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  • As Immigration Reform Stalls, Millions Wait In Limbo

    The Leonard Lopate Show

    While President Obama's efforts at immigration have stalled, public policy has broken down - leaving 11 million undocumented immigrants out in the cold.

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  • When the Backseat Driver is a Hacker

    The Takeaway

    Like our phones and our computers, our cars can be hacked.

  • The Global Impact Of Low Oil Prices

    The stock market in China – the world's biggest energy consumer – dropped 8 percent last night, sending oil prices to a four-month low.



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  • Cuomo Details Plans for New LaGuardia Airport

    The plan to redesign and rebuild LaGuardia airport will break ground sometime next year.

  • Translation Services Still Lacking for Some Public School Parents

    Despite the availability of interpretation services, some parents who speak languages other than English say they have trouble communicating with the city's school system.

  • Don't Blame Amtrak

    One of the creators of New Jersey Transit says the system shouldn't put it's power problems at Amtrak's door.

  • Bronx Church, in Latest Round of Closures, Holds Final Mass

    Our Lady of Grace Church, which was open for 91 years, was one of seven closures announced by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York in May.

  • Christie Has Made a Habit of Appointing High School Friends

    Christie has remained especially close to his high school friends and has also made a habit of appointing and nominating his former classmates to plum state positions.

Arts and Culture

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  • Roxane Gay on Sandra Bland and the Fear of the Black Body

    The Takeaway

    After the death of Sandra Bland, who was found hanged in her jail cell earlier this month, writer Roxane Gay is critiquing the way law enforcement officers perceive black Americans.

  • What Writing Wrought

    The Brian Lehrer Show

    Author Matthew Battles asks how writing was invented, what it has meant for human consciousness and culture, and what comes next.

  • A Surrealist Subverts Vintage Ads, with Creepy Results

    Studio 360

    The German artist Pierre Schmidt takes vintage ads and turns them into decidedly surreal, eerie photo montages.

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  • The Giant Foam Finger: Sports Hatred

    In Pop Culture Happy Hour's sports spinoff, Stephen Thompson and Gene Demby discuss the athletes people hate — and try to get at why.

Tech and Media

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  • Jon Ronson And Public Shaming

    On The Media

    In the digital era, we live in a world where everything is known and it cannot be unknown. Author Jon Ronson talks about how our keyboards have become a powerful weapon. 

  • Stop Calling Yourself a Social Media Ninja

    Money Talking

    If you want to succeed at work, you're going to have to learn how to brag gracefully. But how do you do it without being obnoxious?

  • Find Ice Cream Near You, Lickety Split

    New York City is hot. You need ice cream. And with the click of a button, our Ice Cream Radar will detect your location, scan the vicinity and find your nearest scoop.

Music for your day

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  • Eszter Balint, In Studio


    Hear Eszter Balint's sophisticated rock live in the Soundcheck studio.

  • Gig Alert: Titus Andronicus


    Bring earplugs tonight at Shea Stadium to see punk rockers Titus Andronicus.

  • ROOM8, In Studio


    Hear the Los Angeles synthpop duo perform new songs in the Soundcheck studio.

  • Titus Andronicus, In Studio


    Get a loud preview of the expansive rock band's new album, live in the Soundcheck studio.

  • Girlpool, In Studio


    Hear the uncompromising punk of Girlpool live in the Soundcheck studio.

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