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Is Parenting 'All Joy and No Fun'?

Today at 10:00am

Does having kids make you happier? The answer is no, according to decades of social science research. Jennifer Senior joins us to discuss her new book examining evolving notions of parenting in America.

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Fresh Air

Will Humans Cause 'The Sixth Extinction'?

Today at 1:00pm
Repeats at 7pm

Scientists now think an asteroid killed the dinosaurs. As one scientist puts it, this time we're the asteroid. Terry Gross talks with Elizabeth Kolbert about her new book, "The Sixth Extinction."

  • Nigerian pentecostal worshippers pray

The World

Nigerian Pentecostal Movement Arrives in U.S.

Today at 2:00pm

American missionaries spread the gospel across Africa. Now, some Africans are bringing it back. One leader of the Redeemed Christian Church of God says he wants to "plant churches like Starbucks."

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