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Yo La Tengo: Morning Edition's In-House Band For A Day

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

"This morning thing's not really working for me," says guitarist/vocalist Ira Kaplan. Well, too bad. Yo La Tengo played the music you hear between stories live.
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Decoding Nature: Ornithology Experts Solve A Double Mystery

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

We asked listeners to record sounds of backyard wildlife and invited the experts at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to identify them. Today's mystery sound comes from a listener in Boone County, Mo.
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Yo La Tengo Energizes Morning Edition Studio

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

NPR's David Greene talks to members of the rock band Yo La Tengo at the end of their stint as Morning Edition's in-house band for a day, and throws it to them for a song.
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Yo La Tengo Brings Their Live Show To NPR's Studio

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

David Greene introduces Morning Edition's in-house band for a day: Yo La Tengo. The group performs one of their hit songs.
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Donald Trump Changes His Tune And Begins To Court Wealthy Donors

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump touts his ability to finance his own campaign and avoid answering to donors. But now he's started fundraising for his campaign and a superPAC.
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Fed Shouldn't Raise Interest Rates, Ex-Treasury Secretary Summers Cautions

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Steve Inskeep talks to former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers about his recent op-ed in The Washington Post calling on the Federal Reserve not to raise interest rates.
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Dow Loses Nearly 3.6 Percent. How Will Markets Fare On Tuesday?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Stock prices in Asia are battered and prices are down in Europe too. In the U.S., investors wait to see if the turmoil is abating. Stocks began dropping over concerns about China's economic slowdown.
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Lower Ninth Ward Residents Remember When The Levees Failed New Orleans

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The flooding in New Orleans 10 years ago was not because of Hurricane Katrina. It was the failure of the federally built levee system. On Monday night, residents remembered the lives lost.
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'Pandamonium': It's Been A Decade Since Zoo's Panda Cam Went Live

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The National Zoo in Washington, D.C., is celebrating the weekend birth of twin pandas. The births were captured on the zoo's Panda Cam. (This essay first aired on August 26, 2005 on Morning Edition.)
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China's Market Turmoil Seeps Into The Auto Industry

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

There are some indications of price drops, slowing sales and slowing factory production. The bigger question analysts are asking is about over-capacity. Is China just making too much stuff?
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Crime Program Aims To Close Trust Gap Between Government, Tribes

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Native American tribes can be hampered trying to fight crime on reservations because they don't have access to federal databases. The Justice Department wants to help.
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At A Shelter Of Last Resort, Decency Prevailed Over Depravity

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Ten years ago, 25,000 people huddled inside the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans seeking shelter from Hurricane Katrina. The fiasco there came to epitomize the chaotic, inadequate response.
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For Brazil's 1 Percenters, The Land Stays In The Family Forever

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Under a centuries-old law, a small group of families has rights over swaths of land — including some of the country's most valuable areas — collecting taxes and taking a cut of property sales.
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Keep Calm And Carry The 1: Investors Often Miscalculate Amid Volatility

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Selling after a market plunge, financial experts say, just locks in the loss and prevents investors from participating in the rebound. But human psychology can make that advice excruciating to follow.
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Yo La Tengo: 'When We Let The World In, It Can Be So Profound'

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The New Jersey band's members say their longevity comes from not projecting ideas onto themselves. Their new album, Stuff Like That There, features covers and reworked songs.
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Ball State Student Wins Tuition With Half-Court Shot

Monday, August 24, 2015

Lem Turner made the shot during a freshman pep rally at Ball State University in Indiana. With the half-court shot, he won free tuition for a semester.
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Slow TV Takes An Interest In A Tasty Delicacy

Monday, August 24, 2015

Norway is a leader in slow TV, and now a Norwegian food maker is live streaming the creation of traditional caviar. That's cod roe aging in barrels. It will take 7,392 hours to age.
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2,000-Year-Old Temple Destroyed At Syria's Ancient Ruins Of Palmyra

Monday, August 24, 2015

Islamic State militants are said to have destroyed a Roman-era pagan temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra. Steve Inskeep talks to Liz Sly, Beirut correspondent with The Washington Post.
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Politics In The News: Is Joe Biden Nearing A Presidential Run?

Monday, August 24, 2015

As Biden considers whether to launch a presidential bid, he met with Sen. Elizabeth Warren over the weekend. She's not running for president but has passionate supporters.
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Refugees Now Allowed To Cross Into Macedonia From Greece

Monday, August 24, 2015

Macedonia has re-opened its border with Greece to refugees after declaring a state of emergency and firing tear gas at them. We meet one Syrian family caught in the cross-border chaos.
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