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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
From changing the outcome of online polls to artificially increasing website traffic, GCHQ has been blurring the line between online surveillance and state propaganda, according to new documents from NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Hear new music from England, including brand-new off-world music from ”The Red Book,” the second record by the global chamber/world music group Penguin Café, (as led by Arthur Jeffes, the son of the late Simon Jeffes, founder of Penguin Café Orchestra). These Penguin Café works were written for the International Space Orchestra and NASA Ames in 2012, and were beamed into space as part of NASA’s Kepler project.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
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Tuesday, September 03, 2013
Friday, July 12, 2013
During the past couple months, the media have been scrambling to cover all angles of the impending birth of Kate Middleton's "royal baby." Included in those angles: What clothes the pregnant Duchess wears, what the baby's gender will be, and just how Kate Middleton will give birth. Bob reports from London on the royal baby media frenzy.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Known for using pre-existing songs, Boyle doesn't use a music supervisor and selects tracks himself. "It’s one of the deepest pleasures for me. It helps shape the film in so many ways, [beyond] just the music."
Monday, April 08, 2013
Former British PM Margaret Thatcher died this morning. British journalist Alan Cowell of The New York Times, currently reporting from Paris, discusses how Thatcher is viewed in the UK today. Plus: your calls. How do you view Margaret Thatcher today? Post your thoughts below or call 212-433-9692
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Celebrating the appearance of his first published novel, Pomp and Circumstance (1961), Noël Coward coolly rebuts those critics calling him "antiquated, snobbish, and belonging to an earlier, more complacent age."
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
London has had plenty of reasons to celebrate lately. Last April was the Royal Wedding, and just a few weeks ago thousands commemorated the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. But behind these posh events, and the billions of dollars in taxes they require, is a struggling citizenry that has been plagued by terrorism, and more recently, widespread rioting.
Monday, June 04, 2012
On June 2, 1953, Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary was crowned Queen of England in Westminster Abbey in London. 2012 marks 60 years of her renowned and at times tumultuous reign. The Diamond Jubilee is a series of celebrations throughout England to honor the Queen's 60-year rule. Historian at London University Kate Williams has written several books about the monarchy, including "Young Elizabeth."
Friday, June 01, 2012
On Sunday, a joyous flotilla of 1,000 vessels will process up London's River Thames in honor of the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Here in New York, a smaller flotilla will also pass the Statue of Liberty on Sunday to coincide with the Diamond Jubilee.