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Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Settle In For Winter

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:40pm

Demonstrators continue to protest the proposed pipeline and have created a home school center for their children.

Social Security: Higher Income Americans To Pay More, Benefit Barely Increases

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:33pm

Americans who receive social security heard news this week that there will be a meager increase in their monthly checks for 2017.

Rough Regulatory Road To Alaska's Pot Industry

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:26pm

One of the major issues in the state is how to legally transport pot from rural communities that aren't on its road system.

Living With A Marijuana Conviction In A State That May Vote To Legalize

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:20pm

Marijuana has been decriminalized in 21 states, but the penalties for possession vary. In Nevada, they're still harsh.

Trump Refuses To Say If He'll Accept Election Results

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:11pm

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton declared Trump's resistance "horrifying."

Voters Split At 2 Las Vegas Debate Parties

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 12:06pm

Voters from both parties gathered in Las Vegas to cheer on their candidate at last night's third and final debate.

How A Historic Loss Shaped The GOP

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 11:53am

In 1964, Democrat Lyndon Johnson won a landslide victory over Republican Barry Goldwater. But the defeat had a silver lining.

Iraqi Special Forces Join Mosul Offensive Against ISIS

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 11:40am

The addition of the elite troops, also known as counterterrorism forces, marked a significant intensification of the fight for Iraq's second-largest city.

Watch Tycho Perform 'Horizon' Live In The Studio

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 11:38am

Known for its dreamy melodies, Scott Hansen's ambient project plays a song from its new album, Epoch, live for KCRW.

Food Merchants At Tijuana Border Fight For Their Right To Feed

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:49am

Plans to expand the border crossing could bulldoze over a longstanding market where many food vendors have made their living — and in some cases, their homes — for years, if not generations.

Did Trump TV Launch Last Night?

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:37am

Donald Trump's campaign ran its own broadcast of the presidential debate Wednesday night. Many saw it as the first incarnation of a rumored Trump cable news channel.

Herbie Hancock's Latest Voyage

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:34am

Herbie Hancock and his latest band push the boundaries of jazz in a concert at the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in New York City.

China's Internet Stars Embrace Lowbrow — And Aim For High Profits

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:34am

China's Internet stars are widely panned as vulgar, vapid and materialistic. But China's fierce demand for online content is helping the newly minted celebs to surpass A-list movie stars in earnings.

10 Nobel-Worthy Lyricists Who Aren't Bob Dylan

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 10:00am

Just in case Dylan never gets around to picking up his Nobel Prize for literature, here are a few possible alternate candidates.

Bye Bye, Bao Bao: Popular Giant Panda Heads To China This Winter

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 9:37am

The National Zoo's giant pandas are on loan from China, and the agreement requires any pandas born in D.C. be returned to China before they turn 4. It'll soon be time for Bao Bao to make the journey.

Rocky Mountain Oysters Are What?! We Try A Dish Of Cowboy Lore

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 9:31am

They're known by many names: lamb fries, bull fries, huevos de toro. There's a rich tapestry of Western lore built around this food, which is, well, fried testicles. Our reporter bites into this tale.

Save The Ruby Slippers: Smithsonian Seeks Funds To Preserve Dorothy's Shoes

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 9:15am

The National Museum of American History says it will cost $300,000 to protect the aging shoes from The Wizard of Oz. A Kickstarter campaign launched three days ago has already raised nearly $200,000.

The Sweet Windbreakers In Flasher's Video For 'Destroy' Will Make You Jealous

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 9:00am

Featuring Taylor Mulitz from Priests, Flasher's lush post-punk is razor-cut with a bit of a sarcastic sneer. The band looks good in light blue for a video filmed around its D.C. stomping grounds.

Songs We Love: Valerie June, 'Astral Plane'

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 9:00am

Originally written for Massive Attack, Valerie June gives an old song new life.

VP Candidate Kaine: Trump Is 'Attacking Central Pillar Of Our Democracy'

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 8:41am

Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine talks with Steve Inskeep about Wednesday's presidential debate, including Donald Trump's comments on the election outcome, Russia and the Clinton and Trump foundations.




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