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Fixing A Hole: 'Sgt. Pepper' Remixed And Reissued For 50th Anniversary

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 1:08pm

One of the most important records in pop history is getting an appropriately comprehensive reissue.

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As U.S. Population Ages, Demand For Senior Housing Grows

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 12:52pm

Some design firms are focusing solely on creating housing for older people who may have health issues like vision or memory problems.

One Scholar On The Future Of Black Lives Matter

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 12:49pm

The Black Lives Matter movement originated as an organization to combat police violence, but has morphed into an organization for civil rights issues.

What's Composer Max Richter Listening To? Pretty Much Everything

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 12:23pm

The genre-busting composer, who believes in classical music's "multi-dimensional space," brings a strikingly diverse playlist with him for a relaxed session of spinning tunes and talking music.

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Once An Alternative To Mainstream TV, YouTube Now Offers Just That With New Service

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 12:20pm

With its streaming TV service launching Wednesday, YouTube joins a crowded field. But it offers several features the others don't.

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The Race To Fish Slows Down. Why That's Good For Fish, Fishermen And Diners

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 12:17pm

Catch shares allot fishermen a portion of the catch in advance, in hopes of keeping them from racing each other to sea, sometimes in risky climes. They're controversial. They also work, a study finds.

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State And Local Officials Wary Of Federal Government's Election Security Efforts

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 12:05pm

The federal government's new focus on election security has state and local officials concerned that they'll be told how to run their elections in the name of security.

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California Ranchers Weigh In On Trump's Environmental Policies

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:52am

Ranchers in rural Tehama County, north of San Francisco, have high hopes that President Trump has their best interests in mind when it comes to the environment.

Experts Suspect Nerve Agent Was Used In Syrian Attack

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:47am

An attack on a rebel-held region of Syria on Tuesday has killed dozens of people. Video and eyewitness reports suggest powerful chemical weapons are responsible.

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DJ Sessions: Dug Up From The '50s, Exotica Continues Today

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:40am

Exotica music is a style of the past — but a handful of artists are keeping the genre alive.

Chiropractors, Naturopaths Push For More Pain Relief Alternatives

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:33am

Traditional doctors worry that there isn’t enough hard science behind the claims that alternative services really help patients manage pain.

Trump Chief Strategist Steve Bannon Removed From National Security Council

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:23am

Bannon had been elevated to the national security group in an unprecedented move in January. He will retain his role as senior adviser for domestic affairs.

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The Role Of Nationalism And Strongman Diplomacy In Asia

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:20am

In part two of our conversation about the rise of Asia, we unpack the role of nationalism and international diplomacy with author Gideon Rachman.

Republicans Poised To Trigger 'Nuclear Option' To Put Gorsuch On Supreme Court

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:12am

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appears to have the necessary number of votes to change Senate rules to confirm Gorsuch with a simple majority.

Death Toll Rises After Chemical Attack In Syria

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:06am

At least 72 people died in Tuesday's attack, which the Trump administration blamed on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Do You Zone Out? Procrastinate? Might Be Adult ADHD

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:00am

Six questions like "How often do you procrastinate?" can help doctors identify adults with ADHD, researchers say. They estimate that the disorder impairs daily functions for about 8 percent of adults.

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Joe Arpaio's Infamous Tent City Jail In Maricopa County Will Shut Down

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 10:36am

The former Maricopa County sheriff routinely pointed to the notorious outdoor facility as a symbol of his "tough on crime" stance. The new sheriff says it is costly and not a deterrent.

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The Thistle & Shamrock: 'The Strange Undoing Of Prudencia Hart'

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 10:29am

Hear music from the National Theatre of Scotland show that has won acclaim over the past five years, including during its recent run in the U.S.

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Boss Hog Channel Scooby Doo For 'Shh Shh Shh' Video

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 10:00am

After 17 years, the sleazy blues-punk band from Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer is back. The group investigates a mass murder in this video directed by Aaron C. Lazar.

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