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  • Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

    Hansi Lo Wang
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.» E-Mail This
  • Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

    Cory Turner
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:32 am
    Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.» E-Mail This
  • Alabama Supreme Court Again Halts Gay Marriage

    Eyder Peralta
    3 Mar 2015 | 6:14 pm
    In a 134-page opinion, the court issued an order that goes against what higher courts has decided. The decision once again will pit the state against the federal judiciary.» E-Mail This
  • Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

    Nurith Aizenman
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:51 pm
    The Peace Corp will recruit and train about 650 additional volunteers to focus on girls' education around the world. The expansion is part of a larger program launched by Michelle Obama Tuesday.» E-Mail This
  • Why Shark Finning Bans Aren't Keeping Sharks Off The Plate (Yet)

    Alastair Bland
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:12 pm
    Fewer shark fins are being imported into Hong Kong, the epicenter of shark-fin soup, a culinary delicacy. But while the trade in shark fins may be down, the trade in shark meat is still going strong.» E-Mail This
 
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  • Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

    Hansi Lo Wang
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.» E-Mail This
  • Alex Rodriguez Is Back, For Better Or Worse

    Frank Deford
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    As Major League Baseball's exhibition season begins, commentator Frank Deford says the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to be able to overcome his fall from grace, at least in the eyes of the fans.» E-Mail This
  • Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

    Cory Turner
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:32 am
    Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.» E-Mail This
  • Alabama Supreme Court Again Halts Gay Marriage

    Eyder Peralta
    3 Mar 2015 | 6:14 pm
    In a 134-page opinion, the court issued an order that goes against what higher courts has decided. The decision once again will pit the state against the federal judiciary.» E-Mail This
  • Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

    Nurith Aizenman
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:51 pm
    The Peace Corp will recruit and train about 650 additional volunteers to focus on girls' education around the world. The expansion is part of a larger program launched by Michelle Obama Tuesday.» E-Mail This
 
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    NPR: Science

  • Why Shark Finning Bans Aren't Keeping Sharks Off The Plate (Yet)

    Alastair Bland
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:12 pm
    Fewer shark fins are being imported into Hong Kong, the epicenter of shark-fin soup, a culinary delicacy. But while the trade in shark fins may be down, the trade in shark meat is still going strong.» E-Mail This
  • 10 Questions Some Doctors Are Afraid To Ask

    Laura Starecheski
    3 Mar 2015 | 1:04 pm
    Just 10 questions about bad childhood experiences can turn up undiagnosed illness in adults, research suggests. So why don't more doctors ask? Some say they aren't equipped to deal with the answers.» E-Mail This
  • GAO Report Urges Fewer Antipsychotic Drugs For Dementia Patients

    Ina Jaffe
    2 Mar 2015 | 1:15 pm
    Strong drugs are rarely warranted to control the behavior of dementia patients, specialists say. But antipsychotic medicine is being overprescribed, and not just among residents of nursing homes.» E-Mail This
  • Science-Based Artist Gives Celebrity Tortoise A Second Life

    Adam Cole
    2 Mar 2015 | 1:01 pm
    Lonesome George was the last surviving member of his species and a conservation icon. When the tortoise died, taxidermist George Dante set out to preserve his body, and his legacy.» E-Mail This
  • Can Family Secrets Make You Sick?

    Laura Starecheski
    2 Mar 2015 | 12:02 pm
    Few doctors — and few patients — realize just how profoundly early abuse, neglect and other childhood traumas can damage an adult's physical health.» E-Mail This
 
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    NPR: Opinion

  • Alex Rodriguez Is Back, For Better Or Worse

    Frank Deford
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    As Major League Baseball's exhibition season begins, commentator Frank Deford says the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to be able to overcome his fall from grace, at least in the eyes of the fans.» E-Mail This
  • Debate: Do Liberals Stifle Intellectual Diversity On The College Campus?

