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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:53:00 -0500March: Book Three, the third installment in the civil rights leader's memoir, won the Coretta Scott King Award for best African-American author. The Caldecott and Newbery medals also were announced.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:25:00 -0500A new biopic tells the story of Ray Kroc, who turned a single burger restaurant into a multi-billion dollar worldwide franchise. Critic David Edelstein says The Founder offers a dark dose of realism.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:25:00 -0500Trombonist Ray Anderson, bassist Mark Helias and drummer Gerry Hemingway first played together as a trio in 1977. Critic Kevin Whitehead says their new double album proves they can still deliver.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:25:00 -0500In the '60s, the CIA began a secret program that aimed to curb Communism by arming and training local fighters in Laos. Author Joshua Kurlantzick calls it "the largest covert operation in US history."
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:13:20 -0500Hear new tracks by Tensnake, Bonobo and The Black Madonna in this week's mix from KCRW's Jason Bentley.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:09:00 -0500President Trump and his top aides spent their first weekend in the White House threatening reporters and insisting on the veracity of demonstrably false statements.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:55:00 -0500If confirmed, Wilson would be the first Air Force Academy graduate to hold the position. She represented New Mexico in Congress from 1998 to 2009 and currently leads a South Dakota college.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:52:00 -0500As internet bullying, disparaging memes and negative posts proliferate on social media, a new app called Brighten aims to push back.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:47:00 -0500Seventeen-year-old Hannah Adams says people in places like her Kentucky hometown "can’t afford to stay divided."
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:41:00 -0500The bouncy, Upgrayde-produced song takes its onomatopoeic title from the sound of a speeding bullet.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:40:00 -0500For many people, procrastination is a strong urge that can derail even the simplest tasks.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:33:00 -0500Here & Now's Robin Young talks with Weather Channel meteorologist Jim Cantore about the storms and their impact.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:23:00 -0500That order is mostly symbolic. The Trans-Pacific Partnership, strongly backed by the Obama administration, was never ratified by Congress.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:19:00 -0500The British band, which has made evolution and sonic adventurousness a part of its trademark since its iconic debut in 1977, will release its 15th album, Silver/Lead, on March 31.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:16:00 -0500Crops like radishes, jicama and cilantro will soon be grown close to the Strip, so restaurants will have immediate access to fresh ingredients, instead of having to wait for trucks from California.