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Music Interviews

The Suffers, A Houston Funk Troupe, Makes The Big Crossover

A year ago, the 10-piece band was working day jobs and gigging on weekends. Ari Shapiro talks with members Kam Franklin and Adam Castaneda about making the leap that landed them on a national stage.

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The Two-Way

In Milestone, Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves As Black Holes Collide

A U.S.-led team says it has seen waves in space-time from two black holes merging together. It is the first time humanity has directly detected such waves.