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  • Bad Week on Wall Street: Stocks, Oil, And New Hampshire

    Money Talking

    Candidates like Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are gaining traction in the presidential election without the help of Wall Street. Is that worrying the Masters of the Universe?

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  • Bitter Cold Weather Blasts New York This Weekend

    Temperatures will be in the teens, and wind chill values will drop below zero on Saturday and Sunday.

  • Real Love: A Valentine's Special

    Death, Sex & Money

    Sometimes love fits neatly on a card. Sometimes, it spills over into rehab, divorce, or a call from a former Wyoming senator. 



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  • Media Struggle With How to Cover Trump

    News outlets cannot decide whether Donald Trump is a joke, a demagogue, or the next Republican nominee for U.S. President.

  • 'Prodigal Son' Fails to Make the Grade

    In this new play, playwright John Patrick Shanley has written a love letter. To himself.

  • 5 Takeaways From The Democratic Debate

    Thursday night, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton squared off in their first debate since his massive victory in the New Hampshire primary.

  • NYPD Uses Hidden Devices to Track Suspects, Without Warrants: Report

    A freedom of information request suggests police have deployed stingrays more than a thousand times since 2008 to intercept phone records in the hunt for suspects.

  • Akai Gurley Verdict Highlights Concerns About NYPD Training

    A rookie officer's conduct and inability to administer CPR during a fatal shooting in a housing project stairwell prompt concern about the NYPD's training regimen. 

Arts and Culture

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  • Calling the Queen of Sappy Love Songs

    Studio 360

    Lovesick? Call Delilah, radio’s love doctor. She’s got a pop prescription.

  • Turn Your Eyes On The Prize

    The epic documentary "Eyes on the Prize," a 14-part history of the civil rights movement, returns after years of being hard to find.

  • Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Awards Show Problem And Product Placement

    On this week's show, we break down what entertainment industry awards are for (if anything) and consider the highs and lows of product placement.

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  • Films to Catch and Skip at the Box Office This Weekend

    The Takeaway

    Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, drops by to review the new releases hitting the box office, including "Zoolander 2" and "Deadpool."

Tech and Media

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  • Hillary Clinton's Former Innovation Adviser on Fostering Visionary Change

    The Takeaway

    Alec Ross was the first ever senior adviser on innovation for the State Department. He says America is the perfect incubator for innovation solutions to the world's biggest problems.

  • A Huge Step Forward for The Self-Driving Car

    The Takeaway

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that computers now qualify as drivers. 

  • What We Learned When 25,000 People Tried to Fight Information Overload

    Note to Self

    What we learned through a week of experimenting with information overload interventions.

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  • When NBA All-Stars Trade Free Throws for Freestyling


    Now that Kobe's retiring, will he decide to resurrect his rap career? Bryant is just one of many NBA All-Stars to have tried their hand at hip hop.

  • Weekly Music Roundup: Roma, Celts, Dunedin, and Queen Bey


    This week, revisiting a great gypsy singer, updating a classic rock sound, and the real winner of the Super Bowl.

  • Carrie Rodriguez's Chicana Americana


    The Americana songwriter plays new songs partially inspired by her ancestry, live in the Soundcheck studio.

  • #3828: More Music for Pictures at an Exhibition

    New Sounds

    Listen to works inspired by some of the great painters of the 20th Century: Kandinsky, Schiele & Miró, in music by Brooklyn Rider, the group Rachel’s & drummer/composer Bobby Previte.

  • Monsieur Periné's Music Box


    The musical polymaths bring their box of tricks to the Soundcheck studio.

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