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Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:35:07 -0400Thursday's crash disrupted service at the regional hub. Officials promised extra buses, ferries and light rail, but WNYC's Stephen Nessen reports it was chaos for many Hoboken Terminal users.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:16:19 -0400One of New Orleans' favorite desserts is a lasting legacy of an oft-forgotten chapter in the city's history: the banana trade, and its infamous practices.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:14:00 -0400Hear Bob Boilen talk with John Paul White, formerly of The Civil Wars, about the songs that have transformed the songwriter's life.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:03:00 -0400Investigators are looking into what exactly happened when a commuter train plowed into the Hoboken Terminal at a high speed on Thursday morning. The crash killed one person and injured more than 100.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:37:57 -0400Scientific American examines a controversial practice that NPR and others agreed to in 2014.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:13:38 -0400After weeks of anticipation fueled by cryptic imagery, Justin Vernon and company have finally released the first Bon Iver album in five years.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:00:29 -0400Welch celebrates Revival's 20th anniversary with a two-disc set of unreleased songs. "I have always learned more from other artists' imperfect works than from their masterpieces," she says.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:45:00 -0400Solange calls her new album "a project on identity, empowerment, independence, grief and healing." It's a floating melange of R&B, bold in its quiet and understated sounds, bolder in its message.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:34:00 -0400In predawn tweets, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump again lashed out at former Miss Universe Alicia Machado and Hillary Clinton.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:00:29 -0400Two A-list classical artists work up a sweat as they revel in the tender and turbulent music of Brahms and Schumann.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:00:29 -0400Joe Palca is not the only fan of "Big Ideas" in science. Much of the natural world is noisy, but Ian Street is fascinated by the sophisticated behaviors "stemming" from our quieter cousins.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:55:00 -0400The two paintings — of a seascape and of a congregation at a church — were stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam in 2002. "They are the real paintings!" a curator said in a statement.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:19:01 -0400Earth's rocks and fossils can help us understand our own species. Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara explains important moments in Earth's history that help us recognize our place in the world.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:19:01 -0400At various times, life on earth has come close to being erased. Paleontologist Peter Ward explains what we can learn from previous mass extinctions.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:19:01 -0400Have we entered a new age defined by humans? Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara says there's "no doubt" that humans' impact on Earth will show up in the geological record.