Also: President Trump invites China's president to his Florida resort, Seattle will sue the Trump administration over sanctuary cities; and David Friedman is the new U.S. ambassador to Israel.
Alabama's humid sense of wonder runs through The Secret Sisters' third album, You Don't Own Me Anymore. Visual folk artists Butch Anthony and John Henry Toney appear in the duo's new video.
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There's new music coming from Black Keys guitarist and songwriter Dan Auerbach — despite the fact that the video for his new song clearly shows he's been abducted by aliens.
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"We are not breaking any laws and we are prioritizing safety," Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says. The city's lawsuit says President Trump and his administration are violating the Constitution.
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Comedy and hip-hop have a lot in common: Both hold up a mirror to society's excesses, absurdities and injustices. These two worlds come together in the work of writer and comedian Neal Brennan.
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Hear three mini-profiles of musicians and filmmakers whose art captures Latinx culture and identity — in three very different ways.
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The film is a love letter to the music scene in the Rio Grande Valley, made by two artists who live there themselves.
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Bandleader Sergio Mendoza talks about how growing up on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border affected him and his music.
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The members of the all-female vinyl collecting crew connect with their family histories by scouting out Chicano soul records.
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Beirut is peaceful now, but political divisions still run deep — and people are still hesitant to look back on the civil war years of the 1970s and 1980s.
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Swedish singer-songwriter Albin Lee Meldau has a profoundly arresting voice that delivers an emotional gut punch with every brooding phrase.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit President Trump in Palm Beach, Fla., next week, for talks that will reportedly center on economic and other issues.
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Police in Siberia recently found a den built into the snow there. The BBC described it as an improvised bar. Teenagers scavenged stuff to build it. Police said they drank, smoked and gambled.
Cristiano Ronaldo is a talented and good looking soccer star from Real Madrid. A statue unveiled in his home country of Portugal attracted widespread criticism; some likened it to a Picasso painting.
The group led GOP opposition in the Obama years, but after torpedoing efforts to overhaul health care led by President Trump, the Freedom Caucus is sorting out how to work with fellow Republicans.
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It has to do with language learning, according to a new study from Duke University.
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Beirut is mostly peaceful now, but people are still hesitant to really look back on Lebanon's civil war of the '70s and '80s. One woman is trying to use a bullet-riddled mansion to recall that time.
The EPA is not going ahead with a proposed ban on a pesticide called chlorpyrifos, saying there's still scientific uncertainty over its safety. Environmental groups say it can harm young children.
Last month the U.S. Court of International Trade ruled on a question with millions of dollars at stake: Is the Snuggie a blanket with sleeves or a sleeved garment that looks like a blanket?
North Carolina Republicans and the state's Democratic governor announced a deal to repeal the state's controversial "bathroom bill." But LGBT rights advocates say they oppose it.