    NPR Staff
    3 Mar 2015 | 10:27 am
    Are conservative views stifled in academia? Is it censorship when colleges withdraw invitations extended to controversial speakers? Experts debate free speech in an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.» E-Mail This
  • Week In Politics: U.S.-Iran Policy, Netanyahu Speech

    27 Feb 2015 | 1:42 pm
    Robert Siegel speaks with regular political commentators EJ Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of the New York Times. They discuss U.S.-Iran policy and the upcoming speech of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.» E-Mail This
  • An Uneventful Week In Sports Could Still Go Down In History

    Frank Deford
    25 Feb 2015 | 12:59 am
    NASCAR is suspending a driver accused of domestic violence, and the NFL is considering allowing two teams to share a stadium? Sports commentator Frank Deford is pleased.» E-Mail This
  • Malcolm X's Public Speaking Power

    Gwen Thompkins
    21 Feb 2015 | 5:04 pm
    On the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's assassination, commentator Gwen Thompkins wants his skill as a public speaker and debater to be remembered as a key part of his legacy.» E-Mail This
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    NPR: People & Places

  • Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

    Hansi Lo Wang
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.» E-Mail This
  • Alex Rodriguez Is Back, For Better Or Worse

    Frank Deford
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    As Major League Baseball's exhibition season begins, commentator Frank Deford says the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to be able to overcome his fall from grace, at least in the eyes of the fans.» E-Mail This
  • Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

    Cory Turner
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:32 am
    Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.» E-Mail This
  • Alabama Supreme Court Again Halts Gay Marriage

    Eyder Peralta
    3 Mar 2015 | 6:14 pm
    In a 134-page opinion, the court issued an order that goes against what higher courts has decided. The decision once again will pit the state against the federal judiciary.» E-Mail This
  • Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

    Nurith Aizenman
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:51 pm
    The Peace Corp will recruit and train about 650 additional volunteers to focus on girls' education around the world. The expansion is part of a larger program launched by Michelle Obama Tuesday.» E-Mail This
 
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    NPR: US

  • Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

    Hansi Lo Wang
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.» E-Mail This
  • Alex Rodriguez Is Back, For Better Or Worse

    Frank Deford
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    As Major League Baseball's exhibition season begins, commentator Frank Deford says the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to be able to overcome his fall from grace, at least in the eyes of the fans.» E-Mail This
  • Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

    Cory Turner
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:32 am
    Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.» E-Mail This
  • Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

    Nurith Aizenman
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:51 pm
    The Peace Corp will recruit and train about 650 additional volunteers to focus on girls' education around the world. The expansion is part of a larger program launched by Michelle Obama Tuesday.» E-Mail This
  • Why Shark Finning Bans Aren't Keeping Sharks Off The Plate (Yet)

    Alastair Bland
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:12 pm
    Fewer shark fins are being imported into Hong Kong, the epicenter of shark-fin soup, a culinary delicacy. But while the trade in shark fins may be down, the trade in shark meat is still going strong.» E-Mail This
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    NPR: World

  • In France, Young Muslims Often Straddle Two Worlds

    Audie Cornish
    3 Mar 2015 | 1:34 pm
    An estimated 40 percent of France's 7 million Muslims live in and around Paris, many of them in the poor suburbs. It's hard to escape the banlieues, even for those who work or attend school elsewhere.» E-Mail This
  • Tea Tuesdays: Kenyan Farmers See Green In The Color Purple

    Jeff Koehler
    3 Mar 2015 | 1:34 pm
    Kenya has spent 25 years developing a purple "supertea" with high levels of antioxidants. The hope is that the tea will appeal to health-minded consumers and revive the country's struggling industry.» E-Mail This
  • Debate About French Muslim Identity Plays Out In Hip-Hop

    3 Mar 2015 | 1:09 pm
    As part of our stories about Muslims in Western Europe, commentator Hisham Aidi, author of the book Rebel Music, talks about how music factors into the cultural differences between French Muslims.» E-Mail This
  • Netanyahu Urges U.S. To Hold Out For Better Nuclear Deal With Iran

