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300 Miles Above Us, Astronauts Give The Space Station A New Door

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 1:05pm

Two American astronauts are installing a new docking port that will allow astronauts traveling with private companies to enter the International Space Station.

The Enduring Fabulousness Of Barbra Streisand

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 1:03pm

The 74-year-old star provided thrilling moments of spectacular singing – and a few political jokes – in Washington, D.C.

What Makes A Jam A Jam? Surge In Savory Spreads Presents Riddles For Purists

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:58pm

Savory jams tap into a love affair with foods that marry salt and sugar. They let people eat local fruits and vegetables year-round and lower the sugar levels found in traditional jams.

Surveillance Stills From Border Patrol Facilities Show Crowded, Trash-Filled Cells

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:56pm

As part of a lawsuit, images from surveillance cameras at holding cells in Arizona have been made public. They show people huddled together, wrapped in thermal blankets, on bare concrete floors.

New Zika Outbreak Hits Popular Tourist Destination Of Miami Beach

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:38pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded its advice to travelers, advising pregnant women to avoid parts of Miami Beach where the Zika virus is spreading.

Louisiana Floods, California Fires Are Latest Climate Catastrophes

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:20pm

Officials are calling the Louisiana rain and floods the biggest U.S. natural disaster since Superstorm Sandy.

Yeasayer On World Cafe

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:20pm

After four years, the restless Brooklyn band pursues another new sound on Amen & Goodbye. Hear a conversation and live performance.

'War Dogs' Puts A Satirical Spin On The Business Of War

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:15pm

Todd Phillips' new comedy, which is loosely based on a true story, follows two 20-somethings from Miami who become international arms dealers. Critic John Powers calls War Dogs "jauntily enjoyable."

'Unheard Bird' Gives Fresh Insight Into Charlie Parker's Musical Genius

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:15pm

Decades after Parker's death, a new album compiles previously unknown performances by the alto sax legend. Critic Kevin Whitehead says the record will please both jazz experts and casual listeners.

Novelist's 'Disgruntled' Heroine Is Drawn From Her Own Childhood

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 12:15pm

Asali Solomon's novel is about a girl growing up in West Philadelphia whose parents were black nationalists. "My parents taught us to revere Africa," she says. Originally broadcast Feb. 5, 2015.

Marty Napoleon On Piano Jazz

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:57am

Hear the pianist, who once played with Louis Armstrong's All Stars, as he duets with Marian McPartland in a 1992 session.

Bridging The Broadband 'Homework Gap' That Puts Some Kids At A Disadvantage

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:52am

About 5 million households with school-aged kids don’t have access to broadband internet.

Doctors Without Borders Evacuates Teams From Hospitals In North Yemen

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:48am

The group deemed six facilities "unsafe" after a hospital was hit by a Saudi-led- coalition airstrike and said it has lost confidence in the coalition's "ability to prevent such fatal attacks."

Former Navy SEAL Settles With Authorities Over Bin Laden Raid Book

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:45am

Matthew Bissonnette, who wrote a best-seller about the Osama bin Laden raid, has agreed to pay more than $6 million to resolve civil breach of contract claims with the government.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'The Get Down' And What's Coming In TV

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 11:38am

Brittany Luse and Kiana Fitzgerald join the roundtable for a chat about Netflix's The Get Down and what Linda Holmes learned at the annual Television Critics Association press tour.

Insurance Alone Isn't Enough To Make Sure Kids Get Eye Exams

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:42am

The lower the household income, the less likely it is for children to receive needed eye exams. The income effect was independent of insurance status, a study found.

Between Police And Black Lives Matter, Hillary Clinton Walking A Fine Line

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:32am

"I know that just by saying all these things together, I may upset some people," Clinton said this week as she tries to validate the concerns of police and groups like Black Lives Matter.

Parents Feel Better About HPV Shots For Teens If They Can Opt Out

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 10:21am

The HPV vaccine prevents cancer, but in a survey most parent said they don't want it to be required for school. They're much happier with a mandate if they're given an opportunity to opt out.

Portable Takes Us Inside His New Album, 'Alan Abrahams,' Track By Track

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:58am

"I wanted to make an album that brings out emotions," the South African producer says. Listen to every track and read Abrahams' comments on each one.

Ryan Lochte Apologizes For 'Not Being More Careful And Candid'

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 9:43am

After the head of the U.S. Olympic Committee issues a formal apology to Rio and Brazil over U.S. swimmers' behavior, star athlete Ryan Lochte says he should have been more careful and candid.

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