Some politicians are already calling for stricter gun laws nationally in the wake of last week’s deadly shootings in Aurora, but several Colorado lawmakers say it’s still too soon to say what the policy impacts could be…

The Colorado Springs-based Space Foundation says the death of astronaut Sally Ride means the loss of a truly inspiring leader.

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May 23, 2019 | NPR · As many pro-Brexit voters express nostalgia for an earlier time in the country’s history, the governing Conservative Party could face a humiliating defeat in European elections.
 

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May 23, 2019 | NPR · NOAA forecasts that two to four major hurricanes will form this year in the Atlantic. But even an average year can cause record-breaking damage, as storms get bigger and wetter.
 

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May 23, 2019 | NPR · A growing number of states are passing laws banning abortion in the early stages of pregnancy in hopes of rolling back Roe v. Wade.
 

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May 23, 2019 | NPR · Driven by a standout performance by Carloto Cotta, this Portuguese satire “sizzles with a comic energy rare for a movie with such blunt and weighty political commentary.”
 

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May 23, 2019 | NPR · Director Olivia Wilde and leads Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever do wonderful work in a film about two high-school best friends who have one night to reverse course.
 

Disney
May 23, 2019 | NPR · Though some elements generate fresh sparks, the remake “mostly has the beat-for-beat quality of the live-action Beauty and the Beast, the current standard-bearer for pointlessness.”
 

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May 23, 2019 | NPR · A songwriting dispute left a Britpop band bereft of royalties from its biggest hit, “Bitter Sweet Symphony.” More than 20 years later, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have signed over their rights.
 

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May 23, 2019 | WVPB · The music of the Boston-based quartet Darlingside is as hard to categorize as it is easy to get lost in.
 

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May 23, 2019 | WXPN-FM · On 2017’s Boo Boo, Chaz Bear wrote a chill R&B record. For 2019’s Outer Peace, he had an unusual motivator — the daily grind.
 

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