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New Rules Could Create A New Class Of Overtime Workers

The president's proposal would make 5 million more Americans eligible for overtime pay. But the changes don't mean that employers will pay more.

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Your Road-Trip Playlist Is Ready

From more than 3,000 listener suggestions, we've whittled the mix down to 99 songs you say are perfect for long summer drives. Stream the playlist here.

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It's All Politics

Bernie Sanders Just Drew A Huge Crowd. How Does It Measure Up?

An estimated 10,000 supporters gathered for the Democratic candidate in Madison, Wis., on Wednesday. But some campaigns are going small on purpose this season.

Gordon (played by Roscoe Orman), Maria (played by Sonia Manzano), and The Count on Sesame Street's 42nd season. Manzano is closing out a Sesame Street career that began in 1971. Zach Hyman/Sesame Street hide caption

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Maria Leaves Sesame Street After 44 Years On The Block

Sonia Manzano's acting career began when she was in the original cast of Godspell – a musical which began as a student production on campus, according to the Associated Press.

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Why We Shouldn't Be Surprised By Greece's Impasse With Europe

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was elected on the promise of renegotiating the regimen of austerity imposed on Greece by its creditors. And Europe warned him it expected Greece to repay its debts.

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Russian Rocket Poised For Crucial Supply Run To Space Station

After a string of launch failures, NASA says astronauts have just four months of supplies left. A Russian rocket launching early Friday could provide relief.

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First Listen

Listen To The New Album From Anderson East, 'Delilah'

The Athens, Ala., native's pie-sweet drawl and fondness for Wilson Pickett-style shouts are a perfect fit within the classic soul settings he creates with producer Dave Cobb.

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Sunni women who fled violence in Iraq's western province of Anbar settle at a mosque in Baghdad in April. Many Sunnis have moved out of areas controlled by the Islamic State, a Sunni extremist group. However, the displaced Sunnis are often treated with suspicion when they move into mostly Shiite areas like Baghdad. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Sunnis Flee The Islamic State, But Still Fall Under Suspicion

The self-declared Islamic State is a Sunni Muslim group, yet many Sunnis have fled areas where ISIS has taken over in Iraq. That doesn't mean Shiites welcome them with open arms.

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The Record

The Key To Kacey Musgraves' Hard-Won Country: Funny Women

Musgraves sits in a sweet spot where her charm and humor attract traditional country die-hards and pop fans alike. Ann Powers explores other women in country who paved the path.

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Jazz Lives At Duke Ellington's Resting Place

During Make Music New York, we asked young jazz musicians to honor their departed elders at a New York cemetery that's more like a hall of fame.

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