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Faces Of NPR: Yuki Noguchi

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 09:04:17 -0400

An Inside Look into NPR's Business Correspondent, Yuki Noguchi.

Aldous Harding: Tiny Desk Concert

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 09:00:24 -0400

Intensity in songs often expresses itself as volume – a loud guitar, a scream, a piercing synth line. But in the case of Aldous Harding it's in the spaces, the pauses, and her unique delivery.

Using Numbers To Comprehend And Control Human Behavior

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:30:43 -0400

Blogger Alva Noë considers the proposition of stats in baseball, reviewing a book by Keith Law that suggests irrational tradition shackles progressive thinking in the sport.

Songs We Love: The Chamanas, 'Río'

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:00:24 -0400

The band's members grew up on both sides of the Rio Grande. Its fronterizo music is both a sensitive reflection on living with danger and a defiant celebration of life.

Russia Moves Against U.S. Diplomats In Retaliation For Sanctions

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:55:00 -0400

The Russian government said Friday it would seize two U.S. diplomatic properties in the country and ordered a reduction of U.S. diplomats. Steve Inskeep talks with Shaun Walker of The Guardian.

Russia Retaliates For Sanctions Approval, Hitting At U.S. Diplomatic Corps

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:50:00 -0400

The Russian Foreign Ministry says the U.S. must downsize its diplomatic staff in Russia; it's also blocking the U.S. Embassy from using two properties.

Watch Angel Olsen And Offa Rex Perform Live

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:41:03 -0400

Inclement weather on Day 1 of the XPoNential Music Festival won't stop us from bringing you two great sets.

Long Island Officials Concerned With Trump's MS-13 Crackdown Tactics

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:38:00 -0400

President Trump is set to give an address on Long Island, N.Y. about his administration's crackdown on MS-13 gang members. Local officials share the goal, but have doubts about the effectiveness.

Gov. John Hickenlooper On Democrats' Plans For Health Care

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:30:00 -0400

Rachel Martin talks with Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado about what Democrats plan to do after Senate Republicans failed to pass their latest health care bill.

John Scofield Performs 'Quiet And Loud Jazz'

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:00:24 -0400

Scofield's albums Loud Jazz and Quiet were both genuine expressions of his flexible musical personality. In this program, he performs a retrospective that bridges the difference.

Pakistan's High Court Ousts Prime Minister Sharif In Panama Papers Fallout

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:30:00 -0400

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's third term in power comes to a dramatic end after a corruption scandal linked to his family's financial dealings.

Amid Russia Scandals, Conservative Media Provides Air Cover For President Trump

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:26:00 -0400

Many Americans don't believe Russia tried to meddle in the presidential election despite intelligence evidence to the contrary.

When You're Riding A Jet Ski, Take Off The $100K Earring

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:09:18 -0400

Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons was riding a Jet Ski in a Georgia lake, and lost an earring worth more than $100,000. He hired a dive team to look for it but they couldn't find it.

The Ongoing Battle Between Science Teachers And Fake News

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:06:24 -0400

In a world of fake news and junk science, how do science teachers help their students distinguish fact from fiction?

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets'

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:00:24 -0400

We discuss Luc Besson's big-budget, bonkers-bananapants would-be blockbuster Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, which looks unlikely to bust any blocks.