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Friday, January 15, 2016 | 11:00 AM
Six of the most anticipated albums of 2016 from , Rihanna, King and Kanye West. (Courtesy the Album Labels / the Artists)

The new sound of 2016. We’ve got a fresh new playlist for you – Kanye, Sia and beyond.

 
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 | 11:00 AM
People gather next to tributes placed near a mural of British singer David Bowie by artist Jimmy C, in Brixton, south London, Monday, Jan. 11, 2016. Bowie, the other-worldly musician who broke pop and rock boundaries with his creative musicianship, nonconformity, striking visuals and a genre-spanning persona he christened Ziggy Stardust, died of cancer Sunday aged 69. He was born in Brixton. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Remembering the great David Bowie: the man, the music, the icon.

 
Friday, January 8, 2016 | 11:00 AM
In this file photo, Kip Moore, from left, Dierks Bentley and Ashley Monroe perform at ACM Presents Superstar Duets at Globe Life Park on Friday, April 17, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Young star, old soul, Ashley Monroe joins us from Nashville. She’s up for two Grammys. And onto something good.

 
Wednesday, January 6, 2016 | 11:00 AM
DJ, producer and pop artist Mark Ronson. (Courtesy the Artist / Press Here Publicity)

DJ and super producer Mark Ronson – behind Adele and Amy Winehouse and Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk” – is up for more Grammys. He’s with us.

 
Friday, January 1, 2016 | 11:00 AM
The Righteous Brothers, Bobby Hatfield, left, and Bill Medley perform during the 18th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Monday, March 10, 2003, at New York's Waldorf Astoria. (AP)

Righteous Brothers’ Bill Medley on that lovin’ feelin’, touring with the Beatles and his life in music.

 
Thursday, December 31, 2015 | 11:00 AM
US singer Patti Smith performs during the Way Out West music festival in Gothenburg, Sweden, Saturday, Aug.15, 2015.  (AP)

Iconic rocker, poet of punk, and National Book Award-winning author Patti Smith joins us to talk about her new memoir, “M Train”.

 
Monday, December 28, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Wendy Whalen, in a photographic portrait by Nisian Hughes. (Nisian Hughes)

Prima ballerina Wendy Whelan is with us. One of the country’s most famous ballerinas looks at dance as she approaches 50.

 
Friday, December 25, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Singer-songwriter Sara Barielles on the cover of her new memoir, "Sounds Like Me." (Courtesy Simon & Schuster)

Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles goes fully confessional in her new memoir, “Sounds Like Me.” She joins us.

 
Thursday, December 24, 2015 | 11:00 AM
Christmas is a time for family, friends and making memories that can quickly become beloved stories. (Flickr / Sascha D. Rueb)

We asked and you called: your memorable Christmas stories. Happy, heartfelt, hilarious. Of the season. We’ll all listen.

 
Wednesday, December 31, 1969 | 11:00 AM
Tom Jones in an archival photo pictured on the front of his new album, "Long Lost Suitcase." (Courtesy Missing Piece Group)

Why do women throw their underwear at music icon Tom Jones? (Sweat has a lot to do with it).

 
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Apr 29, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

Apr 29, 2016
Screengrab from the #MorethanMean video produced by Sarah Spain and Julie Dicaro. Scroll down to view the video.

Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

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Apr 29, 2016
Screengrab from the #MorethanMean video produced by Sarah Spain and Julie Dicaro. Scroll down to view the video.

Women pushing back. A video by two female sports reporters about online harassment goes viral.

 
Apr 29, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Trump and Hillary wins. Bernie lays off. Cruz chooses Carly. Beyonce drops “Lemonade.” Our weekly news roundtable goes beyond the headlines.

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‘Embedded’: How Violent Gangs Are Terrorizing El Salvador
Thursday, Apr 14, 2016

NPR’s Kelly McEvers on her reporting in El Salvador for the podcast Embedded, and how gang killings brought San Salvador’s bus service to a halt.

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That Cheap Dress On Facebook? It Isn't Worth It
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

Know those shockingly cheap clothes you see advertised on Facebook? There’s a catch.

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The Boston Globe Imagines — And Rejects — A President Trump Front Page
Monday, Apr 11, 2016

The Boston Globe editorial page imagines — and rejects — President Donald Trump.

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