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First Listen: Teen Daze, 'Themes for Dying Earth'

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:00pm

The British Columbian synth band conjure breathtaking vistas, exotic flora, and meteorological phenomena on its new album.

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First Listen: Jesca Hoop, 'Memories Are Now'

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:00pm

Hoop's songs burst with ideas: They're as strange and smart and heartfelt as they are gorgeous. Memories Are Now further showcases her enviable capacity to surprise.

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Episode 751: The Thing About That Border Tax

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 8:27pm

Over the next few months, we're going to explain President Trump's economic plans. Today: a totally new idea for corporate taxes. What's the plan, what's the theory behind it, and does it work?

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National Prayer Breakfast Could Feature Reconciliation Or Bickering

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 6:34pm

President Trump and other officials will speak at the annual event Thursday morning. The breakfast has the potential to spotlight partisan differences or faith in common ground on national issues.

Yoko Ono Working On Biopic About Her Relationship And Activism With John Lennon

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 5:53pm

Ono has teamed with experienced producer Michael De Luca and writer Anthony McCarten for the as-yet-untitled film.

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White House Warns Iran But Plans No Immediate New Action

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 5:48pm

National Security Adviser Mike Flynn says Iran is "on notice," but the White House announced no new military action or other responses to what he called its provocations.

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Trump's Company Loses Lawsuit Filed By Golf Club Members

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 5:38pm

The president's business cancelled memberships in the National Jupiter Golf Club, but kept the fees. A federal court has ruled the company must refund nearly $6 million.

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Westminster Dog Show Welcomes New Species — Cats

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 5:14pm

Yes, you read that right – this month, cats will make an appearance at the Westminster Dog Show. It's a break from 141 years of tradition.

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South Dakotans Voted For Tougher Ethics Laws, But Lawmakers Think Otherwise

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 4:56pm

A ballot measure last fall targeted South Dakota's status as the only state that lets lobbyists give politicians unlimited and undisclosed gifts. Now lawmakers are set to repeal the law.

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