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Peruvians Love Their Chicha Street Art. The Government ... Not So Much

NPR | July 7, 2015 1:46 p.m.

Walk down a street in Peru and you'll likely see an example of the glow-in-the-dark posters and murals. Lots of people love them. But the upper crust — and the government — aren't impressed.

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LAPD Investigating Bill Cosby Over Sexual Assault Allegations

NPR | July 7, 2015 1:29 p.m.

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says his department would investigate any sexual assault accusations against Bill Cosby — even past the statute of limitations.

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Chasing Food Dreams Across U.S., Nigerian Chef Tests Immigration System

NPR | July 7, 2015 12:56 p.m.

Tunde Wey wanted to share the food of his West African childhood. So he crossed the U.S. by bus, hosting pop-up dinners along the way. But Wey, like many immigrants, found success can unravel quickly.

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Producer Jerry Weintraub Dies At 77

NPR | July 6, 2015 5:08 p.m.

The legendary producer behind such hits as The Karate Kid and Ocean's Eleven died in Santa Barbara, Calif. The cause was cardiac arrest.

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Report: Cosby Admitted Giving Woman Sedative Quaaludes

NPR | July 6, 2015 3:20 p.m.

The AP, citing documents, says the comedian testified in 2005 he got the drug with the intent of giving them to women whom he wanted to have sex with. NPR hasn't independently confirmed the story.

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After Sketchy Science, Shark Week Promises To Turn Over A New Fin

NPR | July 6, 2015 7:54 a.m.

Shark Week is here, and scientists are afraid. Not of the toothy swimmers — but of inaccuracies, bad science and the demonization of animals that aren't as ferocious as Discovery Channel has made out.

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What To Do With Weird Farmers Market Vegetables

NPR | July 6, 2015 7:10 a.m.

The farmer's market in July is a wondrous thing: juicy tomatoes, jewel-toned eggplants, sweet yellow corn. But then, you see greens that look like weeds, and suddenly, you feel intimidated.

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Out Of Broken English, A Film Crafts A Call For Classroom Repairs

NPR | July 5, 2015 7:11 p.m.

Three high school students in Zanzibar have won a prize for a film that tackles a fierce debate: Should the teacher speak in English or the mother tongue? (This piece originally aired June 25, 2015.)

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Israel And The West Bank Through Fresh Eyes

NPR | July 5, 2015 9:59 a.m.

A dozen photographers were set loose with the aim of seeing an old conflict in a new light. The result is a photo exhibit now showing in Tel Aviv and coming soon to the U.S.

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Do Try This At Home: 3 Korean Banchan (Side Dishes) In One Pot

NPR | July 5, 2015 9:05 a.m.

If you've ever eaten at a Korean restaurant, you're used to the endless side dishes that come out with the meal. They're called banchan, and they're remarkably simple to make for yourself.