Jazz Night In America: Wednesday Night Webcasts

Kamasi Washington's 'The Epic' In Concert WBGO and Jazz At Lincoln Center

The music of the saxophonist's three-CD, nearly three-hour work comes to life in its full glory, assisted by his long-time working band, a choir, strings and plenty of special guests.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks with Frederic Hunt, a minister at First Calvary Baptist Church, during a campaign stop Wednesday in Columbia, S.C. Richard Shiro/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Are Black Voters Ready For Hillary Clinton? GPB

African-Americans are going to be key to Clinton's presidential run. After a tense 2008 primary fight with Barack Obama, she's trying to win them over.

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While annual deficits have shrunk dramatically since the depths of the Great Recession, the federal government is still adding to its overall debt. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Future President Will Need To Wrestle With Debt From The Past

The federal government has issued trillions of dollars in IOUs. The interest on that massive debt alone could be a serious constraint for the next president.

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Sushi entrepreneur Peter Yung makes an Insectopia Roll at the Future Food Salon in Austin, Texas, last year. A British researcher writes that chefs and others must "make insect dishes appeal as food, not just a way to save the planet." Courtesy of Little Herds hide caption

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The Salt

Bugs: Not What's For Dinner — Until They're Tastier, Maybe

A U.K. researcher says the environmental argument for eating bugs isn't working on its own. Chefs and policymakers must "make insect dishes appeal as food, not just a way to save the planet," she says.

License plate scanners have helped police locate stolen vehicles and have even assisted in murder investigations. But with their ability to track a person's every move, skeptics worry about privacy. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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All Tech Considered

License Plate Scanners, Big Data And Privacy Worries

The scanners are standard equipment for police, but what's not settled is how all the information collected should be used. That data can link people to certain addresses and flag unusual activity.

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Back At Base

Women Fight Their Way Through Army's Grueling Ranger School WUNC

Two years after the Defense Department lifted the ban on women serving in combat units, the Army is allowing women to go through the training program for soldiers who aspire to be infantry leaders.

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