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The Empire State Building Synced Its Lights To The Grateful Dead's 'Touch Of Grey'

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 2:09pm

A partnership between the building's realty trust, reunion outfit Dead & Company and Citi Field had the Empire State Building's lights dancing along with the crowd of thousands.

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After Decline Of Steel And Coal, Ohio Fears Health Care Jobs Are Next

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 1:48pm

Health care jobs now outnumber manufacturing jobs in Jefferson County, Ohio. Hospital administrators worry that Republican plans to cut Medicaid will lead to layoffs.

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Trump And India's Modi Share Similarities, But A Host Of Issues Divides Them

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 1:25pm

Both leaders are pragmatic deal-makers who rose to high office by appealing to majorities who felt overlooked. But as Trump and Modi meet Monday, their competing visions may be a significant hurdle.

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Senate Republicans Alter Health Care Bill To Avoid 'Death Spiral'

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:58pm

Senate Republicans have tweaked their Obamacare repeal bill in hopes of keeping more healthy customers in the insurance market. Customers who fail to maintain coverage could be temporarily locked out.

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Meet The Woman Who Is Yemen's Unstoppable Scientist

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:52pm

Eqbal Dauqan has made a career as a biochemistry professor in Yemen, which is ranked by the World Economic Forum as the worst country for women's rights.

High Court To Hear Case Of Cake Shop That Refused To Bake For Same-Sex Wedding

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:48pm

Jack Phillips of Masterpiece Cakeshop in suburban Denver says a state law compelling him to produce wedding cakes for gay couples violates his right to free speech.

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What A Medicaid Rollback Would Mean For Millions Of Americans

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:40pm

Matt Salo, executive director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors, discusses what a rollback would mean at the state level.

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's Trial Begins

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:33pm

Prosecutors say that Shkreli operated a Ponzi-like scheme at two companies he ran.

Venezuela Protests Impact Florida Expatriate Community

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:25pm

Many in the expatriate community are on a zealous campaign to name-and-shame Venezuelan socialists living in enclaves like South Florida.

With Re-Election Fundraiser Set For This Week, Revisiting Trump Financial Ties

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:20pm

At an expensive fundraiser for his 2020 re-election, Trump not only will rake in cash for his campaign, but also run up a huge pile of revenues for his business.

'One Nation Under Gold' Explores America's Obsession With One Precious Metal

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:17pm

Author James Ledbetter says many of the nation's worst economic catastrophes happened while on the gold standard. His new book traces the fascination with gold as a symbol of permanence and quality.

There's Plenty Of Variety On Sexmob's Scrappy 'Cultural Capital'

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:17pm

Since the 1990s, New York trumpet player Steven Bernstein has been the ringleader of this occasional quartet. This recent album was recorded at a home studio and its rough-hewn quality is just right.

Hear Radiohead's Incredible Glastonbury Performance

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:15pm

Exactly 20 years after it cemented its place as one of the most ambitious rock bands in history with OK Computer, Radiohead returned to Britain's most renowned festival.

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Decoding The Trump Administration's Mixed Signals On Ukraine

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:12pm

The president and his secretary of state have displayed differences over foreign policy issues, including Russia's role in Ukraine.

Senators Brace For Vote On Health Care Bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:06pm

The week begins with a number of questions about the Senate health care bill, chiefly whether it has enough votes to pass this week.

One Jill Stein Voter On Why She Cast Her Ballot For A Third Party

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:52am

Some Democrats blame third-party candidates like Stein for taking votes away from Hillary Clinton.

NPR News Chief Michael Oreskes' Remarks At PRNDI 2017

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:50am

Read more about the vision of a united, digital public radio network, stretching from local to global.

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Philando Castile's Mother Reaches $3 Million Settlement Over Police Shooting

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:34am

The city of St. Anthony, Minn., said in a statement that "no amount of money could ever replace Philando." It said the deal was reached quickly "to allow the process of healing to move forward."

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Supreme Court Will Re-Hear Immigrant Indefinite Detention Case

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:20am

The case centers on a man who was detained for three years without the right to appear before a judge and ask to be released on bond.

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ACLU Immigration Director Says Ultimately Travel Ban Will Be Struck Down

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:09am

The Supreme Court decided to allow parts of President Trump's travel ban, a temporary decision until it hears the case this fall. Omar Jadwat of the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project weighs in.




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