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Randy Weston At 90

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 6:24pm

The eminent pianist was the guest of honor at this year's Panama Jazz Festival. His quintet performs, and host Christian McBride speaks with the great musician.

The Ray Charles Songbook

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 6:03pm

Trumpeter Kenny Rampton launched his career on the road with the great performer. At Jazz at Lincoln Center, he presents Ray's music in the most authentic way he can.

Two Women Play For Sonoma Stompers Baseball Team

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 5:10pm

Stacy Piagno and Kelsie Whitmore swing their bats against the barriers to women in professional baseball. They won't be the first such players but do join a very exclusive group.

6 New Gun Control Laws Enacted In California, As Gov. Brown Signs Bills

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:56pm

The capacity of guns' magazines will now be limited to 10 bullets, and background checks will be required to buy ammunition. The new laws also target "straw purchasing" guns for other people.

Will Brexit Put A Damper On The U.K.'s Global Generosity?

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:20pm

The U.K. gives billions of pounds to the developing world. Will this benevolent spirit survive in the wake of Brexit?

Episode 709: The Quiet Old Lady Who Whispers "Fair Use"

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:06pm

Where is the line between being inspired by somebody's creative work and stealing it?

A Rejuvenated Michael Phelps Says Rio Will Be Special

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 4:05pm

Michael Phelps got a DUI, some bad press and time in rehab since the 2012 Olympics. And that helps explain why he decided to come out of retirement and compete in his fifth Summer Games.

Officer's Acquittal Renews Calls For Baltimore Police Reform

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 3:38pm

After last week's acquittal of another police officer charged in Freddie Gray's death, many say they will press even harder for systemic police reforms. NPR looks at the many obstacles to police accountability and efforts to address them.




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