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Spotlight Concerts – 12-17-14

Tune in to KRNN on Wednesday as KRNN brings you a series of Alaskan singer/songwriters, recorded live in the @360 Studios, and feature some of more

‘Cromnibus’ Spending Bill Passes, Just Hours Before Deadline

‘Cromnibus’ Spending Bill Passes, Just Hours Before DeadlineFaced with uncertainty over Congress meeting its deadline to approve a bill, the House's leadership decided to vote on both a long-term spending bill and a stop-gap continuing resolution.

Staffers Walk Out Of Congress In Protest Over Brown And Garner Cases

Staffers Walk Out Of Congress In Protest Over Brown And Garner CasesDozens of congressional staff walked out of the Capitol Thursday, gathering on the steps to make the hands-up gesture that has come to symbolize frustration with the deaths of two unarmed black men.

‘Unknowable’ If CIA Methods Elicited Useful Information, Agency’s Chief Says

‘Unknowable’ If CIA Methods Elicited Useful Information, Agency’s Chief SaysJohn Brennan's comments come two days after the Senate Intelligence Committee released the executive summary of its report on the CIA's interrogation practices.

Football Players Drill Without Helmets To Curb Concussions

Football Players Drill Without Helmets To Curb ConcussionsThe idea, according to a scientist at New Hampshire University, is to teach each player "rugby awareness," so he'll be more likely to keep his head out of harm's way. Helmets off, eyes up.

Officials Set To Dismantle Final ‘Occupy’ Camp In Hong Kong

Officials Set To Dismantle Final ‘Occupy’ Camp In Hong KongAfter two months of demonstrations, police said they would clear a camp near the government offices in the Central business district. Students planned one last sit-in.

Gun Rights Outweigh Gun Control In New Pew Survey

Gun Rights Outweigh Gun Control In New Pew SurveyFor the first time in at least 20 years, significantly more Americans say it's more important to protect the right to own guns than to control gun ownership, according to a Pew survey.

From Potatoes To Salty Fries In School: Congress Tweaks Food Rules

From Potatoes To Salty Fries In School: Congress Tweaks Food RulesThe giant federal spending bill that's expected to go to a vote Thursday will give schools some flexibility in implementing nutrition standards. Also a winner: the potato lobby.

Cornell To Digitize A Rich Hip-Hop Archive

Cornell To Digitize A Rich Hip-Hop ArchiveThe founding publicity director of Def Jam Records, Bill Adler, amassed a highly valuable collection of music, writing and images.

Congress Will Get A $1.1 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill This Week

Faced with a Thursday deadline to finance the U.S. government, leaders in Congress have worked out a bill that would fund the government until October 2015.