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Forget Hipster — are you a yuccie?

Are you a twenty-something that is too hipster to be a yuppie and too yuppie to be a hipster? Well, guess what: you might just be a yuccie.

#OITNB listens to PRI's The World

If you're fans of Orange Is the New Black, you might have caught a reference to on of your favorite public radio shows in episode two of season three, which dropped last night. We're so glad to be helping Piper Chapman get her life back on track. 

Architect: Stop building US prisons with 'spaces intended to torture people'

Albert Woodfox was confined to a Louisiana prison cell all by himself — for 43 years.  But his ordeal could be coming to an end.

When It Comes to Fracking, Big Government Trumps Local Control

"Fracking" is used to extract underground oil and gas.  The more it's used, the more controversial it becomes. A new EPA report is being cheered by both environmentalists and the energy industry — but the battle is far from over.