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Now the war in Syria has a victor. And it’s not the U.S.
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Do local public-radio stations play an important role? In big cities, from Boston and Washington to San Francisco and L.A.? In small towns, like those across Mississippi or Alaska or Maine? Do they matter in the South as well as the North? In inland states as well as those on the coast?
All the evidence I’m aware of, anecdotal and statistical, suggests that in every one of these places, the answer is a clear and obvious yes. Public radio matters; it matters all the more in remote and rural areas farther from other news outlets; and it is seen as mattering in a way that transcends normal regional or political dividing lines.
When market concentration increased after past mergers, prices surged and jobs were lost. There’s no reason to think this time will be different.
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Twelve candidates crowded onto the stage, but impeachment remains the biggest story in politics.
Tonight, candidates spoke passionately about protecting America’s troops and defending the Constitution. Are voters actually looking for a message of statesmanship?
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He’s flailing. There’s no telling what’s next.
Michelle Martin, a professor at the University of Washington, helps librarians create spaces that are welcoming to kids of all backgrounds.
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The lunar supply won’t be anything like the stuff on Earth, but NASA wants it anyway.
Humiliating his own Cabinet secretaries was bad. Putting faithful American allies in harm’s way is far worse.
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