Headlines on 2019-02-13

  • Ex-Air Force Counterintelligence Agent Charged With Giving Secrets To Iran

    Monica Witt has been indicted for allegedly providing classified Pentagon information to Tehran. She defected years six ago, the Justice Department says.

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  • Goldman Sachs has formulated the perfect strategy to help traders profit from the strongest labor market in years

    Employee pay is gradually increasing after a decade of minimal gains, and Goldman Sachs says the growth is creating risks in the market. Analyst Ben Snider has formulated a strategy to help investors take advantage of these potential dislocations. He says investors should look for companies that don't spend as much on labor because their profits are less likely to get squeezed as pay continues to rise. Goldman Sachs says investors need to find a hiding spot as employee wages rise and company...

    Business Insider
  • Mountain Man: Tiny Desk Concert

    The voices of Amelia Meath, Molly Erin Sarlé and Alexandra Sauser-Monnig come together behind the Tiny Desk, with songs that conjure a simpler life: dogs, friends, moonlight or skinny dipping.

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  • Station Breaks

    ENTER TEASER

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  • The Future of Meat Is Vegan

    In August 2013, Mark Post, a professor of physiology at Maastricht University, held a press conference in a television studio kitchen in London. Lifting the silver lid from a platter, he revealed a creation that seemed very humble by culinary-TV standards: a round, palm-size patty of dark pink hamburger meat. But as Post explained, his burger was no ordinary chunk of beef. Instead of coming from the flesh of a slaughtered cow, the muscle fibers in the meat had been grown from cow cells in a lab....

    The New Republic
  • From Funerals To Festivals, The Curious Journey Of The 'Adagio For Strings'

    How did Samuel Barber's stirring, lush work for strings — music that has become America's semi-official music of mourning — become a beloved and endlessly remixed dance floor anthem?

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