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Nobody Wants To Drop Food From A Plane. But It's Happening

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:08pm

It's difficult. It's potentially dangerous. It's costly. And it's going on in South Sudan right now.

House Intel Committee Leaders Divided As Russia Probe Continues

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:06pm

Rep. Adam Schiff, top House Intelligence Committee Democrat, breaks with chairman Devin Nunes' decision to close some hearings in the panel's probe of President Trump's connections to Russia.

Study Finds Drivers Less Likely To Stop At Crosswalk When Pedestrians Are Black

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:52am

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Kimberly B. Kahn, associate professor of social psychology at Portland State University, about the study.

Too Much Experience To Be Hired? Some Older Americans Face Age Bias

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:43am

Americans may see themselves working past retirement age, but to do that, they may face obstacles getting hired. New research shows that can be harder when you're older.

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Hear Lucius' Song For HBO's 'Girls,' 'Million Dollar Secret'

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:41am

The song appears in Sunday night's episode.

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Paul Manafort To Testify On Russia As House Intel Committee Drama Continues

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:34am

It's unclear when Trump's former campaign chair will speak. Meanwhile, the next open hearing is either postponed for logistics or canceled over Democratic objections — depending on whom you believe.

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From Roller Derby To Ice Cream, Great Lakes Region Embraces 'Lake Effect' Name

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:33am

"We're certainly doing our best to put a positive spin on it," says Erik Bernardi, owner of Lake Effect Artisan Ice Cream in Lockport, New York.

3 Under-The-Radar TV Shows That Are Worth Watching

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:25am

NPR TV critic Eric Deggans shares some of his picks, including "Chewing Gum" on Netflix and "National Treasure" on Hulu.

Murder Of Putin Critic In Ukraine Denounced As 'Act Of State Terrorism' By Russia

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:20am

Denis Voronenkov moved to Kiev last fall, where he became a Ukrainian citizen and an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Insurance Companies Could Profit From Fewer Customers Under GOP Plan

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:16am

As House Republicans and the White House try reach a deal on a plan to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, much of the insurance industry likes what it's seeing.

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Week In Politics: GOP Health Care Bill, Russia Investigation, Neil Gorsuch

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 11:06am

Journalists Greg Moore and Rick Klein join Here & Now's Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson to discuss what's at stake for the Republican health care bill Friday.

'Beauty And The Beast,' Music, And More From South By Southwest

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:14am

This week, we visit the new Disney live-action adaptation of Beauty And The Beast, and we all report back from Austin about the happenings at South By Southwest.

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Escape The Noise: Watch 9 Lullabies From Austin

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:01am

Lydia Ainsworth, Phoebe Bridgers, L.A. Salami, Valerie June, Let's Eat Grandma and others sing us quiet songs on hotel beds and in art installations during SXSW.

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South X Lullaby: Nick Hakim

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 10:00am

In the Optic Obscura installation at SXSW, Hakim sings some psychedelic soul music for outer-space performed in a room that looks like outer-space.

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Songs We Love: Phantoms, 'Just A Feeling (Feat. Vérité)'

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 9:57am

The Los Angeles duo makes escapist, vocal-heavy dance music inspired by the city's surreal nightlife. Vérité sings on the deep and flirty new single.

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Letting States Decide Health Coverage Could Make It Harder To Buy

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 9:01am

House Republicans altered their health care bill to let states decide what coverage is required. That would make it harder to buy coverage for childbirth or chronic illness, analysts say.

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The Builders And The Butchers: White-Knuckle Americana

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 9:00am

On The Spark, due out May 19, the band's acoustic folk-rock sound is shot through with nervy, hellfire-and-brimstone intensity.

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Utah Cuts DUI Alcohol Limit To Lowest Level In U.S.; Law Also Affects Gun Owners

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 9:00am

Utah's new DUI law will also lower the alcohol limit for people carrying guns. The strict law has been controversial in Utah, with hundreds of calls to the governor's office.

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Former Egyptian Leader Mubarak Released

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:51am

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was freed Friday morning after six years in detention. His lawyers say he has left a military hospital where he has essentially been under house arrest.

Tiny Vipers Returns With First Album In 8 Years, Shares Synthetic Hymnal 'K.I.S.S.'

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 8:23am

"Laughter came out of this awkward place of losing myself." After her last album, Jesy Fortino went back to school to become a civil engineer. Her new album sounds like nothing she's done before.

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