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Dust Speeds Up Snowpack Runoff In Rockies

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:45am

Water managers and fire forecasters throughout the West are already sounding the alarm about low snowpack in the southern Rocky Mountains.

Preparations Continue For Historic Korean Summit

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:40am

Here & Now's Eric Westervelt speaks with CNN international correspondent Will Ripley in Seoul about the big question hanging over the meeting.

Despite Industry Scandals, Google's Parent Company Reports Growth In Ad Business

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:33am

The search giant announced surging profits Monday, up 73 percent in the first quarter of 2018. Advertising revenue made up the bulk of the boost.

Cohen Raid Prompts Deeper Look At Attorney-Client Privilege

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:26am

An FBI raid earlier this month turned up boxes of documents from Michael Cohen, President Trump's longtime personal lawyer.

WATCH: Toronto Officer Praised For Restraint In Standoff With Suspected Van Driver

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:55am

"Shoot me in the head," the suspect says. The officer tells him to get down. Seconds later, the man is on the ground, handcuffed. The officer did not fire any shots.

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Supreme Court Holds Foreign Corporations Cannot Be Held Liable For Terrorism Claims

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:53am

In a 5-4 decision, the court's conservatives effectively ended all human-rights lawsuits against overseas corporations tied to terrorism and the United States.

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Hop Along On World Cafe

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:35am

The Philadelphia group delivers a live performance that gives you that bubbling feeling of a band about to break.

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Chastity's 'Children' Will Lead The Way

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:30am

For Brandon Williams, heavy music functions as a way to ponder heavy ideas just as much as sound. Chastity's new video documents police brutality in his Ontario hometown.

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Bob Dorough, Jazz Musician Best Known For 'Schoolhouse Rock!,' Dead At 94

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:07am

Dorough spent two decades as a jazz player, singer, conductor and arranger in New York before being approached, at his advertising day job, to explain math to children via music.

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Stranger Than Fiction: Reality Catches Up To 'The Americans'

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 10:06am

The popular TV drama is in its final season.

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Petal's 'Better Than You' Video Combats Artistic Self-Doubt

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:56am

Watch as frontwoman Kylie Lotz engages in a nightmarish game of Whac-A-Mole.

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Newsroom To 'Chicago Tribune': With 85 Percent Backing, We Have Votes For Union

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:55am

Tribune journalists give corporate owner Tronc a day to recognize the union voluntarily. Otherwise, they say they will force a federal vote that "will result overwhelmingly in our favor."

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New Mix: Beach House, Tank And The Bangas, Stevie Wolf, More

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:31am

This week's mix of essential new songs includes this year's Tiny Desk Contest winner, Naia Izumi, the mind-blowing guitarist Rafiq Bhatia of the band Son Lux, passionate rock from Welles and more.

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Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:19am

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif talks to NPR's Steve Inskeep about U.S.-Iran relations, the Iran nuclear deal and the war in Syria.

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Trump, Macron To Hold Joint Press Conference During State Visit

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:11am

While French President Emmanuel Macron is in Washington, D.C., for a state visit, he and President Trump are expected to discuss the Iran nuclear deal, Syria and the Trump administration's tariffs.

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A New National Memorial To Victims Of Lynching

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:06am

The memorial invites communities to deal with the legacy of racial violence. Will they?

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Democrats Push For Internal Documents On 2020 Census Citizenship Question

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 9:01am

More lawmakers are calling for a subpoena to force the Census Bureau and Commerce Department to release documents about the controversial citizenship question before an upcoming hearing.

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Ronny Jackson's VA Nomination Hearing In Jeopardy Amid 'Serious Allegations'

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 8:12am

In an interview with NPR, Mike Rounds, a member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, declined to elaborate on the nature of what he described as "unsubstantiated allegations."

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The Rock*A*Teens, Cabbagetown's Vibrantly Weird Rock Band, Is Back

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 8:00am

Emblematic of Atlanta's eccentric '90s scene, hear the first single from The Rock*A*Teens first album in 18 years, Sixth House.

(Image credit: Brett Falcon/Courtesy of the artist)

Amazon Wants To Deliver Packages Inside Your Car

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 6:50am

The offer for now is for people who have a 2015 or newer GM car or Volvo with an active OnStar or Volvo On Call account. It's an extension of Amazon's program to deliver packages inside homes.

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