The punishment includes, in some cases, suspensions without pay for improperly reviewing records about Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz. An employee who leaked data to the press has resigned.
Masterpiece, Big Thief’s debut album on Saddle Creek Records, comes across as a study in the power of vulnerability. This is Adrianne Lenker’s first record with her full band, and yet some of its best moments are when the songs are stripped, with lyrics standing naked against quiet guitar strumming. Show More Summary
The fact that Toronto’s PUP—which stands for Pointless Use of Potential—even made it to a second record is astounding. After the release of its self-titled debut, the band hit the road hard, touring almost constantly for two years and playing hundreds of shows. Show More Summary
After recording 2012’s folk-leaning Sugaring Season live in the studio with a full band, Beth Orton made a 180-degree creative pivot for her sixth solo album, Kidsticks. Instead of turning to acoustic guitar, the U.K. singer-songwriter first hunkered down in a garage and crafted keyboard loops with co-producer/Fuck Buttons co-founder Andrew Hung. Show More Summary
Though it took six years to come, the electronic outfit's latest record inspires both awe and exasperation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Forty-one Secret Service employees found to have reviewed private agency records involving a U.S. congressman have been disciplined, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday. Johnson said the actions of...Show More Summary
The Giroptic 360cam captures 360 photos and videos and lets you shared them via social media.
This small device lets you take your Dish DVR recordings wherever you go, but it’s not as versatile as other wireless hard drives.
During our dermatology section in medical school, a classmate recounted having had Henoch-Schonlein purpura as a child. Over a holiday break, he visited his primary care physician and asked if he could review his records out of curiosity. His family physician pulled out the index card that served as this man’s medical record. Yes, you […]
HONOLULU (AP) — Investigators are reviewing the records and the burned-out wreckage of the single-engine plane in Hawaii that went up in flames just after takeoff and then exploded as it hit the ground, killing the pilot, two instructors and two tandem jumpers. So far, there are no records of accidents for the owner of […]
It takes a certain amount of bravado to release two albums simultaneously, but then again, Islands was bred from a decided indie ethos. The Montreal-bred/L.A.-residing combo partially recorded their first album in a bedroom before moving on to more formal settings. Show More Summary
RECORD REVIEW: On The Hope Six Demolition Project, PJ Harvey Refuses to Look Away from a Brutal World by Sean Nelson PJ HARVEY The Hope Six Demolition Project (Island/Vagrant Records) T he latest album by PJ Harvey is unlikely to change the world, which says more about the world than it does about the great artist who made it. Show More Summary
After Hank Aaron hit his record-breaking 715th home run and surpassed Babe Ruth, who had held the record for 39 years, Ebony magazine photographed him and his wife Billye at their Atlanta home for the cover of their July 1974 issue. Pride shone through their smiles as they posed in matching yellow sweaters on their steps....
A retrospective review of medical records found the HbA1C test, commonly used to diagnose and manage diabetes, can effectively detect hidden disease among hospital patients with hyperglycemia, commonly known as high blood sugar. read more
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Police say they’re reviewing body camera footage and 911 call audio after officers used pepper spray to break up a University of Maryland graduation party. University police said in a statement late Sunday that a 911 caller reported a fight and underage drinking at the party at on-campus apartments early […]
Merrill Garbus produces a record that weaves funk, new wave, and more into dramatic narrative.
About a year after their stellar record Me Oh My, Asheville, NC band The Honeycutters have created a fresh batch of stunners with the follow-up On the Ropes. Lead by the heavy-hitting vocals of Amanda Anne Platt, the band continues to...Show More Summary
Welcome to Saturday. Let’s recap this week in politics as you sip your coffee in bed.
In 2011, the president of Blake Shelton’s record label told me he’d hurried production of Shelton’s album “Red River Blue” to capitalize on the country singer’s rising profile as a coach on “The Voice.” Five years later, you get the sense that Shelton and his team did the same thing with his new...
Clinton’s hawk-in-waiting. Philip Giraldi reviews the record of Victoria Nuland, a likely …