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Sean Rowe On Mountain Stage

9 hours 28 min ago

Hear the blues-folk musician's soulful, gravelly thunder return to Mountain Stage at the Culture Center Theater in West Virginia.

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The Battle Over American Health Care: What's At Stake In The Senate's Bill

9 hours 40 min ago correspondent Sarah Kliff says Republicans determined to replace and repeal Obamacare are finding it's "awfully difficult to write a bill that would get rid of it entirely."

'Baby Driver' Is An Action-Packed, Elegant Joyride

9 hours 40 min ago

Director Edgar Wright rejects computer-generated unreality and instead focuses on breathtaking driving in his new heist thriller. Critic David Edelstein says the result is terrifically entertaining.

Big Travel Boom Expected This Fourth Of July Weekend

9 hours 40 min ago

AAA says cheaper gas is one of the driving forces behind an expected increase in travelers this holiday weekend. Nearly 45 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home.

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Dave Rosser, Guitarist For The Afghan Whigs, Dies At 50

9 hours 40 min ago

The guitarist joined friend Greg Dulli on two projects and contributed to an stylistically eclectic range of albums.

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Death Penalty Dispute Makes Its Way To Florida Supreme Court

9 hours 42 min ago

Orlando's chief prosecutor said she wouldn't seek the death penalty, so the governor reassigned her murder cases. She sued to get them back. On Wednesday, the dispute went to the state's high court.

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Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda's Stunning New Video For 'Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)'

9 hours 56 min ago

A new mini-epic taken from The Hamilton Mixtape highlights the successes and struggles of immigrants in a country formed by them.

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3 Ways To Add Vegetables To Your Summer Grilling Repertoire

10 hours 1 min ago

Our resident chef Kathy Gunst has been thinking of new ways to serve grilled veggies for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday.

'Petya' Is Latest Wave In Growing Cascade Of Cyberattacks

10 hours 13 min ago

The massive cyberattack has ravaged computers around the world, even knocking out radiation monitoring computers and compromising the U.S. drug company Merck.

President Trump Weighs Action On Steel Trade

10 hours 20 min ago

As soon as this week, the administration will announce the results of an investigation into steel imports, and it could impose big tariffs on steel from other countries.

Why Whole Foods' Small Suppliers Think Amazon Will Be Good For Them

10 hours 27 min ago

The small companies that gave Whole Foods its local-food image are relieved to see Amazon taking over. But their hopes may collide with the online retailer's cost-cutting tactics.

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Political Analysts Say GOP Health Care Efforts 'On Life Support'

10 hours 33 min ago

Here & Now political analysts Angela Rye and Paris Dennard discuss the Republican health care plan and other news from Washington this week.

Michael Bond, The 'Giant' Behind Paddington Bear, Dies At 91

10 hours 37 min ago

"Mr. and Mrs. Brown first met Paddington on a railway platform" — and readers first met Paddington with those words in 1958. Bond, who died Tuesday, turned that bear into an unforgettable friend.

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Helicopter Attacks Venezuelan Government Buildings

10 hours 41 min ago

A police helicopter strafed the court building and a government ministry in Caracas on Tuesday night. President Nicolas Maduro called it a terrorist attack.

White House Opioid Commission Misses First Deadline

10 hours 47 min ago

In March, President Trump set up a commission to focus on the opioid crisis. But this week the group missed its first deadline.

Arkansas' Ten Commandments Monument Lasted Less Than 24 Hours

11 hours 47 min ago

Police say a man drove a 2016 Dodge Dart into the 6,000-pound granite slab less than a day after it was installed on the grounds of the state Capitol. The man reportedly took video as he accelerated.

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Deerhoof Gets Political On New Song, 'I Will Spite Survive'

12 hours 41 min ago

The defiant new single is our first glimpse of the band's full-length, Mountain Moves, due out Sept. 8.

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Dreamy Post-Punks Flesh World Blast Off To 'Destination Moon'

12 hours 53 min ago

Featuring members of Brilliant Colors and Limp Wrist, Flesh World's new album, Into The Shroud, both sharpens and expands the band's twilight-skating post-punk.

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A Passionate Plea For Health Care, From She Keeps Bees

13 hours 8 min ago

She Keeps Bees returns with a lacerating lament, the second song from the duo's upcoming EP Our Bodies/Head of Steak.

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What To Expect From The White House Summit With South Korea's Leader

13 hours 16 min ago

At a time of growing North Korean weapons capabilities, President Trump and Moon Jae-in will meet Thursday. "We will focus on building a foundation of friendship and trust," says Moon's spokesman.

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