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Christopher Joel Carter is the organist at Trinity United Methodist Church, and the Dean of the Greater Huntsville Chapter of the American Guild of Organists. A few years ago, he was the featured pianist and entertainer for the celebration of Liberace's 91st birthday at the Liberace Museum. He’ll play holiday favorites this Sunday evening (12/16) at 6:30 at Trinity. He and his glamorous English bulldog Sadie, dropped by to chat with Ginny Kennedy on Morning Blend and share some of his musical stylings.

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Steven Falk of Lafayette, Calif., has resigned because he says he cannot carry out policies that fail to address the urgent threat of a changing climate.

New research shared exclusively with NPR suggests that Pyongyang is refining its weapons technology through open scientific research. China leads the way in scientific collaboration with North Korea.

Federal Reserve officials have signaled they're ready to raise the benchmark borrowing rate to a range from 2.25 percent to 2.50 percent, a move that would put them at the highest level in a decade.

As the number of people who inject drugs and share needles has soared, the rate of infection with Hep C has climbed too. Yet many drug treatment patients aren't tested for the liver-damaging virus.

A key step in running for president: laying out a foreign-policy vision showing he or she can command the military and keep the country safe. Several likely candidates are hard at work on this front.

An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds that Americans are against the country becoming more politically correct by a 52-to-36 percent margin.

The review comes in response to an NPR and Frontline investigation that revealed the failure of government regulators to identify and prevent dangerous conditions.

The Senate voted in favor of legislation that would reduce sentences for some drug crimes and offer training programs for prisoners.

After touring the two border facilities where Jakelin Caal was detained before she died, the congressional delegation called for better medical facilities and trained personnel at ports of entry.

The judges acknowledged that the complaints are "serious" but noted there is no existing authority for lower court judges to hold Supreme Court justices accountable.

The criminal and civil cases related to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are just beginning — and they raise a number of thorny questions about who is responsible for a tragedy.

Latino USA's traditional episode for the new year is a remix of our favorite music pieces of 2018.

In this special holiday rebroadcast, Latino USA explores the special bond between Latinos and their grandparents

The 600-foot long ship was stranded just a few hundred feet from shore. Curious onlookers gathered onshore to watch rescue operations near the English city of Falmouth.



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