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'To Live and Die in LA' returns to search for missing woman

Jun. 23, 2021 15:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In 2019, a listener of writer Neil Strauss' podcast “ To Live and Die in LA ” came forward with information that helped solve the case of a 25-year-old missing woman, Adea Shabani. The revelations were released in almost real time, and listening seemed intimate, not to...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Home or bowl? Tweaking CFP expansion plan

Jun. 23, 2021 10:03 AM EDT

Home games or bowl games? The College Football Playoff expansion plan includes a few games played on campus, while also incorporating the major bowls. Why not play more games on home fields? On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Rece...

Facebook launches podcasts, live audio service

Jun. 21, 2021 07:09 AM EDT

Facebook is launching podcasts and live audio streams in the U.S. on Monday to keep users engaged on its platform and to compete with emerging rivals. Facebook says it is allowing public figures with verified accounts to start live audio rooms and invite anyone else to...

New Lincoln Museum podcast explores Illinois music legends

Jun. 19, 2021 09:33 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A new podcast from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum features conversations about legendary Illinois musicians and bands, sometimes with the performers themselves. The State of Sound podcast is a...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Road to playoff expansion; What's next?

Jun. 16, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

There is a plan in place to expand the College Football Playoff from four teams to 12. It is a remarkable change for a sport that for decades seemed committed to using any other way possible to determine a national champion than a playoff. How did...

AP Top 25 Podcast: UGA's title quest; Northwestern's AD mess

Jun. 09, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

Georgia might have the most talented roster in the country heading into the college football season. And unlike some of the other notable national title contenders — like Alabama and Ohio State —- the Bulldogs aren’t breaking in a new starting quarterback. Is this...

Will Arnett dusts off his dad jokes for 'Lego Masters'

Jun. 03, 2021 08:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Will Arnett’s playful sarcasm is serving him well these days as both the host of Fox’s “Lego Masters,” where his “dad jokes” kill, and on his podcast, ”Smartless,” where he banters with pals Jason Bateman and Sean Hayes. Teasing comes...

AP Top 25 Podcast: Beware 2020 surprises heading into 2021

Jun. 02, 2021 09:50 AM EDT

Indiana’s breakout was one of the stories of the 2020 football season. Don’t bank on the Hoosiers to top it in 2021. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, ESPN’s Chris Fallica, the Bear from “College GameDay,” joins the AP’s...

Top journal editor to resign in fallout over racism podcast

Jun. 01, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

The embattled chief editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association is resigning amid a probe of his handling of a podcast on racism. Dr. Howard Bauchner’s departure takes effect on June 30, the AMA announced on Tuesday. Bauchner joined...

Podcast to focus on mental health concerns of young adults

May. 29, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Mental health issues experienced by young adults will be the topic of a 10-episode podcast from Michigan State University’s Science Gallery Detroit and WDET-FM public radio. The first episode of the latest Science of Grief podcast is scheduled to air...