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  • How to Choose the Right College

    It's deadline time for students accepted to college for the fall. A high school senior and a college advisor share their views on choosing the right school.

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  • Ad Men Talk 'Badvertising'

    The Mad Men Pre-Game Show

    Sally's back! A grown-up Glen gets weird with Betty! And Don's apartment reeks of failure. 

  • The Pure Pleasure of 'An American in Paris'

    Once a 1950s movie classic, it's now a Broadway musical. It's fresh — and fantastic.

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  • Bankers' Misbehavior Might be a Matter of Culture

    Money Talking

    Deutsche Bank joins the ranks of banks punished for manipulating interest rates. A new study suggests Wall Street culture might be to blame.

  • Remembering Radio Rookie Keith Tingman

    The radio story Keith Tingman reported when he was just 15 has helped young people with parents in jail. That is part of Keith's legacy, in a life that ended too soon.

  • First-Time Director Works To Uncover the Truth About Tasers

    Tasers were thought to be the perfect non-lethal weapon, but a new film explores whether they're too good to be true.

  • The Armenian Genocide: Two Friends Break Decades of Silence

    The Takeaway

    Takeaway Host John Hockenberry grew up next to an Armenian family. Though decades have passed, he discusses the genocide with his childhood friend for the first time.

  • L Train Riders: Help Is on the Way

    Last year, every single station along the L line in Brooklyn saw an increase in ridership. Now, according to the MTA, a significant boost in service is coming later this year.

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  • The Best Five Things Online This Week

    The Takeaway

    The first ever video on YouTube; Amy Schumer's remarkably poignant parody of Friday Night Lights; a cute dog vine to watch over and over. Here's what's good on the web.

  • The Creators of High Maintenance Talk Short Movie Magic

    Tribeca Film Festival Live

    Ben Sinclair and Katja Blichfeld, creators of the web series High Maintenance which was just picked up by HBO, join a panel on making short films and finding audiences online.

  • Jonathan Schwartz on Paying Tribute to Billie Holiday

    This month, we have been celebrating the centennial anniversary of Billie Holiday. Jonathan Schwartz would like to say a few words....

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  • A Hymn to Coal Miners Wins the Pulitzer Prize for Music

    Studio 360

    Composer Julia Wolfe’s oratorio “Anthracite Fields” questions how we contribute to the environmental disaster that is coal mining.

Tech and Media

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  • The Dr. Oz Dilemma: Influence and Unorthodox Opinions

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Dr. Oz is under scrutiny by a group of doctors who are calling for his dismissal as vice-chairman of Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. 

  • Watchdogs In Tuxedos

    On The Media

    A week before the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner, Bob revisits his critical trip to last year's event.

  • A Black Eye, A Middle Finger And Other Tales From A White House Press Secretary

    Morning Edition

    Former press secretary Dana Perino's new book And the Good News Is... details her time at the White House, including heated moments in the press briefing room.

Music for your day

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  • The Soundcheck Stream: Women On The Edge


    Soundcheck and special curators assemble more than 12 hours of music from women who influenced and are currently shaping our world.

  • London’s 12 Most Musical Tube Stations


    After a week riding London's extensive subway system, Soundcheck's John Schaefer compiles a playlist of songs that reference the tube.

  • Watch Public Service Broadcasting, In The Studio


    The London duo marries retro-leaning electronic dance music with archival broadcasts and clips from NASA communications on The Race For Space. Watch the band in the Soundcheck studio.

  • Sideshow Podcast: How to Get Billy Idol to Play Your Birthday Party for Free

    Studio 360

    It costs $50,000 to have Billy Idol appear at a private event, a 25-year-old working at a Seattle mall convinced the rock star to play his birthday party for free.

  • Cambodia's Forgotten Era of Rock and Roll

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    40 years ago the Khmer Rouge eliminated Cambodian rock and roll. Clubs were closed, record collections were destroyed, and star musicians were targeted and killed.

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