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David Sedaris, Ira Glass And 25 Years Of 'Santaland Diaries'

Writer David Sedaris talks about the 25th anniversary of the radio piece that launched his career. Ira Glass, who produced it for Morning Edition, knew when he recorded it that it was special.

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David Sedaris, Ira Glass And 25 Years Of 'Santaland Diaries'

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What Child Is This? Vince Guaraldi, Colin Bailey et. al.
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Clark Howe, 12, and his family lost their Santa Rosa, Calif., home and nearly all their possessions to the Tubbs Fire. While he found it hard to talk about the fire, it's also been really helpful to do so, and he can't believe the support he has received from his community. Lauren Migaki/NPR hide caption

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After Wildfires Destroyed Their Homes, Students Find Healing Help At School

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Axiom Dream Within Set and Setting
Specular Wavefront Of Set and Setting
Bateau Lights At Sea

Participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles last month. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Compliment Or Come-On? Confusion Over How To Define Sexual Harassment

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First Look Evil Needle
Chillaxing Evil Needle
Elisa's Theme Alexandre Desplat
Redbone Childish Gambino
Wake Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Valis Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Black Balloons Local Natives

The further away people with Hispanic ancestry are from their immigrant roots, the less likely they are to identify as Hispanic or Latino, a new Pew Research Center study finds. Pew Research Center hide caption

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Latino Identity Fades As Immigrant Ties Weaken, Study Finds

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Búho Juan Rios
Nido Juan Rios
Resilience Lost in Kiev
Somnipathy Lost in Kiev
Cold Water, Walk Further Cross Record
Sea Shores Soular Order
Emersion Lamplighter

Life expectancy in the U.S. has fallen for the second straight year, in part because of the surge of overdoses on opioids, such as oxycodone. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Life Expectancy Drops Again As Opioid Deaths Surge In U.S.

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