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Viking's Choice: Slow Mass, 'Bruce Lee'

4 hours 26 min ago

The Chicago band exists somewhere between Hoover's post-hardcore heft and Braid's weird hooks.

Making The Most Of Summer Tomatoes With Resident Chef Kathy Gunst

4 hours 35 min ago

Beautiful locally grown tomatoes are abundant at farmer's markets, and they've inspired Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst to come up ways to use them before they’re gone.

SETI Investigates Unusual Signal From Space

4 hours 41 min ago

There is some speculation that the finding is evidence of alien life, but that is unlikely according to scientists and observers.

Discussing Politics On Facebook Can Ruin Friendships

4 hours 47 min ago

This year's presidential campaign is one of the most divisive in recent history. And the rhetoric isn't just dividing people on the campaign trail.

Falling U.S. Food Prices Are Impacting Farmers And Shoppers

4 hours 54 min ago

Cheaper prices for grain have a big impact on other food production, like that of dairy, eggs and beef.

Associated Press Report Documents More Than 70 Mass Graves Left By ISIS

4 hours 57 min ago

Using interviews and photos, the wire service has mapped the locations of 72 mass graves in territory once occupied by the Islamic State — including five at the foot of Iraq's Mount Sinjar.

Outrage Over EpiPen Draws Attention To The Lack Of Drug Price Regulation

5 hours 16 min ago

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has begun an investigation into what it calls an "unreasonable" price hike for the EpiPen.

1 Day, 40 Boats, Thousands Of People Rescued Trying To Get To Europe

5 hours 18 min ago

In 24 hours, the Italian Navy and aid groups rescued 6,500 people from wooden and rubber boats off the coast of Libya. The migrants did not have enough fuel to reach Europe.

FBI Warns About Cyberattacks On State Election Systems

5 hours 21 min ago

The FBI has found evidence that foreign hackers were behind breaches in Arizona and Illinois earlier this summer.

White House May Allow More Foreign Entrepreneurs In The U.S.

5 hours 35 min ago

The proposal has gained attention throughout the technology industry, which has many foreign-born workers and several high-profile founders and executives.

Oh Pep! On World Cafe

5 hours 42 min ago

Hear the Melbourne duo perform three songs from its debut full-length, Stadium Cake.

Parker Millsap On Mountain Stage

5 hours 44 min ago

Hear a live set of songs from the Oklahoma native's apocalyptic new album, The Very Last Day.

Ryan Lochte Just Wants To Dance, Apparently — With The Stars!

6 hours 2 min ago

The casting of Ryan Lochte on Dancing With The Stars is an awfully speedy performance by the Hollywood redemption machine.

Their Masters' Voices: Dogs Understand Tone And Meaning Of Words

6 hours 19 min ago

When humans talk to dogs, the canine brains seem to separate the meaning of the words from the intonation used and to analyze each aspect independently.

Northeast Farmers Grapple With Worst Drought In More Than A Decade

6 hours 21 min ago

This year, many fields are bone dry — and that has many farmers in the region thinking about how to manage their land, their animals and the water that is there.

Check Out This 1999 Profile Of The Late, Great Juan Gabriel

7 hours 41 min ago

Juan Gabriel stayed true to his roots, even when it wasn't easy. This LA Times piece takes a look at why that was.

Scientists Looking For Alien Life Investigate 'Interesting' Signal From Space

7 hours 49 min ago

Russian astronomers detected an unusual radio signal last year. The SETI Institute says its too soon to say if the signal came from intelligent lifeforms — but they're checking it out.

Muddy Magnolias, "Brother, What Happened?"

7 hours 51 min ago

Muddy Magnolias, "Brother, What Happened?"

Lady Wray, "Do It Again"

7 hours 53 min ago

Lady Wray, "Do It Again"

Beach Slang, "Punks In A Disco Bar"

7 hours 54 min ago

Beach Slang, "Punks In A Disco Bar"




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