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Welcome To An Affair Of Phrases, Each Entwined By A Tiny 'Of'

Every answer this week consists of two familiar phrases in the form "___ of ___." In each case, the first word of the two phrases is the same. We offer the ending words; you tell us the full phrases.


"Weird Al" teams up with house musician Jonathan Coulton to sing our version of David Bowie's "Starman" about popular movies in which aliens land on Earth.

Oklahoma City Mayor Says Infrastructure Needs Are A Crisis For Every Mayor

Mick Cornett is the incoming head of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, which meets in Indianapolis this weekend.

Lawmaker Stands His Ground, Will Still Give Away AR-15 At Fundraiser

Andy Holt tells Here & Now's Robin Young that he won't back down from giving away the weapon, which is similar to the one used in the Orlando shooting.

French, Dutch Leaders Among Far-Right Politicians Praising 'Brexit'

Dutch politician Geert Wilders called for a similar referendum for the Netherlands, while French leader Marine Le Pen called it a "victory for freedom."

Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck Tackles The Gender Investment Gap

We speak with Krawcheck about how the company's newly launched platform aims to help women better invest for their future.

Trump, Clinton React As 'Brexit' Vote Jolts U.S. Presidential Race

Presumed Republican nominee Donald Trump called Britain's vote to exit the European Union "a great thing."

What 'Brexit' Means For The U.S. Financial System

Markets around the world reeled after voters in the UK voted to leave the EU. In the U.S., the Dow and S&P fell more than 2 percent when markets opened.

Child Migrants In The Hands Of Labor Traffickers Wind Up In Ohio

In Marion, Ohio, 10 Central American teenagers, some as young as 14, labored as prisoners for more than a year.

After Push For 'Remain,' London Voters Face Consequences Of 'Brexit'

London is a center of the global financial industry, and it's now expected to lose thousands and possibly tens of thousands of jobs.