This Week On Alt.Latino
Dec 12, 2013 — As the album cover closes on this collection of favorite music games, Fugazi's Ian MacKaye and NPR's Stephen Thompson identify acoustic renditions of punk songs performed by house musician Jonathan Coulton. Plus, "Our Magnum Opus," a musical final round.
Dec 12, 2013 — We continue the hour of our favorite musical games. Join host Ophira Eisenberg and house musician Jonathan Coulton as they lead the games "Triple Word Score" and "Happy and You Know It." Plus, contestant try out-lyricizing the clever Cole Porter in the game "Pen It Like Porter."
Dec 12, 2013 — Shake, rattle and roll! Play along as host Ophira Eisenberg and house musician Jonathan Coulton rework famous songs into trivia questions, in the games "With The Beatles" and "Call Me M.B."
Dec 11, 2013 — One of two systems used to dissipate heat from the station's onboard system is acting up, but the space agency says it's not a dangerous situation for the moment.
Dec 11, 2013 — Scientists think there are potentially valuable fresh groundwater reserves under the sea. There's more than all the water that was ever pumped up in the last century.
Dec 11, 2013 — How's the Louisiana senator responding to GOP efforts to tie her to the Affordable Care Act's problems? Partly with an ad that gives her outsize credit for President Obama's decision to change course and let people keep health plans next year that would otherwise be canceled under the new law.
Dec 11, 2013 — The chief's resignation comes after a store owner and residents filed a lawsuit against the city. Charges of racial profiling and civil rights abuses were bolstered by videos that showed police frisking and arresting people.
Dec 11, 2013 — The bureau, which says it's been hard-hit by sequestration cuts, hopes the compromise plan will forestall furloughs and bring it back to full capacity.
Dec 11, 2013 — A congressional vote to renew extended unemployment benefits may have to wait until the new year. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will push for it in January if a last-minute extension fails to come together.
Dec 11, 2013 — Student athletes know they need to avoid concussions. But hits that don't cause concussion symptoms can affect the brain, too. Researchers are now trying to figure out who is most at risk from those smaller hits, and if they can be warned in advance.