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Federal Investigators Find 'Black Box' From Hoboken Train Crash

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 10:03am

Investigators are looking into what exactly happened when a commuter train plowed into the Hoboken Terminal at a high speed on Thursday morning. The crash killed one person and injured more than 100.

Reporting Embargoes That Cross The Line

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 9:37am

Scientific American examines a controversial practice that NPR and others agreed to in 2014.

Bon Iver's Long-Awaited '22, A Million' Is Here

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 9:13am

After weeks of anticipation fueled by cryptic imagery, Justin Vernon and company have finally released the first Bon Iver album in five years.

Songs We Love: Gillian Welch, 'Dry Town (Demo)'

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 9:00am

Welch celebrates Revival's 20th anniversary with a two-disc set of unreleased songs. "I have always learned more from other artists' imperfect works than from their masterpieces," she says.

Hear Solange's Bold And Beautiful 'A Seat At The Table'

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 8:45am

Solange calls her new album "a project on identity, empowerment, independence, grief and healing." It's a floating melange of R&B, bold in its quiet and understated sounds, bolder in its message.

Trump Again Attacks Miss Universe Contestant

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 8:34am

In predawn tweets, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump again lashed out at former Miss Universe Alicia Machado and Hillary Clinton.

Joshua Bell & Jeremy Denk: Tiny Desk Concert

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 8:00am

Two A-list classical artists work up a sweat as they revel in the tender and turbulent music of Brahms and Schumann.

FOJBI Friday: Meet Ian Street, The Plant Whisperer

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 8:00am

Joe Palca is not the only fan of "Big Ideas" in science. Much of the natural world is noisy, but Ian Street is fascinated by the sophisticated behaviors "stemming" from our quieter cousins.

2 Stolen Van Goghs Recovered By Anti-Mafia Police In Italy

Fri, 09/30/2016 - 7:55am

The two paintings — of a seascape and of a congregation at a churchwere stolen from the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam in 2002. "They are the real paintings!" a curator said in a statement.




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