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Organized Noize Raises A Fist To Fight On 'We The Ones'

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:12am

Big Boi, CeeLo and Big Rube unite for a powerful visual from the new Organized Noize EP.

(Image credit: Courtesy of the artists)

Fox News Retracts DNC Staffer Conspiracy Story, But Hannity Keeps It Alive

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:49am

Fox News retracted a story about the death of a Democratic National Committee staffer that was based on a groundless conspiracy theory. But host Sean Hannity, who pushed the theory, stood by it.

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'We Can Use Peace,' President Trump Says After Exchanging Gifts With Pope

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:41am

The president made the remark after the pope presented him with a medallion featuring an olive branch. "I give this to you so that you can be an instrument of peace," the pope told him.

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Chuck Johnson's Restorative, Meadow-Set, Near-Ambient Pedal Steel Guitar

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:30am

Chuck Johnson's best known for his hypnotic, yet lyrical solo guitar work, but for his new record, Balsams, Johnson meditates on the lush ambiance of the pedal steel.

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This Was It: Inside The Whirlwind That Was The NYC Rock Revival

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:27am

Author Lizzy Goodman talks about living through — and revisiting — the explosive rock scene in New York during the early 21st century to write her oral history, Meet Me In The Bathroom.

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President Trump's Budget: Who Gets What And What Gets Cut?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:06am

President Trump’s proposal to cut federal spending by more than $3.6 trillion over the next decade, much of it for programs that help the poor, faces harsh criticism in Congress. We break down who benefits and who suffers under the President's budget proposal.

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With 'The Seeker,' Cloud Cult Makes A Movie To Match Its Music

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:00am

The Twin Cities band's latest project is a feature film called The Seeker, which builds on themes of love, optimism, pain and belief. Watch the video for "No Hell."

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The Thistle & Shamrock: Season Of Light

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 9:00am

The ancient year marked seasonal changes with special festivities and rituals. Join in our celebration of the natural elements — Air, Earth, Water and Fire — with a Beltane-themed hour of music.

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'He Is Something': Trump Visits Pope Francis At The Vatican

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:37am

Wednesday's meeting, which focused on pursuing peace, comes a year after the pope suggested Trump "is not Christian" because of his plan for a U.S-Mexico border wall.

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Songs We Love: The Darcys, 'Arizona Hwy'

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:13am

The Toronto duo's '80s-inspired summer jam gets the road-trip music video it deserves.

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Top Stories: Latest On Manchester Bombing; When ISIS Claims Responsibility

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 7:07am

Also: A vigil is held for the Manchester bombing victims; the NFL relaxes rules on touchdown celebrations; and flamingos are steadier when they stand on one leg, not two.

Pompeo Signals He'll Move CIA In A More Aggressive Direction

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:37am

"We are back in the business of stealing secrets," says CIA chief Mike Pompeo, who made the comment Tuesday night in a session at CIA headquarters in northern Virginia. We examine what he meant.

Concert Bombing Was An Appalling Tragedy, British Ambassador Says

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:37am

Steve Inskeep talks to Kim Darroch, the British ambassador to the U.S., about the aftermath of the suicide bombing at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, Monday night.

What Does It Mean When ISIS Claims Responsibility For An Attack?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:00am

When the Islamic State says its "soldiers" carried out an attack, it doesn't necessarily mean the group planned or directed the terrorist act — or even knew about it in advance.

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It's A Bird, It's A Plane ... It's Our Comics And Graphic Novels Reader Poll!

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 6:00am

Our famous summer reader poll is back, and this year we're all about comics and graphic novels! Whether it's your childhood favorite or the webcomic you binged last week, we want to know about it.

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Manchester Police Arrest 3 Men In Connection To Arena Bombing

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:48am

The arrests come after Prime Minister Theresa May raised the terror threat level to "critical," the highest setting.

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Obama, Merkel To Discuss Civic Engagement At Brandenburg Gate

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:42am

The bishop who will moderate a chat between former President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discusses its theme:"Being Involved in Democracy: Taking on Responsibility Locally and Globally."

Why The Russia Investigation Matters And Why You Should Care

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:00am

Questions to three respected military, law enforcement and intelligence officials revealed why it's important to get answers to Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election.

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Martin Hayes And Dennis Cahill On Mountain Stage

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 5:00am

Hear the Irish instrumental duo perform a set of jigs, reels and airs live in West Virginia.

(Image credit: Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage)

The 'No Fun League' Relaxes End Zone Celebration Rules

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:16am

The NFL commissioner says the changes are intended to deliver "a more exciting game experience." The league will still penalize celebrations deemed offensive or that mimic the use of weapons.

(Image credit: Michael Ainsworth/AP)

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