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DJ Sessions: The Best Music Of 2017

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:40pm

KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez shares his list of the top music from 2017, which includes musicians SZA, Yaeji and serpentwithfeet.

Deadline For Affordable Care Act Enrollment Is Fast Approaching

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:33pm

Friday, Dec. 15, is the last day to purchase health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act for most sign-ups.

How A Woman Engineer Built A Public Case Against A Sexual Harasser In Silicon Valley

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 12:17pm

Niniane Wang, an experienced engineer with a startup incubator, says she was harassed by a male investor. She wanted to be certain that when she came forward, she wouldn't be ignored.

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GOP Lawmakers Agree On Final Tax Package, Hatch Says

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:28am

Senate Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, says House and Senate Republicans have agreed on a final tax bill, as GOP leaders aim to pass it next week.

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White House: Nomination of Alabama Lawyer Brett Talley 'Will Not Be Moving Forward'

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:16am

Brett Talley had been rated "unanimously unqualified" by the American Bar Association in part because he had not tried a case or argued a motion in federal court.

The 100 Best Songs Of 2017

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:13am

The songs of the year reflected deep needs — for safety, respect, money, self-definition, revolution — and often delivered their own form of satisfaction.

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The 100 Best Songs Of 2017

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:12am

NPR Music's list of the 100 best songs of 2017.

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The 100 Best Songs Of 2017

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:10am

NPR Music's list of the 100 best songs of 2017.

(Image credit: Courtesy of the artists)

The 100 Best Songs Of 2017

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:09am

NPR Music's list of the 100 best songs of 2017.

(Image credit: Courtesy of the artists)

The 100 Best Songs Of 2017

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:07am

NPR Music's list of the 100 best songs of 2017.

(Image credit: Courtesy of the artists)

White House Aide Omarosa Manigault Newman Resigning

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:07am

The former Apprentice contestant is stepping down effective Jan. 20, according to the White House, where she was the highest-ranking African-American.

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Jazz At Lincoln Center Performs Big Band Holiday Classics (Live)

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:00am

Watch the Jazz at Lincoln Center orchestra and guest vocalists Catherine Russell and Kenny Washington perform soulful renditions of holiday classics, live at 7 p.m. EST.

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Why Do So Many People Hate Obamacare So Much?

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:48am

Some knocks on the Affordable Care Act are ideological. Others are misunderstandings. People who make too much to qualify for subsidies to defray their mandated insurance purchases have suffered.

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Family Listening

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:40am

The family that podcasts together …

Without The U.S. Government, The World Unites To Fight Climate Change

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:33am

The One Planet Summit went on without President Trump Tuesday. But state and local leaders in attendance renewed calls for adherence to the Paris Agreement targets, says blogger Marcelo Gleiser.

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Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Will Replace Al Franken In U.S. Senate

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:23am

Smith's appointed term will run through January 2019. She will also be running in a special election next year to serve out the remainder of Franken's term, which ends in 2020.

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Abbas Says U.S. Shouldn't Lead Mideast Peace Process, Citing Jerusalem Policy

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:15am

An emergency session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation was dominated by talk of the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Republicans Slam Mueller, FBI And Justice Department Over Charges Of Bias

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:13am

Critics charge Mueller is a grand inquisitor run amok, with a fishing expedition out to get the president. They want a new special counsel, but the Justice Department says its own process is working.

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GOP Strategist: Many White Conservative Women In Alabama Got 'Fed Up' With Moore

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:24am

Republican political strategist Jeff Vreeland says according to exit poll data, middle-class, white GOP women defected in Tuesday's special election, citing sexual abuse allegations as a factor.

The Thistle & Shamrock: Gifts

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 9:04am

Whether you're looking for gift ideas or simply looking for an hour of fine music, we have the perfect blend, featuring Cherish the Ladies, Nicola Benedetti and Pete Clark.

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