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  • Healthcare Jobs Pave a Path to the Middle Class

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    New York Times economics writer Dionne Searcey talks about the rise of nursing and other middle-income health care jobs in America, with Anna Marina Ackerson, a doula and a mother.

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  • Source: Justice Dept. Prepares To Charge N.J. Sen. Menendez With Corruption

    It is alleged the Democrat did political favors for a friend and donor; it's not clear when charges will be filed. In a press conference Friday night, Menendez said he'd always acted lawfully.

  • More Valuable Than The New York Times

    Money Talking

    Vox Media, BuzzFeed and Vice Media have investors all aflutter. Is this the future of media, or a bubble that might burst?



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  • Bronx High School of Science Teacher Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

    Federal authorities have charged a Bronx high school teacher with producing, receiving, and possessing child pornography.

  • Cardinal Egan's Legacy in the Catholic Church

    Cardinal Edward Egan had a close relationship with Pope John Paul II.

  • U.S. Economy Added 295,000 Jobs in February

     The strong report beat economists' expectations. But there is one troubling trend: wage growth remains sluggish.

  • A Movie By a Drone

    The New York City Drone Film Festival is the world’s first event dedicated to the art of drone cinematography. 

  • NYC's Last Classical Sheet Music Shop Closes Its Doors

    Frank Music Company, on the 10th floor of a Midtown office building, has an antiquated feel—but its economic problems are grounded firmly in the present. 

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  • NASA Probe Reaches Orbit Around Dwarf Planet

    Morning Edition

    NASA's Dawn mission has reached its destination and is orbiting the dwarf planet Ceres. It's the end of an odyssey to explore an odd, in-between world.

  • There's One Way to Actually Fight the Surveillance Machine

    New Tech City

    Security technologist Bruce Schneier, author of “Data and Goliath,” says you should stop feeling guilty about skimming the Terms of Service. Get mad instead.

  • When Government Agencies Friend Tech Companies

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    Journalist Robert Scheer discusses how government agencies and tech corporations monitor virtually every aspect of our lives, and offers a defense of privacy and democracy.

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  • Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock: A Conflicted Dude for a Conflicted Planet

    Studio 360

    Isaac Brock on fundamentalism, mail-order music clubs, and UFOs. 

  • Watch Torres Perform On Soundcheck


    The powerful singer-songwriter previews songs from her new record, Sprinter live in the Greene Space.

  • Björk at MoMA: 'Abominable'

    For WNYC's art critic Deborah Solomon, the museum's mid-career retrospective of the pop-artist is too much about the worship of a celebrity, and not enough about art.

  • Kim Gordon: Redefining The 'Girl In A Band'


    In her new tell-all memoir, the Sonic Youth co-founder reflects on her career in music and art, and her life after the end of her marriage and the band.

  • Watch: Dan Deacon, In The Studio


    Watch the endlessly exuberant electronic musician perform songs from his latest album, Gliss Riffer, in the Soundcheck studio.

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