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HEAVY ROTATION: The revolution will not be televised

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‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,’ by Gil Scott-Heron “The first change that takes place is in your mind. You have to change your mind...

Teddy Pendergrass’ widow and son at war over wills

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PHILADELPHIA — Teddy Pendergrass left an indelible music legacy when he died in January. He didn't leave much else...

The misunderstanding of Hobo Johnson

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Watching the video for “Peach Scone,” the one that Sacramento-based band Hobo Johnson and The LoveMakers submitted for the 2018 NPR Tiny Desk Concert,...

Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake talk about sleeping together , onscreen

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Mila Kunis feels the need to set the record straight...

Spinnin’ on a rock in space

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It’s early November, and high winds are whipping up tiny whirlwinds in the parking lot of a quadplex in Nederland where Ted Bruner lives...

A tale of two predators

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In 1989, a jury found Brent Brents, then 18, guilty of raping two children. He spent the next 15 years in jail, and when he got out in July 2004, he went on a terrifying rampage, raping and assaulting dozens of men, women and children until his capture in February ...

New podcast, ‘The Syndicate,’ details one of the nation’s largest marijuana...

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As a journalist — a good one, anyway — when the main source in your story is a professional skydiver who used his plane...

Jaime Escalante, teacher who was subject of ‘Stand and Deliver,’ dies...

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LOS ANGELES — Jaime Escalante, the charismatic former East Los Angeles...

‘Why’d ya spill yer beans?’

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As the story goes, the Greek titan Prometheus so loved man that he stole fire from Mount Olympus and brought it to Earth for all...

David Allan Coe’s stained legacy

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David Allan Coe’s stained legacy When a thing ceases to be a subject of controversy,” wrote William Hazlitt, “it ceases to be a subject of interest.” Apply that maxim to country music legend David Allan Coe, and you’ll get a mixed bag of love and hate. At one ...

The long goodbye

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Dick Johnson isn’t dead. Not yet, at least. But he will be. We all will, sooner or later. And it’s sooner for Dick if...

America at a crossroads and Bob Dylan on tour

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In 1975, the U.S. was at a crossroads. The Vietnam War was over, and Americans were more disillusioned than ever. Big cities out east,...