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Check out this week's video featuring The Crusaders performing Chain Reaction on McQsJazz.com...

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Check out this week's Video featuring Darren Rahn performing Magnetic Live at Spaghettini's only on McQsJazz.com...

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  Check out this week's video featuring Eric Darius and Oleta Adams performing If I Ain't Got You at the Napa Valley Jazz Getaway only on McQsJa...

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Check out this week's video featuring BWB performing at the 14th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival on McQsJazz.com...

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Esperanza Spalding Brings A Real Inner Child Into The Studio

Esperanza Spalding Brings A Real Inner Child Into The Studio

by NPR Staff Esperanza Spalding's genre-bending new album, Emily's D+Evolution, is out now. Courtesy of the artist Perhaps you first hear...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring India.Arie at the Jakarta International Java Jazz Festival on McQsJazz.com...

At The Holy House Of Coltrane, A 'Jerusalem' Of Jazz Faces Eviction

At The Holy House Of Coltrane, A ‘Jerusalem’ Of Jazz Faces Eviction

by Eric Westervelt In this 2008 file photo, a painting of John Coltrane stares down from the wall at the Saint John Coltrane African Orthodox C...

If You Were A Jazz Tune Running For President, What Would You Sound Like?

If You Were A Jazz Tune Running For President, What Would You Sound Like?

by NPR Staff Marcus Roberts' Race for the White House is a set of jazz compositions inspired by presidential candidates Trump, Carson, Clinton...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring KENYA performing Love Song on McQsJazz.com  ...

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At MTV's Video Music Awards, It's All About 'Moments'

At MTV’s Video Music Awards, It’s All About ‘Moments’

by Stephen Thomspon Drake presents Rihanna with the the Video Vanguard Award during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images Since 1984, MTV has given out awards to honor achievements in the world of music v...

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A Chocolate Pill? Scientists To Test Whether Cocoa Extract Boosts Health

A Chocolate Pill? Scientists To Test Whether Cocoa Extract Boosts Health

by Allison Aubrey Researchers are recruiting volunteers to participate in a four-year study trial of cocoa extract. Half of the participants will take capsules containing about as much cocoa extract as you'd get from eating about 1,00...

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The Next President's Inbox: Challenges From Russia, China And Everywhere

The Next President’s Inbox: Challenges From Russia, China And Everywhere

by Michelle Kelemen Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images At the start of the school year, Stephen Brooks likes to ask students at Dartmouth College to look around the globe and choose a region where they think the U.S. could pull b...

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Wolverine's Mutton Chops To Hugh Jackman: 'This Ain't Over, Bub'

Wolverine’s Mutton Chops To Hugh Jackman: ‘This Ain’t Over, Bub’

by Glen Weldon Hugh Jackman and mutton chops in X-Men: The Last Stand The Kobal Collection Hey Hugh. It's us, the sideburns you wore while you played the character Wolverine. All the times you played Wolverine. To refresh your...

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Great Lakes Waters Can Take A Savage Toll On Swimmers

Great Lakes Waters Can Take A Savage Toll On Swimmers

by Elizabeth Miller A red flag flies over Warren Dunes beach in western Michigan, warning visitors of a high risk of drowning. Like many Great Lakes beaches, Warren Dunes has no lifeguards on duty. Elizabeth Miller/WCPN ideastream ...

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Langston Hughes’ Harlem Home May Get Its Own Renaissance — As An Art Center

by NPR Staff Langston Hughes lived in this Harlem brownstone for the last 20 years of his life. Now, Renee Watson hopes to turn it into a hub for artists from underrepresented communities. Bebeto Matthews/AP In the 1920s and '30s, ...

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A Young Woman Dies, A Teen Is Saved After Amoebas Infect The Brain

by Abe Aboraya, WMFE and Michael Tomsic, WFAE The amoebas that can cause rare brain infections resemble white blood cells under the microscope. CDC Doctors describe 16-year-old Sebastian DeLeon as a walking miracle — he is only ...

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Ancient Zen Advice On How Not To ‘Be A Jerk’

by Adam Frank Cultura Exclusive/Getty Images A few months back, I wrote a post titled The Most Important Philosopher You've Never Heard Of. My point in that piece was to introduce readers to Eihei Dogen, a 13th-century Japanese Zen ...

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Carson Defends Trump’s Minority Outreach As Break From ‘Traditional’ Politics

by NPR Staff Retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson speaks at the Republican National Convention on July 19 in Cleveland. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images In the past week, the presidential campaign has alighted upon a volatile subject: ...

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4 Years After Tragedy, A New Sandy Hook Elementary Prepares To Open Its Doors

by Merrit Kennedy The new Sandy Hook Elementary School hosted a media open house in July in Newtown, Conn. Mark Lennihan/AP Sandy Hook Elementary is gearing up for the first day of school tomorrow, nearly four years after a gunman ...

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Audits Of Some Medicare Advantage Plans Reveal Pervasive Overcharging

by Fred Schulte Careful audits of a representative sampling of bills from 37 Medicare Advantage Programs in 2007 have revealed some consistent patterns in the way they overbill, a Center for Public Integrity investigation finds. Ni ...

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Study Of Sudden Cardiac Death Exposes Limits Of Genetic Testing

by Richard Harris The condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, or HCM, is inherited and can be a killer. But some of the genetic mutations once thought linked to the illness are actually harmless, geneticists say. Afton Al ...

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NLRB Rules Graduate Students Are Employees With The Right To Unionize

by Richard Gonzales   Ian Bradley-Perrin (left) and fellow graduate student Olga Brudastova have been active in the campaign to unionize grad students who work as teaching and research assistants at Columbia University. Karen ...

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California Firefighters Contain Blue Cut Fire, Grapple With Other Blazes Facebook

by Jason Slotkin Ten thousand fire personnel are battling blazes across California, including in San Luis Obispo County, where the massive Chimney Fire threatens homes and the historic Hearst Castle. AP Firefighters have reached f ...

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Berkeley’s Soda Tax Appears To Cut Consumption Of Sugary Drinks

by Dan Charles Berkeley, Calif., passed the nation's first soda tax in 2014. According to a new study, the tax has succeeded in cutting consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. But there's uncertainty about whether the effect will be ...

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