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The defense rested its case Tuesday in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The trial will continue Monday with closing arguments.
Madonna, Deadmau5, Kanye West and Jay Z onstage at the Tidal launch event....
The premium streaming service, which will be owned in part by musicians, was unveiled in a star-packed ceremony. The first question it needs to answer: Can it attract listeners?
The singer Selena elevated Tex-Mex music to a new level. She was about to cross over to the English-language market when she was fatally shot 20 years ago on March 31, 1995.
"We must try as best we can to balance isolation and engagement, pressure an...
Limited though it may be, analysts say the administration's negotiation with Iran has shaken traditional allies and left both friends and enemies uncertain about what it will do next in the region.
In 1970, Warner Bros. Records had an unusual philosophy: they'd sign artists and, instead of wanting a hit single immediately, they'd develop them over several albums. Hence, Captain Beefheart.
Mixing judges with campaign contributions can lead to conflicts of interest. Fresh Air talks to retired Judge Sue Bell Cobb and the Center for American Progress' Billy Corriher.