World Cafe with host David Dye serves up an eclectic mix of music from blues, rock, and world, to folk and alternative country, with live performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.
The woman behind one of the year's most powerful albums shines even brighter live. On today's show, she presents her music looped, yelped, cooed and otherwise performed to the funky beat of her own drums.
David Dye recalls the incredible world music artists who've appeared on World Cafe in the past 20 years, including King Sunny Ade, Angélique Kidjo and Bela Fleck; plus Ry Cooder on producing Buena Vista Social Club.
FBI agents believe they have a credible lead on the whereabouts of Jimmy Hoffa's body. If they're right, it will solve a longstanding mystery, which will also deflate Hoffa's resonance in popular culture.
The legislation is one of the most far-reaching abortion bills in decades and follows the May murder convictions of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell. The bill, which would ban nearly all abortions starting 20 weeks after fertilization, is unlikely to ever become law.
Amazon ends the contracts of people and businesses that are paid for sending customers to the retailer. The company has taken similar steps in other states that have passed laws like Minnesota's new sales tax legislation.
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