Senate Democrats rejected a Republican attempt to legalize gold and silver coins as usable currency amid fears about the nation’s financial stability…The Bureau of Land Management has raised fees for two popular campsites along the Gold Belt Scenic Byway.

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October 21, 2016 | NPR · It’s hashtags vs. Robert Mugabe. Social media is proving a new kind of challenge to Zimbabwe’s strong-armed autocrat.

October 21, 2016 | KERA · Texas school officials have until early November to explain why they placed a limit on the percentage of children enrolled in special education, as a Houston Chronicle investigation revealed.

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October 21, 2016 | NPR · Gloria Steinem, noted feminist and author, says that if Hillary Clinton is elected to the White House, it does not signify a post-gender society. It’s only a beginning, she says.

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October 21, 2016 | NPR · The Peabody Award-winning series returns for a third season, with six new episodes picking apart our fear of — and dependence on — technology. And it’s more consistently compelling than ever.

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October 20, 2016 | NPR · In 1895, Wilde was convicted of homosexual activity and sentenced to two years Reading Gaol. Built in the mid-1800s, the facility was operational until 2013. Now, it’s hosting an unusual art exhibit.

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October 20, 2016 | NPR · In Barry Jenkins’ incandescent coming-of-age tale, three different actors cover three phases in the life of an African-American who takes a wayward path into manhood.


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October 20, 2016 | WXPN · This Portuguese singer might be the new face of fado around the world. Hear some triumphant live concert recordings and a conversation about her impressive career.

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October 20, 2016 | NPR · Hear a live set recorded in the Americana band’s hometown of Harrisonburg, Va.

October 20, 2016 | KCRW · Known for its dreamy melodies, Scott Hansen’s ambient project plays a song from its new album, Epoch, live for KCRW.

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