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August 28, 2015 Comment

Music From The Show

From Disasterpeace to Naughty By Nature.

August 28, 2015 7 Comments

Personal Trainer Regulations Have Gyms Sweating

The Physical Therapy Board in Washington, D.C. is preparing new guidelines that would place further requirements on the industry.

August 28, 2015 Comment

DJ Session: The Music Of New Orleans, 10 Years After Katrina

Nick Spitzer talks about the music that has resonated in the city since the storm, and how the music scene has changed.

August 28, 2015 Comment

Ruling Gives Unions Leverage In Negotiations With Franchises

The ruling from the National Labor Relations Board gave contract workers and employees of franchises more leverage to unionize.

August 28, 2015 2 Comments

How Immigration Is Playing Out In Greece And Japan

While refugees have been flooding into Greece, on the other side of the world in Japan, the picture is about as different as it could be.

August 28, 2015 6 Comments

Flaws In Scientific Studies Not Uncommon

Many say a fear of failure and the pressure of “publish or perish” have become a barrier in the quest for the truth.

August 28, 2015 Comment

Californians Cut Water Use By 31 Percent Last Month

New data shows that residents have surpassed the mandatory water restrictions for the second month in a row.

August 28, 2015 2 Comments

After Katrina, New Orleans Media Didn’t Leave

The hurricane shut down the Times-Picayune’s presses but that didn’t stop the staff from covering the storm around the clock.

August 28, 2015 16 Comments

Lack Of Truck Parking A ‘National Safety Concern’

A federal survey has found that most states don’t have enough places for trucks to pull over for required rest stops.

August 28, 2015 6 Comments

Twitter’s Actions Over Deleted Tweets Raise Transparency Concerns

The social networking service has shutdown Politwoops, a website that keeps track of politicians’ deleted tweets.

August 28, 2015 21 Comments

Trump Says His Hair Is Real, Clinton Likens Republicans To Terrorists

We tackle the news of the week in 2016 politics with Rick Klein of ABC News and José Díaz-Balart of Telemundo and MSNBC.

August 28, 2015 Comment

Kansas Tennis Player’s Star Could Rise At U.S. Open

Jack Sock is seeded No. 28 at the U.S. Open – the same number as his world ranking. Not bad for a 22-year-old.

August 28, 2015 4 Comments

Former PIMCO CEO Mohamed El-Erian On The Wild Week In Markets

The chair of President Obama’s Global Development Council discusses the Fed and China’s economic impact on the U.S.

August 27, 2015 Comment

Music From The Show

From Nathan Fake to Nick Drake.

August 27, 2015 Comment

Chinese Action Musical Comes To Denver

“Terracotta Warriors 3D” is a live performance piece centered around the story of China’s first emperor.

August 27, 2015 18 Comments

Fraternity Banners: Harmless Fun Or Sexual Harassment?

The signs at Old Dominion University were criticized for mocking sexual violence against women, and sparked national outrage.

August 27, 2015 5 Comments

New Hampshire Rape Trial Exposes Alleged ‘Hook-Up’ Tradition

A former student at an elite prep school is on trial for allegedly raping a freshman girl two days before graduation in 2014.

August 27, 2015 Comment

Baby Panda Dies At The National Zoo

Only few days after its birth, the smaller of the two newborn panda cubs at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo has died.

August 27, 2015 16 Comments

2 Immigrants Explain What It Took To Come To The U.S. Legally

The majority of immigrants to the United States come legally. More often than not, it’s a complicated process that can take many years.

August 27, 2015 3 Comments

Investigation: Companies Prey On Victims Of Lead Poisoning

Washington Post reporter Terrence McCoy found that many victims sold their settlements, sometimes for pennies on the dollar.

Robin and Jeremy

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

August 26 13 Comments

A Recipe For Longevity? Beans, Friends, Purpose And Movement

For nearly a decade, Dan Buettner has researched the places people live longest, healthiest and happiest.

August 25 Comment

Recipes To Celebrate National Sandwich Month

From an end-of-summer tomato tartine to an Italian grilled vegetable sandwich, our resident chef shares her favorites.

August 25 3 Comments

Jimmy Carter’s Fight To Eradicate The Guinea Worm

The former president and founder of The Carter Center said he wants the last guinea worm to die before he does.

August 24 7 Comments

An American Music Playlist From The Strokes’ Guitarist

Albert Hammond, Jr., who was born in L.A. to two immigrants, answers the question, "What does American Music mean to you?"