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Muslim "Twoness": Fearful Of Some, Feared By Others

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:20:36 -0400

A subway ride hammers home the reality that many Muslims face: While they fear being hurt by terrorists and vigilantes, others see them as a threat.

Europe's Aid Plan For Syrian Refugees: A Million Debit Cards

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:14:22 -0400

The European Union is giving the cards to Syrian refugees in Turkey. It's a massive project that will provide about $30 a person per month to the struggling families.

Top Stories: Russian Ships Won't Refuel In Spain; World Series Fans

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:10:18 -0400

Also: A report outlines the sharp decline of wildlife populations worldwide; three new earthquakes shake central Italy; and a Chinese sailor voyaging alone across the Pacific is missing.

240 Hours, 22 Pounds: A Mammoth Mozart Box Set Aims At More Than 'Complete'

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:58:00 -0400

The new complete edition, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the Austrian composer's death, is an extravagant Mozart resource.

After NATO Objections, Russian Warships Won't Refuel At Spanish Port

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400

A convoy of Russian warships is bound for the Mediterranean, and some were planning to stop for fuel at a Spanish enclave. NATO is concerned the ships are heading to support Russian strikes in Syria.

Porridge, The Food That Built Empires, Stages A Savory Comeback

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:00:04 -0400

Globally, this humble dish was one of the first ways humans learned to unlock the nutrition in grains. Now, chefs are embracing its sumptuous, delicious possibilities. And no, it's not just oatmeal.

Chinese City Discovers Paying For Cigarette Butts Was Too Successful

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:12:00 -0400

According to local news, people flocked to a government office to turn over used butts. That mountain of butts led to suspicion that people brought them from out of town to collect the reward.

L.A. Gallery To Auction Disneyland Memorabilia

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:08:00 -0400

This means that next month you can bid on one of the animatronic figures that smile along the boat ride "It's a Small World" --bringing joy to some people and rage to others.

First Listen: Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions, 'Until The Hunter'

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:04 -0400

Nearly 30 years into her career, Mazzy Star's singer still takes her time in the pursuit of beauty. Here, she works with My Bloody Valentine's Colm O'Ciosoig, as well as guests like Kurt Vile.

First Listen: Lambchop, 'FLOTUS'

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:04 -0400

Kurt Wagner's ambition has taken a hard left on the Nashville group's new album, which ditches Lambchop's typical organic feel for something far more progressive.

First Listen: Kristin Hersh, 'Wyatt At The Coyote Palace'

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:04 -0400

In an album named for her teenage son, the singer-songwriter and punk mystic reflects upon some of her life's most perception-altering junctures.

First Listen: Jim James, 'Eternally Even'

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:00:00 -0400

The My Morning Jacket frontman adopts the role of gravel-voiced doomsayer in a new solo album that takes grim foreboding and makes it funky.

The First 100 Days: What Clinton And Trump Want To Get Done

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:00:00 -0400

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have both sketched out what they would do during their first few months in the White House, including bills they'd send to Congress and steps they'd take on their own.

Clinton, Trump Rallies Draw Crowds In Florida

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400

Presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both campaigned in Florida this week. The differences between the two rallies paint a portrait of two very different candidates.

Italians Decry Rome's Invasion Of McDonald's And Cheap Souvenir Shops

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:09:00 -0400

Some intellectuals have written a letter to the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural organization bemoaning the siege of fast-food joints that have replaced Rome's workshops and bookstores.