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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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Coup Leaders Arrested In Burundi As Uprising Is Quashed

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:48am

The alleged mastermind of the putsch, Gen. Godefroid Niyombare, is reportedly still at large as President Pierre Nkurunziza reasserts his authority after returning from neighboring Tanzania.

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Actor Johnny Depp's Dogs Are Flown Out Of Australia After Threat Of Destruction

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:21am

Australia's agriculture minister said Depp sidestepped the country's laws because his dogs did not spend the required 10 days in quarantine. The minister threatened to destroy the dogs.

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How Do You Get Your Colleagues To Trust You?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:18am

How do you create trust? Management theorist Simon Sinek says it starts with a leader who makes people feel safe.

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How Can You Restore Trust In Government?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:18am

Former Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou says politicians like him have lost the trust of their citizens and it needs to be restored.

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How Can Couples Rebuild Trust After An Affair?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:18am

Affairs can completely rock a marriage. But psychotherapist Esther Perel says that while infidelity can shatter trust, it doesn't mean couples can't find a way to rebuild their relationships.

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How Can Trusting Strangers Fuel An Economy?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:18am

The new currency of this economy is trust, says Rachel Botsman. Companies that rely on sharing invest in what Botsman calls "reputation capital."

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How Does Trust Happen In Music?

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:18am

Conductor Charles Hazlewood talks about the role of trust between conductor and orchestra, which he describes as a "miracle."

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Top Stories: B.B. King Dies; Missing U.S. Chopper Found

Fri, 05/15/2015 - 7:09am

Also: Hundreds of migrants are towed to shore in Indonesia; Burundi arrests generals in an attempted coup; and the Minnesota Orchestra becomes the first major U.S. orchestra to play in Cuba in years.

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