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NPR News: At 93, Diana Kennedy Still Reigns As Mexico's Feistiest Food Expert

At 93, Diana Kennedy Still Reigns As Mexico’s Feistiest Food Expert
The cookbook Nothing Fancy, first published in 1984, has just been re-released — and is the closest thing to a memoir that the formidable “Julia Child of Mexico” has ever written.

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NPR News: As He Leaves The Senate, Harry Reid Says He's Hopeful On Trump

As He Leaves The Senate, Harry Reid Says He’s Hopeful On Trump
Reid, the Nevada Democrat, is wrapping up a 30-year run in Congress. “I agree with the American people – I don’t have a real high regard for Congress either, because we’re not getting things done.”

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NPR News: Life Expectancy In U.S. Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds

Life Expectancy In U.S. Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds
Overall, U.S. life expectancy dipped in 2015 — the first drop since 1993. That’s because the death rate went up between 2014 and 2015, driven by an increase in mortality among people younger than 65.

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NPR News: Diver's Ambassador Life Showed Bigotry Is Never Far From The Surface

Diver’s Ambassador Life Showed Bigotry Is Never Far From The Surface
Years after Pearl Harbor and decades before a proposed “Muslim Registry,” Sammy Lee tried to “prove that in America, I could do anything.” America hasn’t always been convinced.

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NPR News: Deadly Fire In Oakland May Spark Crackdown On Off-The-Grid Artists' Spaces

Deadly Fire In Oakland May Spark Crackdown On Off-The-Grid Artists’ Spaces
Rents in the Bay Area are among the highest in the country, pushing many artists into illegal work/live spaces like the Ghost Ship, where a fire left 36 dead. 11 more words

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NPR News: Behind Trump's Taiwan Phone Chat, A Veteran Washington Insider

Behind Trump’s Taiwan Phone Chat, A Veteran Washington Insider
Former GOP senator and presidential candidate Robert Dole helped Taiwan connect with the Trump transition team. Federal disclosure reports show Dole has lobbied for Taiwan for nearly two decades.

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NPR News: Information Overload? Not Everybody Is Feeling It, Pew Study Says

Information Overload? Not Everybody Is Feeling It, Pew Study Says
A Pew Research Center study finds that people do not feel as overloaded by information as they did a decade ago. 19 more words

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