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Lucy Dacus: Tiny Desk Concert

NPR | July 29, 2016 7:26 a.m.

The Virginia musician writes songs that can be thoughtful, playful and powerful.

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David Bald Eagle, Lakota Chief, Musician, Cowboy And Actor, Dies At 97

NPR | July 28, 2016 2:23 p.m.

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.

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WATCH: Broadway Stars Perform 'What The World Needs Now...' At DNC

NPR | July 27, 2016 7:22 p.m.

A night filled with heavy speeches about gun violence, national security and climate change gave way to a unifying moment Wednesday night.

World | Music

After His Assassination, A Pakistani Artist's Family Keeps His Song Alive

NPR | July 26, 2016 8:06 a.m.

The family of vocalist Amjad Sabri is pledging to keep the family tradition of music going.

World | Music

Syrian Suicide Bomber Injures 12 In Southern Germany

NPR | July 25, 2016 11:21 a.m.

The man's request for asylum had been rejected; he was supposed to be deported to to Bulgaria, according to German media reports.

Nation | World | Music

#NPRreads: Four Great Reads Worth Going Out Of Your Way For

NPR | July 23, 2016 5:47 a.m.

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

Education | Nation | Music

From Mozart To Mr. Rogers: Literacy, Music And The Brain

NPR | July 22, 2016 10:57 a.m.

A test that can flag struggling readers before they're old enough to read and the power of music to help a child hear language. A literacy two-fer from the NPR Ed Team.

Nation | Election | Music

WATCH: Michelle Obama Sings Stevie, Raps With Missy, On 'Carpool Karaoke'

NPR | July 21, 2016 9:09 a.m.

Oh, and then there was her rendition of Beyonce's "Single Ladies," complete with the moves.

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Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

NPR | July 20, 2016 6:18 a.m.

Hear music from Cass McCombs, Blood Orange and more in July's playlist of public radio favorites.

Nation | World | Music

#NPRreads: Turn Up The Volume This Weekend With These 3 Great Reads

NPR | July 16, 2016 7:08 a.m.

Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.