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  1. Astronomers backpedal on claims about the starting of all time

    Did scientists make a mistake in their recent findings about the Big Bang?
    News · Story
  2. National Youth Orchestra hits the road for U.S. tour

    Hear the world premiere of a piece by Samuel Adams — son of composer John Adams — and watch the orchestra's signature encore, from Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.
    Classical · NPR Story
  3. Truth In Labeling: Celiac Community Cheers FDA Rule For Gluten Free

    The Food and Drug Administration now requires all food manufacturers to be in compliance with a labeling standard for gluten-free food. Advocates for people with celiac disease say it's about time.
    News · NPR Story
  4. WATCH: Wreckage Of Costa Concordia Begins Its Final Voyage

    More than two years after the luxury liner wrecked off the Italian island of Giglio, it is finally being moved to a salvage yard in the port of Genoa.
    News · NPR Story
  5. Shades Of The Middle Ages: The Plague Popped Up In China And Colorado

    Is this 2014 or 1348? The plague — yes, the infamous Black Death — was reported in China and Colorado. It's the same disease as the Middle Ages pandemic. Only now we know how to treat it.
    News · NPR Story
  6. Labor conflict may lock out Met Opera workers

    If no contract deal is reached by July 31, Metropolitan Opera General Manager Peter Gelb has warned union workers to plan for a work stoppage the next day.
    Classical · NPR Story
  7. OpenAir UMS 2014 Recap

    OpenAir · Video
  8. After State Lawmaker Comes Out, Campaign Becomes Battle Of Write-ins

    Mike Fleck, who was re-elected three times before he came out as gay in 2012, lost the Republican state house primary to a write-in candidate. So he won as a write-in on the Democratic ballot instead.
    News · NPR Story
  9. Forget The Fishing Boat: Alaskans Scoop Up Salmon With Dipnets

    Salmon fishing on a scenic river in Alaska isn't always about hooking a big fish in the remote wilderness. Sometimes, it's about standing shoulder-to-shoulder in the water to fill up your freezer.
    News · NPR Story
  10. Trumpeter Joshua Trinidad writes music for his own funeral

    A Denver musician decides to compose and record his own funeral music, a suite of eight songs called "Cortege."
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