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Watch Dori Freeman Live On Folk Alley

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:27pm

Hear the rising young Appalachian singer-songwriter perform live from the Adirondack Mountains.

Charles Lloyd & Jason Moran: Tiny Desk Concert

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:15pm

In performance together, the venerated saxophonist and the ubiquitous pianist perform three tunes that draw from their past while still looking to the future.

Marlon Williams On World Cafe

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 3:01pm

Watch the New Zealand country singer perform "When I Was A Young Girl," a song associated with Nina Simone.

Attack At Istanbul's International Airport Kills At Least 10 People

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 2:56pm

Gunfire and an explosion hit Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport, where at least 10 people have died, according to the Turkish Justice Ministry.

As NPR Goes Digital, Photos Become Essential To Storytelling

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 2:17pm

NPR lost two colleagues — including a renowned photojournalist — in Afghanistan this month, prompting some listeners to ask: Why does a radio network need photos?

FACT CHECK: Clinton's Speech On The Economy, Annotated

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:50pm

NPR's politics team has annotated Hillary Clinton's Monday speech, in which she spoke about student debt, unions and tax rates.

God Only Knows: #IfTrumpwereEvangelical And #MethodistHillary

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:20pm

Amid rumors and questions about the religious faith of both major parties' presumptive presidential nominees, a pair of hashtags is born.

New York, Colorado Hold Key Primaries In Fight For House And Senate

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 1:12pm

Democrats hope to contest as many as four congressional seats in the Empire State, a place that could prove critical to whether they're able to flip the 30 they need to win back the House.

Remembering Michael Herr, Whose 'Dispatches' Brought The War In Vietnam Home

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:55pm

Herr's 1977 book, Dispatches, was based on his time covering the Vietnam War. He also contributed to the films Apocalypse Now and Full Metal Jacket. Herr died last week. Originally broadcast in 1990.

Does Snapchat’s Speed Filter Encourage Reckless Driving?

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:52pm

A Georgia teenager is the latest person to be cited for a car accident that may be related to the popular Snapchat cellphone app.

'Nobody Is Immune': Bracing For Zika's First Summer In The U.S.

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:49pm

Author Donald. G. McNeil Jr. predicts that 2016 will be the worst for Zika transmission in the U.S. "After this year, a fair number of people will be immune, and ... immunity will grow," he says.

How The French Are Reacting To 'Brexit'

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:45pm

The leader of the right-wing National Front party is celebrating Britain’s decision and calling for a similar French referendum.

Volkswagen Settles U.S. Diesel Cheating Claims For $14.7 Billion

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:33pm

About $10 billion will go to buying back cars and making other cash payments to the owners of 475,000 Volkswagen vehicles.

WATCH: Brexiteer Nigel Farage To EU: 'You're Not Laughing Now, Are You?'

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:32pm

The leader of the eurosceptic, right-wing U.K. Independence Party spoke on the floor of the European Parliament, taunting the lawmakers before calling for "sensible, grown-up" negotiations.

Blood Orange Drops New Album, Video For 'Augustine'

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:17pm

Dev Hynes, the producer and songwriter known as Blood Orange, has released a new album called Freetown Sound and shared a new video for the song "Augustine."

Newly Released Call Logs Reveal Chaos Inside Of Pulse Nightclub

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 12:17pm

According to newly released records, victims called 911 as they heard and saw Omar Mateen shooting inside the club. The records show Mateen holed up in the bathroom shortly after he started shooting.

Teen Bullies And Their Victims Both Face A Higher Risk Of Suicide

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 11:39am

For the first time the nation's pediatricians point to bullying, both online and in real life, as increasing the risk of suicide for teenagers.

Ikea Recalls Millions Of Chests, Dressers Because Of Tip-Over Hazard

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 11:23am

The furniture company began offering free wall-anchoring kits for tall dressers last year after two children died in accidents. Now, following a third death, it is recalling the dressers altogether.

$15 Billion Settlement Proposed In Volkswagen Emissions Scandal

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 11:18am

Two-thirds of the sum will be set aside to compensate U.S. owners of nearly 500,000 VW diesel cars. The company will also pay $2.7 billion into an environmental remediation fund.

Viking's Choice: Doe, 'Sincere'

Tue, 06/28/2016 - 11:07am

The hooky and heavy "Sincere" issues a scathing take on dudes who lecture women about womanhood.




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