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'Portrait of an American Singer' Revives The Memory Of Tennessee Ernie Ford

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 1:27pm

Tennessee Ernie Ford was a hugely popular singer in the 1950s and 60s. Now, a new 5-disc boxed set attempts to reintroduce Ford to a new audience. Rock critic Ken Tucker has a review.

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Anthony D'Amato, 'If You're Gonna Build A Wall'

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 1:16pm

Even with a broken finger, guitarist Anthony D'Amato puts together an inspired demo.

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Skydiving Accident Averted, After Father Stops Son's Spin

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 1:14pm

The incident took place in Poland, where Mariusz and Jakub Dulaj took a skydiving trip that was captured on video by a camera mounted to Mariusz's helmet.

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Latin Roots: Calma Carmona

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 1:02pm

Hear the soulful Puerto Rican singer, who's opened for Beyoncé, as she performs live for World Cafe.

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Kurt Vile On World Cafe

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:55pm

The Philadelphia native discusses the making of his new "loner" album, b'lieve i'm goin down, and performs three of its songs.

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Alt.Latino's Horror-Movie Mixtape

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:54pm

Hope you had a light breakfast, because we're set to pump up the music and run for our lives.

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Sarah Silverman Opens Up About Depression, Comedy And Troublemaking

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:46pm

Throughout her life, comedian Sarah Silverman has experienced varying degrees of depression, which she likens to a "chemical change." She plays a profoundly depressed woman in the film I Smile Back.

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Netanyahu's Claim That A Palestinian Inspired The Holocaust Sparks Outrage

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:33pm

The Israeli prime minister says it was a Palestinian leader who told Adolf Hitler to kill the Jewish people, rather than expel them.

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Diana Nyad, In Her 60s, Keeps Making Swimming History

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:20pm

The swimming legend talks about her competitive drive and personal hurdles in her new memoir "Find A Way."

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First Listen: Kirk Knight, 'Late Night Special'

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:16pm

Debut album from Pro Era collective's resident rapper/producer is a guided musical tour through the mind of 19-year-old from Flatbush.

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How Recycling Can Get You To The Movies In Hollywood, Florida

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:12pm

An program in Florida is offering incentives like movie tickets and magazine subscriptions to residents who recycle.

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White House Proposes Plan To Help Puerto Rico Emerge From Debt Crisis

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:07pm

The commonwealth faces a budget shortfall of $28 billion over the next five years.

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Clinton Defends Herself On Benghazi As GOP Probes Her Record

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 12:06pm

Hillary Rodham Clinton firmly defended her record as she came face-to-face with the Republican-led special investigation.

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Doctors, Not Parents, Are The Biggest Obstacle To The HPV Vaccine

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 11:55am

Though the HPV vaccine prevents cancer, doctors hesitate to suggest that preteens get vaccinated at routine visits, a study finds. Or they're offering it for teens they think are sexually active.

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U.S. Soldier Killed During Hostage Rescue Mission In Iraq

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 11:55am

The soldier was injured during a mission to free about 70 hostages from the Islamic State. This was the first U.S. soldier to be killed in Iraq since the end of combat in 2011.

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As House Looks For Leader, Debt Ceiling Debate Looms

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 11:52am

Financial markets have been looking fairly calm lately, but that calm could be disrupted in coming days by a debt ceiling crisis.

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