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    Sarah Ellison, Vanity Fair contributing editor, discusses the magazine’s exclusive interview with Edward Snowden about his motivation for leaking tens of thousands of secret documents. 

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    For the first time in years, New Yorkers were able to visit the "carnival with class."

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    The New Jersey Legislature issued four more subpoenas in its investigation into the lane closings of the George Washington Bridge.

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    In Michigan, voters banned the use of affirmative action in public university admissions. And today, the United States Supreme Court upheld that decision with a 6-to-2 vote. What does this mean for minority students nationwide?

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    Major networks want Aereo to pay them for rebroadcasting their shows. Aereo says it has the right to take freely from public airwaves.

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  • Check Ahead: Wye Oak, 'Shriek'


    Baltimore duo Wye Oak has typically been known for its flurry of guitar and drums, but with its new album, Shriek, the band drops the guitar, picks up the bass and goes in an entirely new, synth-heavy direction. Hear the album in its entirety before its release.

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    Watch Conor Oberst perform and talk about his upcoming album, Upside Down Mountain, live at WNYC's Greene Space.

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    Watch James Vincent McMorrow play live from WNYC's Greene Space as part of Gigstock.

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    As part of WNYC's station-wide Sleep project, Soundcheck has been thinking about the best music to help you relax and fall asleep. Help us build a playlist of your most relaxing songs ever.

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