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First Listen: Sam Smith, 'In The Lonely Hour'

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 10:03pm

Smith has a steady, well-trained swell of a voice and a knack for whipping in and out of his falsetto in a hairsbreadth. He doesn't feel the need to hide — certainly not by stifling his vocal skills.

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First Listen: Meridian Brothers, 'Salvadora Robot'

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 10:03pm

The Colombian band thoroughly understands musical traditions. How better to eviscerate them? Meridian Brothers' off-kilter melodies veer from the inviting to the dissonant in a matter of seconds.

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First Listen: The Antlers, 'Familiars'

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 10:03pm

Each of Familiars' deliberately paced songs sprawls to between five and eight minutes, and each takes a thoughtful journey in the process. The result mixes subtlety, grandiosity and beauty.

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First Listen: Boris, 'Noise'

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 10:03pm

The Japanese experimental outfit has always had the capacity to stun. On Noise, it surprises, too: Boris subverts expectations constantly, while retaining the core values of a heavy band.

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Detroit's Cabrera Leaves Game With Tight Hamstring

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 9:33pm

Detroit's Cabrera leaves game with tight hamstring

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Neil Patrick Harris Wins A Best Actor Tony Award

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 9:33pm

Neil Patrick Harris wins a best actor Tony Award

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List Of Early Winners At The 2014 Tony Awards

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 8:23pm

List of early winners at the 2014 Tony Awards

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Shooting In Las Vegas Leaves 5 Dead

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 8:05pm

Two suspects shot and killed two police officers in an ambush at a Las Vegas restaurant Sunday before fatally shooting a third person and killing themselves inside a nearby Wal-Mart, authorities said.

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10 Things To Know For Monday

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 8:03pm

10 Things to Know for Monday

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Silver: NBA's Fight With Sterling Almost Over

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 7:33pm

Silver: NBA's fight with Sterling almost over

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Police: Burglar Arrested At Sandra Bullock's Home

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 7:23pm

Police: Burglar arrested at Sandra Bullock's home

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Missionary Language School, Children Of The Imprisoned, Opening Up With Tom Chang

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 6:04pm

In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered: a trip to the Missionary Training Center language school, growing up with a parent in prison, and the expansive new album from Tom Chang.

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Zimmermann 2-Hits Padres In 6-0 Nationals Win

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 6:03pm

Zimmermann 2-hits Padres in 6-0 Nationals win

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JLo Won't Perform In World Cup Opener In Brazil

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 6:03pm

JLo won't perform in World Cup opener in Brazil

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Ex-President's Role Limited In Grandson's Campaign

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 6:03pm

Ex-president's role limited in grandson's campaign

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3 Dead In Shooting At Vegas Restaurant, Walmart

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 6:03pm

3 dead in shooting at Vegas restaurant, Walmart

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Oscar De La Hoya Inducted Into Boxing Hall Of Fame

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 5:53pm

Oscar De La Hoya inducted into Boxing Hall of Fame

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Report: Caltrans Overrode Worries About Bay Bridge

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 5:43pm

Report: Caltrans overrode worries about Bay Bridge

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When A Parent Goes To Prison, A Child Also Pays A Price

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 5:22pm

More people are going to prison, and more children are impacted as a result. What effect does that have on kids? The question is rarely researched, but Ifetayo Harvey knows the answer firsthand.

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Japan Entertains In Attack, Falters In Defense

Sun, 06/08/2014 - 5:13pm

Japan entertains in attack, falters in defense

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