As women around the world mobilized to protest the presidency of Donald Trump, Connecticut residents marched in Washington, D.C. and in Hartford by the thousands.
Much of the news about President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities has focused on the musicians who were invited to perform, and for various reasons -- mostly political -- declined the offer. But it's not unheard of for an artist of one political stripe to perform at the inauguration of a president from the opposing party.
Updated at 9:00 a.m. ET The Trump Administration spent its first full day in office taking shots at the media and arguing about crowd sizes at Friday's inauguration. Press Secretary Sean Spicer delivered a fiery broadside against the Fourth Estate from the White House Briefing Room Saturday evening, claiming that reporters had engaged in "deliberately false reporting" in the past 24 hours since President Trump took the oath of office. And, after berating the press, he walked away without...
Friday's presidential inaugural parade will include more than 8,000 participants. One of them is Master Chief Musician Jonathan Towne. He’s a member of the New London based U. S. Coast Guard Band . This will be the eighth inauguration he’s performed in -- and also his last.
Last year, global warming reached record high temperatures — and if that news feels like déjà vu, you're not going crazy. The planet has now had three consecutive years of record-breaking heat. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has just released its annual State of the Climate report , which says it's the hottest it has been since scientists started tracking global temperatures in 1880. A separate analysis , by NASA scientists, came to the same conclusion. The news comes as...
It's not fair to compare the 2004 film Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events to the new Netflix series A Series of Unfortunate Events . But let's do it anyway. Both film and TV show adapt the first three volumes in the wildly popular and manically melancholy series of books for children written by Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler), though the Netflix series covers the fourth book as well. Both are art-directed six ways to Sunday, with muted brown and somber gray soundstages standing...
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The 2017 Tiny Desk Contest is now open! Starting today, I'll be watching your videos in search of the next great undiscovered artist to play at the Tiny Desk. And I won't be doing it alone. Our team of judges includes these fantastic musicians: Anthony Hamilton Miguel BANKS Trey Anastasio of Phish Ben Hopkins of PWR BTTM I'll also be joined by Rita Houston of WFUV , Stas THEE Boss of KEXP , Talia Schlanger of WXPN 's World Cafe and Robin Hilton, my co-host on All Songs Considered . We're...
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Ed Boutin, 62, stood to the side of the road wearing a biker vest with pins, patches and flags, and sporting a "Navy Veteran" hat. He said he traveled from Springfield, Mass. to watch Donald J. Trump, his candidate of choice, get sworn in to the nation's highest office. The current state of race relations in America is the result of Barack Obama's presidency, Boutin said. But maybe, he said, the new administration can fix things. "It's going to take a while to unravel what he's already done...
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