He helped define the bluegrass sound and redefine the banjo. Earl Scruggs died Wednesday at age 88. During a career that spanned six decades, Scruggs' signature three-finger playing style influenced musicians around the world. Kojo explores Scruggs' life and musical legacy.
Brazilian food used to be treated as the poor cousin of the more renowned European cuisines. But not anymore. Brazilian food is having its moment in the sun. And chefs think that with the World Cup and the Olympics coming, it's going to get even bigger.
President Obama offered a remembrance of Nelson Mandela at the White House on Thursday, shortly after news broke of the South African leader's death. Obama talked about Mandela not only as an icon, but as a three-dimensional human being.
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