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McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

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

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

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

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McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

  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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McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

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 75, Wonder Woman Lassos In A New Generation With An Ageless Fight

At 75, Wonder Woman Lassos In A New Generation With An Ageless Fight

by Petra Mayer Wonder Woman display at Comic-Con International 2016 preview night on July 20, 2016 in San Diego, California. Matt Cowan/Getty Images America's favorite Amazon princess turns 75 this year — Wonder Woman first swun...

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Arts

Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.8 Billion In Cash, Touting Gains In Mobile

Verizon Buys Yahoo For $4.8 Billion In Cash, Touting Gains In Mobile

by Bill Chappell After considering other offers, Yahoo agreed to be acquired by Verizon for $4.8 billion. Yahoo Continuing its push into web content and advertising, Verizon is buying Yahoo! Inc. for around $4.83 billion in cash, ...

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Film

'Lights Out': A Scary Swedish Short May Become This Summer's Sleeper Hit

‘Lights Out’: A Scary Swedish Short May Become This Summer’s Sleeper Hit

by Neda Ulaby Gabriel Bateman and Teresa Palmer star in the big-screen adaptation of Lights Out, a film that began as a low-budget short, uploaded to YouTube. Warner Bros. Pictures Producer Lawrence Grey loves horror movies. But...

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Food

For Japanese Parents, Gorgeous Bento Lunches Are Packed With High Stakes

For Japanese Parents, Gorgeous Bento Lunches Are Packed With High Stakes

by Elise Hu A first-timer's attempt at making part of a 'character bento,' or Kyaraben, lunch. Elise Hu/NPR Packing your child's lunch calls for a whole different level of preparation in Japan. There, moms often shape ordinary lun...

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Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

Scraped, Splattered — But Silent No More. Finally, The Dinner Plate Gets Its Say

by Natalie Jacewicz Caption from @emptyplatesofny: "I wouldn't say that I'm famous, but Brad Pitt has eaten off me before..." — Clint, West Village; Delicious banana nut bread Courtesy of Brandon Scott Wolf Plates have long ...

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International Olympic Committee Decides Not To Ban Russian Team

by Merrit Kennedy A Russian skating fan holds the country's national flag over the Olympic rings before the start of the men's 10,000-meter speedskating race at Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russ ...

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Experimental Plane Sets Off On Final Leg Of Its Round-The-World Journey

by Merrit Kennedy The Solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft prepares to take off from the Cairo International Airport in the Egyptian capital on Sunday as it heads to Abu Dhabi on the final leg of its world tour. Khaled Desouki /A ...

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Green Party’s Jill Stein Wants To Be ‘Plan B’ For Bernie Sanders Supporters

by NPR Staff Jill Stein announced that she will seek the Green Party's presidential nomination on June 23, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Stein opposes both Clinton and Trump. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Third parties are not new to Ameri ...

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WNBA Rescinds Fines Against Players Wearing Shirts Supporting Shooting Victims

by Merrit Kennedy Carolyn Swords (left) and Tina Charles (right) of the New York Liberty look on before the game against the Indiana Fever on Thursday at Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. Charles says she turned her warmup ...

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The Reason Your Feed Became An Echo Chamber — And What To Do About It

by NPR Staff The algorithms that serve up what you like can often create closed loops of their own, packed only with people who agree with you already. Hiroshi Watanabe/Getty Images At the outset, the Internet was expected to be a ...

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Where Tim Kaine And Hillary Clinton Stand On Key Issues

by Meg Anderson Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine laugh at a campaign rally in Annandale, Virginia, on July 14. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images Hillary Clinton has chosen Tim Kaine to be her vice pres ...

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Zimbabwe’s Powerful Veterans Withdraw Support For President Mugabe

by Merrit Kennedy Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe delivers the keynote address during Zimbabwe's 36th Independence Day celebrations in February in Harare. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP In a surprise reversal, Zimbabwe's President Rob ...

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Virginia Court Overturns Order That Restored Voting Rights To Felons

by Camila Domonoske Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe speaks during an event on May 24, in Alexandria, Va. Win McNamee/Getty Images The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled that Gov. Terry McAuliffe doesn't have the authority for a blanke ...

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A Cast With Down Syndrome Brings Fresh Reality To Reality TV

by Neda Ulaby Born This Way is produced by Jonathan Murray, the co-creator of MTV's Real World. Above, cast members Cristina Sanz (left), Rachel Osterbach, Steven Clark and Sean McElwee (top). Adam Taylor/A&E Born This Way ...

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Now Russia’s Paralympic Athletes May Be Banned Amid Signs Of Doping

by Greg Myre Runners compete in the marathon at the 2012 Paralympics in London. The International Paralympic Committee said Friday it is investigating reports of widespread doping among Russia's disabled athletes and is considering b ...

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