Last Build Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:25:38 -0500Copyright: Copyright 2017 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:25:38 -0500As Sneaks, Washington, D.C.'s Eva Moolchan works in brief bursts. Recorded by Ex Hex's Mary Timony, Moolchan trades funky bass lines for a minimalist synth sample.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 12:11:06 -0500When the leaders of Rutland, an aging and ailing town, decided to host Syrian refugees, it made them a target of a national effort to oppose refugee settlement. The first families arrived this month.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:37:00 -0500Hopes are dwindling that anyone trapped in an avalanche-buried ski resort could still be alive after six days. Separately, six people reportedly were killed in the nearby crash of a rescue helicopter.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:13:00 -0500Candida auris first was identified in Japan in 2009 and now has been found in five continents.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:10:00 -0500Science, with its emphasis on public facts, gives us a model for answering many of the most important questions we face as a society. Adam Frank asks: Given our needs, tell me, what's the alternative?
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:08:00 -0500Research by faculty and students found that leaders of King's College, which later became Columbia, owned slaves and that the institution raised money from those who owned enslaved people.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:06:00 -0500The internal report recommends improvements to security protocols.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 11:00:26 -0500The shoegaze duo turns down the noise for bustling dream-pop on its new single, accompanied by a video featuring guitars dropped like bombs from a fighter jet and Jasamine White-Gluz's floating head.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:36:00 -0500The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports that 59 percent of people contacted by a debt collector had outstanding medical bills. Telecommunications and utility bills trailed far behind.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:33:00 -0500The pipelines had been blocked by the Obama administration, and President Trump's actions are expected to reignite the energy vs. environment debate.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:30:00 -0500Among the nine nominees for Oscar's best picture include La La Land, Moonlight, Arrival, Fences and Lion. The 89th Academy Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:12:00 -0500A Berlin-based Israeli satirist tweaks selfies taken at the memorial to elicit discomfort — and reflection. The memorial, he says, is "not just another backdrop for goofy selfies."
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:07:00 -0500The young composer recalls his teenage discovery of Music In 12 Parts — listening on a Discman while walking in New York — and how it later energized his own compositions.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:38:00 -0500Ásgeir's first album is owned by one in every 10 people in Iceland and became a huge hit worldwide. Hear the first song from his follow-up, which has an intriguing electronic sound.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 09:31:00 -0500Writer Katie Rich has apologized after an attempt at humor that resulted in her indefinite suspension, a person familiar with the situation says.