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Morning Edition Song Project

Floating Along In Uncertainty With Vijay Iyer

For the final entry in Morning Edition's Song Project series, Vijay Iyer wrote a rhizomatic, inviting — and not entirely placating — instrumental piece to encapsulate his past year.

Lost Child Freddie Joachim
Midnight Trains Freddie Joachim
My Long Goodbye The Best Pessimist
Hearts The Best Pessimist
Director The Antlers

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Democrats Increasingly Say American Democracy Is Sliding Toward Minority Rule

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Glow, Glow Fazer
White Sedan Fazer

Jerome Lucero is the governor of Zia Pueblo in New Mexico, and one of its police officers. Savannah Maher hide caption

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Savannah Maher

Supreme Court Rules Tribal Police Can Detain Non-Natives, But Problems Remain

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Heavy Clouds Endless Dive
Atoms Endless Dive
Supernatant Vijay Iyer
Uneasy Vijay Iyer Trio

Biden is heading out on his first trip abroad — as president — but he's met most of the world leaders he will talk with in Europe before, including Russian President Vladimir Putin. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Biden Heads To Europe To Convince Allies The United States Has Their Backs

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Tell Me Evocativ
Separated Evocativ
Unknown Hache
Tropicoso Jungle Fire
Firewalker Jungle Fire

A Joe Biden supporter attends a drive-in voter mobilization event in Miramar, Fla., on Oct. 13, 2020. Democrats lost Florida because they failed to engage and target their message to the Latino community, says Quentin James, president of The Collective PAC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrats Are Waiting Too Long To Reach Black And Latino Voters, A New Report Says

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Divide ambinate
As It Is ambinate

Chris Harrison attends ABC's Winter TCA 2020 Press Tour in Pasadena, California, on January 8, 2020. VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'The Bachelor' Host Chris Harrison Exits Franchise

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Wide Open Theo Croker
The Messenger Theo Croker feat. ELEW
Hey Ya Booker T
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