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Usually The Front-Runners' Friend, Wisconsin Voters Could Buck The Trend

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:25pm

For decades, Wisconsin primary voters almost always endorsed the candidates who were already on their way to the nomination. But on Tuesday, Republicans and Democrats in the state could buck that trend.

First Mention: Susan Stamberg Celebrates 45th Anniversary At NPR

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:25pm

Our "First Mention" feature salutes Susan Stamberg on her 45th anniversary at NPR. She began as a production assistant on April 5, 1971 and was first heard on air in June 1971.

Panama Papers Leak Is The Result Of Unprecedented Media Collaboration

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:25pm

NPR's Ari Shaprio interviews Gerard Ryle, director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Ryle coordinated with over one hundred media organizations around the world to read and analyze the 11.5 million files from the Panama Papers leak.

In Exposing Offshore Accounts, Panama Papers Could Catch Money Launderers

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:25pm

NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Robert Mazur, a former U.S. drug agent who investigated the money laundering practices of drug lords, about how the Panama Papers could help catch money launderers.

Meet The 'Rocket Girls,' The Women Who Charted The Course To Space

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:25pm

Before there were digital computers, there were "human computers," women who used pencils and paper to do the math that helped carry the U.S. into space. Nathalia Holt tells their story in a new book.

Music Review: 'The Revival,' Cory Henry

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 3:25pm

Cory Henry is a Grammy award-winning keyboardist. But on his latest live album, The Revival, he returns to his roots and plays the Hammond B-3 Organ — an instrument he learned to play when he was only 2 years old. Music commentator Michelle Mercer says Henry's personality is a match for the 400 pound instrument.

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