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Ought's New Video Captures The Beauty And Boredom Of The Everyday

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 10:00am

In a video for the contemplative post-punk song, a dancer holds a mirror to the hallways, bedrooms and parks where our plainest, loneliest experiences occur.

Israeli Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Palestinian Teen

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 9:51am

Sixteen-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was kidnapped, beaten, doused in gasoline and burned to death in 2014. It escalated tensions during the lead-up to that summer's Gaza war.

Wildfire Flares In Canada's Oil Sands Region

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 9:42am

Rachel Martin speaks with the CBC's Marion Warnica about the wildfires in Alberta, Canada, where authorities have issued a mandatory evacuation order for the 80,000 residents of Fort McMurray.

Songs We Love: Idris Ackamoor And The Pyramids, 'Rhapsody In Berlin'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 9:00am

Reunited after three decades, the pan-African "cosmic jazz" experimentalists throw an extended and ecstatic dance party, with throwback funk vibes and multiculti merger.

'Where's Warhol?' Is Democratic Art

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 9:00am

High art is highly entertaining in this grown-up goof on the Where's Waldo? books. Readers hunt down a tiny Andy Warhol against a series of elaborately detailed art and culture-themed backgrounds.

'Campus Carry' Gun Bill Is Vetoed In Georgia, With A Lengthy Explanation

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 8:29am

Explaining his veto, Gov. Nathan Deal cites Antonin Scalia — as well as a college rules meeting attended by Thomas Jefferson back in 1824.

After 10 Years, 'An Inconvenient Truth' Is Still Inconvenient

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 7:55am

It's clear global warming is gradually changing our planet's climate and landscapes: The pace may not be exactly mirrored by predictions, but to expect that would be unrealistic, says Marcelo Gleiser.

Indiana Primaries: 5 Headlines That Tell Where Republicans And Democrats Stand

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 6:36am

Republican Ted Cruz has ended his candidacy, after Donald Trump won Indiana to all but clinch victory. Bernie Sanders also won, with 52 percent of the vote to Hillary Clinton's 47 percent.

Governor Who Vetoes Many Bills Gets A Dog. Guess Its Name

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 6:19am

Maine Gov. Paul LePage, who has vetoed hundreds of measures, has adopted a Jack Russell terrier mix. The governor declared the dog "the mascot of good public policy," and has named it, Veto.

10-Year-Old Boy From Finland Hacks Instagram; Gets Rewarded

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 6:10am

Facebook, which owns Instagram, pays people who find bugs on its services. When a young hacker found a way to delete other people's comments, he emailed Facebook, and then received $10,000.

Not Just Bitcoin: Why Blockchain Is A Seductive Technology To Many Industries

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 6:01am

From bank regulation to military messaging, blockchain is offering a wide potential to change the way online transactions and communications are carried out.

5 Pieces Of Wisdom For Kindergarten Teachers

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 6:01am

Teaching 5-year-olds how to read and count, while molding them into kind, confident students isn't easy. In kindergarten, every day is a surprise, says Marissa McGee, one of our 50 Great Teachers.

Unquiet Minds Make Absorbing Reading In 'Imagine Me Gone'

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 6:00am

Adam Haslett's new novel focuses on a family tormented by father-and-son battles with chronic depression and anxiety. He captures the lasting reverberations of suicide with precision and tenderness.




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