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Texas Hospitals Struggle To Recover Post-Harvey

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:33am

More than 20 Texas hospitals were forced to evacuate some or all their patients, while others took in extra patients.

'I Am Definitely Preaching To This Choir': Michael Moore On His Trump-Centric, One-Man Show

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:20am

The filmmaker and activist gained notoriety for documentaries like "Bowling for Columbine" and "Fahrenheit 9/11." Now, he has a one-man show on Broadway.

During A Disaster, Relocating Dialysis Patients Is A Race Against The Clock

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:13am

Eighty-nine dialysis patients from St. Thomas were airlifted to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Irma. And then they had to be moved again.

'It's By The Grace Of God That I Got Out Alive': Survivor Reflects On Las Vegas Massacre

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:06am

David Holley, a 26-year-old mechanic from Victorville, California, was attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival with his girlfriend when the shooting happened.

The Thistle & Shamrock: Cathy Jordan at Swannanoa

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00am

In this episode, hear the Irish singer perform at the Swannanoa Gathering in the North Carolina mountains.

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Damian Marley Promotes African Pride Over Prejudice In 'Stony Hill To Addis' Doc

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:37am

In its wide-release premiere, the short documents Jr. Gong's historic tour of the motherland with majestic cinematography.

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Tillerson Doesn't Deny Calling Trump A 'Moron,' Says He Never Considered Resigning

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:35am

The secretary of state denied a report that he considered stepping down, but did not deny that he called the president a "moron" after a hotly political speech before the Boy Scouts over the summer.

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Would Aliens Look Like Us?

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:20am

Though natural selection might have sculpted a well-adapted species on another planet, they wouldn't look like us, says guest blogger Jonathan Losos.

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'We Built This': 'Black-ish' Makes A Piercing, Vital Juneteenth Musical

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:00am

The fourth season of ABC's comedy series Black-ish began with a frank and funny musical episode about truth in history and the importance of celebration.

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3 Counties, $59 Million And The Opioid Crisis

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 9:30am

The Justice Department pledged nearly $59 million in grants to address the opioid crisis. Here's a look at how that money will affect three communities facing an epidemic.

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Let's Revisit Big Thief's First Radio Appearance

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 9:00am

The Slingshot band's first on-air session came via opbmusic in Portland.

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'Tenements, Towers & Trash' Brings Clean Lines To The City Of Failure

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 9:00am

Julia Wertz's loving, obsessively detailed visual history of the less-distinguished corners of New York City celebrates charming flops, long-gone businesses and dusty corners where dreams go to die.

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Top Stories: Latest On Las Vegas Attack; Nobel Chemistry Prize

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:41am

Also: Reviewing the GOP's tax blueprint; scores of protesters are arrested in St. Louis in anti-police brutality demonstrations; and it's the 60th anniversary of the Sputnik launch.

Lean Year's 'Come And See' Wades In The Water Of The Past

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:00am

Filmed in a swamp just 40 minutes outside of Richmond, Lean Year's new video feels like both a redemption and a ritual shedding.

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Shocking Omissions: Rilo Kiley And The Alt-Pop Force Of 'More Adventurous'

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:00am

Jenny Lewis' bold confrontation of anger and her ability to mourn in such a raw way on the band's breakthrough album made her stand out in a sea of sad dudes; it made her an emo pioneer.

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After 30 Years, 'The Princess Bride' Abides

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 8:00am

More than just a grab-bag of oft-quoted great lines, The Princess Bride is a fairy tale about fairy tales and a showcase for a gaggle of great character actors.

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A Young Lion Tamed By Chopin's 'Fantasy'

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 7:56am

Watch the young piano virtuoso everyone's talking about, Daniil Trifonov, work his considerable magic on Chopin's Fantasy-Impromptu.

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Here Are The Finalists For The 2017 National Book Awards

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 7:56am

The National Book Foundation winnowed the list of contenders for its literary prize to just 20 — or five finalists each in four categories. Among them are Jesmyn Ward, Min Jin Lee and Frank Bidart.

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