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Comcast's $31 Billion Bid For U.K.-Based Sky Complicates Murdoch Plans

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:01:15 -0400

Rupert Murdoch had decided to take over the British media giant and flip it with other 21st Century Fox properties in a sale to Disney. But Sky directors have pulled support from his bid.

Despite Coziness With Trump, Macron Highlights Differences Between U.S. And France

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:00:40 -0400

During his speech to Congress, The French President spoke of shared history but existing disagreements on Iran, the environment and trade.

The Russia Investigations: What You Need To Know About Russian 'Active Measures'

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:58:43 -0400

Russia has been waging a broad, concerted campaign of influence against the U.S. that includes a number of both overt and clandestine elements.

What You Need To Know About The Russia Investigations: Alleged Obstruction

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:58:08 -0400

What is obstruction of justice and what role does it play in the Russia imbroglio?

What You Need To Know About The Russia Investigations: Alleged Collusion

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:53:45 -0400

Russia attacked the presidential election in 2016. Did any Americans conspire to help the cause? Here is why Congress and the special counsel are investigating that question.

What You Need To Know About The Russia Investigations: The Dossier

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:52:31 -0400

An infamous, unverified document is often at the center of discussions about the Russia imbroglio. What is it and where did it come from?

The Thistle & Shamrock: From Vinyl To MP3

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:49:00 -0400

Hear a handpicked classic collection of recordings with Fiona Ritchie and artists including Liz Carroll, Gordon Duncan, and Alan Stivell.

NBA Should Open Draft To High Schoolers, NCAA Commission On College Basketball Says

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:37:00 -0400

Removing "one-and-done" players from the NCAA would also remove a temptation for sports apparel companies, agents, coaches and others who want to profit from their talents, a review panel said.

Teacher Walkouts: A State By State Guide

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:16:12 -0400

The West Virginia teachers strike in mid-February started a movement. Here's a look at what the issues are and where it's spread, including Colorado, Arizona and Kentucky.

From BlocBoy JB And Drake To Post Malone, A Roundup Of Catchy Hip-Hop

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:01:55 -0400

Rock critic Ken Tucker shares some hits he's listening to, including BlocBoy JB and Drake's upbeat "Look Alive" and the moody sound of Post Malone's "Walk It Talk It."

Toilet Paper Is Free In Public Restrooms. Why Aren't Tampons?

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:52:00 -0400

While toilet paper, paper towels and soap are freely provided in public restrooms, menstrual products are not.

Nashville Symphony Gives Voice To Holocaust History

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:46:00 -0400

Members of the symphony are performing around the city using a collection of string instruments that survived the Holocaust.

Stock Market Hits More Bumps

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:40:00 -0400

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with CNN's Maggie Lake about what's happening with the markets, after a volatile day Tuesday.

How America's White Power Movement Coalesced After The Vietnam War

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:39:00 -0400

Author Kathleen Belew says that as America's disparate racist groups came together in the 1970s and '80s, the movement's goal shifted from one of "vigilante activism" to something more wide-reaching.

Study Finds Viruses Rain Down From The Sky

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:33:00 -0400

Research shows that viruses that affect microbes are ubiquitous, traveling around the world in the upper atmosphere.