Updated at 4:34 p.m. ET The Trump administration is changing the number of American troops that will remain in Syria. Approximately 400 troops will stay there, a senior administration official has told NPR. That's double the number announced Thursday night by White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. In Thursday's one-sentence statement, Sanders said: "A small peacekeeping group of about 200 will remain in Syria for a period of time." But the senior administration official said Friday the...
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Live From Studio A
Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket and Tyler Ramsey of Band Of Horses will perform Live From Studio A in advance of their show that night presented by WCBE at the Rumba Cafe ! Broemel's latest solo release Wished Out came out in September and Ramsey will be releasing his new CD For The Morning on April 5th! They're doing a duo tour of intimate shows that will see the two guitarists on stage accompanying each other on a mix of both their own material as well as some covers. Tune in for live...
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Arts & Life
When Martin Luther King, Jr. was in high school, he won an oratorical contest sponsored by the Negro Elks. He and a beloved teacher were returning home in triumph, riding on a bus, when some white passengers got on. The white bus driver ordered King and his teacher to give up their seats, and cursed them. King wanted to stay seated, but his teacher urged him to obey the law. They had to stand in the aisle for the 90 miles back to Atlanta, Ga. "That night will never leave my memory," King told...
Science, Technology & Environment
Updated at 11 p.m. ET An Israeli spacecraft blasted off this evening, aiming to land on the moon. And if the mission is successful, it would make Israel the fourth country to land a spacecraft on the lunar surface – after the U.S., the former Soviet Union and China. It would also be the first privately initiated project to do so, although it was assisted by government partners, as Nature notes . "The feat seems set to kick off a new era of lunar exploration – one in which national space...