    Michele Kelemen
    3 Mar 2015 | 1:09 pm
    In a controversial address to Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the Obama administration's negotiations on limiting the Iranian nuclear program.» E-Mail This
  • Life Still Uncomfortable For Many Of France's Jews

    3 Mar 2015 | 1:09 pm
    NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Roger Cukierman, president of the Council of French Jewish Institutions. They discuss the climate in France following last month's attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris, and an appeal by Israel's prime minister for French Jews to emigrate to Israel.» E-Mail This
 
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    Stories from NPR

  • Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

    Hansi Lo Wang
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.» E-Mail This
  • Alex Rodriguez Is Back, For Better Or Worse

    Frank Deford
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    As Major League Baseball's exhibition season begins, commentator Frank Deford says the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to be able to overcome his fall from grace, at least in the eyes of the fans.» E-Mail This
  • Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

    Cory Turner
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:32 am
    Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.» E-Mail This
  • Alabama Supreme Court Again Halts Gay Marriage

    Eyder Peralta
    3 Mar 2015 | 6:14 pm
    In a 134-page opinion, the court issued an order that goes against what higher courts has decided. The decision once again will pit the state against the federal judiciary.» E-Mail This
  • Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

    Nurith Aizenman
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:51 pm
    The Peace Corp will recruit and train about 650 additional volunteers to focus on girls' education around the world. The expansion is part of a larger program launched by Michelle Obama Tuesday.» E-Mail This
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    Stories from NPR

  • Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

    Hansi Lo Wang
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.» E-Mail This
  • Alex Rodriguez Is Back, For Better Or Worse

    Frank Deford
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    As Major League Baseball's exhibition season begins, commentator Frank Deford says the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to be able to overcome his fall from grace, at least in the eyes of the fans.» E-Mail This
  • Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

    Cory Turner
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:32 am
    Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.» E-Mail This
  • Alabama Supreme Court Again Halts Gay Marriage

    Eyder Peralta
    3 Mar 2015 | 6:14 pm
    In a 134-page opinion, the court issued an order that goes against what higher courts has decided. The decision once again will pit the state against the federal judiciary.» E-Mail This
  • Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

    Nurith Aizenman
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:51 pm
    The Peace Corp will recruit and train about 650 additional volunteers to focus on girls' education around the world. The expansion is part of a larger program launched by Michelle Obama Tuesday.» E-Mail This
 
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    Children's Health

  • 10 Questions Some Doctors Are Afraid To Ask

    Laura Starecheski
    3 Mar 2015 | 1:04 pm
    Just 10 questions about bad childhood experiences can turn up undiagnosed illness in adults, research suggests. So why don't more doctors ask? Some say they aren't equipped to deal with the answers.» E-Mail This
  • What Shapes Health? Webcast Explores Social And Economic Factors

    NPR Staff
    3 Mar 2015 | 1:03 am
    People say many things affect health, from personal behavior and childhood abuse to God's will, according to a new poll. The people behind the numbers explain what it means for people and communities.» E-Mail This
  • Improving Housing Can Pay Dividends In Better Health

    Patti Neighmond
    3 Mar 2015 | 12:37 am
    Living in substandard housing can make health problems like asthma much worse. Two mothers tell of their families' struggles to stay healthy in poor housing and their efforts to improve their lot.» E-Mail This
  • How 'Flower Beds' Give Love And Lentils To Moms And Babies

    Ankita Rao
    2 Mar 2015 | 1:51 pm
    When mothers need day care for their children, the best person to turn to might be another mother. That's the lesson of the new cooperative nurseries in an Indian state.» E-Mail This
  • Can Family Secrets Make You Sick?

