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  • De Blasio Orders New Safety Measures on Cranes

    The mayor has a plan to increase safety on construction sites.

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  • Super Bowl 50: Denver Broncos Take Home The NFL Title

    The Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers on the strength of their defense. It was the biggest football game of the year — so we covered it with the littlest poems we can think of: haiku.

  • New York City to Embark on Annual Count of Street Homeless

    The canvass on Monday night, known as the HOPE Count, is getting extra attention this year as the city grapples with an uptick in homelessness.

  • Camden NJ Students Also Drink Bottled Water Becuase of High Lead Levels

    In 2002, Camden schools were advised to switch to bottled water after a report found high lead levels in water samples. Today, students still can't drink the water from several schools. 

  • For Trump, Failure Is Not an Option

    Donald Trump doesn't acknowledge failure, but it happens to him, just like everyone else.

  • Gov. Cuomo Announces Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy for Youths

    Using his executive powers, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday New York is joining a number of states that have acted against the practice.

Arts and Culture

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  • With A Little Help From Larry David, Bernie Sanders Does SNL

    Bernie Sanders impersonator Larry David hosted the episode with a cameo from the senator himself. Sanders slipped in a main campaign message, while David jabbed at the candidate's cantankerous side.

  • George Miller, Empress Of, & HBO’s “Vinyl”

    Studio 360

    On this week’s show: director George Miller returns to Mad Max 40 years later, the singer Lorely Rodriguez becomes Empress Of, and Terence Winter writes Mick Jagger’s dream show.

  • Laura Poitras Exposes a New Secret: Her Art

    Filmmaker, journalist — artist? The Whitney Museum offers new work by Laura Poitras, who is best known for helping intelligence analyst Edward Snowden leak state secrets.

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  • King Of Pop: Exploring Michael Jackson's Artistry

    In “Michael Jackson’s Journey From Motown to Off the Wall,” director Spike Lee taps into rich archival footage to document the rise of the King of Pop.

Tech and Media

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  • Vote First or Die

    On The Media

    In the race to the ballot box, the citizens of New Hampshire have long been first, and proud of it. Brooke traveled north to investigate.

  • 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.

Music for your day

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  • #3827: Chamber Rock and Jazz

    New Sounds

    For this New Sounds, listen to a smorgasbord of new music: chamber rock, chamber jazz, and post-rock from the seminal post-rock band Rachel’s to the piano trio called Gogo Penguin.

  • Robyn Hitchcock Channels the Man Upstairs


    Veteran post-punk troubadour plays live in the Soundcheck studio.

  • Walter Martin: Arts, Leisure, and Rhythm


    A shuffling education in art history, live from the Soundcheck studio.

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Russia Swings and England Shakes Again


    This week, PJ Harvey returns, Leon Bridges’s musical prayer draws from the Baltimore Uprising, and an irresistible video from a group of Russian swing dancers.

  • Songs We Love: The Lumineers, 'Ophelia'

    The foot-stomping, folk-rock hit-makers behind "Ho Hey" premiere their first new music since 2012.

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