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All Tech Considered
3:30 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Computers Judge What Makes The Perfect Radio Voice

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Business
3:30 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Oil Boom Brings Diversity To States Out West

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Asia
3:30 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

In Drought-Ridden Taiwan, Residents Adapt To Life With Less Water

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Sports
3:30 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

For Women's World Cup, U.S. Soccer Fans Kick It Up A Notch

American Outlaws, seen on the big screen, cheer for the U.S. women's national team more than half an hour before kickoff during a match with Mexico on May 17.
Shereen Marisol Meraji NPR

Soccer fans are replacing their favorite club jerseys for national colors as the best female players in the world prepare to face off in Canada for World Cup 2015, which starts on June 6.

The American Outlaws, considered the biggest U.S. national soccer fan association, has already been rocking red, white and blue to cheer on the women's national team.

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NPR Ed
3:30 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Through Performance, Mississippi Students Honor Long-Forgotten Locals

Yarborough with his Tales From The Crypt students in Friendship Cemetery in Columbus, Miss.
Elissa Nadworny NPR

It's early evening in Friendship Cemetery, the local graveyard in Columbus, Miss. The white tombstones are coated with that yellow glow you only see right before dusk.

Students from the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science are spread out among the gravestones. They're dressed up in costumes: A tall brunette is wearing a dark maroon dress her grandmother made. A young man wears a top hat and leans on a walking cane.

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