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Humane Society Retains CEO After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:47am

Seven board members resign in protest after the animal charity group sides with its leader who faced allegations of harassment by three women.

(Image credit: Jeff Lewis/The Humane Society of the United States)

Greta Gerwig Takes On Mother-Daughter Love (And Angst) In 'Lady Bird'

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:11am

"I don't know any woman who has a simple relationship with their mother or with their daughter," Gerwig says. Her film centers on a teen preparing to leave home. Originally broadcast Nov. 16, 2017.

Tift Merritt On Mountain Stage

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:11am

Listen to the Grammy-nominated folk artist perform songs from her album Stitch of the World, co-produced by Sam Beam of Iron & Wine, in her sixth appearance on the show.

(Image credit: Brian Blauser/Mountain Stage)

Watch Mt. Joy's In-Studio Performance of 'Silver Lining'

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:05am

Get a look inside the World Cafe session before it airs later this month.

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'LA Times' Business Editor Returns After Internal Leak Inquiry

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:05am

The editor made a triumphant return after a brief suspension. Kimi Yoshino told colleagues she had been questioned about a conversation with a New York Times reporter.

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Episode #1806

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:51am

Latino USA visits the Bronx to report on how the opioid crisis has been there since the 1960s. Plus, an interview with "One Day at a Time" star Justina Machado, and the making of "Despacito."

Budget Delays Bring Uncertainty To Health Programs For The Needy

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:39am

With another federal budget deadline looming, there's a push to add provisions to a spending bill that would help community health centers and other providers of health services for low-income people.

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Rep. Mike Rogers: Nunes Memo 'Probably Not The Best Way' To Process Full Picture

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:13am

Former House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) says he doesn't think the GOP memo critical of the FBI's investigation of the Trump campaign should be released.

Victims' Father Lunges At Larry Nassar In Michigan Courtroom

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 9:59am

A dramatic video of the incident shows the man suddenly rushing at the former USA gymnastics doctor during Nassar's third sentencing hearing. The man's three daughters say they were abused by Nassar.

(Image credit: Rebecca Cook/Reuters)

Mike Reed: The World That I'm In

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 9:58am

In 2009, drummer Mike Reed had a close encounter with a racist mob while on tour in Europe. He turned the experience into art with Flesh & Bone.

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Unpacking The Reaction To Plans To Release The Nunes Memo

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 9:58am

Plans to release a memo critical of the FBI probe of the Trump campaign is supported by the president and many congressional GOP but is criticized by Democrats and many in the intelligence community.

Trump Leans Into Attack On FBI As Clock Ticks Toward Release Of Nunes Memo

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 9:41am

The president got into step with Republican allies who have spent months attacking what they call bias in the FBI and Justice Department. Critics warn this situation is perilous.

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90 Migrants Reported Dead After Boat Capsizes Off Libya

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 8:59am

An estimated 246 migrants have died in January crossing the Mediterranean, part of what advocates call "an undeniable trend of tragedy in the Mediterranean."

(Image credit: Laurin Schmid/SOS Mediterranee/AP)

Songs We Love: Jay Som, 'Hot Bread'

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 8:57am

This isn't a gushing ode to romance or a lamentation on lost love. Jay Som's latest track deals with the tricky, blurry feelings that fall somewhere in between.

(Image credit: Ebru Yildiz/Courtesy of the artist)

'Leaky Pipelines': Plug The Holes Or Change The System?

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 8:52am

There are many reasons women leave careers: It's not fair to assume they have not met the mark; some are making positive choices for more impactful, and varied, lives, says 13.7 guest Patricia Fara.

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Blood Avocados No More: Mexican Farm Town Says It's Kicked Out Cartels

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 8:47am

Americans will mash up and scarf down millions of the fruits in one day — Super Bowl Sunday. According to authorities in Mexico, at least one town grows what you might call "conflict-free avocados."

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With Thousands Of Homeless Students, This District Put Help Right In Its Schools

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 8:46am

The Dallas school district estimates it has 3,600 homeless students and help for them is now nearby. Nearly every high school has a resource center for students with food, clothes and counseling.

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Kendrick Lamar And The Weeknd Team Up For 'Pray For Me'

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 8:11am

The third official single from the Black Panther soundtrack finds the Compton rapper and Toronto crooner collaborating for the first time.

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