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Jazz Night In America

Two Greats From Seattle, 'One Of The Most Important Jazz Cities'

Jazz Night In America host Christian McBride introduces two embodiments of musical versatility from the Pacific Northwest: trombonist Julian Priester and vocalist Ernestine Anderson.

In April 1994, Hillary Clinton took questions from reporters for more than an hour as first lady. By that point, she had a reputation for not being particularly transparent and for not spending enough time addressing the national media. Doug Mills/AP hide caption

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Hillary Clinton's Privacy Problem

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Former Secretary of State and likely 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton faces the media Tuesday over her use of a private server and email account she used to conduct public business. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Hillary Clinton Renews Tradition Of Trial By News Conference

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(Don't Be Comin' with No) Weak Sauce Stanton Moore
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Moving Cities Faze Action

Idaho preschool teacher Mary Allen listens to one of her students during their afternoon snack time. The state doesn't have public preschool, so programs are paid for through a hodgepodge of funding sources. Emilie Ritter Saunders/KBSX hide caption

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In Idaho School District, Preschool At Risk Without Federal Funds

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Imagine the adolescent brain as the bridge from Star Trek's USS Enterprise, host to a constant tug of war between the impulsive Captain Kirk (limbic system) and the reasonable Mr. Spock (prefrontal cortex). LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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The Teenage Brain: Spock Vs. Captain Kirk

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Sinister Footwear II Frank Zappa
Timeless Motion Neal Schon
Traveler David Binney
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In the Darkest Place Bill Frisell, Burt Bacharach et. al.
Nostalgia in Times Square Gerry Grosz

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Author Terry Pratchett Was No Stranger To Death

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Lincoln, Neb., is home to several startups, which use the city's low cost of living and high quality of life to attract workers. Nicolas Henderson/Flickr hide caption

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Silicon Prairie: Tech Startups Find A Welcoming Home In The Midwest

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(Cross The) Heartland Pat Metheny
Wizard of Ahhhs Sinewave
It Was About Love
Down to the Delta Bruce Cockburn

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The West Bank Battle For Land ... And Water

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Road Less Traveled Joe Sample
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Brewers pay a federal tax on each barrel of beer they produce. Two proposals on Capitol Hill would lower that tax for small brewers, but not everyone's on board. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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A Craft Beer Tax Battle Is Brewing On Capitol Hill

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Theme from Beverly Hillbillies Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs

The 2,100-person Tijuana municipal police force is one of Mexico's largest. It's also the first in the country to employ body cameras for its officers. Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Tijuana Cops Turn On Body Cameras And Hope To Turn Off Bribery

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Watermans Michael McGoldrick

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Two Greats From Seattle, 'One Of The Most Important Jazz Cities'

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Just Friends Julian Priester
Mitopa John Williams
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