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  • Elizabeth Warren "Will Always Be an Outsider"

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    Senator Elizabeth Warren discusses her unlikely career in politics, her memoir, and the two things she wants from big banks. 

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  • An Unexpected Visit Leads to Conflict, and Desire

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    Actors Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy, along with writer David Hare, talk about the new Broadway production of “Skylight.” 

  • Is Free Office Coffee More Valuable Than Healthcare?

    The Sporkful

    Slate's Mike Pesca explains what you can tell about a workplace based on the kitchen, then Dan Pashman offers a detailed critique of Mike's sandwich construction methods. 



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  • NYPD Officer Caught on Video Shouting Profanities at Uber Driver

    During a traffic stop on the West Side Highway, the officer can be heard on video mocking the driver and using profanity. 

  • Battle on the Water in Sheepshead Bay

    The local assemblyman says quality of life concerns drove him to propose a ban on party boats. Boat captains and passengers say there is more to it than that.

  • Citi Bike 2.0

    The new head of New York's bike share company didn't mince words: “Things were broken when we came in.” Now, he said Citi Bike is tackling some of the system's biggest problems.

  • Education Partisans Vow to Keep Fighting on Items Excluded From Budget Deal

    The future of teacher evaluations, mayoral control of the city schools and the DREAM Act are still uncertain now that they're left out of the state budget.

  • Cuomo's Signature Ethics Plan Isn't Exciting Anyone

    The new state budget will require legislators with outside jobs to report all sources of income over $1,000, but AG Eric Schniederman says lawmakers shouldn't have any outside work.

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  • Alec Baldwin and David Blaine Do Magic

    Here's The Thing

    The magician, illusionist, and stunt promoter talks to Here's The Thing about Houdini, his favorite NYC deli, and his new show. 

  • PLAYLIST: MoMA Captures Vintage Sounds of 1930s Harlem

    In their upcoming multi-media exhibition, MoMA uses painting, literature and music to capture the radical spirit of The Great Migration. Check out the playlist using our Spotify player. 

  • Why Are Chinese Artists Representing Kenya At The Venice Biennale?

    All Things Considered

    Kenya will participate in the Venice Biennale, the prestigious art show that opens on May 9. But only two of the artists representing Kenya will be Kenyan. Most aren't even African — they're Chinese.

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  • Quiz: Are You an Indie Film Superfan?

    Take our quiz for a chance to win a pair of passes to this year's Tribeca Film Festival.

Tech and Media

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  • When Social Media Gets Mad

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Jon Ronson explores the world of public shaming, spurred by his own successful shaming of the guys who stole his identity on Twitter, in his new book, "So You've Been Publicly Shamed."

  • Hillary's Email Controversy Hasn't Changed Much For 2016

    Three weeks after Hillary Clinton's widely covered news conference about her use of private emails as secretary of state, polls continue to show her ahead of Republicans in the 2016 presidential race.

  • Noah Baumbach Explains Why HBO Dropped "The Corrections"

    Studio 360

    The director Noah Baumbach explains why his adaptation of Jonathan Franzen's "The Corrections" for HBO fell through, and why he may just not be cut out for TV.

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