    Laura Starecheski
    2 Mar 2015 | 12:02 pm
    Few doctors — and few patients — realize just how profoundly early abuse, neglect and other childhood traumas can damage an adult's physical health.» E-Mail This
 
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    NPR: Economy

  • States Face Correctional Officer Shortage Amid A Cultural Stigma

    Miles Bryan
    3 Mar 2015 | 12:41 am
    Administrators are trying new recruiting tactics and offering bonuses to make up for the shortfall. But for now, open shifts in some states have to be covered with mandatory overtime.» E-Mail This
  • In Houston, Falling Oil Prices Spark Fears Of Job Cuts Beyond Energy

    Andrew Schneider
    3 Mar 2015 | 12:39 am
    Cheaper gasoline has benefited millions of motorists around the U.S. But in Houston the downturn in prices has brought layoffs and could hurt other sectors, including finance and real estate.» E-Mail This
  • Increase In Subprime Car Loans Could Lead To Trouble

    Sonari Glinton
    2 Mar 2015 | 1:15 pm
    When it comes to buying cars, there has been a growth in lending to people with sub-prime credit. Lenders are also extending loan terms. But both could be signs of danger.» E-Mail This
  • Your Grandparents Spent More Of Their Money On Food Than You Do

    Eliza Barclay
    2 Mar 2015 | 11:55 am
    Shelling out dough at the grocery store can often feel painful. But Americans on average actually spend far less on food relative to their income than they did 50 years ago.» E-Mail This
  • Wages And Prices: A Welcome Breakup

    Marilyn Geewax
    2 Mar 2015 | 10:15 am
    A Commerce Department report shows paychecks are fatter, prices are leaner and Americans are saving more. Meanwhile, prices fell by 0.5 percent. That's helping consumers on the rebound from recession.» E-Mail This
 
 
 
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    NPR: Media

  • Nurse Treated For Ebola To Sue Texas Hospital

    Doreen McCallister
    2 Mar 2015 | 2:09 am
    Nina Pham, 26, who contracted Ebola after caring for a patient, tells the Dallas Morning News that she will file a lawsuit Monday charging the hospital in Dallas lacked proper training and equipment.» E-Mail This
  • 'Battle Creek' Tries To Shake Up CBS' Cop Show Formula

    Eric Deggans
    1 Mar 2015 | 5:37 pm
    CBS' new cop show Battle Creek is based on a 12-year-old script by Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan. It's among three new network shows that aim to reinvent old TV concepts.» E-Mail This
  • Leonard Nimoy's Mr. Spock Taught Us Acceptance Is Highly Logical

    Eric Deggans
    28 Feb 2015 | 1:33 am
    The Star Trek actor died Friday in Los Angeles, and NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Nimoy's signature role taught fans the power of accepting their differences rather than fighting them.» E-Mail This
  • This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

    Eric Deggans
    27 Feb 2015 | 12:39 am
    New episodes of Netflix's House of Cards debut today, and NPR TV critic Eric Deggans says this season's challenges may please critics who say the show's vision of Washington, D.C., runs too smoothly.» E-Mail This
  • FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules For 'Open Internet'

    Bill Chappell
    26 Feb 2015 | 8:46 am
    The FCC approved the policy known as net neutrality by a 3-2 vote, with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler saying the agency will ensure that no entity "should control free open access to the Internet."» E-Mail This
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    NPR: Middle East

  • After Netanyahu's Speech, A Reality Check

    Greg Myre
    3 Mar 2015 | 11:38 am
    The Israeli prime minister has warned about the dangers of the Iranian nuclear program for two decades. He has shaped the debate, but will he influence the final outcome?» E-Mail This
  • 'Nothing New' In Netanyahu's Speech, Obama Says

    Krishnadev Calamur
    3 Mar 2015 | 10:11 am
    The reaction to the Israeli prime minister's speech on Iran to a joint meeting of Congress is, so far, along partisan lines. In Israel, too, reaction is mixed. Iran calls it "boring and repetitive."» E-Mail This
  • In Speech To Congress, Netanyahu Blasts 'A Very Bad Deal' With Iran

    Krishnadev Calamur
    3 Mar 2015 | 6:37 am
    The Israeli premier's remarks are the culmination of a controversy that began in January when he was invited — without input from the White House — to make the speech.» E-Mail This
  • What's At Stake In The Iraqi Battle For Tikrit?

