Café Tacvba puts out its first album in five years, and rock is just one of the ingredients.
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Potts calls it a “non-starter,” pointing out that no evidence of tools has been found with the Homo naledi remains. The bones of a human-like creature have puzzled scientists since they were found in a South African cave in 2013. Homo naledi’s age and other recent discoveries complicate previous ideas of how humans evolved. “So […]
Blum’s second statement – the one in regards to Medicaid — is false. government finances Medicaid. The GOP health bill makes major changes to Medicaid, first by rolling back the expansion of the program over time. In addition, the bill fundamentally changes how the U.S. If you’re currently getting your health insurance through Medicaid, nothing’s […]
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Drug resistant tuberculosis is expected to increase globally over the next two decades. “Airborne infection control in most countries, particularly in hospitals and clinics, is rudimentary at best or even non-existent,” he says. “It’s really only practiced in affluent countries.” Copyright 2017 NPR. Some new strains have emerged that aren’t treatable at all. Researchers from […]
This is the “exquisite feature film debut of visionary fashion designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy” of Rodarte. Woodshock is both written and directed by Kate Mulleavy and Laura Mulleavy, two “visionary” fashion designers making their feature directorial debut. Kirsten Dunst stars as a woman suffering from a “profound loss”, who falls deeper into paranoia after […]
Medicare did not specify which six hospitals failed the data review, but it did identify dozens of hospitals that received a pay reduction based on their reports on the quality of care. They also warned against overtesting, which helps hospitals assert that patients came into the hospital with a preexisting infection, thus avoiding a penalty. […]
The party has struggled to regain seats in the House since then. Money from opponents of the bill is pouring into liberal organizations. Time will tell if the recess-week protests have an impact on the health care fight, which now moves to the Senate. The post Across the country, activists ramp up fight against GOP […]
retail chains have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this year, in a country with 23 square feet of shopping center space for each person, the highest of anywhere in the world. As Cuba tries to grow its tourism industry, the AP reports that it’s “under pressure to change its state-run hotels’ reputation for charging exorbitant […]
On Thursday, Datta admitted to Time to doctoring images. Another example is Nick Ut’s iconic war photo, showing a 9-year-old girl, naked, running away from a napalm attack in Vietnam. On April 28, the magazine LensCulture posted a photo of what appeared to be a man raping a girl who looks like a young teenager. […]
Pentagon officials denied these were ‘peacekeeping forces’ — and struggled to define their mission.” Turkey allows the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS to use one of its air bases for warplanes involved in the fight, but one risk for the Americans is that Erdogan could withdraw that permission over his objections about the Kurds. leaders on […]
French police say they evacuated several makeshift settlements in Paris on Tuesday, evicting refugees and other migrants from the tents they’d been living in for months. Citing the International Organization for Migration, the group says at least 1,309 migrants and refugees have been killed while trying to cross into Europe through the Mediterranean. Copyright 2017 […]
I feel like today a tiny piece of everything they lost is being restored,” she said. “With racism on the rise and anything might happen so, so that was my motivation for finally getting around to filling out the paperwork.” And filling out the paperwork brought her on a journey she may not have otherwise […]
The White House has fired FBI Director James Comey, who was overseeing an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections and possible ties to the Trump campaign and top aides. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/. Copyright 2017 NPR. “The […]
He shares how algorithms construct our digital identities, and how that information is used by everyone from Google to the U.S. As they near divorce, events unfold that reignites their relationship, which they then try to hide from their respective affairs. government. Actors Debra Winger and Tracy Letts discuss their new […]
Actors Debra Winger and Tracy Letts join us to discuss their new film, “The Lovers.” It tells the story of a disinterested couple, Mary (Winger) and Michael (Letts), who are cheating on one another. As they near divorce, events unfold that reignite their relationship, which they then try to hide from their respective affairs. […]
government. Cheney-Lippold looks at how algorithms form our digital identities, and how that information is used by everyone from Google to the U.S. John Cheney-Lippold, an assistant Professor of American Culture and Digital Studies at the University of Michigan, joins us to discuss his book, We Are Data: Algorithms and The Making of […]
Richard Russo and Richard Bausch will appear on May 10 for a joint reading and Q&A at the Greenlight Bookstore (686 Fulton St., at S Portland Ave., Brooklyn) at 7:30 p.m. His four new stories include a professor who confronts a plagiarizing student and a novelist struggling to complete a screenplay. The two Richards […]
Ben Zimmer, a language columnist for The Wall Street Journal, joins us to discuss the recent spate of “non-apology” apologies, from United Airlines to Hillary Clinton to Ja Rule.