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Hungry? Call Your Neighborhood Delivery Robot

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:01:46 -0400

Self-driving delivery robots have popped up on the sidewalks of Washington, D.C. — and other locations have expressed interest. The bots learn about traffic patterns with every trip they take.

Songs We Love: Helium, 'XXX'

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:00:15 -0400

A round of reissues for Mary Timony's old band Helium comes with a cleaned-up version of the "XXX" video, proving that the art of the moody, attitude-filled music video peaked in the 1990s.

Fionn Regan Returns, His Feathery Acoustic Sweetness Intact

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 10:00:00 -0400

"Cormorant Bird" captures the light touch and poetic ambition of the Irish singer's early work, while adding orchestral sweep to his approachable sound.

The Most Expensive Record Never Sold

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:48:00 -0400

The story of a mysterious Florida musician, fake identities and the record-breaking sale of a rare album that might not actually exist.

Former Russian Lawmaker Is Shot To Death Outside Hotel In Kiev

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:28:00 -0400

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling the apparent assassination "state terrorism." Former lawmaker Denis Voronenkov had been aiding inquiries into Russia's incursions in Ukraine.

Watch Live: Witness Testimony In Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:15:31 -0400

Expert witnesses share their arguments for and against nominee Neil Gorsuch.

Westminster Attacker Was 'Peripheral Figure' In Earlier Investigation, May Says

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:15:00 -0400

"Some years ago, he was once investigated by MI5 in relation to concerns about violent extremism," Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May says.

Residente Journeys Across The World — And Finds Himself Everywhere

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:15 -0400

Two years after breaking up the Latin hip-hop juggernaut Calle 13, René Pérez Joglar can't stop connecting dots. The rapper's solo debut turns a simple DNA test into a massive multimedia project.

'The Devil And Webster' Explores Tolerance, Inclusion And Identity

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:00:15 -0400

Jean Hanff Korelitz's latest is set at a tony New England college rocked by racial unrest. It's a suggestive exploration of tough issues, but lacks the nuance and intellect of the best campus novels.

Stealing From The Pope

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:57:00 -0400

A 3-year-old got lifted to get a kiss from the pope in St. Peter's Square. But she reached up to snatch his hat, called a zucchetto.

Iguana Interrupts Tennis Match

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:53:00 -0400

In a Miami tennis tournament, an iguana decided to stop by. It found a perfect viewing spot on top of a little scoreboard.

A Cultural Moment For Polyamory

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:21:39 -0400

Polyamory is sometimes called consensual non-monogamy, but anthropologist Barbara J. King found out it's more complicated than that.

School Suspensions Have Plunged: We Don't Yet Know If That's Good News

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:00:15 -0400

A controversial new paper suggests schools in New York City are less safe now that fewer students are being suspended.

Estonian Foreign Minister On NATO And The Country's Neighbor Russia

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0400

Estonia relies on NATO support along its border with Russia. David Greene talks to Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser about President Trump's recent comments about NATO.

Republican Sen. Cory Gardner On Gorsuch Hearing And Health Care Bill

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0400

Republican Sen. Cory Gardner spoke on behalf Judge Neil Gorsuch at his confirmation hearing this week. Steve Inskeep speaks with Gardner about Gorsuch and the health care vote in the House.