    3 Mar 2015 | 2:44 am
    The battle to retake Tikrit could say a lot about what happens next in the region. Renee Montagne talks to Vali Nasr, dean of the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.» E-Mail This
  • Advised By Iran's Military, Iraqi Forces Launch Effort To Retake Tikrit

    Tom Bowman
    3 Mar 2015 | 2:37 am
    Tikrit, home town to Saddam Hussein, had been captured last year by the group that calls itself the Islamic State, or ISIS. The new military offensive is relying heavily on support from Iran.» E-Mail This
 
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    NPR: Music

  • Debate About French Muslim Identity Plays Out In Hip-Hop

    3 Mar 2015 | 1:09 pm
    As part of our stories about Muslims in Western Europe, commentator Hisham Aidi, author of the book Rebel Music, talks about how music factors into the cultural differences between French Muslims.» E-Mail This
  • Music Review: 'Soyo' By Dom La Nena

    Tom Moon
    3 Mar 2015 | 1:09 pm
    Dom La Nena is a singer and cellist from Brazil. But the 24-year-old artist draws inspiration from her travels around the world and sings in four different languages on her sophomore album, Soyo.» E-Mail This
  • Banditos, 'Cry Baby Cry'

    Ann Powers
    3 Mar 2015 | 12:30 pm
    Banditos rolls through history on two wheels, making good, old fashioned Southern roots rock with — on this fun new song — a splash of boogie woogie piano.» E-Mail This
  • Fresh Air Remembers 'Jazz Master' Orrin Keepnews

    3 Mar 2015 | 11:09 am
    Keepnews co-founded two of the most important independent record labels of the 1950s and '60s. The Grammy-winning producer passed away Sunday. He spoke to Terry Gross in 1988.» E-Mail This
  • New Mix: Björk, Torres, Boots, More

    Robin Hilton
    3 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am
    On All Songs Considered this week, we share another great batch of tunes, including new work from Beyonce's collaborator Boots and a brand new song from the great Bill Fay.» E-Mail This
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    NPR: Stories from NPR

  • Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

    Hansi Lo Wang
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.» E-Mail This
  • Alex Rodriguez Is Back, For Better Or Worse

    Frank Deford
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    As Major League Baseball's exhibition season begins, commentator Frank Deford says the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to be able to overcome his fall from grace, at least in the eyes of the fans.» E-Mail This
  • Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

    Cory Turner
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:32 am
    Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.» E-Mail This
  • Alabama Supreme Court Again Halts Gay Marriage

    Eyder Peralta
    3 Mar 2015 | 6:14 pm
    In a 134-page opinion, the court issued an order that goes against what higher courts has decided. The decision once again will pit the state against the federal judiciary.» E-Mail This
  • Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

    Nurith Aizenman
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:51 pm
    The Peace Corp will recruit and train about 650 additional volunteers to focus on girls' education around the world. The expansion is part of a larger program launched by Michelle Obama Tuesday.» E-Mail This
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    Music Videos

  • KEXP Presents: Israel Nash

    Jim Beckmann
    2 Mar 2015 | 12:09 pm
    Watch the singer and some talented friends bring his rich, rousing "Rain Plans" to fruition.» E-Mail This
  • Phox: Tiny Desk Concert

    Bob Boilen
    2 Mar 2015 | 11:40 am
    The Wisconsin band performs three of its warm, accessible songs in the NPR Music offices.» E-Mail This
  • Black To Comm, 'Hands'

