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The new album by the veteran musician and his band Ngoni Ba conveys the restless march of time and the transience of all human conditions. Milo Miles calls it "the most satisfying sort of catchy."
It's been nearly seven years since the start of the financial crisis. Benjamin Lawsky has been policing the world's biggest financial institutions. Before stepping down, he talks to Renee Montagne.
Lawyers for the sons of sports legend Jim Thorpe are asking for their father's remains to be moved from a roadside mausoleum in Pennsylvania back to land in Oklahoma.
Machines have been taking jobs forever. Computers and software are doing things people were paid to do. They are booking airplane flights. Filing our taxes. And they are getting better all the time.
Pro hockey's Stanley Cup Finals kick off Wednesday night. David Greene talks to Greg Wyshynski, editor of Yahoo's Puck Daddy blog, for a preview of the Chicago Blackhawks and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
A violent storm struck a cruise ship on the Yangtze River and it capsized. Anger is rising among the passengers' relatives, who complain they've been blocked from going to river bank to stand vigil.