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The Two-Way
8:35 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Long-Lost Wreck Off San Francisco Recalls Anti-Chinese History

The steamship City of Chester.
San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park K01.2.571PL

Originally published on Thu April 24, 2014 11:16 am

Rewind to the year 1888: The 202-foot SS City of Chester, departing San Francisco harbor in thick fog, is nearly cut in two by the much larger liner Oceanic, arriving from Hong Kong. Within six minutes, the smaller ship disappears under the turbulent current near the site of the present-day Golden Gate Bridge, claiming 16 lives.

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The Two-Way
7:54 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Israel Halts Peace Talks After Palestinian Unity Move

Originally published on Thu April 24, 2014 9:35 am

One day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he was calling off his side's participation in the next session of peace talks with Palestinian leaders, Israel's Cabinet has endorsed that decision and "unanimously decided to cut off contacts," The Associated Press writes.

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All Songs Considered
7:33 am
Thu April 24, 2014

The Sole Of A Band, April 24

To what musician do these very fashionable shoes belong?
Rich Fury

Baggy pants make different music than skinny jeans. Cowboy hats sound different than fedoras. T-shirt-and-jeans bands make a different noise than suit-and-tie bands. You can often look at a band's clothing and have a pretty good idea what it'll sound like.

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The Protojournalist
7:20 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Tweet Suits: Social Media And The Law

Levent Konuk istockphoto.com

Originally published on Thu April 24, 2014 10:55 am

In the past several years, as more and more people are connected through more and more social media, the idea of turning personal grievances into class actions has been popping up, well, more and more.

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All Songs Considered
7:15 am
Thu April 24, 2014

StartSerenading... Again: Mineral To Reunite

Mineral.
Courtesy of the artist

Originally published on Thu April 24, 2014 8:03 am

New songs by The Jazz June and Sunny Day Real Estate, tours from American Football and Texas Is the Reason — it's a helluva time to be a '90s emo kid.

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