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Check out this week's video featuring Chet Atkins and Stanley Jordan performing Stardust only on McQsJazz.com...

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Check out this week's video featuring James Ingram and Deborah Cox performing One Hundred Ways only on McQsJazz.com...

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Check out this week's video featuring Robert Glasper performing The Worst only on McQsJazz.com...

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'Orange is the New Black' actress Lea DeLaria's other career: Jazz singer

‘Orange is the New Black’ actress Lea DeLaria’s other career: Jazz singer

by James Kim with Natalie Given Lea DeLaria is best known as one of the stars of “Orange is the New Black,” playing the larger-than-life lesb...

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Check out this week's video featuring Brian Culbertson performing Get It On Only on McQsJazz.com...

The Sound Of Twin Danger: Frank Sinatra Meets The Clash

The Sound Of Twin Danger: Frank Sinatra Meets The Clash

by NPR Staff Cocktail jazz isn't a sound you hear very much in pop music these days. But a duo known as Twin Danger is causing a scene with their s...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring Deborah Cox and Jeremy Schonfield performing If We Hold On Together only on McQsJazz.com...

The High Priestess Of Soul: Nina Simone In 5 Songs

The High Priestess Of Soul: Nina Simone In 5 Songs

by David Brent Johnson There are certain figures in jazz history whose iconic status can be telegraphed by a single name: Miles. Billie. Bix. C...

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

McQsJazz.com Video Of The Week

Check out this week's video featuring Bobby Caldwell and Marilyn Scott performing Back to You only on McQsJazz.com...

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Counterfeit Duck Confit: All Of The Flavor, Without The Labor

Counterfeit Duck Confit: All Of The Flavor, Without The Labor

Eleanor Beardsley This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. As part of Weekend Edition's Do Try This At Home series, chefs are sharing their cleverest hacks and tips — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and ...

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In 1968, The 'Best Of Enemies' Faced Off In A Brutal, Televised Feud

In 1968, The ‘Best Of Enemies’ Faced Off In A Brutal, Televised Feud

by Ella Taylor Late in a series of bruising televised debates on ABC tied to the momentous Republican and Democratic Conventions of 1968, Gore Vidal beamed one of his supercilious side-eyes at William F. Buckley Jr. and called him a "cry...

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Pesticide Drift Threatens Organic Farms

Pesticide Drift Threatens Organic Farms

by Kristofor Husted Chert Hollow Farm sits nestled between rows of tall trees and a nearby stream in central Missouri. Eric and Joanna Reuter have been running the organic farm since 2006. That means they don't plant genetically modified...

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'Rogue Nation' Fulfills The Mission Of A Reliable Blockbuster Series

‘Rogue Nation’ Fulfills The Mission Of A Reliable Blockbuster Series

by Chris Klimek The most mercilessly thrilling action sequence of 2015 is still the entirety of Mad Max: Fury Road. But a credible challenger has at last arrived in the perilously punctuated Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation, a sup...

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Cheetos, Canned Foods, Deli Meat: How The U.S. Army Shapes Our Diet

Cheetos, Canned Foods, Deli Meat: How The U.S. Army Shapes Our Diet

by Nadia Whitehead Many of the foods that we chow down on every day were invented not for us, but for soldiers. Energy bars, canned goods, deli meats — all have military origins. Same goes for ready-to-eat guacamole and goldfish crack...

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Jericho Isn’t Cecil’s Brother And Is Probably Still Alive, Lion Researcher Says

by Bill Chappell Two non-profit conservation groups in Zimbabwe are telling distinctly different stories about a lion that's seen as an ally of Cecil, the popular 13-year-old animal whose death at the hands of an American hunter in July ...

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Pacific Trade Pact In Limbo As Talks End Without A Deal

by Jim Zarroli In a setback for the Obama administration, talks aimed at setting up a major free-trade zone among 12 Pacific Rim countries — the so-called Trans-Pacific Partnership — have ended without success. Although U.S. Trade R ...

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One More Test

After doing everything you thought you had to do, the goal is still at a distance. What do you want to do? You feel like you gave everything to get to this point, and now you have nothing left. You can allow yourself to react negatively; ...

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In Michigan, A Testing Ground For A Future Of Driverless Cars

by Jason Margolis When engineers at Ford want to see how a new car handles, they take it to a large track with loops and straightaways. But that traditional testing ground isn't much help to Randy Visintainer, director of Ford's autonomo ...

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Lawsuit claims ‘Happy Birthday’ song should be in the public domain

by Michelle Lanz For the 1994 documentary “Hoop Dreams,” filmmaker Steve James had to pay $5,000 to Warner/Chappell for the privilege of using a very brief rendition of “Happy Birthday To You." Hoop Dreams - Arthur's Birthday (20t ...

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California says water use fell by 27 percent in June

by KPCC Staff Water use in California fell by 27 percent in June, passing the conservation target set by Gov. Jerry Brown during the drought, regulators said Thursday. "That is really good. Californians and the water suppliers that serv ...

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What Selfies Tell Us About Ourselves And How Others See Us

by Ramona Martinez Ramona Martinez is a production assistant at NPR who worked on an All Things Considered story earlier this week about the culture and meaning of selfies. Here, she offers a selfie postscript that further parses ph ...

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Redactions, Pirates And Streisand: Inside New Hillary Clinton Emails

by Jessica Taylor It's the end of the month, and that means another email dump from Hillary Clinton's time at the State Department. On Friday evening, more than 1,300 messages from Clinton's controversial private server were released t ...

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High school students flocking to community colleges, but some students left out

by Adolfo Guzman Lopez The growth in high school student enrollment at Fullerton College could be called a stampede. In 2011, according to the community college, 822 high school students took classes at the campus after their school day ...

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At 79, Woody Allen Says There’s Still Time To Do His Best Work

by Sam Fragoso Woody Allen is a prolific filmmaker — he's been releasing films pretty much every year since the mid-1960s. (His latest, Irrational Man, is now in theaters.) But Allen isn't exactly prolific as an interview subject. Wh ...

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