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'Last Jedi' Puts The Smarts — And The Heart — Back Into The 'Star Wars' Franchise

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:28:00 -0500

The late Carrie Fisher makes her final appearance — now as General Leia — in Star Wars Episode VIII. Critic David Edelstein says The Last Jedi is nothing short of terrific.

How Katharine Graham Defied A Federal Judge To Publish The Pentagon Papers

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:28:00 -0500

Graham, who died in 2001, held the title of publisher at The Washington Post from 1969 until 1979. She spoke to Fresh Air in 1997 about her 1971 decision to publish the top-secret documents.

Former 'Post' Executive Editor Ben Bradlee On Publishing The Pentagon Papers

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:28:00 -0500

Bradlee served as executive editor of The Washington Post from 1968 to 1991. In 1995, he told Fresh Air about his decision to publish the top secret documents related to U.S. policy making in Vietnam.

Alt.Latino's Favorites: The Top 10 Latin Albums Of 2017

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:26:44 -0500

In a genre going in as many directions as modern Latin music, how do you narrow a list of albums to just a few favorites? Alt.Latino's host and guests share their attempt for 2017.

Grand Jury Report On Penn State Hazing Finds 'Indignities And Depravities'

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:00:00 -0500

The report was triggered by one deadly incident, but members of the grand jury said they felt obligated to report the broader issues they uncovered — including rampant, dangerous misconduct.

What If Life On Earth Didn't Start On Earth?

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:58:00 -0500

Oumuamua marks the first time humans have seen a visitor pass through our corner of the universe — renewing discussions of the origins of life, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.

Family Skypes for Homework Sessions Across Borders

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:40:00 -0500

After Alex and Arturo Alvarado's dad was deported to Mexico, the family found a way to keep in touch through Skype. Now they have international homework sessions

Berta Hinojosa: Becoming a Modern American Woman

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:39:00 -0500

Berta Hinojosa opens up to her daughter, Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa, about the hardships she went through when she moved to the U.S. in the 60s, and how it helped her embrace a newfound voice.

For Unaccompanied Minors, Reuniting Isn't Always for the Best

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:38:00 -0500

When Bryan left Honduras to come to the U.S., he was excited to reunite with his father. But the reunion didn't go as planned, and he was forced to leave home once again.

Diane Guerrero: Am I an American?

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:36:00 -0500

Diane Guerrero, an actress best known for her role in "Orange Is the New Black," speaks with Maria Hinojosa about growing up after her family was deported to Colombia.

Long Island Woman Charged With Using Bitcoin To Launder Money To Support ISIS

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:29:00 -0500

Zoobia Shahnaz, 27, allegedly bought more than $60,000 in cryptocurrency and got a $22,000 loan and then transferred the money abroad. The Justice Department says she intended to join ISIS in Syria.

F-L-A To Win

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:27:50 -0500

Finally, an Ask Me Another quiz made for Flava Flav fans: We crowned our big Orlando winner with a final round in which every answer contains the consecutive letters F-L-A.

Hard Times

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:27:50 -0500

Did you know that Neil Diamond is a ten on the Mohs Scale of Hardness? In honor of our venue, Orlando's Hard Rock Live, we rewrote famous rock 'n roll songs to be about things that are hard.

This, That, Or The Other

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:27:50 -0500

Our contestants give it their all—blood, sweat and tears, win, lose or draw. Can you guess whether each phrase is a Pitbull lyric, a nursery rhyme or a Mark Twain quote?

What's So Funny?

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:27:49 -0500

Can you tell a Fran Drescher from a Seth Rogen? In this quiz, contestants have to identify famous people from their distinctive laughs.