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Science
4:38 am
Sun December 7, 2014

Stephen Hawking Gets A Voice Upgrade

Originally published on Thu December 18, 2014 3:15 pm

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The sound of Stephen Hawking's voice is iconic.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

STEPHEN HAWKING: Where did we come from? How did the universe come into being?

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Middle East
4:38 am
Sun December 7, 2014

Mideast Conflicts Converge In Once-Quiet Turkish City

Originally published on Sun December 7, 2014 9:25 am

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Race
4:38 am
Sun December 7, 2014

Police In Other Communities Are Consumed By Ferguson

Originally published on Sun December 7, 2014 9:25 am

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This is WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Rachel Martin. And this is For The Record.

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UNIDENTIFIED MAN: No justice.

UNIDENTIFIED PROTESTERS: (Chanting) No peace.

UNIDENTIFIED MAN: No racist.

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Around the Nation
4:38 am
Sun December 7, 2014

'Rolling Stone' 'Blurred The Lines' In Its Campus Rape Story

Originally published on Sun December 7, 2014 10:57 am

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Author Interviews
4:38 am
Sun December 7, 2014

Staff Favorite: An Interview With Poet Stephen Dunn

Originally published on Sun December 7, 2014 9:25 am

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Parallels
9:52 am
Sun November 30, 2014

Uruguay Tries To Tame A 'Monster' Called Cannabis

Outgoing Uruguay President Jose Mujica's face illustrates a T-shirt supporting his new law legalizing marijuana. Uruguay's citizens are voting for Mujica's replacement on Sunday, and the expected winner is a candidate from his party.
Matilde Campodonico AP

Originally published on Mon December 1, 2014 9:52 am

To gauge international interest in Uruguay's legal cannabis market, spend just a few minutes at a small marijuana shop called Urugrow in Uruguay's capital, Montevideo.

In a period of about 10 minutes, owner Juan Manuel Varela gets a call from Brazil. A man from Canada shows up to see what the market would be for his company, which sells child-safe packaging for marijuana products. Shortly after, two American travelers stop by looking to score weed.

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Music Interviews
5:07 am
Sun November 30, 2014

NPR Staffers Pick Their Favorite Music Interviews

Originally published on Sun November 30, 2014 9:44 am

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Africa
5:07 am
Sun November 30, 2014

In Liberia, Ebola Shifts From Cities To Villages

Originally published on Sun November 30, 2014 9:44 am

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Race
5:07 am
Sun November 30, 2014

Feelings On Ferguson Reflect Deep Racial Divide

Originally published on Sun November 30, 2014 9:44 am

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Photography
5:07 am
Sun November 30, 2014

First Rule In iPhone Photography: Edit, Edit, Edit

Originally published on Sun November 30, 2014 9:44 am

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