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Thundercat: Tiny Desk Concert

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:03:01 -0400

Thundercat is willing and able to shape-shift to fit into just about any box you show him, but he won't stay in there for long.

Watch Jamila Woods Perform 'Holy' Backstage At Austin City Limits

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 09:00:15 -0400

The Slingshot artist stopped by KUTX's backstage recording studio after her first Austin City Limits music festival.

Man Found After 137 Days Adrift In Sailboat. And It's Not His First Rescue

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:52:00 -0400

Rimas Meleshyus has been lost at sea in small boats for much of his sailing career. The latest voyage landed him at the island of Saipan after yet another ill-fated adventure.

Federal Judge In Maryland Blocks Trump's Latest Travel Ban Attempt

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:22:00 -0400

District Judge Theodore Chuang wrote, "This Preliminary Injunction is granted on a nationwide basis and prohibits the enforcement of Section 2 of Presidential Proclamation 9645 in all places."

Houston Reservoirs Have Finally Discharged All Of Hurricane Harvey's Floodwater

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:08:00 -0400

In late August, Hurricane Harvey brought record rainfall to Houston. In mid-October, the city's two large federal reservoirs are finally back to empty.

Weinstein Battles A Crisis Of His Own Making: Harassment Allegations

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:45:00 -0400

Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein actively worked behind the scenes to avoid scrutiny for years. The movie mogul blended charm and menace when dealing with the media.

Senators Aim To Restore ACA Subsidies To Insurance Companies

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:43:00 -0400

Steve Inskeep talks to Republican Gov. Chris Sununu of New Hampshire, who says there needs to be a long-term solution to the Affordable Care Act instead of step-by-step fixes.

If A Pile Of Poo Has An Emoji, Shouldn't A Mosquito Have One Too?

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:00:15 -0400

There are 2,666 emojis for tweeting and texting. A mosquito is not one of them. Global health campaigners are trying to change that.

Not Much To 'Smile' About In Roddy Doyle's Intense New Novel

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:00:00 -0400

The Irish novelist is known for his sense of humor — but his latest, about a man abused in his youth by Catholic priests, is distressing and at times almost unbearable. It's also his best book yet.

Michigan Fugitive Finally Surrendered In Style

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:36:00 -0400

Michael Zaydel, wanted by police for probation violations, said he would turn himself in, if the Facebook post about him was shared 1,000 times. It was, and after a delay Zaydel showed up with donuts.

English Soccer Fan Just Couldn't Take It Anymore

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:16:00 -0400

The other night in England, a Coventry City soccer fan saw his team down. He ran out onto the pitch during a play, walked up to his team and berated them. Security removed him.

Nielsen Develops Ratings System To Measure Netflix Audience

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 06:02:00 -0400

The TV ratings company says it can now estimate how many people watch individual shows on Netflix. Widespread knowledge of such information could transform the TV industry.

Drug Companies Make Eyedrops Too Big, And You Pay For The Waste

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:00:45 -0400

When eyedrops dribble down your face, it's not your fault. Drugmakers have long known that their drops of medicine exceed the capacity of the human eye. Why didn't companies make the drops smaller?

Harvey Weinstein Scandal May Prompt A Sea Change In Hollywood

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:00:00 -0400

The fallout continues in the entertainment industry following sex abuse allegations against the movie mogul. People in Hollywood are asking how to change the climate for women in the industry.

In Syria, What Role Should The U.S. Play In Raqqa?

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 05:00:00 -0400

U.S. airstrikes helped U.S.-backed forces oust ISIS from the Syrian city. Steve Inskeep talks to James Jeffrey, former ambassador to Iraq and Turkey, who says the U.S. will have to stay engaged there.