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Ceci Bastida's second full-length album, La Edad De La Violencia, was releas...
La Edad de la Violencia — "the age of violence" — is a pretty dire name for an album of upbeat synth-pop. Mexican-born singer Ceci Bastida says that's the point.
The government's anti-corruption drive has already targeted 25,000 officials in the first half of the year. The most recent high-profile victim is Rui Chenggang, an anchor on CCTV's finance channel.
Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
Security in Libya has deteriorated badly enough that the U.S. shut down its embassy in Libya on Saturday. NPR's Arun Rath talks to former U.S. ambassador Christopher Hill about the situation.
Philby was one of the 20th century's most legendary spies. NPR's Arun Rath talks with author Ben Macintyre about his new book, A Spy Among Friends, and the boozy secret to Philby's success.
Eric Clapton's new album, The Breeze, honors the late J.J. Cale....
One year after J.J. Cale's death, his friend and fan Eric Clapton says we still don't know the half of the late songwriter's talent. Read Clapton's extended interview with NPR's Eric Westervelt.