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Morning Blend host Dorrie Nutt attended University of Alabama/Huntsville's "Peace on Earth" concert last weekend, and asked performers and audience members if "music really can bring people together?"

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Up to a foot of snow is expected to fall across the southern Appalachians and nearby foothills in North Carolina and Virginia through Sunday night.

The most popular dog names of 2018 say a lot about our world and what we're watching. Increasingly, dogs are getting human names, but is that really a surprise since they're part of the family?

While opioids get all the attention, rural communities struggle with substances like meth and alcohol too. One clinic is building up capacity to treat all of them, using both medicine and counseling.

National Political Correspondent Mara Liasson gives host Lulu Garcia-Navarro her take on the news of the week — including three bombshell filings that shed light on the Robert Mueller investigation.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro explores holiday decorations passed on from one homeowner to another.

The thousands of Central American migrants in limbo in northern Mexico are relying on an ad hoc group of organizers among them to keep lists of asylum seekers and look after their conditions.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin, member of the House Oversight and Judiciary committees, about the latest court filings by prosecutors and the special counsel.

NPR's Lulu Garcia Navarro speaks with BuzzFeed reporter Jason Leopold about his recent story on the connections between the Trump organization and the Russians.

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Wisconsin State Representatives Jim Steineke and Amanda Stuck about the recent bills passed by the state legislature to limit the powers of the incoming governor.

The moves in Wisconsin and Michigan aren't new. In some ways they reopen the debate that was settled in Marbury vs. Madison. The American Enterprise Institute's Norman Ornstein gives us a lesson.

Judith Jones and Carolyn Kenyon discuss their fundraising efforts that resulted in $1.5 million medical bill debt forgiveness for New York strangers.

President Trump has called the Russia investigation a "witch hunt," but more than 30 people have been charged. Many of those who've been accused, however, may never go to trial.

Deval Patrick passed on running for president this week, saying the campaign process is too "cruel." He's right — there are a lot of downsides to running for president.

Others have explored the far side of the moon from afar, but Chinese researchers are hoping a soft landing on the dark side of the lunar surface will allow for more detailed study.

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