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  • Obama Takes On For-Profit Colleges

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    New regulations on for-profit colleges issued by the Obama administration could change the educational landscape.

  • Predicting Your Subway Agony, From :-) to :-(

    We're putting a face on your morning commute. An emoji face.

  • U.S. Women Win World Cup Final 5-2, After Spectacular Start

    In the first five minutes, Carli Lloyd scored two swift goals. Lauren Holiday brought the score up to 3, and then Lloyd scored from midfield for a hat trick. The team led 4-0 after just 15 minutes.

  • After Bailout Referendum Is Rejected, Greece's Finance Minister Resigns

    By a decisive margin, the people rejected a package of austerity measures from international creditors and handed their leaders a mandate to try to renegotiate the deal.

  • Social Impact Bond Shows No Impact

    Goldman Sachs recently put its money behind group therapy for teenagers at Rikers Island. The treatment failed.

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Tech and Media

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  • I'm Introverted. How Do I Find Quiet Space in the Digital Age?

    Note to Self

    Author and introvert advocate extraordinaire Susan Cain answers a listener's question about finding quiet places in a buzzing world.

  • What Divorce by Algorithm Means for Marriage

    Note to Self

    Why one online divorce start-up might spell change for family law writ large. In other words: Silicon Valley thinks Gwyneth Paltrow might be onto something.

  • An App that Weeds Out Nightmare Roommates

    The Takeaway

    In a city where individuals scraping by often share apartments with three or four other people, roommate horror stories are all too common. A new app seeks to change that.

Music for your day

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  • Rachel Grimes, In Studio

    Soundcheck

    Hear Rachel Grimes perform songs from new album, 'The Clearing.'

  • Gig Alert: Martha & The Vandellas, 'Dancing in The Street'

    Soundcheck

    We asked and you answered – the official Summer Anthem is in!

  • Great Lake Swimmers, In Studio

    Soundcheck

    Listen to the Toronto band spin their lush and poignant folk in the Soundcheck studio. 

  • A Little Sympathy For Allen Klein

    Soundcheck

    The devil of rock history gets a second chance by music business writer, Fred Goodman. 

  • Tuesday Music Round Up For June 30: Imogen Heap And Harry Potter, Telekinesis And Farao

    Soundcheck

    This week's Tuesday Music Round Up includes a Harry Potter play, horses and Roo (that's Bonnaroo to you) without the bug spray. 

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