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November 26, 2014 Comment

Music From The Show

From Ariel Pink to Atlas Sound.

November 26, 2014 3 Comments

Cleveland Releases Video Of Boy Shot By Officer

The city police department has also released the names of the two officers involved in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

November 26, 2014 Comment

New Words From The American Heritage Dictionaries

The Vietnamese sandwich referred to as bánh mì is one of the latest additions to the new edition of the American Heritage Dictionary.

November 26, 2014 Comment

Chicago Parishioners Each Given $500 To ‘Do Good’

Pastor Laura Truax explains the unusual move and how congregants are opting to spend their share of a surprise windfall.

November 26, 2014 Comment

Black Friday: From Pre-Deals To Debate Over Retail Workers

Jordan Weissmann of Slate joins us to take a look at which stores will be open Thanksgiving and what that means for workers.

November 26, 2014 2 Comments

Texas Sheriff Expects Fewer Deportations

Sheriff Adrian Garcia says fewer deportations, as a result of the president’s executive actions, are a good thing.

November 26, 2014 Comment

Rare And Risky U.S. Raid Frees Hostages In Yemen

Yemeni officials say the freed captives were six Yemeni citizens, a Saudi and an Ethiopian.

November 26, 2014 2 Comments

Justice Ginsburg Awake And ‘Demanding Work’ After Heart Procedure

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is said to be resting comfortably after undergoing a heart procedure.

November 26, 2014 Comment

A Podcast Of Nothing But Lies

Stand-up comedian Sara Schaefer is host of the podcast “Lies with Sara Schaefer.” She requires all of her guests to lie about everything.

November 26, 2014 3 Comments

Is Washington, D.C. The Next Tech Mecca?

The nation’s capital may be transforming from a government town to a technology hub, thanks in part to incentives for tech businesses.

November 26, 2014 Comment

Thanksgiving Football Preview

There are three NFL games on the schedule for tomorrow. It’s a continuation of a tradition that started decades ago in Detroit.

November 26, 2014 2 Comments

UC President Janet Napolitano Says Tuition Must Rise

Napolitano defends the planned tuition increases, which some students and lawmakers say are too steep.

November 26, 2014 8 Comments

National Bar Association Critical Of Ferguson Grand Jury Process

St. Louis attorney Pamela Meanes, who is president of the association, explains her concerns with how the D.A. handled the process.

November 26, 2014 13 Comments

Cleveland Residents Confront Officials About Shooting

Hundreds gathered in a community center to ask officials why a 12-year-old African-American boy with a BB gun was shot by a police officer.

November 25, 2014 Comment

Music From The Show

From Anamanaguchi to FaltyDL.

November 25, 2014 3 Comments

St. Louis Radio Personality Responds To Ferguson Decision

After the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, Jowcol “Boogie D” Dolby turned off the music and opened the phone lines.

November 25, 2014 Comment

Ferguson Officer’s Version Of Events Revealed In Testimony

The now-public testimony offers the first and most detailed account from Darren Wilson, who shot Michael Brown.

November 25, 2014 6 Comments

No Charges Against Ferguson Officer; Businesses Torched

There’s an uneasy calm this morning, but last night it looked like a repeat of August, only worse, said the police chief.

November 25, 2014 2 Comments

Investors Still Bullish On Uber

The estimated value of the company has climbed dramatically, in spite of Uber facing multiple controversies.

November 25, 2014 5 Comments

How The Media Handles Ferguson — And Vice Versa

NPR’s David Folkenflik discusses the media coverage in Ferguson, including how the press handled last night’s violent protests.

Robin and Jeremy

Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.

November 25 8 Comments

Lightening Up Traditional Thanksgiving Fare

Our resident chef Kathy Gunst has created lighter versions of listeners' favorites, from mashed potatoes to green bean casserole.

November 25 Comment

U.N. Envoy Calls For ‘Firing Freeze’ In Aleppo, Syria

Staffan de Mistura says limited and localized ceasefires in this historic city could serve as a model for the rest of the country.

November 24 25 Comments

Jose Antonio Vargas May Soon Become Documented Immigrant

The activist and journalist is one of the undocumented immigrants expected to receive protection from deportation.

November 24 8 Comments

Doctor: Hard-To-Abuse Painkillers Won’t Fix Overdose Crisis

There's a question of whether the new technology of addictive painkillers will help stem the epidemic or help fuel it.