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For Dartmouth Seniors In 1969, 'Anxiety' And 'Foreboding' Watching Vietnam War Draft

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 12:20pm

It was the first draft lottery since the World War II and was an effort to conscript young men into the effort in Vietnam.

Barrow, Alaska, Changes Its Name Back To Its Original 'Utqiagvik'

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 12:17pm

The northernmost community in the U.S. has voted to officially restore its traditional Inupiaq name.

Economics Professor: Trump's Carrier Deal Addresses Only Part Of The Problem

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 12:06pm

There's no shortage of manufacturing jobs in Indiana, according to Michael Hicks, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University.

Watch Róisín Murphy Perform 'Exploitation' Live For KCRW

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 12:00pm

The Irish art pop musician showcases her singular aesthetic in a live performance for KCRW.

Princess Cruises Hit With Largest-Ever Criminal Penalty For 'Deliberate Pollution'

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 11:52am

The Department of Justice says Princess Cruise Lines will pay a $40 million penalty for "deliberate pollution of the seas and intentional acts to cover it up."

For Tattoo Artists, Race Is In the Mix When Ink Meets Skin

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 11:40am

Skin tone is only part of the challenge for an oft-tattooed customer who wants to see herself reflected in the "human canvases" of tattoo artists.

Inside The Minds Of ISIS Recruits

Thu, 12/01/2016 - 11:40am

A new German report found that about half the recruits studied remain committed to the ISIS ideology, raising concern about attacks in their home countries.

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