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The Farmer And Fisherman Who Lost His Sight To River Blindness

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 4:01am

He lost his sight in his youth. So he never married. But he's lived an independent life for decades — despite the best efforts of goats to raid his crops.

Suicide Bombers, Gunmen Attack Indonesia's Capital

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 12:07am

At least 3 suicide bombers exploded themselves in a Starbucks cafe in downtown Jakarta on Thursday while two gunmen attacked a police post nearby, a witness told The Associated Press.

Average Age Of First-Time Moms Keeps Climbing In The U.S.

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 11:03pm

A national survey finds that U.S. mothers are having their first child later than ever — it's a 45-year trend. The big reason seems to be a steady drop in the number of teen moms.

U.S. Treasury Cracks Down on Luxury-Home Money Laundering

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:21pm

The feds are trying to make it harder for criminals to turn ill-gotten gains into clean cash by anonymously investing in expensive real estate, then selling and walking off with the money.

First Listen: Eleanor Friedberger, 'New View'

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:00pm

The former Fiery Furnaces member sounds purposeful and composed, unflappable and free — like a songwriter sure of her words and content with letting easy musical designs lead her where they will.

First Listen: Shearwater, 'Jet Plane And Oxbow'

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:00pm

Jonathan Meiburg sounds as focused and intense as ever on his band's ninth album, which is full of rock songs that churn and clatter with force, invention and mystery.

First Listen: The Besnard Lakes, 'A Coliseum Complex Museum'

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:00pm

On its fifth album, the Montreal band indulges its progressive tendencies and wide-angle vision of dream-steeped psychedelia, in the process exuding a gentle kind of heaviness.

First Listen: Ty Segall, 'Emotional Mugger'

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:00pm

Carrying on the non-stop activity of the last eight years, the prolific rocker's 10th solo album feels as fractured and delirious as anything he's recorded.

First Listen: Henryk Górecki, Symphony No. 4, 'Tansman Episodes'

Wed, 01/13/2016 - 10:00pm

Completed posthumously by his son, Górecki's pounding, enigmatic Fourth Symphony is an intriguing summation of a singular career.

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Wed, 01/13/2016 - 9:20pm

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