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Leonard Cohen Explores The Fragility Of Life In 'You Want It Darker'

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 1:18pm

The 82-year-old songwriter mixes serious contemplation with mordant humor on his new album. Critic Ken Tucker says You Want It Darker features some of Cohen's simplest, most effective lyrics.

Turkey Detains Journalists From The Country's Top Opposition Newspaper

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 12:59pm

It's the latest move in a sweeping government crackdown that began following a failed coup attempt in July. The government also reportedly closed 15 media outlets over the weekend.

Hospice Chaplain Reflects On Life, Death And The 'Strength Of The Human Soul'

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 12:56pm

Kerry Egan's job is to help dying people accept their own mortality. It's profoundly sad, but it's also rewarding. "I'm constantly reminded of ... how much love people have for each other," she says.

Adia Victoria On World Cafe

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 12:53pm

A long geographic and musical journey led to the blues-rock singer's stunning debut, Beyond The Bloodhounds. Hear her play songs from that album live in Philadelphia.

CoverGirl, Others Aim To Feature More Men And Boys

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 12:53pm

Beauty influencer and YouTuber Thomas Halbert of Asheville, North Carolina, joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk about what the move signals for the future of beauty.

Will One Georgia County's Changing Population Affect Government Diversity?

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 12:45pm

Minority groups are a majority of the population in Georgia's Gwinnett County. But its county commission only has white members.

Why Austin Is Requiring Smart Thermostats In New Residential Buildings

Mon, 10/31/2016 - 12:40pm

Austin Energy is offering rebates to customers who allow the utility company to access their thermostats and adjust them to save energy during peak use times.

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