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Simon Says

Security Lines Are Interminable, But With Good Reason

NPR's Scott Simon just spent time waiting in a long security line at the airport. He says that even though it's easy to grow impatient, the security measures exist to protect lives.

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari speaks with freed Chibok schoolgirl Amina Ali Nkeki, who is carrying her baby, as Borno state governor Kashim Shettima (C) looks on in Abuja, on May 19, 2016. Stringer/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nigerian President Offers Support After First Of 219 Missing Schoolgirls Rescued

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Security Lines Are Interminable, But With Good Reason

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Adia Victoria is a Nashville-based singer and songwriter who sounds nothing like what we think of as Nashville. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music News

Adia Victoria Reckons With The South

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Adia Victoria Reckons With The South

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Sports

The Week In Sports

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The Week In Sports

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Transgender choruses — such as the Trans Chorus of Los Angeles, led by Lindsey Deaton (with guitar) — are springing up all over the country. A transgender pride flag is at the center of this image. James Geiger/The Trans Chorus of Los Angeles hide caption

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Deceptive Cadence

Transgender Choruses Harness The (Changing) Power Of Voices

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Transgender Choruses Harness The (Changing) Power Of Voices

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Andy Shauf's latest album is The Party. Colin Medley/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Show Up Early To The Party With Andy Shauf

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Show Up Early To The Party With Andy Shauf

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