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Why Whole Foods' Small Suppliers Think Amazon Will Be Good For Them

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:25pm

The small companies that gave Whole Foods its local-food image are relieved to see Amazon taking over. But their hopes may collide with the online retailer's cost-cutting tactics.

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Political Analysts Say GOP Health Care Efforts 'On Life Support'

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:20pm

Here & Now political analysts Angela Rye and Paris Dennard discuss the Republican health care plan and other news from Washington this week.

Michael Bond, The 'Giant' Behind Paddington Bear, Dies At 91

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:16pm

"Mr. and Mrs. Brown first met Paddington on a railway platform" — and readers first met Paddington with those words in 1958. Bond, who died Tuesday, turned that bear into an unforgettable friend.

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Helicopter Attacks Venezuelan Government Buildings

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:12pm

A police helicopter strafed the court building and a government ministry in Caracas on Tuesday night. President Nicolas Maduro called it a terrorist attack.

White House Opioid Commission Misses First Deadline

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 12:06pm

In March, President Trump set up a commission to focus on the opioid crisis. But this week the group missed its first deadline.

Arkansas' Ten Commandments Monument Lasted Less Than 24 Hours

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 11:05am

Police say a man drove a 2016 Dodge Dart into the 6,000-pound granite slab less than a day after it was installed on the grounds of the state Capitol. The man reportedly took video as he accelerated.

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Deerhoof Gets Political On New Song, 'I Will Spite Survive'

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:12am

The defiant new single is our first glimpse of the band's full-length, Mountain Moves, due out Sept. 8.

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Dreamy Post-Punks Flesh World Blast Off To 'Destination Moon'

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:00am

Featuring members of Brilliant Colors and Limp Wrist, Flesh World's new album, Into The Shroud, both sharpens and expands the band's twilight-skating post-punk.

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A Passionate Plea For Health Care, From She Keeps Bees

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:44am

She Keeps Bees returns with a lacerating lament, the second song from the duo's upcoming EP Our Bodies/Head of Steak.

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What To Expect From The White House Summit With South Korea's Leader

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:37am

At a time of growing North Korean weapons capabilities, President Trump and Moon Jae-in will meet Thursday. "We will focus on building a foundation of friendship and trust," says Moon's spokesman.

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Should It Be Easier To Vote? Americans Are Deeply Divided By Party

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:36am

Most Democrats say that "everything possible" should be done to make it easy for citizens to vote. Most Republicans don't agree.

Actor Michael Nyqvist, Of Swedish 'Dragon Tattoo' Films, Dies At 56

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:34am

Nyqvist, whose other films include John Wick and Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol, died of lung cancer, according to his representative.

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Hillsborough Soccer Stadium Disaster: After 28 Years, 6 Former Officials Face Charges

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:20am

In addition to the 96 people who died, 766 fans were injured, in the worst sports disaster in Britain's history.

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World Cafe Nashville: Devon Gilfillian, 'Here And Now'

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:10am

Watch the video for the emerging Nashville R&B musician's Al Green-inspired groove tune about "slowing life down and living in the moment."

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Cultural Appropriation Is, In Fact, Indefensible

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 9:00am

Recently, the New York Times published an essay defending cultural appropriation as necessary engagement. But that's a simplistic, misguided way of looking at appropriation, which causes real harm.

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Siv Jakobsen Sings Of 'The Nordic Mellow'

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 8:24am

Siv Jakobsen often remains lyrically tense and musically placid — though it could be hard to tell from the song we're premiering today, which rolls and rumbles uncharacteristically.

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Petya Ransomware Hits At Least 65 Countries; Microsoft Traces It To Tax Software

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 8:00am

An updated version of Petya has the ability to worm through computer networks, gathering passwords and credentials and spreading itself.

Songs We Love: Alex Cameron, 'Candy May'

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 7:59am

With a video set on the Las Vegas strip, Cameron sings about a wound deeper than the layers of synth carved into the first single from Forced Witness. Angel Olsen sings backing vocals.

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