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Brooke Waggoner On World Cafe

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 5:47pm

For her latest album, the Nashville singer-songwriter was inspired by recordings from her childhood.

On 'Tocororo,' Alfredo Rodriguez Brings Cuba To The World — And The World To Cuba

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 5:33pm

The pianist and composer left his home country seven years ago. Michelle Mercer says Rodriguez's latest album is the sound of a prodigiously talented Cuban embracing the wider world of music.

Meet Alphonse Bertillon, The Man Behind The Modern Mug Shot

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 5:21pm

French criminologist Alphonse Bertillon wasn't the first to introduce mug shots to police, but he standardized how they were taken and added the profile shot to zero in on a suspect's unique features.

How In Trouble Are Bluefin Tuna, Really? Controversial Study Makes Waves

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 5:05pm

A study suggests Atlantic bluefin, prized for its buttery flesh, may breed younger, and in more places, than once thought — and it may be time to rethink fishing quotas. Not so fast, critics argue.

Hulk Hogan Testifies In His $100 Million Lawsuit Against Gawker

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 4:58pm

The former professional wrestler's case over Gawker's release of a sex tape raises big questions about freedom of expression, privacy and celebrity.

James Corden Conquers YouTube With 'Carpool Karaoke'

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 4:51pm

The British comedian and Late Late Show host hit big with his star-studded carpool singalong videos. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Corden about how it all started — and singing with Justin Bieber.

'Both Sides Are At Fault': Susan Rice On South Sudan's Civil War

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 4:43pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with National Security Adviser Susan Rice about U.S. policy on South Sudan, and how the U.S. can support the peace process there.

Happy International Women's Day! India To Induct Female Fighter Pilots

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 4:39pm

India's Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha has announced that the Air Force will induct its first female fighter pilots this summer.

Scientists Report In Real Time On Challenging Zika Research

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 4:01pm

It's rare for researchers to share their data as they work, but scientists in Wisconsin are reporting on their Zika virus experiments in real time. They say it's critical for stopping the virus.

Police 'Justified' In Shooting Oregon Militant; DOJ Reviewing FBI Conduct

Tue, 03/08/2016 - 3:38pm

Local authorities allege that FBI agents failed to disclose as many as two shots they fired at LaVoy Finicum, though neither shot hit him. The shots that killed Finicum were justified, officials say.




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