Trump And Seoul Talk 'Rocket Man,' Vowing More Pressure On North Korea

For just under half an hour Saturday night, President Trump and his South Korean counterpart, Moon Jae-in, tackled the missile threat looming from Pyongyang. The pair of leaders condemned North Korea's recent ballistic missile test — and once more vowed to strengthen their joint defenses and ratchet up economic pressure on Kim Jong Un still further. Trump asked Moon "how Rocket Man is doing" — as the U.S. president put it in a Sunday morning tweet — and took note of the "long gas lines...

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JPR Live Session: Sera Cahoone

The world of American roots music is no stranger to Seattle songwriter Sera Cahoone . Even though her last three albums were on Sub Pop Records and she spent years at the top of the indie charts, she’s always had a streak of Americana that ran through her music, a love of the humble folk song that bolstered her art. She’s returned now to these earliest influences with her new album, From Where I Started .

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Revving Up For The "Drive Less Challenge"

What are you doing next week? More important, how will you get to where you're doing it? This is an important question for the last two weeks of September, the period of the Oregon Drive Less Challenge . People all over the state are urged to walk, or bike, or take public transportation instead of driving. And there are incentives... prizes that can be earned through effective reductions in driving. Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD) and the City of Eugene are on board.

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How to Make Every Grade More Like Kindergarten

When Mitch Resnick was growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, he and his little brother were always making up new games. For example, he says, "In the basement, throw a tennis ball so it goes between the pipes in the ceiling for two points, and bounces off the pipe for one point." His parents were tolerant of their making noise and rearranging the furniture. One summer he even dug up the backyard for a minigolf course. The design process was a matter of trial and error: Could he use soda...

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Teen Wants A Tattoo? Pediatricians Say Here's How To Do It Safely

Ariana Marciano is adding to her collection of about 75 tattoos at Body Electric, a tattoo and piercing studio on trendy Melrose Avenue in Hollywood. "I think they're so cool and I think they're visually really nice to look at," she says. There's a ram's head, an elk, a green-and-peach praying mantis, a love bug and a moth. Today she's getting a ladybug. "I love bugs," Marciano, 23, says. "I think they're kind of overlooked." In about 20 minutes, a small ladybug with dots on its back and a...

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Joshua James Live Session

Mar 5, 2013

This archived live session from March 5th, 2013 features Joshua James.

Nels Andrews Live Session

Jan 23, 2013
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Singer/songwriter Nels Andrews visits with JPR's Eric Teel about his move from the American southwest to New York, and performs songs from his new album Scrimshaw.

Steph Macpherson Live Session

Jan 21, 2013

This live session from January 21st, 2013 features artist Steph Macpherson.

Matt the Electrician Live Session

Dec 13, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Austin singer/songwriter Matt the Electrician plays a few tunes live and talks about growing up in the State of Jefferson, rubbing elbows with the cast of Star Wars, and his life making music in Austin, Texas.

Lindi Ortega Live Session

Dec 12, 2012

The extraordinary Nashville-based Canadian retro-country singer and songwriter Lindi Ortega performs the title track from Cigarettes & Truckstops, plus one beautiful Hank Williams tune.

Tony Trischka and Territory Live Session

Nov 20, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Banjo virtuoso Tony Trischka and members of his band Territory perform a few tunes and talk about the history and progression of banjo in America.

Harry Manx Live Session

Nov 9, 2012
Qamuuqin Maxwell

Canadian bluesman Harry Manx visits with JPR's Eric Teel and plays a few songs on his mohan veena.

Kaki King Live Session

Oct 26, 2012

Guitar god Kaki King sits down with JPR's Eric Teel for conversation and live performance of songs from her latest release, Glow.

Field Report Live Session

Oct 15, 2012

Milwaukee-based band Field Report stop by the JPR studios to talk about their debut album and perform a few songs.

Mindy Smith Live Session

Sep 24, 2012

This live session archive from September 24th, 2012 features artist Mindy Smith and friends.

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