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Father John Misty, 'Bored In The USA'

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:57am

Father John Misty's new song is a scathing takedown of mindless materialism and overmedicated emptiness in America.

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Commerce Vs. Consumption: A Revolutionary Rethink Of Billboard's Album Chart

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:26am

For decades, the Billboard 200 album chart has measured one thing: the sale of albums. Now that the streaming era is upon us, the chart's formula is changing.

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How Can Vultures Eat Rotten Roadkill And Survive?

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:24am

Vultures consume toxic bacteria that would sicken or kill humans. Stouter immune systems, colonies of helpful microbes and potent stomach acid may help the carrion eaters gorge with abandon.

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'New York Times' Hires Former NPR Executive To Lead Digital Push

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 10:05am

Kinsey Wilson was NPR's chief content officer when he was forced out last month by the network's new CEO, Jarl Mohn.

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Book News: Gabriel Garcia Marquez's Collection Gets A Texas Welcome

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:09am

The University of Texas at Austin nabbed the rights to preserve and present the late Nobel winner's collected writings. Also: HBO takes on Scientology, and Aretha Franklin decries her new biography.

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10/27/14: NPR Presents Michel Martin: Voting Rights or Wrongs?

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:03am

Electoral change and what's really at stake for North Carolina

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NPR Presents Water±

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:03am

A live storytelling experience about nature's most precious and destructive force.

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Federal Ferguson Investigation Will Remain Independent, Holder Insists

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:02am

The federal probe is examining whether Darren Wilson intentionally violated Michael Brown's civil rights. Justice Department veterans say proving he violated federal criminal law will be difficult.

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NPR Presents Family Matters: Your Financial Lifetime

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:02am

An unconventional discussion about saving for college, home ownership, retirement and your financial lifetime.

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Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:01am

Information about our series

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Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:01am

Throughout the fall, NPR Presents has collaborated with over one dozen member stations over three different shows.

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Ticket Page

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 9:00am

Tickets for events here

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About NPR Presents

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:58am

Every story deserves its own stage, and every story will get just that.

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Turning 21? Here's How To Avoid A Big Hike In Health Premiums

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 8:52am

Coming of age can also mean a whopping 58 percent jump in the cost of your insurance. Shop carefully to pick a plan that strikes the right balance between benefits and cost.

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Ferguson Docs: What The Witnesses Saw

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 7:32am

The big question in this case is whether police officer Darren Wilson felt threatened and whether Michael Brown had his hands up. Witnesses differ on what they say they saw.

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WAMU's Bandwidth Presents: Cass McCombs

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 7:03am

The enigmatic, nomadic singer-songwriter performs "Angel Blood" live in the studio.

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Thought Bubbles And One-Liners From An Ohio Classroom

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 6:23am

Art imitates life for Chris Pearce — English teacher by day, comic artist by night. Inspired by his students, the material practically writes itself.

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Ferguson Docs: Officer Darren Wilson's Testimony

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:52am

Wilson told a grand jury in September that Michael Brown punched him twice in the face and "the third once could be fatal if he hit me right." The grand jury declined to charge him in Brown's death.

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Piano In 'Casablanca' Sells For $3.4 Million

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 5:49am

The famous upright went to auction on Monday in New York. It came with a signed photograph of actor Humphrey Bogart who played Sam, and with the old wad of chewing gum found under the keyboard.

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