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At SXSW, Asian-American Musicians Make A Space Of Their Own

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:55pm

This year's SXSW saw the first-ever showcase featuring exclusively Asian-American artists. Organizer Christine Minji Chang says one goal is to broaden Asian Americans' representation in the industry.

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Can Sears Survive? Maybe Not, Company Admits In Financial Filings

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:41pm

Shares of the company's stock tumbled 12 percent today after the company acknowledged Tuesday that its future viability is not a sure thing. The company lost $2 billion last year.

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Tillerson: Defeating ISIS 'No. 1 Goal' for U.S., But Others Should Do More

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 4:17pm

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is hosting officials from 68 countries to discuss how best to take on ISIS. "As a coalition we are not in the business of nation-building or reconstruction," he said.

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Run The Jewels Question Our Innocence In New Video For 'Legend Has It'

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:44pm

A video that questions the rising rate of mass incarceration, systemic disorder and the most unusual suspects? RTJ pulls all the triggers.

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When Is A Deal Just A Deal? When Trump Sells A Property, It's Not Always Clear

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:39pm

President Trump's properties have been attracting a large and generous circle of buyers, from wealthy Russians to a Chinese businesswoman. Many questions are being raised about the deals' ethics.

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'Vice News Tonight' Seeks To Reinvent TV News For Millennials

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

Vice founder Shane Smith and chief news executive Josh Tyrangiel are trying to reinvent TV news for millennials with Vice News Tonight on HBO.

President Trump Holds Meeting With Congressional Black Caucus

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rep. Cedric Richmond, chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, following their meeting with President Trump on Wednesday.

Wall Street Trader Outlines Market Trends Ahead Of Health Care Vote

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

The stock market is reacting to news out of Washington, D.C., about the fate of health care legislation and other items on the White House agenda. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with trader Ted Weisberg about trends on Wall Street.

Police Confirm At Least 4 People Dead After Attack Near U.K. Parliament

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

Police say at least four people are dead and at least 20 injured after an attack in the heart of London Wednesday. A police officer and the suspected assailant are among the dead.

Russian Lawyer In Corruption Investigation Badly Injured In Fall

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

In a bizarre accident, the lawyer for the family of a dead Russian whistle blower fell from a fourth-floor window. Nikolai Gorokhov suffered severe head injuries in the accident which occurred while movers lifted a bathtub to his apartment. Police deny any evidence of foul play.

Trump Faces High Stakes Fight In Push For Republican Health Care Bill

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

A day before the House votes on the GOP health care bill, President Trump continues trying to persuade Republican lawmakers to support it. The stakes are high for this young administration.

Senators Question Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch On Day 3 Of Hearings

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faced another round of questions from the Senate Judiciary Committee in day three of his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.

U.S. Faces Undefeated Puerto Rico In World Baseball Classic Final

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

It may be the American pastime, but this is the first time a U.S. team has reached the finals of the World Baseball Classic. The U.S. faces undefeated Puerto Rico at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Wednesday night. NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Jon Morosi, a reporter for, for a preview.

Republican Health Care Bill Undergoes Final Changes Ahead Of Vote

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with Republican Rep. Bradley Byrne of Alabama about the final changes to the GOP health care bill before it goes to a vote on Thursday.

Jury Reaches Verdict In New England Compounding Pharmacy Trial

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

The head of a New England compounding pharmacy that produced tainted drugs was found not guilty of second degree murder but guilty on other charges. At least 25 patients died, and many others got sick.

Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Faces Third Round Of Senate Questioning

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch faced questions from senators during the third day of his confirmation hearing.

House Intel Chairman: Trump Team's Communications Captured By U.S. Surveillance

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

House Intel Committee Chairman Devin Nunes says then-President elect Trump and members of his transition team were captured by U.S. surveillance as part of "incidental collection" when members of the incoming administration phoned foreigners being watched by American intelligence. That is not a "wiretap" but the White House has a new opening to persist with charges that then-President Obama surveilled Trump in the past.

U.S.-Led Coalition Continues Fight To Retake Mosul From ISIS

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

ISIS's single largest stronghold was the Iraqi city of Mosul, which was where their leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, announced the creation of what he called a caliphate in 2014. NPR takes a look at the coalition effort to retake the city.

At Least 4 Dead, 20 Injured After Attack In London

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

At least four people are dead and 20 others injured after an attack mid-day Wednesday in the heart of London. Police say the dead include a police officer and the suspected assailant.

Seeking Empathy, 'Shots Fired' Creators Flip The Script On Police Shootings

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 3:38pm

The new Fox show Shots Fired follows two investigators looking into a police shooting where a black cop kills an unarmed white man. It's one of a handful of new network shows that are about policing.

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