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Benjamin Booker will release his self-titled debut on Aug. 19....
The 25-year-old "punk blues" musician talks learning from religion and relationships, and how a professional rejection turned out to be a lucky break.
A week after the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, the situation in Ferguson, Mo., remains tense. Protesters took to the streets again overnight, and there were reports of looting.
Tess Vigeland talks to Ben Philpott of member station KUT about the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry on charges of abuse of power. The governor spoke for the first time since the charges, saying he acted within his power.
Kenneth Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch, was denied entry into Egypt last week. He had been traveling to the country to present results of a report on the 2013 massacre that left at least 817 people dead in Cairo. He spoke with NPR's Arun Rath.
Tess Vigeland talks to NPR's Peter Kenyon, who's in Dohuk, Iraq, about reports of airstrikes on a critical dam near the northern city of Mosul.
Taxidermy is becoming more popular amongst a certain crowd — not only for preservation or adornment, but also to create fantasy animals.Laura Securon Palet wrote about it for the online magazine Ozy.