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4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

The 'Man Who Touched His Own Heart' Changed Medicine

Originally published on Fri January 30, 2015 5:29 pm

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Law
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

'Suge' Knight Charged With Murder After Fatal Hit-And-Run

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Theater
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

One-Man Show Casts 'Brilliant' Light On Realities Of Suicide, Depression

Every Brilliant Thing, starring Jonny Donahoe, follows a son's efforts to fight his mother's deep depression.
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Originally published on Fri January 30, 2015 5:29 pm

Imagine going to a small, off-Broadway theater for a one-person show that relies heavily on audience participation — and it's all about depression and suicide. That might sound like a theatrical nightmare, but the show in question — Every Brilliant Thing, currently playing at the Barrow Street Theatre — is also very funny and has been getting rave reviews.

"Normally, I loathe that kind of thing," says Ben Brantley, the chief drama critic for The New York Times.

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Sports
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

NBC Courts Women In Hopes Of Record Super Bowl Broadcast

Originally published on Sat January 31, 2015 8:59 pm

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Sports
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Seahawk Marshawn Lynch's Silence Becomes The Story

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Sports
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Seahawk Cornerback's Baby Could Make A Touchdown During Super Bowl

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And, as if Sunday didn't have enough drama, we are now on a baby watch.

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Europe
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Civilians In Eastern Ukraine Flee As Fighting Intensifies

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Europe
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Latvia Keeps Careful Eye Trained On Russia

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Edgars Rinkevics is the foreign minister of Latvia. His country now holds the rotating presidency of the European Union.

Minister Rinkevics, thank you very much for joining us today.

EDGARS RINKEVICS: My pleasure.

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Opinion
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

Week In Politics: Romney, Koch Brothers, Budget

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Shots - Health News
4:14 pm
Fri January 30, 2015

By Impersonating Her Mom, A Comedian Grows Closer To Her

Think of human relationships as entanglements. How do they bind you; how do they reveal who you really are?
Daniel Horowitz for NPR

Originally published on Fri January 30, 2015 6:21 pm

In this episode of Invisibilia, NPR's new show about human behavior, we wanted to explore entanglements: the invisible ways we're entangled with each other. So we called a comedian.

I'm a fan of Maria Bamford, who has done impressions of her mother throughout her career:

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