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The Muffinz's newest album, Do What You Love, tackles heavy issues such as p...
Johannesburg-based band The Muffinz tackles AIDS, politics and education while blending jazz, soul and R&B with their country's choral traditions.
Jonathan Keleher talks with a colleague, Rafael Wainhaus, at work. Keleher w...
The brain's cerebellum helps shape thinking and emotion, as well as physical coordination, research shows. Could stimulating that part of the brain help ease some aspects of autism and schizophrenia?
Barney Frank...
In his new memoir, Frank describes how early in politics he feared people would "draw inferences" that he was gay if he supported gay rights. But his drive to fight discrimination was stronger.
Carlile has been releasing albums for the past 10 years, and Fresh Air rock critic Ken Tucker says her new one, called The Firewatcher's Daughter, is her best yet.
As talks with world powers over Iran's nuclear program resume, there are plenty of sources of opposition to a deal. Arab allies in the region see Iran as a threat to their own power and influence.
Companies at the giant festival in Austin found something everyone attending could use more of: battery power. Yahoo hid chargers in planters, while Mophie sent around a St. Bernard with a charger.