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Thousands Of ISIS Documents Apparently Leaked To British Media

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 9:08am

The identities of jihadist recruits from more than 50 countries, including Britain, European nations, the U.S. and Canada, are reportedly in the data.

1st U.S. Uterus Transplant Fails Amid 'Sudden Complication'

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 8:53am

The 26-year-old patient is recovering, and the Cleveland Clinic says it will continue its clinical study that is meant to involve 10 women with uterine factor infertility.

Female Farmers Find Fame And Fortune On Reality TV Show

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 8:37am

How fast can you vaccinate a goat? That's one of the challenges in "Female Food Heroes," a contest in Tanzania, Nigeria and Ethiopia.

Republican Debate: Which Donald Trump Will Take The Stage Tonight?

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 8:00am

The remaining four Republican candidates take the stage tonight for the last time before important contests next Tuesday.

About Embedded

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 8:00am

Hosted by Kelly McEvers, Embedded takes a story from the news and goes deep. It's a podcast where listeners go somewhere and learn something.

Song Premiere: The Arcs Cover A Buried Classic

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 8:00am

For the soundtrack to the HBO show Vinyl, The Arcs cover a classic R&B tune which influenced The Beatles' "I Feel Fine" and Led Zeppelin's "Moby Dick."

ORA's Contemporary Twist On A 16th-Century Mass

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 8:00am

Founded in 2014, this vibrant, new choral group juxtaposes William Byrd's Renaissance classic with newly commissioned inspirations.

'The Expanse:' Best Science-Fiction Show In A Decade

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 7:15am

SyFy's The Expanse may be the most important piece of science fiction to appear on the small screen in 10 years, says astrophysicist Adam Frank.

Ready For Fun? First Take Off Your Shoes And Wait In Long Airport Lines

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 7:00am

Airlines are expecting record numbers of spring break travelers. Both the industry and TSA are expecting airport screening checkpoints to have long lines. They urge travelers to arrive early.

Persistent Caller Complains About Reagan National Airport Noise

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 6:28am

The airport authority received 8,700 noise complaints last year. What became clear is that most of the calls came from a single person. The Washington Post says the unnamed person called 6,500 times.

The Burp Heard 'Round The World

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 6:18am

Recently we told you about a man in Austria who was fine for a loud belch after eating a kebab with a lot of onions. A Turkish kebab company will pay his fine and offered him a free trip to Istanbul.

Aung San Suu Kyi Apologizes For Not Becoming Myanmar's President

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 6:10am

The Nobel Peace Prize winner released a letter Thursday explaining the situation and apologizing for "not fully fulfilling the people's desire" by becoming their president.

First Listen: Glenn Jones, 'Fleeting'

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 6:00am

The American Primitive-style acoustic guitarist makes albums that fit together beautifully, working together rather than merely occupying the same piece of vinyl.

First Listen: Iggy Pop, 'Post Pop Depression'

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 6:00am

The rock legend's new album with Queens Of The Stone Age's Josh Homme is all sharp angles, hard muscles and decadent ecstasy.

First Listen: Dave Cobb's 'Southern Family' Compilation

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 6:00am

The producer and guitarist presides over a graceful concept album in which some of country and Americana's biggest stars reflect on home.

First Listen: Damien Jurado, 'Visions Of Us On The Land'

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 6:00am

Jurado finishes a trilogy of albums with a sprawling, 17-song story arc that leaves loose ends while remaining anchored in gorgeous songwriting and lush, layered indie-folk arrangements.

Wild Energy Flows Free in a Feminist Comics Anthology

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 6:00am

The Complete Wimmen's Comix collects two decades of the groundbreaking all-women series. Critic Etelka Lehoczky calls it a "frenetic, anarchic, occasionally kamikaze production."

Democrats' Debate Number 8 Finds Rivals in Familiar Grooves

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 5:00am

Despite Clinton's lead in delegates, Sanders' narrow win in Michigan changed the narrative again and raised questions about the reliability of polls in other states where Clinton seems to be ahead.




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