Poor Coloradoans are more likely to die younger than the state’s wealthiest residents, according to a recent study by the University of Washington…and, artist Christo’s plan to hang nearly six miles worth of fabric over parts of the Arkansas River along U.S. Route 50 is largely intact under a version that federal land managers have identified as the preferred alternative for the project.

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · The American Freedom Defense Initiative is considered a hate group by some, but the group says its Muhammad-drawing contest in Garland, Texas, was an event celebrating free speech.
 

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · Mad Men‘s third to last episode was a hard one for Joan, a better one for Peggy, and perhaps a pivotal one for Don — or the man we know as Don.
 

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · Edna O’Brien’s first novel was burned in the small Irish village of her birth. The Love Object collects more than 30 of her fiery tales of religion and repression in “a land of sacrificial women.”
 

May 4, 2015 | NPR · Eliza Kennedy’s snappy new novel follows Lily Wilder, a high-powered litigator conflicted about her upcoming wedding because she’s having too much fun with sex, booze and work to settle down.
 

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · This confident, sunny romp of a song proves Monroe’s ready to take on the bro-country establishment.
 

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May 4, 2015 | KEXP · With “Baby Bye Bye,” performed live in the studio, the sibling trio puts a fresh face on a classic rockabilly sound.
 

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May 4, 2015 | NPR · The Memphis trap rapper’s new song is both an indictment of a neglectful political system and an expression of frustration and rage.
 

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