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WATCH: Impromptu Song Breaks Out After Minute Of Silence For Manchester Victims

NPR | May 26, 2017 9:30 a.m.

People in a crowd raised their voices in spontaneous song after a minute of silence to honor 22 concertgoers killed in a bombing on Monday.

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Cornell Funeral To Take Place Friday; Widow Pens Letter

AP | May 25, 2017 3:35 p.m.

Late Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be laid to rest Friday at a private memorial service at a Hollywood cemetery that is the final resting place of numerous stars.

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Why I Think The Manchester Attack Was Aimed At Women And Girls

NPR | May 24, 2017 1:03 p.m.

An attack like this scares women into submission, says ElsaMarie D'Silva, who works to stop street harassment in India.

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After Manchester, Social Media Helps And Hurts, Venues Stay Alert And Shows Go On

NPR | May 24, 2017 9:55 a.m.

In the wake of the bombing on Monday night at an Ariana Grande concert, venues have stepped up security, a promoter laments the imperfect security and social media is useful and harmful — again.

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Cole Porter's Pro-Immigration Ballet Gets A Trump-Era Revival

NPR | May 23, 2017 3:41 p.m.

Within the Quota criticized the restrictive immigration laws passed by Congress after World War I. Now the Princeton University Ballet has brought the show back — with a few updates.

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Memorial Park Honors Victims Of 2003 Rhode Island Nightclub Fire

NPR | May 23, 2017 11:16 a.m.

On Feb. 20, 2003, the band Great White was playing when pyrotechnics ignited flammable soundproofing foam. The nightclub was engulfed in flames — killing 100 people and injuring more than 200.

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British Authorities Identify Suspected Manchester Suicide Attacker

NPR | May 23, 2017 6:06 a.m.

Greater Manchester Police believe Salman Abedi, 22, was the suicide bomber. They also report making at least one related arrest. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Blast At Ariana Grande Concert In England Kills 22 People

AP | May 22, 2017 4:25 p.m. | London

An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 22 people and injuring dozens in what police were treating as a terrorist attack.


After A Detour, Land Of Talk's Elizabeth Powell Finds A New Way Home

NPR | May 19, 2017 11:25 a.m.

Before Elizabeth Powell of the indie rock band Land Of Talk, could make the band's third album, Life After Youth, she had to deal with family illness, losing her voice and a crisis of confidence.

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Family Of Musician Chris Cornell Disputes He Killed Himself

AP | May 19, 2017 8:18 a.m.

The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office said Thursday it completed the preliminary autopsy on Cornell, but that "a full autopsy report has not yet been completed."