    Lars Gotrich
    26 Feb 2015 | 8:15 am
    Marc Richter's music curves in multiple planes. Fittingly, the surreal and oddly moving video for "Hands" does the same.» E-Mail This
  • KCRW Presents: Wolf Alice

    Jason Bentley
    25 Feb 2015 | 3:12 pm
    Watch the North London four-piece showcase their tougher, grittier rock sound.» E-Mail This
  • Dan Deacon: Tiny Desk Concert

    Bob Boilen
    25 Feb 2015 | 12:46 pm
    The Tiny Desk becomes a DJ booth for an office space dance party. See Deacon perform three songs from his new album for an assortment of joyfully writhing public media personnel.» E-Mail This
 
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    Concerts

  • Dry The River, Live In Concert

    Greg Shea
    3 Mar 2015 | 5:03 am
    Watch the British alt-rock band perform "Gethsemane" live in Boston.» E-Mail This
  • Anat Cohen & Choro Aventuroso At Jazz At Lincoln Center

    Patrick Jarenwattananon
    25 Feb 2015 | 10:31 pm
    She comes from Israel, lives in the U.S. and has a deep affinity for Brazilian music — especially the improvisatory instrumental music known as choro. The clarinetist leads a new quartet in concert.» E-Mail This
  • Sleater-Kinney In Concert

    Lars Gotrich
    23 Feb 2015 | 7:11 am
    At the 9:30 Club, the band obliterated its own timeline by demonstrating a catalog that is always present, always on fire.» E-Mail This
  • Marcus Roberts And The Modern Jazz Generation At Jazz At Lincoln Center

    Patrick Jarenwattananon
    18 Feb 2015 | 9:24 pm
    The pianist rose to prominence as a gifted performer, becoming a mentor and tutor to many. Some of his students are now in his new band, which performs early classics and a new suite written for them.» E-Mail This
  • Jason Moran And The Bandwagon At The Kennedy Center

    Patrick Jarenwattananon
    17 Feb 2015 | 11:35 pm
    "This is our house," says the artistic director for jazz at the Kennedy Center, introducing his long-running trio. The pianist plays the music of Fats Waller and other surprises.» E-Mail This
 
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    Jazz

  • Marilyn And Alan Bergman On Piano Jazz

    27 Feb 2015 | 8:03 am
    Host Marian McPartland accompanies the renowned lyricists and songwriters on "The Way We Were" and "Nice 'n' Easy."» E-Mail This
  • Nellie McKay On Song Travels

    27 Feb 2015 | 7:41 am
    McKay and host Michael Feinstein team up for "Pennies from Heaven" and "The Nearness of You," and she performs her original "Beneath the Underdog."» E-Mail This
  • Introducing Marcus Roberts And The Modern Jazz Generation

    25 Feb 2015 | 10:45 pm
    At Jazz at Lincoln Center, where he was once a rising star, the pianist returns with a new 11-piece band which combines his trio with many of the younger musicians he has mentored.» E-Mail This
  • Anat Cohen & Choro Aventuroso At Jazz At Lincoln Center

    Patrick Jarenwattananon
    25 Feb 2015 | 10:31 pm
    She comes from Israel, lives in the U.S. and has a deep affinity for Brazilian music — especially the improvisatory instrumental music known as choro. The clarinetist leads a new quartet in concert.» E-Mail This
  • Clark Terry, Ebullient Jazz Trumpeter, Has Died

    Felix Contreras
    22 Feb 2015 | 9:20 am
    A member of the Count Basie and Duke Ellington Orchestras, Terry also enjoyed a long freelance career which included jazz education and a featured slot in NBC's Tonight Show band. He was 94.» E-Mail This
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    Rock

  • Banditos, 'Cry Baby Cry'

    Ann Powers
    3 Mar 2015 | 12:30 pm
    Banditos rolls through history on two wheels, making good, old fashioned Southern roots rock with — on this fun new song — a splash of boogie woogie piano.» E-Mail This
  • New Mix: Björk, Torres, Boots, More

    Robin Hilton
    3 Mar 2015 | 11:00 am
    On All Songs Considered this week, we share another great batch of tunes, including new work from Beyonce's collaborator Boots and a brand new song from the great Bill Fay.» E-Mail This
  • Young Buffalo, 'No Idea'

    Robin Hilton
    3 Mar 2015 | 8:51 am
    In Young Buffalo's new video for the song "No Idea," a young boy builds a robot friend and then sets out to throw a massive party and break all the rules.» E-Mail This
  • Girl Band, 'Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?'

