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WATCH: Shadow Of The Moon Crosses Earth During Solar Eclipse

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 11:41am

The total solar eclipse on March 9 wasn't visible anywhere in North America, but Indonesia got a perfect view. Now you can see the eclipse from the other side ... that is, the view from space.

Europeans Are Fixated On Trump And The U.S. Election

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 11:40am

The BBC's Gavin Hewitt says it's not just for entertainment value. Trump is also tapping into their concerns.

Your Smartphone Knows Where You Are, But 911 May Not

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 11:33am

If you call 911 from your cellphone, don't assume the 911 operator has any idea where you are – even if Google Maps and Uber do.

What We Know: Breitbart Reporter And Alleged Assault At A Trump Event

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 11:20am

Michelle Fields of conservative site Breitbart alleged that she was assaulted at a Trump event by someone who was ID'd as Trump's campaign manager.

Millions Of Voters Are Sending A Message: Our Economic Framework Is Rotten

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:44am

The Washington consensus on economic policy hasn't changed for decades: Economists and most political leaders say growth is tied to trade, immigration and technology. But now many workers disagree.

Watch Wild Belle Turn Guns To Bells

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 10:00am

What began as a love song turns, in a new video from the Chicago pop group, into a powerful protest featuring a children's choir.

Viking's Choice: Nick Millevoi, 'Desertion And The Arsonist's Match'

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 9:30am

The Philly guitarist hits the sweet spot between Neil Young's exploratory Crazy Horse jams and a spaghetti western soundtrack.

A Friendly Cafe Owner In Michigan ... Or A Militant From Turkey

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 9:15am

Ibrahim Parlak has been a widely liked cafe owner in a Michigan resort town since the 1990s. But the U.S. government wants to deport him to his native Turkey, which says he was a militant.

Top Stories: Syrian Violence Blamed On Major Powers; Putin Aide Died Of Injuries

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 9:15am

Also: Ben Carson endorses Donald Trump for President; it's the fifth anniversary of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami; and the latest standings in the Iditarod Sled Dog Race.

Former Putin Aide Died Of 'Blunt Force Injuries' In D.C., Medical Report Says

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 9:03am

Mikhail Lesin was found dead in a hotel in November. A new report calls the manner of death "undetermined." In response, Russia says it wants answers from Washington.

Rostam's New Solo Video Is Heartbreak And Healing In Action

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 9:00am

In a dance-themed video, his first since leaving his day job in Vampire Weekend, Rostam is front and center, playing with symmetry and isolation.

Meet 'Marguerite,' A Tone-Deaf Opera Singer Who's Determined To Perform

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 9:00am

Socialite Marguerite has no idea how bad she is — servants, friends and even other opera singers are too polite to tell her. Critic Bob Mondello says her story is both hilarious and heartbreaking.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Hamilton,' Kanye And 'Gilmore Girls'

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 8:49am

With the panel on pause this week, we bring you three great conversations about theater, music and TV.

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