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New Film Spotlights Palestinian Women Navigating Life 'In Between' Cultures

NPR | March 26, 2017 5:20 p.m.

Maysaloun Hamoud's In Between highlights the challenges young Palestinian women face in Israel as they try to live amid contradictory expectations. Hamoud has received death threats since its release.

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Trendy Hospital Clothing To Make Cancer Patients Dress 'Well' Even When Unwell

NPR | March 26, 2017 10:17 a.m.

A trio of European women has launched INGA Wellbeing fashion line to help alleviate the dehumanizing experience many patients endure when wearing the traditional, uncomfortable hospital gowns.

Nation | Business | Books | Arts | Food

Duncan Hines: The Original Road Warrior Who Shaped Restaurant History

NPR | March 26, 2017 4 a.m.

The name on that box of cake mix belonged to a real person. Hines was a traveling salesman who just wanted to find a decent meal on the road — and ended up being America's go-to restaurant expert.

Nation | Education | Arts | Food | Books | World

Students Serve Up Stories Of Beloved Family Recipes In A Global Cookbook

NPR | March 25, 2017 11:03 a.m.

Many students at D.C.'s Capital City Charter School are first-generation Americans. For a creative writing project, a literacy nonprofit picked a topic everyone could relate to: food from home.

Nation | Books | Arts | Food

The Foxfire Book Series That Preserved Appalachian Foodways

NPR | March 25, 2017 8:33 a.m.

Foxfire started as a class project at a Georgia high school in the '60s, but soon became a magazine, then a book, and even a way of teaching about the region's simple, self-sustaining way of life.

Books | Arts | World | Food

Let Them Eat Bread: The Theft That Helped Inspire 'Les Miserables'

NPR | March 25, 2017 8:30 a.m.

Anyone who has read or seen Victor Hugo's masterpiece knows the plot turns on the theft of a simple loaf of bread. There was no sharper barometer of economic status in 19th-century France than bread.

Nation | Health | Arts | Food

The Pregame PB&J: How The Comfort Food Became The NBA's Recipe For Success

NPR | March 25, 2017 8:29 a.m.

"If there's a locker room that doesn't have it, I haven't seen it," says ESPN reporter Baxter Holmes, who expands on his recent story, which details professional basketball's obsession with the snack.

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The Reality Show No One Was Watching

NPR | March 24, 2017 12:44 p.m.

Participants in the British show Eden spent a year in the remote Scottish highlands, living off their will and wits with cameras rolling. The only problem? No episodes have aired since August.

Arts | World | Food

A Food Festival Celebrates The Rebirth Of Jewish Life In Berlin

NPR | March 24, 2017 11:46 a.m.

The German capital is experiencing growing Jewish immigration, despite a rise in anti-Semitism. Organizers of the city's first Jewish food festival are hoping it can help foster unity and pride.

Nation | Arts

This Week In Race: ICE Sends Chills Across U.S., Kaepernick, Others, Write Big Checks

NPR | March 24, 2017 6:46 a.m.

while much of the focus has been on deportations of Latinx, other groups have been under increased scrutiny.

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