The devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy have been well-documented by now, more than two weeks after the storm first landed on American soil. But, as is usually the case in the weeks and months following a natural disaster of news-cycle-dominating proportions, the attendant stories of hope, tragedy, heroism, frustration, and downright absurdity are only just […]

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The City of Colorado Springs is in the process of turning off 1/3 of all streetlights to save 1.2 million dollars. Is it necessarily a bad thing?

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News

AP
June 21, 2018 | NPR · The bed space has been requested starting in July and running through the end of the year. Officials tell NPR that four bases are expected to provide space.
 

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June 21, 2018 | NPR · Maya kids do better on tests measuring attention, researchers say it’s because these kids have something that many American kids have lost.
 

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June 21, 2018 | NPR · “Security concerns” persuaded Immigration and Customs Enforcement to shutter its office there for at least two days. But the Oregon city isn’t the only place feeling unrest over immigration policy.
 

Arts & Life

Universal Pictures
June 21, 2018 | NPR · In this derivative but fitfully inventive fifth installment of the Jurassic franchise, our heroes try to rescue Isla Nublar’s dinosaurs from extinction-by-lava, only to get their ash handed to them.
 

IFC Films
June 21, 2018 | NPR · Despite a fascinating subject and an impressive cast, this tale of MLB catcher Moe Berg’s stint as an OSS agent simply presents the facts without generating any insights.
 

Oscillloscope
June 21, 2018 | NPR · Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki masterfully explores Presley’s life as a metaphor for America as he drives the late singer’s 1963 Rolls-Royce across the country, interviewing those he meets along the way.
 

Music

YouTube
June 21, 2018 | NPR · The Australian multi-instrumentalist dives head-first into the journey to find self-validation on the lead single of her upcoming album.
 

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June 21, 2018 | NPR · Police have arrested a suspect in the death of Jahseh Onfroy, better known as the rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot and killed outside of a motor sports dealership on June 18 in Florida.
 

George Belfield
June 21, 2018 | NPR · To mark the reissue of The Blue Notebooks, Richter has released a short film featuring The Handmaid’s Tale star and a potent piece of music from the 2004 album.
 

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