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All Songs Considered
10:27 am
Wed January 23, 2013

New Mix: Jack White On Bluesman Charley Patton, Tegan And Sara, More

Clockwise from upper left: Tegan and Sara, Owen Pallett of Final Fantasy, Alessi's Ark, Fatoumata Diawara
Courtesy of the artists

Originally published on Fri February 1, 2013 9:48 am

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Planet Money
10:16 am
Wed January 23, 2013

The Deadliest Jobs In America, In One Graphic

Being a fisherman was the deadliest job in 2011.
Klas Stolpe AP

Originally published on Wed January 23, 2013 10:56 am

For more from Planet Money, see What America Does For Work

Here's a look at the rate of work-related, on-the-job deaths in 2011 for U.S. workers. We included the three deadliest occupations, along with a handful of other jobs. (Here's the complete list, which comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.)

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9:58 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Jimmy Kimmel: Making Late Night A Family Affair

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel interviews Mel Brooks on Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Randy Holmes ABC

Originally published on Wed August 28, 2013 11:04 am

This month, Jimmy Kimmel's late-night ABC talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, joins the 11:35 p.m. nightly lineup — which puts him in direct competition with two reining comedy kings: Jay Leno and Kimmel's idol, David Letterman.

Kimmel, who paid tribute to Letterman at the Kennedy Center Honors in December, didn't break the news to Letterman himself.

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All Songs Considered
9:54 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Nick Cave To Kick Off NPR Music's SXSW Showcase

Cat Stevens Courtesy of the artist

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This Is NPR
8:49 am
Wed January 23, 2013

A View Of Inauguration: Pictures From NPR Journalists

From the looks of Production Assistant Liz Baker's "trash art" photo, it appears the unofficial Inauguration Day drink of choice was caffeinated.
courtesy of Liz Baker

Originally published on Wed January 23, 2013 5:28 pm

Numb thumbs didn't stop the NPR crew from being part of the social media buzz during yesterday's 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C.

A team of hosts and reporters assembled at the U.S. Capitol to guide listeners through a special live broadcast of the inaugural festivities on air, and many also took to Twitter and Instagram to share first-hand accounts of the pomp and circumstance happening around the National Mall.

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