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'The Personification Of Human Decency': Nina Totenberg Remembers Cokie Roberts

Journalist Cokie Roberts died on Tuesday. Fellow NPR "Founding Mother" Nina Totenberg says Roberts was an "always polite political reporter, willing to ask the impolitic question if necessary."

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The Quiet At Night Mary Lattimore
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There are two kinds of elephants in Africa: the forest elephant and the savanna elephant (above), photographed this past spring in Liwonde National Park in Malawi. The Great Elephant Census found that Africa's savanna elephant population decreased by about a third in the seven years between 2007 and 2014. Thoko Chikondi/Thoko Chikondi for NPR hide caption

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Using AI In Malawi To Save Elephants

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Joy of Credits Michael Giacchino
Heart Skipped A Beat

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'The Personification Of Human Decency': Nina Totenberg Remembers Cokie Roberts

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An employee handles sides of pork on a conveyor at a Smithfield Foods Inc. pork processing facility in Milan, Mo. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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USDA Offers Pork Companies A New Inspection Plan, Despite Opposition

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Along with pastry chef Jacques Torres, comedian Nicole Byer hosts Nailed It!, a show that celebrates great failures in cake-making. Adam Rose/Netflix hide caption

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'There Isn't Just One Type Of Black,' Says Comedian Nicole Byer

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Venga la Esperanza Alfredo Rodriguez & Ibrahim Maalouf
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mxmtoon's debut album, the masquerade, straddles whimsy and earnest depth. Nicole Busch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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mxmtoon Leaps From Online To Make Her Debut

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Alone in Kyoto Air

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