September 17, 2019 | NPR · In the second election in just five months, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister is hoping to eke out a governing coalition. Once again, he faces a tough battle with a centrist rival.
September 17, 2019 | KUT-FM · The Austin City Council is defying Texas state legislators, setting aside $150,000 in city funds to help local women who seek abortions pay for attendant costs, such as transportation or child care.
September 16, 2019 | NPR · Tony Award winner Phyllis Newman died Sunday at age 86. She won the award for her role in 1962’s Subways Are For Sleeping. She also appeared on TV, as an actress and quiz show panelist.
September 16, 2019 | NPR · Ghosh’s latest book, Gun Island, is a modern retelling of a Bengali myth. He believes old legends have a lot to teach us about how to think about the catastrophic effects of climate change.
September 16, 2019 | FA · A new book by The New York Times‘Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly extends the investigation into the SCOTUS justice’s history, chases down sexual misconduct allegations and considers his years since.
September 17, 2019 | NPR · In this Guest DJ session, the off-the-wall singer talks about living out of his car and working at a warehouse before his Tiny Desk Contest entry went viral. He’s since signed with Warner Records.
September 16, 2019 | NPR · Like most things in our century, nostalgia has caught up with us at a bewildering rate. This week’s additions to the Heat Check playlist take you back while they push you forward.
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