NPR | July 28, 2016
On this week's show, hear Latin soul, mariachi Joni Mitchell and Ecuadorian jungle electronica.
Statesman Journal | July 28, 2016
The Oregon State Fairgrounds will host a marijuana growers' fair from Aug 13. to Aug. 15, the first of its kind since the plant was legalized for recreational use in 2014.
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He was also a war hero and a ballroom dancer — Bald Eagle's life is hard to fit in a headline. He parachuted into Normandy, acted in Westerns and starred in his first feature film at the age of 95.
Entertainment | Nation | Books | ArtsNPR | July 28, 2016 11:23 a.m.
As the launch of the upcoming film coincides with the heroine's Comic-Con fandom, Wonder Woman appears to be hooking new fans for the same reasons she was birthed in 1941: justice, peace and feminism.
A man committed a horrible crime. Then he decided he no longer wanted to be a bad person. It is possible to change our personalities, psychologists say, even though we like to think they're innate.
The show appeared in skies over the western U.S. around 9:30 local time last night, sparking a flood of reports, and a number of striking videos.
At 17, boxer Claressa Shields won gold in the 2012 London Olympics. But it didn't change her life as much as she thought it would. After she returned home to Flint, Michigan, she thought: Now what?
Author Marjorie Liu writes adult fantasy novels that explore alienation and identity. And they've attracted a large, diverse fan base. Her latest is the Eisner Award-nominated graphic novel Monstress.
Yes, the green aprons remain, but you may begin noticing more personal flair underneath. Instead of black and white garments, baristas are now free to embrace "drabby chic."
Entertainment | Books | ArtsNPR | July 27, 2016 9:02 a.m.
Minicomics are kind of a relic — few artists now want to go to the trouble of printing and distributing paper comics. But there are still a few out there that are worth the trouble of hunting down.
Youree Dell Harris became a cult celebrity as the face of a psychic hotline — saying "Call me now" in her distinctive, dubious patois. The role meant fame, but also a lifelong association to fraud.
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