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Drive By-Truckers To Release Massive Live Album

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:41am

The 35-track It's Great To Be Alive!, recorded over three nights last year at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco, will be out October 30. Hear the album's version of "Birthday Boy" now.

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New 'Daily Show' Host Trevor Noah Tries Out New Jokes On Racism, Ebola

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:39am

The South African comic, who assumes the reins of the Comedy Central series on September 28, did a show in D.C. this weekend. Here's a sample of his comedy stylings.

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The Toughest Job In Education? Maybe Not

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:03am

The assistant principal has a lot on her plate. But that job is where future school leaders come from. Some districts are trying to make sure APs get the training they need.

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Song Premiere: Palehound, 'Cushioned Caging'

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 10:00am

On Ellen Kempner's latest grungy treat of a single, her moxie can't be stifled by fuzzed-out production.

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15 Questions About Science And Religion, Answered

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 9:57am

More than a dozen cognitive scientists, including Tania Lombrozo, joined a discussion in April aimed to encourage a sophisticated, evidence-based look at the psychology behind science and religion.

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A Week Later, Milwaukee Police Still On The Hunt For 'Lion-Like' Animal

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 9:34am

Police have been receiving reports of a large "lion-like" animal roaming the city, but over the weekend police confirmed a sighting.

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First Watch: Florence And The Machine, 'Queen Of Peace/Long And Lost'

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 9:03am

The dog days are decidedly over in the gorgeous, mournful new double-feature video from the English powerhouse.

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Top Stories: Obama In Ethiopia, Whitney Houston's Daughter Dies

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 7:45am

Also: Republican Senate leaders rebuke Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; the Boy Scouts hold a meeting to discuss gay adult leaders; and China's main stock market plunges 8% in today's trading.

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Courtney Barnett, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2015

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 7:09am

If the Newport Folk crowd was scandalized by Bob Dylan going electric in 1965, they would've hated this Aussie's grungy, hard-rocking performance 50 years later.

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In Ethiopia, Obama Calls For An End To Oppressive Tactics

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 7:08am

During a joint press conference with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Obama said that a country is more successful when "all voices are being heard."

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All Songs + 1: Josh Ritter's 'Sermon on the Rocks'

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 7:03am

A singer-songwriter tells the tale of a "risky teen" and a Bible school intervention in the lead single from his forthcoming album, Sermon On The Rocks.

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Songs We Love: Patty Griffin, 'Rider of Days'

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 7:03am

The uniquely affecting folk giant is at the top of her formidable game in a slow-burning track from her forthcoming album.

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Free Speech Lawsuit Centers On Health Warnings On Soda

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 6:39am

San Francisco requires health warnings on soda. The American Beverage Association sued — contending a warning label violates the First Amendment by interfering with the "free market of ideas."

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Florida Man Wins Hemingway Look-A-Like Contest

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 6:36am

At the contest in Key West, Fla., Charlie Boice's beard was white enough, and on the 15th try, he won. He beat a field that included the husband of celebrity cook Paula Deen.

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Republicans Stand Against Cuba Change Despite Public Opinion Shift

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 5:51am

Americans views of the Cuba embargo have reversed in the last 20 years. But Republicans are standing firmly against President Obama's policy change to open up relations with the island nation.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown, 22-Year-Old Daughter Of Whitney Houston, Dies

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 5:40am

Brown, who grew up in the shadow of fame and dysfunction, had spent six months at a hospital after being found unresponsive in a bathtub at her home.

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The Giant Foam Finger: Sports Hatred

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 5:03am

In Pop Culture Happy Hour's sports spinoff, Stephen Thompson and Gene Demby discuss the athletes people hate — and try to get at why.

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Major Flaw In Android Phones Would Let Hackers In With Just A Text

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 5:01am

A severe flaw in Android, the world's most popular smartphone operating system, would let hackers take over with just a text message.

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Activists Aim To Expand Reach Of Black Lives Matter Movement

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:11am

Black Lives Matter was instrumental in galvanizing protests against deadly police force in several cities across the country. But its members now want to move beyond the hash tag. They met over the weekend in Cleveland with other advocacy groups to talk about how to push for real change in police departments and beyond.

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Career Diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis Is Charge D'Affaires In Havana

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:11am

It's been a week since the U.S. and Cuba reopened their embassies in each other's capitals. Next up will be appointing ambassadors. Until then, Jeffrey DeLaurentis is the U.S.'s man in Havana.

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