    Otis Hart
    3 Mar 2015 | 8:50 am
    These Dublin upstarts, one of SXSW 2015's must-see guitar bands, covered Blawan's underground techno hit, and it actually works.» E-Mail This
  • Sinkane On World Cafe

    3 Mar 2015 | 8:39 am
    Hear the Brooklyn electro-funk band perform songs from its most concise pop record yet.» E-Mail This
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    Hip-Hop

  • Big Sean: 'I Stuck With My Gut'

    Ali Shaheed Muhammad
    2 Mar 2015 | 2:00 pm
    "I made a promise to myself," says the Detroit rapper. "I would never ever not follow my heart again. That way if I rise or fall, sink or swim, it's by my own choice and my own decisions."» E-Mail This
  • First Listen: Heems, 'Eat Pray Thug'

    Timmhotep Aku
    1 Mar 2015 | 8:03 pm
    Binary thinkers beware: If you're the type who's uncomfortable with contradiction, or would rather deal in stereotypes than nuance, then rapper Heems and his new album are not for you.» E-Mail This
  • Microphone Check Live: 'The Spook Who Sat By The Door' Screening

    Cedric Shine
    27 Feb 2015 | 5:39 pm
    In honor of Black History Month we went down to NPR's Washington, D.C., headquarters to show Sam Greenlee's 1973 film and host a conversation about its resonance.» E-Mail This
  • Boogie, 'Further'

    Timmhotep Aku
    13 Feb 2015 | 5:03 am
    Now, more than ever, young standard-bearers of West Coast rap complicate the default nihilism of their forbears with complex and often contradictory emotional content.» E-Mail This
  • Rome Fortune, 'OneDay'

    Kiana Fitzgerald
    12 Feb 2015 | 11:33 am
    Going off his bars, you could assume Fortune is playing the part of the nihilistic, narcissistic rapper. But now he's showing us that's not the case. Not by a long shot.» E-Mail This
 
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    World

  • Jungle Fire On World Cafe

    26 Feb 2015 | 10:12 am
    Hear a performance by the Latin funk band at the studios of KCSN radio.» E-Mail This
  • Las Cafeteras On World Cafe

    26 Feb 2015 | 9:51 am
    A Chicano band from East LA talks about inspiring positive change through music.» E-Mail This
  • A Sister Act Taps A Ghostly, Afro-Cuban Groove

    NPR Staff
    22 Feb 2015 | 2:52 am
    As Ibeyi, Lisa-Kainde and Naomi Diaz make soulful, percussive music rooted in their Yoruba heritage.» E-Mail This
  • Ward 21, 'Cyaa Duh Wi Nutten'

    Otis Hart
    31 Jan 2015 | 3:32 pm
    Veteran dancehall troupe and guaranteed bringers of good times Ward 21 dropped a new video on Friday.» E-Mail This
  • Latitudes: The Global Music You Must Hear In January

    Anastasia Tsioulcas
    29 Jan 2015 | 10:18 am
    Catch the sights and sounds of two recently departed artists, an exuberant celebration of life and a deeply engrossing — and ear-splittingly adrenalized — documentary.» E-Mail This
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    Your Money

