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  • SCOTUS Issues Blow to Early Voting

    The Takeaway

    A 5-4 ruling on early voting in Ohio could have implications for early voting in other states, including North Carolina, Wisconsin, Texas, and Arkansas.

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  • Queens Wants in on NYC's Tech Boom

    Manhattan has Silicon Alley and Brooklyn has DUMBO. Now, Queens wants to be the next center for tech startups.

  • Making Sense of 'Yes Means Yes'

    The Takeaway

    California has become the first state in the nation to adopt a "yes means yes" standard for campus sexual assault. 



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  • Solar Schools: NYC Invests $28M in Rooftop Panels

    New York City is taking a "rooftop" down approach to fighting greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Reaching Out to Kids To Improve Relationships with Police

    A "conversation" on police-community relations in Bedford-Stuyvesant was mostly constrained to questions on note-cards. 

  • Trouble at Home: Hong Kong's Path to Democracy

    The Takeaway

    Journalist and professor Louisa Lim explains what it's been like to watch the streets where she grew up erupt in chaos almost overnight.

  • Is Christie's Barnstorming a Preview of 2016?

    The governor will spend up to six days a week until Election Day campaigning for GOP candidates across the country, perhaps serving as a preview of his presidential campaign.

  • There is Now a "Mutual Consent" App

    On The Media

    An app was released last week that allows potential partners to record their consent to sex prior to having it, as well as their level of intoxication at the time they consent. 

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  • So You Want a Career in Tech?

    The Takeaway

    In the final installment of The Takeaway Job Fair, we consider how students can best prepare for future careers in the increasingly competitive tech industry.  

  • The NSA Has An Advice Columnist

    On The Media

    When employees of the NSA's Signals Intelligence Division need advice about workplace frustrations they can write 'Zelda.'

  • A Doctor Unlocks Mysteries Of The Brain By Talking And Watching

    Morning Edition

    If you have a problem with your heart or liver, the diagnosis will likely be made by a lab test or medical image. But neurologist Allan Ropper says those tests often fail when it comes to the brain.

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  • Pick Three: Caitlin Moran


    The bestselling author shares a playlist of her favorite songs, and talks about embracing enthusiasm, combating cynicism and coming of age as a teenage girl in 1990's England. 

  • Check Ahead: Foxygen, '...And Star Power'


    The retro-leaning Los Angeles band returns with a wildly ambitious 24-song double album. Hear the album in its entirety before its release on Oct. 14.

  • Song Premiere: Agnes Obel, 'Arches'


    The Danish singer-songwriter's deluxe edition of her 2014 album, Aventine, features unreleased songs, remixes and live performances. Hear a brand new song, "Arches."

  • Shakey Graves: A One-Man-Band Rocker Evolves His Sound


    The Austin, Texas rocker performs songs from his upcoming album, And The War Came, in the Soundcheck studio.

  • 'Kind Of Blue' Recreated Note-For-Note


    New York-based jazz quartet Mostly Other People Do The Killing have taken apart the 1959 Miles Davis classic and put it back together, note-for-note.

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