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Support Builds For Overhauling The U.S. Air-Traffic Control System

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:40am

A new move to privatize the United States' air-traffic control system is gaining momentum among some airlines, unions and lawmakers.

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Super Soul Sucker

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:19am

Glynn lands a primo gig selling a gadget that sells itself.

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Breaker-Upper

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:19am

Jonathan Kiekbusch discovered he had a talent that people would pay for: If someone wanted to break up with their significant other, but didn't have the guts, Jonathan would handle the dirty work.

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Temptations of War

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:19am

James just wanted to film the war in Liberia. But bloody conflicts dirty even the cleanest of hands. Find out more about James Brabazon's story in his book, 'My Friend the Mercenary.'

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Gonzalo Rubalcaba On Piano Jazz

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:03am

The Cuban pianist dazzles with his renditions of "Con Alma" and "Straight No Chaser."

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U.N. Appeals To Syria's Warring Groups To Spare Ancient City Of Palmyra

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 11:02am

The city is on UNESCO's World Heritage list and has been badly affected by the four-year civil war. The latest threat to Palmyra is posed by fighting between government troops and ISIS.

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Kat Edmonson On Song Travels

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:46am

Hear the arresting singer-songwriter perform her song "Long Way Home" with host Michael Feinstein.

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All Songs +1: How Music Can Really Save Your Life

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:38am

For this week's All Songs +1 podcast, we talk with NPR Music's Stephen Thompson about his most recent "Good Listener" column on the life-saving powers of music.

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Songs We Love: Blanck Mass, 'Dead Format'

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:28am

Benjamin John Power, one-half of the Olympic-scoring electronic duo F*** Buttons, takes a stab at dance music and draws blood.

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Mitt Romney To Fight Evander Holyfield. You Read That Right

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 10:06am

Former 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is picking another fight — with Evander Holyfield, the former heavyweight champion of the world. It's all for a good cause.

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Feds Tell Insurers To Pay For Anesthesia During Screening Colonoscopies

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 9:33am

Most people are anesthetized during colonoscopy. Federal law mandates that the cancer test itself must be fully covered by insurers, but quite a few of them didn't pay for anesthesia.

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Camané: Tiny Desk Concert

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 8:45am

A major star of fado music in his native Portugal, Camané sings with a silky baritone — and the weight of the world's sadness on his shoulders.

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