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Music Review: 'The Traveller,' Baaba Maal

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 3:22pm

Baaba Maal is one of the most well-known Senegalese singers today. For over three decades, his music has won him fans all over the world. Music reviewer Banning Eyre says his first album in seven years, The Traveller, is different and surprising.

Letters: Presidential Election Coverage

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 3:22pm

NPR's Ari Shapiro and Kelly McEvers read listener comments and one small correction.

Chess Wars: 20 Inmates, 5 Weeks, 1 Champion

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 3:22pm

Deep in the woods of New Hampshire, 20 inmates are engaged in a fierce chess tournament in a secluded prison. The prize may be just a paper certificate, but even then, winning means a lot.

Syrians Fleeing Fighting In Aleppo Remain Stranded At Turkish Border

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 3:22pm

Syrians are fleeing to Turkey to seek safety from increased airstrikes around the city of Aleppo. But Turkey — already hosting more than 2 million Syrians — says it can't let them in yet.

In New Hampshire, Mainstream Republicans Battle To Revive Campaigns

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 3:22pm

Several GOP candidates have a lot at stake Tuesday as results come in from New Hampshire. Donald Trump has been riding high in the polls there, while mainstream Republicans are battling to stay alive.

Julia Holter On World Cafe

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 3:02pm

Hear the experimental singer, songwriter and composer perform songs from Have You In My Wilderness.

W.Va. House OKs Bill Letting People Carry Concealed Guns Without A Permit

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 1:21pm

The only concealed-carry permits needed would be for people who are 18-21 years old, if West Virginia enacts new gun legislation.

Viking's Choice: Cobalt, 'Beast Whip'

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:59pm

Cobalt is a pillar of American extreme metal. Seven years after Gin, the duo returns with a double album, a new vocalist and the colossal "Beast Whip."

One Of Denver's Last Movie Rental Stores Has A Plan To Stay Afloat

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:52pm

Video One has survived the rise and fall of mega chains like Blockbuster and it’s still here during the age of online streaming.

Not Ready To Stop Obsessing Over Beyoncé and 'Formation'? We Got You

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:52pm

So you've watched the music video, and the halftime show, eleventy million times. Now, let these smart takes help you parse all the feels.

New Hampshire Primary: The View From The Farm

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:45pm

Carole Soule is taking advantage of primary season to give New Hampshire's farming community more attention.

New Mix: Shearwater, Lily & Madeleine, Eskimeaux, More

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:43pm

On this week's show: songs of power, protest and passion, including a cut from Shearwater's "angriest" record, and singer Kevin Morby's fervent if exasperated attempt to make sense of police violence.

Election Tradition: A Visit To Canterbury Country Store

Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:40pm

It's an election-year tradition for Here & Now to visit Toni Halla's general store and talk politics with the patrons.

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