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New Mix: Run The Jewels, Brian Eno, Timber Timbre, More

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Our first new mix of 2017 features songs that are both big and hopeful, and crushingly sad, from the politically charged music of Run The Jewels and Timber Timbre to the joyful bliss of Lowland Hum.

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Nigerian Military Strike Kills Dozens In Displaced Persons Camp

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Teams from Doctors Without Borders say they've counted 52 dead and at least 120 wounded in the bombing on the camp in Rann, Nigeria. The country's president said the air force strike was accidental.

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Fact-Checking Site Snopes Working Overtime Since Election

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For the last 18 months, Snopes.com has been working in overdrive — fact-checking, debunking and clarifying as fake news sites and stories proliferate.

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Audio examples for NPR Training post

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These audio examples are for a post about audio intelligibility on npr.org/training.

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Gambia Declares State Of Emergency As Leader Refuses To Cede Power

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The president-elect is scheduled to take office on Thursday. But longtime President Yahya Jammeh has defiantly said he won't allow that to happen, citing supposed voting "irregularities."

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More People Over 60 Are Struggling To Pay Off Student Loans, Report Finds

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found the number of people 60 and older with student loan debt has quadrupled in the past decade. Most loans were taken out on behalf of a child or grandchild.

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Trump Fires Back After Polls Show His Favorability Ratings In The Basement

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Two new polls show that only around 4 in 10 Americans view Donald Trump favorably. The president-elect responded by blasting polls as "phony" and "rigged."

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Some North Carolinians Expect A Struggle Under Trump Administration

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To start our road trip to Donald Trump's inauguration, NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to black clergy and educators in Winston-Salem, N.C., about their hopes and fears for what the next four years may hold.

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Trump Will Be Sworn In With Same Bible As Lincoln And Obama

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The Lincoln Bible was purchased for the 1861 inauguration by Supreme Court Clerk William Thomas Carroll.

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Pakistani Pop Star Halts Show To Save Female Fan From Alleged Harassment

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Singer and actor Atif Aslam stopped a recent performance in Karachi to ensure the safety of a young woman in his audience — and to berate her harassers from the stage.

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A Superbug That Resisted 26 Antibiotics

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The patient had broken a bone while in India and was hospitalized. Then she developed an incurable infection.

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As Rains Soak California, Farmers Test How To Store Water Underground

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After years of drought, California is getting drenched with rains. Some scientists and farmers are testing a way to capture that water by filling the state's depleted groundwater aquifers.

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Ring In 'Lemony Snicket' On Netflix With A Series Of Unfortunate Recipes

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In the children's books, food is practically a supporting character. So why not welcome the poor Baudelaire orphans with a delightfully miserable repast while binge-watching the new show?

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A Dukakis Call For Electroshock Therapy

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Shocking the brain to treat depression. Does it work? Former presidential candidate Mike Dukakis and his wife Kitty say it saved her life. They join us.

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Michael Eric Dyson’s ‘Sermon To White America’

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Michael Eric Dyson’s fiery challenge to White America: stop ignoring the injustices facing Black America. He’s with us.

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A Superbug That Resisted 26 Antibiotics

The patient had broken a bone while in India and was hospitalized. Then she developed an incurable infection.

Who's Lifting Chinese People Out Of Poverty?

China says it has lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty. But who's doing the lifting? And why use the term...

More People Over 60 Are Struggling To Pay Off Student Loans, Report Finds

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found the number of people 60 and older with student loan debt has...

Nigerian Military Strike Hits Displaced Persons Camp, Killing Dozens, MSF Says

Teams from the aid organization say they've counted 52 dead and at least 120 wounded in the bombing on the camp in...

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