  • Seattle Cuts Public Transportation Fares For Low-Income Commuters

    Sam Sanders
    2 Mar 2015 | 7:06 pm
    Low-income riders can now qualify for a program that will slash their fares by more than half of peak rates. But the cost will be offset by fare increases for everybody else.» E-Mail This
  • Your Grandparents Spent More Of Their Money On Food Than You Do

    Eliza Barclay
    2 Mar 2015 | 11:55 am
    Shelling out dough at the grocery store can often feel painful. But Americans on average actually spend far less on food relative to their income than they did 50 years ago.» E-Mail This
  • Wages And Prices: A Welcome Breakup

    Marilyn Geewax
    2 Mar 2015 | 10:15 am
    A Commerce Department report shows paychecks are fatter, prices are leaner and Americans are saving more. Meanwhile, prices fell by 0.5 percent. That's helping consumers on the rebound from recession.» E-Mail This
  • People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health

    Patti Neighmond
    2 Mar 2015 | 1:05 am
    People with household incomes of less than $25,000 a year say in a new poll that the lack of cash really hurts their health. Low-quality food and dangerous housing are two reasons why.» E-Mail This
  • White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

    Chris Arnold
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:07 am
    The Labor Department will draft new rules requiring retirement advisers to put consumers' best interests first. The industry warns that low-income people might lose out on financial planning advice.» E-Mail This
 
 
 
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    Stories from NPR

  • Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

    Hansi Lo Wang
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.» E-Mail This
  • Alex Rodriguez Is Back, For Better Or Worse

    Frank Deford
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:34 am
    As Major League Baseball's exhibition season begins, commentator Frank Deford says the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to be able to overcome his fall from grace, at least in the eyes of the fans.» E-Mail This
  • Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

    Cory Turner
    4 Mar 2015 | 12:32 am
    Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.» E-Mail This
  • Alabama Supreme Court Again Halts Gay Marriage

    Eyder Peralta
    3 Mar 2015 | 6:14 pm
    In a 134-page opinion, the court issued an order that goes against what higher courts has decided. The decision once again will pit the state against the federal judiciary.» E-Mail This
  • Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

    Nurith Aizenman
    3 Mar 2015 | 4:51 pm
    The Peace Corp will recruit and train about 650 additional volunteers to focus on girls' education around the world. The expansion is part of a larger program launched by Michelle Obama Tuesday.» E-Mail This
 
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    Art & Design

  • Impressionist Hero Edouard Manet Gets The Star Treatment In Los Angeles

    Susan Stamberg
    27 Feb 2015 | 12:33 am
    Manet was not himself an impressionist, but he mightily influenced the movement. Two of his paintings are now in LA. The Railway is making its West Coast debut, and Spring just sold for $65 million.» E-Mail This
  • Living Small In The City: With More Singles, Micro-Housing Gets Big

    Franklyn Cater
    26 Feb 2015 | 2:58 pm
    Single people represent the fastest growing category of households in the U.S. That's made small dwellings — from micro-apartments to stand-alone tiny houses, a niche force in the real estate market.» E-Mail This
  • Banksy's Murals Turn Up In Gaza Strip

    Krishnadev Calamur
    26 Feb 2015 | 11:55 am
    The artist, who uses public spaces for his often-provocative murals, posted images of art created in the Gaza Strip, along with a two-minute video of life in the Palestinian territory.» E-Mail This
  • A Detroit Opera Celebrates Frida Kahlo's Life And Cooking

    Tracie McMillan
    25 Feb 2015 | 3:34 pm
    The Michigan Opera Theater is mounting a production in March of Frida. The city's Mexican restaurants are getting involved by honoring the Mexican artist's recipes and cooking with special menus.» E-Mail This
  • Daughters Back An Artful End To The Rivera-Rockefeller Rivalry Story

    Carrie Kahn
    24 Feb 2015 | 12:47 am
    Capitalist Nelson Rockefeller and painter Diego Rivera clashed over a political mural in the 1930s. Now their daughters have teamed up to preserve both their fathers' legacies and the art they loved.» E-Mail This
 
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