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Economy Feb 04In the age of streaming music, just how much is a listen worth?
Enter the age of streaming music. In 2014 alone, Americans streamed 164 million songs through a variety of streaming services including Spotify, Pandora and Google Play Music. In the past few months, questions have been raised about how much artists…
Arts Feb 04How an underestimated song became a streaming summer hit
2014’s mega summer hit, ‘Am I Wrong’, by Norwegian pop duo Nico & Vinz almost didn’t make it as a single. In fact, they didn’t think the song would be a success at all.
Nation Jan 20Jury selection for Aurora shooting trial has begun
Jury selection began today for the trial of James Holmes, the shooter who killed 12 people at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado in 2012. A record 9,000 people received summons to be considered for the jury.
Science Jan 16Despite polar vortex, 2014 is warmest year on record
The Earth was 1.24 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average.
Health Dec 31As Rose Bowl shines spotlight on rare disease, here are three others that affect millions of Americans
While millions of Americans tune in to watch Florida State and the University of Oregon play in the Rose Bowl Thursday, two families are using the high profile game to raise awareness for a rare disease, Fanconi anemia.
Science Dec 107 things every woman should know before freezing her eggs
As women age, the likelihood of chromosomal abnormalities climbs, and with it, the risk of miscarriage, birth defects or disorders that makes conceiving more difficult. Egg freezing is seen by some as a way to stop the biological clock, expand…
Nation Nov 19Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, reflects on legacy, life after basketball
After a 13-year career in the NBA, Jason Collins, the first openly gay professional basketball player, is retiring. Eighteen months ago Collins came out as gay through a first person article published in Sports Illustrated. In the first line he…
Nation Nov 18Brian Krebs: Here’s why it’s harder than you realize to go ‘off the grid’
Brian Krebs has uncovered many of the major data breaches that have made headlines recently, including the one on Target last year that compromised tens of millions of credit cards. He is a former Washington Post reporter who now runs…
Nation Nov 18Chicago’s new archbishop sets a humble tone
The Archdiocese of Chicago is transferring powers today to Blase Cupich, a humble bishop from Spokane, Washington. Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Cardinal Francis George in September and surprised many by appointing Cupich instead of several others in more…
Nation Oct 21Legendary Watergate editor Ben Bradlee dies at 93
Ben Bradlee, the former executive editor of The Washington Post who led the paper during its legendary Watergate coverage, died Tuesday at his home in Washington, D.C., the newspaper reported. He had been suffering from Alzheimer’s and dementia. He was…