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Hall and Haden performed as a duo at a concert in Montreal in 1990. Plans to release the album, Charlie Haden - Jim Hall, were in place before both artists passed away within the last year.
An assembly of Roman Catholic bishops calls for the church to welcome gays, unmarried couples and those who have divorced. Steve Inskeep talks to Joshua McElwee of the National Catholic Reporter.
Analysis shows young black males are at a higher risk of being shot dead by police than younger white males. Rachel Martin talks to Ryan Gabrielson, one of the lead reporters on ProPublica's story.
The Day of the Dead holiday celebrated in Mexico and other Latin America countries is now the subject of a 3-D animated movie produced by filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro.
Global oil prices have fallen to a 4-year low, confirming hopes and fears, depending on if you're a gasoline consumer or an oilman, that abundant U.S. crude is messing with the world's energy order.
To find out what's going on with the economy, Rachel Martin talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution and a contributor to The Wall Street Journal.