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Federal Judge In Hawaii Extends His Block On Trump Travel Ban

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:41:00 -0400

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson says the state of Hawaii has shown it is likely to succeed with its argument that the restrictions on travel from majority Muslim countries is unconstitutional.

First Listen: The Wild Reeds, 'The World We Built'

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:08 -0400

If you appreciate songs of the heart, here's 11 that will save you.

First Listen: Diet Cig, 'Swear I'm Good At This'

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:08 -0400

The pop-punk duo's debut album will give those weathering tough times the confidence to pick themselves up and dance.

First Listen: Timber Timbre, 'Sincerely, Future Pollution'

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:08 -0400

The Montreal-based band really wanted to write celebratory songs for its sixth album. But they quickly realized it's not the time for dancing.

First Listen: San Fermin, 'Belong'

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:08 -0400

In the last few years, composer Ellis Ludwig-Leone has presided over a big band that's grown grander and more ambitious in every phase of its sound.

First Listen: Annie Hardy, 'Rules'

Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:08 -0400

"Writing these songs saved me," Hardy has said of Rules. And in that salvation, she's crafted one of the most moving pieces of music likely to be released this year.

In U.S. Restaurants, Bars And Food Trucks, 'Modern Slavery' Persists

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:35:00 -0400

A new report highlights victims of human trafficking in the food industry, from farm workers to restaurant cooks and wait staff. Some victims are exploited for both sex and labor.

After Fleeing An Apocalypse, La Vida Boheme Embraces Its Immigrant Story

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:28:00 -0400

The Venezuelan rockers moved to Mexico as protest and corruption were swallowing their hometown of Caracas. Life in a foreign country became the inspiration for their latest album, La Lucha.

#BlackWomenAtWork: Women Speak Out After Criticism Of Journalist, Congresswoman

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:25:00 -0400

Incidents like the ones involving veteran reporter April Ryan and Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters this week are "not a rarity" for black women in the workplace, says activist Brittany Packnett.

Felony Charges For U.S. Diplomat Over Alleged Contacts With Chinese Agents

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:31:00 -0400

For years, a State Department employee allegedly received tens of thousands of dollars in gifts from Chinese intelligence operatives and failed to report the repeated contacts to U.S. officials.

Cristiano Ronaldo's New Bronze Bust Is Turning Heads

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:08:00 -0400

At the dedication of an airport named for the soccer legend, officials unveiled another honor: a bust of his head. The Internet was quick to note that the bust, well, kind of missed its mark.

Hungarian Legislation Threatens American University In Budapest

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 18:00:00 -0400

Central European University is widely considered Hungary's top private university. It was founded by financier George Soros, who has a strained relationship Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Chinese President Xi Jinping To Meet With President Trump In Florida

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:56:00 -0400

It will be the first in-person meeting between the leaders, after Trump's sharp criticisms of China during the campaign. The informal meeting may be intended to reduce pressure for concrete results.

Sylvan Esso On World Cafe

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:56:00 -0400

Hear songs from the duo's forthcoming release, What Now, recorded live for World Cafe's 25th anniversary celebration.

Climate-Friendly Coal Technology Works But Is Proving Difficult To Scale Up

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:56:00 -0400

Capturing carbon emissions from coal plants would reduce coal's effect on climate change. But high costs and other factors have stymied efforts to use that technology at more U.S. power plants.