We call them "buttons" and "deadrolls" — and, less cryptically, "breaks" — but most NPR listeners know them as the interstitial music spots that pepper NPR's newsmagazines. They add shading, mood, energy and other nonverbal context to our stories.
One of the holiest sites in Christendom has also been one of the most contested. The Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem lies on the site where Jesus Christ is said to have been crucified and buried.
Multiple Christian denominations share the church uneasily, and clerics sometimes come to blows over the most minor of disputes. The Roman Catholic, Greek Orthodox, Armenian Apostolic, Coptic Orthodox, Ethiopian Orthodox and the Syriac Orthodox all have a presence in the church.
From 'All Things Considered': Tommy Chong talks with Audie Cornish
With Washington state set to legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana just after midnight tonight, and Colorado set to decriminalize pot next month, All Things Considered today turned to "stoner" comic Tommy Chong to get his perspective.
Needless to say, the half Asian half of Cheech and Chong is very happy. He's planning to move to both states, Chong joked.
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With increased fighting in and around Damascus in recent weeks, Syrian activists have posted a video that calls on residents of the capital to prepare for what they say is a looming collapse of President Bashar Assad's regime.
Sen. Corker delivers remarks at the Hardeman County Veterans Day Ceremony in Middleton on November 11, 2011.
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GALLATIN, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — Tennessee Senator Bob Corker is sponsoring an event Friday in Gallatin designed to connect military veterans and their family with needed services.
"Rally Point" will be one-stop shopping for Tennessee vets hoping to access services like VA claims assistance, vocational rehabilitation, education, employment help, mental health services, and home and business loans.
Tennessee based Nissan North America is set to begin production of its all-electric Nissan LEAF at its Smyrna plant in 2013.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Tennessee’s export sector has a mid-state economist worried, in spite of solid growth in recent quarters.
Middle Tennessee State University’s Dr. Steven Livingston specializes in the study of international trade. He says Tennessee exports are growing by a healthy seven or eight percent per quarter, but he also says that growth is increasingly dependent on a shrinking number of products headed to a shrinking number of countries.
And we wouldn't want to look over in traffic and see Fido cruising by.
But the stories from New Zealand about how the SPCA there is teaching three dogs to drive (sort-of) have some must-see video. Check out what Monty, Ginny and Porter are learning to do. They've learned to respond to some verbal commands that allow them to move a Mini Countryman around a bit.