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Run This Town: Trinidad James Sparks a Conversation About Regionalism In Rap

Last night in New York, Trinidad James was performing at the corporate-sponsored launch of some kind of sneaker when he went in on how Atlanta runs …

One Week After Typhoon, 'The Mood Here Is Very Desperate'

On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Anthony Kuhn reports from Tacloban, the Philippines<p><b>Listen</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b><p>The 220,000 residents of Tacloban — and millions more across central and southern Philippines — were hunkered down one week ago as Typhoon Haiyan bore down on them.<p>A week later, "the mood …

Video: M.I.A., “Y.A.L.A.”

The “this film contains flashing images” warning that precedes the “Y.A.L.A.” video that was released tonight is not playing.

"Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes" Gets PS1 Homage DLC on PS4 (Video)

The PS4 version of <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes</i> will come with exclusive DLC.<p>The "Deja Vu Mission," will allow the use of the PlayStation 1, <i>Metal</i> …

"Destiny" Beta Heads to PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 Owners First, New Trailer Revealed (Video)

Through a newly announced partnership during the PlayStation All Access launch event, it seems that Bungie, Activision, and PlayStation will be …

Lou Reed’s Memorial Lets the Music Speak for Itself

New York City always loomed large in the works of the late Lou Reed. So it was only appropriate that New Yorkers paid their respects to the legend, …

The Arts

Stream: Zed Bias f. Roy Davis Jr., “We Are There”

Two big, transatlantic names in house music on one track—low-key UK garage legend Zed Bias and Chicago veteran Roy Davis Jr.

Watch Drake Perform “November 18th” in Houston

“I wouldn’t be shit without every single person at this show,” he said, nodding also to the late Pimp C, DJ Screw and Big Moe.

IAEA: Iran has slowed nuclear programme

The United Nations atomic energy agency says the Iranian government has slowed its pace of uranium enrichment ahead of new nuclear talks with six world powers.<p>In a report Thursday, the International Atomic Energy Agency said that no major new components have been installed at the unfinished Arak …

Toronto's drug-shamed mayor threatens to sue

Toronto's mayor, Rob Ford, has threatened to take legal action against former aides who spoke to police about their concerns about his drug use.<p>Ford was reacting on Thursday to details in court documents that revealed more allegations about his behavior, including drunken driving and verbal abuse, …

Deadly blasts hit Iraqi religious procession

Attacks against Shia, including a suicide bombing that ripped through a religious procession, 54 people and wounded 114, despite massive security deployed for one of the holiest days of their faith.<p>Thursday's bloodshed came as a flood of worshippers, including tens of thousands of foreign pilgrims, …

Hundreds rescued after Canada child-porn bust

A child pornography bust in Toronto two years ago has led to the arrest of 341 people and rescue of 386 sexually abused children around the world, police have announced.<p>William Blair, Toronto Police Service chief, on Thursday told a press conference that undercover officers made contact in October …

Gambia severs diplomatic ties with Taiwan

Gambia's government will cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan with immediate effect, a statement from President Yahya Jammeh's office has said.<p>The small West African state was one of a few African countries, along with Burkina Faso and Swaziland, to recognise self-ruled Taiwan, which China regards as a …

Philippine city puts typhoon toll at 4,000

The death toll from Typhoon Haiyan in the devastated Philippine coastal city of Tacloban has reached 4,000, a notice board at City Hall said, nearly double the nationwide toll provided by the government in Manila.<p>The City Hall toll posted on Friday was the first public acknowledgement that the …

Did You Know That If You Faceswap Michael Cera And Macklemore It's The Worst Thing In The World?

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Solange stomps at the FADER FORT this past March in Austin, TX. #tbt #faderfortmoments

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23 Lies You Tell Yourself To Feel Like A Grown-Up

"Definitely starting my diet tomorrow."

Solange Selects: Hear the First in a New Series of Spotify Playlists

Every two months, Solange picks us a playlist. Part 1 has songs by Sampha, FKA twigs, Ty Dolla $ign, Miley Cyrus, Kanye West and more.

Afghan Farmers: Opium Is The Only Way To Make A Living

Lashkar Gah is the capital of the volatile province that alone grows half of Afghanistan's opium poppy. Cultivation here grew by 34 percent over last year.<p>On Fridays, hundreds of men gather at the bazaar along the Helmand River, the lifeblood of this arid province. Vendors sell everything from …

Moment of Clarity: An Oral History of Jay Z’s The Black Album

On its ten-year anniversary, ten Jay Z collaborators look back on making his “last” album.<p>November 14, 2013

The world’s most dangerous country is up to 20 murders a day

A United Nations report (pdf) released on Nov. 12 highlights Latin America’s problem with violence. It was the only region where homicides overall increased between 2000 and 2010. But one country has it especially bad: Honduras.<p>The likes of Mexico and Brazil may be better known for their crime and …

Latin America

Judge rules in Google’s favor in 8-year library book scanning case

Google’s “Google Books” program does not violate copyright laws, according to a U.S. district court judge’s ruling issued today.<p>In today’s ruling, New York U.S. Circuit Judge Denny Chin said Google’s scanning and cataloging of printed books fell within fair use because it was “highly …

Preview: Rihanna “What Now”

Before its world premiere on Friday, Rihanna gives fans a teaser of her new video “What Now.” Filmed in Thailand over the summer, RiRi lets out every …

Pusha T Explains Why He Speaks Truthfully on “Stand For Something”

Pusha T wants you to know that he has no time for games at this stage in his career. In talking to Noisey for their “Stand For Something” series, …

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Missing Pussy Riot Inmate Turns Up at a Tuberculosis Hospital

Jailed Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has been located. Contrary to reports yesterday that she’s at a new prison in Siberia, her husband, …

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