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Joshua Barajas is the arts editor for the NewsHour. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Arts Mar 20WATCH: ‘Artists are our only hope,’ T Bone Burnett says in critique of big tech
Award-winning producer, songwriter and musician T Bone Burnett made a fire-and-brimstone rebuke against big tech “surveillance capitalists” last week at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, saying Silicon Valley is destroying humanity.
Arts Mar 185 songs to convert any friend into a K-pop fan
Tamar Herman, a K-pop columnist at Billboard, shares five songs that can get anyone excited about K-pop, including one she calls “one of the best songs of the 21st century.”…
Health Mar 05WATCH: Teen shares why he defied mother’s anti-vaccination ideas
An Ohio teen who said he went his entire life without numerous vaccines testified before Congress on the dangers of misinformation and ideas that fuel the anti-vaxxer movement and put many young people at risk.
Politics Mar 05WATCH: Measles outbreak at center of Senate committee hearing
The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions will begin at 10 a.m. ET. Watch it here.
Arts Mar 01Read a chapter from ‘The Uninhabitable Earth,’ a dire warning on climate change
David Wallace-Wells doesn’t pull any punches about the effects of climate change. In his new book, “The Uninhabitable Earth,” the author takes humans — us — to task for our complacency. The opening line isn’t too comforting either: “It is…
Politics Feb 27Read Michael Cohen’s full prepared testimony on Trump’s Russia plans, WikiLeaks email dump
Michael Cohen plans to tell lawmakers that Donald Trump often asked during the 2016 campaign about negotiations with Russia over a planned Moscow Tower project and what the then presidential candidate knew about the WikiLeaks email dump that targeted the…
Politics Feb 15WATCH: Reporter challenges Trump on his immigration facts
During President Donald Trump's remarks on a new national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, a reporter pushed back against the president's characterization of immigration and crime, asking: "What do you base your facts on?"…
Nation Feb 13WATCH: Military service academy officials testify before House hearing on sexual assault
The hearing is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. ET today. Watch it here.
Politics Feb 13WATCH: Election security experts testify before House committee
Several election security experts testified before the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday as the 2020 presidential field continues to widen.
Politics Feb 11WATCH: Trump holds campaign rally in El Paso
El Paso County lawmakers passed a resolution ahead of Trump’s visit, saying the city’s residents are “disillusioned by [the president’s] lies regarding the border and our community.”…