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Nora Jane Struthers, 'The Same Road'

"The Same Road" is the first offering from Nora Jane Struthers' next album, and shows off her band's propulsive new direction. Rooted in bluegrass, Struthers is a serious woman with a light heart.

Turkey Looks For Energy In An Abundant Resource: Pistachio Shells

Converting the shells into biogas could provide most of the heat for a planned city of 200,000, engineers say. There's precedent in Australia, where macadamia nut shells are generating power.

Duchess Of Alba, Spain's Richest Woman, Dies At 88

Maria del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart had more titles than any other aristocrat in the world. She died today in Seville.

An NPR Photographer Looks Ebola In The Eye

Baby Sesay was in a care center in a village in Sierra Leone, waiting to find out if she had Ebola. Our photographer took a picture. Two days later, she was gone.

NPR Music Presents A Screening Of 'Wild Combination: A Portrait Of Arthur Russell'

Come watch a documentary on the life and music of the avant-garde and disco composer Arthur Russell's life and stick around for a discussion with musicians and friends.

Swedish Appeals Court Upholds Detention Order For Julian Assange

Prosecutors want to question the WikiLeaks founder, who has taken refuge in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London, over allegations that he sexually assaulted two women in 2010.

Motown's Jimmy Ruffin Dies; Sang 'What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted'

Singer Jimmy Ruffin, who was born in Mississippi but lent his soulful voice to hits for Detroit's Motown Records, died Monday at age 78, according to reports.

Takata Quality Official Apologizes Over Air Bag Defect Linked To Deaths

Hiroshi Shimizu's remarks came in testimony to a Senate panel. U.S. regulators want the company to issue a nationwide vehicle recall. So far, the recall has been restricted to high-humidity areas.

How Well Do Your Apps Protect Your Privacy?

The website PrivacyGrade rates Android apps based on the personal information they collect from you. It's another reminder that your data are constantly on the move, whether you know it or not.

Despite Low Employment, Millennials Hold Key To Reviving South Texas

The McAllen metro area in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas has one of the country's lowest employment rates for millennials. Economists say they will be critical to bringing the area out of poverty.

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