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  • First-Time Voters Stir Revolution in Both Parties

    The Takeaway

    As the New Hampshire primary and Iowa caucus result show, young people are supporting Bernie Sanders in large numbers. But Republicans believe that they can also rally first-time voters.

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  • Chris Christie and New Hampshire: 10 Things That Went Wrong

    Bridgegate, Donald Trump and a weak ground game all contributed to Chris Christie's sixth-place finish.

  • What We Learned When 25,000 People Tried to Fight Information Overload

    Note to Self

    What we learned through a week of experimenting with information overload interventions.



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  • New Hampshire Primary: 5 Things That Explain The Results

    Hillary Clinton's big problems: She's not winning women, and voters still don't trust her. Meanwhile, Donald Trump's support is broad and deep.

  • Sanders, Trump Strong in All New Hampshire Communities

    Voters went for the iconoclasts statewide.

  • City Plans Spring Training, Hiring to Meet Schools Agenda

    To stay on track with its goals — higher reading levels, more Advanced Placement classes and expanded computer science programs — New York City has big plans for the spring and summer. 

  • Searching for Solutions as Heroin Claims 10,000 Lives

    The Takeaway

    Policy makers, medical providers, and politicians are urgently looking for new answers to tackle a growing problem.

  • Supreme Court Puts White House's Carbon Pollution Limits On Hold

    A decision on the Clean Power Plan could be long in coming — meaning that the rules' fate might not be determined before a new presidential administration comes into power in 2017.

Arts and Culture

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    Death, Sex & Money

    You've been sending us your anthems of change. Now, we want to see you rock out to them. 

  • When NBA All-Stars Trade Free Throws for Freestyling


    Now that Kobe's retiring, will he decide to resurrect his rap career? Bryant is just one of many NBA All-Stars to have tried their hand at hip hop.

  • Mapping the Book that Guided Black Travelers Across a Segregated America

    The "Green Book" guided black travelers to welcoming destinations.

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  • Monsieur Periné's Music Box


    The musical polymaths bring their box of tricks to the Soundcheck studio.

Tech and Media

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  • #MemeOfTheNight: Bernie Sandwich

    An MSNBC host accidentally called the candidate "Bernie sandwich." Sanders supporters and adversaries on Twitter jumped in.

  • Infomagical Challenge 5: Magical Life

    Note to Self

    Write a sentence articulating your personal rule/algorithm/filter parameters/mantra to live by. Consider it your note to self.

  • The Clash of Two Tech Titans

    Money Talking

    For a short time, Google's parent company Alphabet surpassed Apple as the most valuable company in the world — which might signal a shift in the economy.

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  • Live Today at 2 p.m. ET: Ezra Furman, In the Studio


    The genre-busting and gender-bending singer visits the Soundcheck studio.  

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Roma, Celts, Dunedin, and Queen Bey


    This week, revisiting a great gypsy singer, updating a classic rock sound, and the real winner of the Super Bowl.

  • New Mix: Shearwater, Lily & Madeleine, Eskimeaux, More

    On this week's show: songs of power, protest and passion, including a cut from Shearwater's "angriest" record, and singer Kevin Morby's fervent if exasperated attempt to make sense of police violence.

  • #3828: More Music for Pictures at an Exhibition

    New Sounds

    Listen to works inspired by some of the great painters of the 20th Century: Kandinsky, Schiele & Miró, in music by Brooklyn Rider, the group Rachel’s & drummer/composer Bobby Previte.

  • Benjamin Clementine: From Paris Metro to World Stage


    The smoldering pianist plays songs from his full-length debut 'At Least For Now' live on Soundcheck.

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