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British Police Decry Apparent U.S. Leaks Of Manchester Attack Evidence

12 hours 28 min ago

Information and photos related to the Manchester investigation have been published in the U.S. press. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll raise the issue with President Trump.

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Absolutely Not's 'Strictly Top' Video Is A Glamour Shoot From Mars

12 hours 46 min ago

After a few promising EPs of glammed-up garage-punk, the Chicago band is set to release Errors, its spastic and ridiculously fun debut full-length.

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Reading The Game: Witcher 3

13 hours 46 min ago

Our occasional series on storytelling in video games returns with an epic, week-long journey into The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the latest installment of the adventures of monster-hunter Geralt of Rivia.

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Songs We Love: Nick Lowe, 'Walk On By'

13 hours 46 min ago

Lowe's lived-in baritone is an ideal vehicle for this unreleased country nugget. All six of the albums that the new-wave and power-pop pioneer cut between 1982 and 1990 will be reissued this summer.

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Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Bill's Flaws

14 hours 23 min ago

The latest analysis by the Congressional Budget Office says the bill would lead to 23 million fewer people having insurance coverage, and cut the federal deficit by $119 billion over 10 years.

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When Plants, Not Meat, Come First

14 hours 49 min ago

When reducetarians meet, they eat plants and talk community, says anthropologist Barbara J. King. She reflects on taking part in the first Reducetarian Summit.

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Trump Avoids Major Slips On International Religious Tour

14 hours 55 min ago

Trump's trip "was a kabuki dance through a minefield," one analyst said. "Any president would have difficulty handling it."

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'Playboy' Model Sentenced Over Body-Shaming Woman At Gym

14 hours 56 min ago

"The issues that surround body shaming can be devastating," Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said after Dani Mathers pleaded no contest to a charge of invasion of privacy.

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Anna Thorvaldsdottir's Volcanic Transmissions

14 hours 58 min ago

As members of the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet bow their vibraphones, brush their gongs and message their bass drums, the composer's evocative music oozes from blackness.

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Report On U.S. Airstrike That Killed Civilians In Mosul To Be Released Thursday

16 hours 3 min ago

The Pentagon reportedly believes a building where scores of civilians died after a U.S. airstrike in Mosul was either used to store bombs or rigged with explosives.

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Senate Considers GOP Health Bill With Newly Released CBO Data

16 hours 18 min ago

The Congressional Budget Office has given its assessment of the House Republican health care bill. Rachel Martin talks to GOP Sen. Mike Rounds of South Dakota about the bill's chances in the Senate.

A Proposed New Tax, Mainly On Latinos, To Pay For Trump's Border Wall

16 hours 18 min ago

It's called "The Border Wall Funding Act of 2017." And it would place a new tax on money being wired to Latin America and the Caribbean.

Top Stories: Latest On Manchester Bomber; Montana GOP Candidate In Alleged Assault

16 hours 32 min ago

Also: Philippines troops fight militants in a besieged southern city; Hawaii sues automakers over potentially defective airbags; and the Census Bureau says fast growing U.S. cities are in the South.

A Dancer Is Unstrung By Grief In 'Isadora'

16 hours 46 min ago

The great American dancer Isadora Duncan led a tragic life, and her worst year — just after the deaths of her first two children in an accident, forms the core of Amelia Gray's powerful new novel.

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First Listen: Amber Coffman, 'City Of No Reply'

17 hours 43 min ago

Coffman's first album since leaving Dirty Projectors reads like a love letter to the act of going solo, in life as in music.

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Montana GOP Candidate Charged With Assault On A Reporter

18 hours 33 min ago

Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate in a special election for Montana's seat in the House of Representatives, has been charged with assaulting a journalist.

Americans For Prosperity's Tim Phillips On Trump's Budget Proposal

18 hours 33 min ago

President Trump's new budget plan sets up a fight between Trump's populists and small-government advocates. Steve Inskeep talks with Tim Phillips of the Koch-associated group Americans for Prosperity.

You're Not Even Safe From Bears In The Water

18 hours 33 min ago

Brad Meck of Pennsylvania noticed a black object in the water while fishing. It was a baby bear. Meck pulled the bear into his boat and it just sat quietly. He dropped the bear off on land.

Not As Much Of A Tongue-Twister

18 hours 33 min ago

Woodchucks pose a danger to gardens in Wisconsin, so the state proposed a hunting season. How many woodchucks could a woodchuck hunter hunt if a woodchuck hunter could hunt woodchucks?

Computer Wins Again In Chinese Game Of Go

18 hours 33 min ago

Google's AlphaGo program has won two games against Chinese player Ke Jie in the game of go, which has billions of possible moves and had been hard for computers to play.




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