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Jay Z's Music Service, Tidal, Arrives With A Splash, And Questions Follow

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The premium streaming service, which will be owned in part by musicians, was unveiled in a star-packed ceremony. The first question it needs to answer: Can it attract listeners?

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Do-Si-Don't: China To Regulate Outdoor Square-Dancing

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Older women in China are known to gather in public spaces and dance, but reports say the practice has gotten too loud and the neighbors are complaining.

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Wilson Sporting Goods Acquires Louisville Slugger Brand

Monday, March 23, 2015

The $70 million deal will join the makers of Major League Baseball's official bat with the company that produces MLB's official glove.

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Starbucks Will Stop Putting The Words 'Race Together' On Cups

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Some see the move as a reaction to widespread criticism of the company's push to start candid conversations about race in its stores. But Starbucks says the move had nothing to do with the backlash.

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Microsoft Is Phasing Out Internet Explorer

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Web browser will be replaced in Windows 10, with what's currently being called Project Spartan.

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Blue Shield Of California Loses Exemption From State Taxes

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The state's third largest insurer reportedly has $4.2 billion in financial reserves. The firm's former public policy director says the insurer is "unwilling or incapable" of serving the public good.

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U.S. Air Force Veteran Charged With Trying To Aid ISIS

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh faces charges of attempting to join the self-described Islamic State and obstruction of justice. He is expected to plead not guilty.

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UConn, Notre Dame, South Carolina, Maryland Earn No. 1 Seeds In NCAA Women's Bracket

Monday, March 16, 2015

Though Princeton is the only undefeated team in the championship, the school enters as eighth seed. The tournament begins March 20.

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Robert Durst Charged With Murder, May Face Death Penalty

Monday, March 16, 2015

A real estate heir linked to two murders and a disappearance was arrested after an HBO documentary brought renewed attention to a case in which he was involved.

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Ireland Rushes To Ban Possession Of Several Hard Drugs

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

On Tuesday, an Irish court struck down part of the country's 1977 Misuse of Drugs Act. Officials say as a result, possessing some drugs, including ecstasy, is legal in Ireland. Selling them is not.

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Sam Simon, Co-Creator Of 'The Simpsons,' Dies At 59

Monday, March 09, 2015

Simon's previous experience as a writer and producer helped make the show a success. And the money Simon made from the animated sitcom allowed him to live much of his adult life as a philanthropist.

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Billionaire's Research Team Discovers Japanese World War II Battleship

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says his team found the wreckage of the Mushashi in the Sibuyan Sea off the Philippines. The vessel was sunk during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

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Seattle Cuts Public Transportation Fares For Low-Income Commuters

Monday, March 02, 2015

Low-income riders can now qualify for a program that will slash their fares by more than half of peak rates. But the cost will be offset by fare increases for everybody else.

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Tinder's Premium Dating App Will Cost You More If You're Older

Monday, March 02, 2015

Tinder launches a new version with added features, including the ability to have another look at a potential match you swiped away. But there's a catch: Your age will determine how much you pay.

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Minnie Miñoso, Major League Baseball's First Black Latino Star, Dies

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Miñoso, known as the Cuban Comet and Mr. White Sox, was a seven-time All-Star and three-time Gold Glover whose major league career spanned five decades.

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Dori Maynard, Journalism Diversity Advocate, Dies At 56

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Dori Maynard died Tuesday after a battle with lung cancer. Since 2001, she headed the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, which was founded by her father in 1977.

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How Do You Market To Millennials?

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Young people between the ages of 18 and 35 spend hundreds of millions of dollars a year. NPR asked some in this group how brands and corporations can get their attention.

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'It's My Party,' ' You Don't Own Me' Singer Lesley Gore Dies At 68

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Lesley Gore was most known for her anthem of teen angst, but her career had multiple hits, as well as an Oscar nomination. She was only 16 when she released "It's My Party."

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FAA Proposal On Drones Highlights Safety Over Privacy Concerns

Sunday, February 15, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration has unveiled a long-awaited proposal for rules governing the use of small drones. If approved, the rules could expand the use of drones throughout the country.

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Montana Man Sentenced To 70 Years For Shooting Unarmed Intruder

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Markus Kaarma argued self-defense after shooting an unarmed German high school exchange student in his garage. But the judge ruled that Kaarma wasn't protecting his home, he "went hunting."

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