All Songs Considered
7:57 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Recommended Dose: The Best Dance Tracks Of The Month

Laurent Garnier's "Bang (The Underground Doesn't Stop)" is one of our favorite dance tracks of the year so far.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu February 27, 2014 7:09 pm

Welcome to Recommended Dose, All Songs Considered's roundup of our favorite dance tracks. We listen to literally hundreds of new songs each month, test the standouts on some very loud speakers, and highlight the best of the best in a 30-minute mix.

You can stream this month's mix here or on NPR Music's SoundCloud account. If you'd rather just hear each song individually, check out the playlist below. (But seriously, listen to the mix.)

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The Two-Way
7:41 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Crisis In Ukraine: Formation Of New Government Is Delayed

Praying For Those Who Died: Mourners were in Kiev's Independence Square again on Tuesday. It was the site of protests in recent months, and was where more than 80 people died last week in violence blamed on security forces.
Louisa Gouliamaki AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Tue February 25, 2014 11:51 am

The search for ousted President Viktor Yanukovych continues in Ukraine, where months of protests over his turn toward Russia and away from the European Union, along with public anger over corruption, led to his removal from office on Saturday.

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Monkey See
6:46 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews, Part Seven: Dallas Buyers Club

Bob And Linda Read Internet Movie Reviews: Dallas Buyers Club
NPR

Originally published on Tue February 25, 2014 3:33 pm

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The Two-Way
6:28 am
Tue February 25, 2014

More Than Two Dozen Boys Killed In Attack On Nigerian School

Originally published on Tue February 25, 2014 6:47 am

Suspicion is immediately focusing on the Islamist group Boko Haram as word emerges about another horrific attack on school children in Nigeria.

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Technology
6:06 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Online, Researcher Says, Teens Do What They've Always Done

Originally published on Wed February 26, 2014 8:04 am

Researcher danah boyd is obsessed with how teenagers use the Internet. For the legions of adults who are worried about them, that's a good thing.

With a Ph.D from the University of California, Berkeley, and a masters from MIT, and as a senior researcher with Microsoft, boyd is something of a star in the world of social media. For her new book It's Complicated, she spent about eight years studying teenagers and how they interact online. She says she wrote the book in part to help parents, educators and journalists relax. "The kids are all right," she says.

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The Two-Way
5:44 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Missing Mango Mystery Solved, Here Are The Juicy Details

The Big Mango in Bowen, Australia, seen here in 2011.
Jack Zalium/NPR

Originally published on Tue February 25, 2014 7:25 am

Just as some suspected, a 33-foot-tall mango statue that disappeared from its place of honor on Monday in Australia wasn't stolen by some dastardly devils who hope to squeeze some ill-gotten gains from the fruits of their licentious labors.

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The Two-Way
5:23 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Book News: Bernanke Writing A Book On The Fed And The Great Recession

Ben Bernanke is seen leaving his Washington, D.C., office on Jan. 31, his last day as chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Saul Loeb AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Tue February 25, 2014 8:24 am

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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Around the Nation
5:21 am
Tue February 25, 2014

S.C. Man Tries To Use A Trillion Bill To Pay Restaurant Check

Originally published on Tue February 25, 2014 6:06 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning, I'm David Greene.

Asia
5:21 am
Tue February 25, 2014

7 Ton Mango Vanishes From Popular Roadside Attraction

Originally published on Tue February 25, 2014 6:06 am

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

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