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4:29pm

Sat November 16, 2013
Typhoon Haiyan Devastates The Philippines

LA's Filipinos Grieve For Loved Ones Abroad By Taking Action

Originally published on Sat December 7, 2013 11:31 am

Since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines last week, the largest Filipino community in America has come together to grieve and to help.

Friday night, about 25 miles south of Los Angeles, members of Long Beach's Filipino community gathered at Grace United Methodist Church to hold a vigil for typhoon victims. One by one, attendees came to the microphone and named people who died or remain lost in the storm.

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4:29pm

Sat November 16, 2013
Media

Publishing Magazines For An 'Ambidextrous' Generation

The latest publication of the literary journal The American Reader is its anniversary edition.
The American Reader

Magazine publishers continue to uneasily navigate print and digital worlds. Harper's Magazine publisher John MacArthur shared his perspective on the importance of online pay walls in the magazine's October issue. All Things Considered speaks with MacArthur, MediaFinder's Trish Hagood and the co-founder of year-old literary magazine The American Reader about the changing publishing industry. You can hear all of these conversations at the audio link above.

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11:03am

Sat November 16, 2013
Music Interviews

'Something That Is Very Real For Me': Ted Nash Completes His 'Chakra'

Originally published on Sat November 16, 2013 4:29 pm

Ted Nash's new album, Chakra, is out now.
Courtesy of the artist

Working as a jazz musician in the 21st century is difficult enough, but hardly anybody tries to make a go of it with a big band anymore. Yet that's exactly what Ted Nash does on his latest album, Chakra.

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3:46pm

Fri November 15, 2013
Movie Interviews

Steve Coogan, Tacking Toward The Funny Side Of Serious

Originally published on Fri November 15, 2013 7:07 pm

Steve Coogan acts alongside Judi Dench in Philomena, the story of a woman searching for her son and the cynical journalist helping her find him.
Alex Bailey The Weinstein Co.

Philomena is the true story of a retired Irish nurse (Judi Dench) whose child was put up for adoption — against her will, by the nuns at the convent where she gave birth — when she was a teenager, and unwed. Fifty years later, a journalist grudgingly joins in her search for that son. The British comedian Steve Coogan, who also produced the project and co-wrote the screenplay, plays the reporter.

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3:46pm

Fri November 15, 2013
NPR Story

Can You Keep Your Old Health Plan? It May Depend On Where You Live

Originally published on Fri November 15, 2013 7:36 pm

President Obama met at the White House with CEOs from across the health insurance industry on Friday. Insurers, he says, will be allowed to renew for one more year health policies that don't meet the new national standards set by the Affordable Care Act.
Alex Wong Getty Images

President Obama's proposal to try to let more people keep their canceled health insurance policies sounded so simple when he announced it Thursday.

"Insurers can extend current plans that would otherwise be canceled into 2014. And Americans whose plans have been canceled can choose to re-enroll in the same kind of plan," he said in unveiling the proposal at the White House.

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