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Politics

D.C. To IMF: 'Welcome To Crazy Town'

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NPR's Chris Arnold reports on the meetings, where dysfunction in Washington is a hot topic.

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An Ohio judge ruled that Donald Miller is legally dead — despite the fact that he is very much alive. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Judge: 'You're Still Deceased As Far As The Law Is Concerned'

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A view of the German Bundestag, or federal Parliament, in Berlin. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Would The U.S. Be Better Off With A Parliament?

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Would The U.S. Be Better Off With A Parliament?

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Students hold a poster of Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar in March at school in Chennai, southern India. AP hide caption

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'This Chap Has Been A Colossus': Indian Cricket Star To Retire

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The Schei family in 2010 (from left): Anneka, Gordon, Erik, Deven and Christine. Courtesy of the Schei family hide caption

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With Veteran's Life In Peril, His Parents Take Up The Fight

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A gamer plays a war game at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles in June. The ICRC wants war games to spread understanding of the rules of armed conflict. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Red Cross Wants Video Games To Get Real On War Crimes

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Red Cross Wants Video Games To Get Real On War Crimes

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Meg Gill is the president and co-founder of Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles. Her brewery is favored to win awards at the Great American Beer Festival. Melissa Kuypers/NPR hide caption

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Women, The 'First Brewers,' Lean Into Craft Beer-Making

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Dressed in traditional Polish Highlander garb, guests pile into carriages that will bring them to the church for the official wedding ceremony. Linda Paul for NPR hide caption

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A Traditional Wedding Brings The Polish Highlands To Chicago

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Alexandra Dixon is one of 350 "navigators" hired to help people sign up for health insurance in Maryland. Jenny Gold for NPR hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Health Insurance Exchanges Suffer Ills Of Geography

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Health Insurance Exchanges Suffer Ills Of Geography

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RJD2's new album, More Is Than Isn't, is out now. Benny Mistak/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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RJD2 Explains How He Builds Songs From Scraps

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Morton Subotnick performs at New York's La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in 2004. The pioneering electronic composer recently created a mobile app for children. Jack Vartoogian/Getty Images hide caption

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Music Interviews

Electronic Music's Godfather Isn't Done Innovating

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Electronic Music's Godfather Isn't Done Innovating

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