When she launched the newly revamped version of Newsweek, editor Tina Brown closed the loop on two paths in her career: magazines and web sites. The new magazine draws from her other venture, The Daily Beast.
"It was ironic, because I had abandoned print, having spent a life in print, and gone into the digital world," she tells NPR's Renee Montagne. "Now I understand how the two things can work together incredibly well, almost like playing in two different keys.
This has probably been the most ... well, let's be kind and just say "ordinary" ... the most ordinary college basketball season. First of all, as the Super Bowl drifts into February and NFL television ratings soar, poor little college basketball gets ignored for longer and longer. Didn't you have the feeling this year that Dick Vitale didn't arrive in our consciousness until, like a bald Cupid, on Valentine's Day?
Dr. John will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this month.
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Recorded in 1972, Dr. John's Gumbo remains a cornerstone of New Orleans music. He performs during the Nice Jazz Festival in 2010.
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After Hurricane Katrina, Dr. John stepped up his relief effort by hosting fundraising concerts and recording benefit albums. His album City That Care Forgot earned him his fifth Grammy. Here, he performs during a concert in 2004.
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Dr. John, born Malcolm "Mac" John Rebennack Jr. in 1940 in New Orleans, began his music career in the 1950s as a guitar player. After playing with local bands, he moved to Los Angeles in 1963 and provided background music as a session artist for major acts. Here, Dr. John performs in New Orleans in 1958.
Some call the hearing a witch hunt. Others say it's a reality check.
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King, a Long Island Republican, believes the hearing he has scheduled for Thursday morning is a valuable investigation into the "radicalization" of many U.S. Muslims.
The hearing, entitled "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response," will help lawmakers better understand the threats posed by radicals who live in the United States — and are tolerated by their fellow Muslims, he says.