Death

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Shine A Light The C90s
I Wanna Go Summer Heart
Mon Cherie Amour Stevie Wonder
Sound & Color Alabama Shakes
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Yesterday Atmosphere
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Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien Edith Piaf
Replica The XX

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Precision Medical Treatments Have A Quality Control Problem

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Never Stop The Bad Plus
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The Ultimate Cocktail To Send Off An NPR Host: 'Radio Silence'

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Come Fly With Me 101 Strings Orchestra
Helena Beat Foster the People
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