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Creepers, Golliwog, Spalding

Studio 360 - January 18, 2038 - 11:14pm
Kurt Andersen talks to novelist Anne Rice about the mystery and allure of monsters across movies, art, and literature.
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This Past September Ranks As Hottest On Record, NOAA Says

NPR News - 1 hour 29 min ago

The agency says if 2014 continues to be this hot, it's on pace to be the hottest year on record.

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When Reassuring Isn't: Needless Rush To Test For Ebola On Cruise

NPR News - 1 hour 45 min ago

Officials in Galveston, Texas, meant well when they tested a passenger while she was still at sea. But some say the rush (which included a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter) was needlessly alarming.

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When Reassuring Isn't: Needless Rush To Test For Ebola On Cruise

NPR Health&Science - 1 hour 45 min ago

Officials in Galveston, Texas, meant well when they tested a passenger while she was still at sea. But some say the rush (which included a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter) was needlessly alarming.

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Toyota Becomes Latest Automaker To Issue Recalls Over Faulty Airbags

NPR News - 2 hours 40 min ago

Since 2008, almost 16 million vehicles have been recalled over worries that airbags might explode if exposed to high humidity for long periods of time.

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From Sizzling Fajitas To The Super Bowl, How Sounds Help Sell

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 48 min ago

Joel Beckerman is a composer who specializes in sonic branding. His new book is called The Sonic Boom: How Sound Transforms the Way We Think, Feel, and Buy.

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Tunisia's Emerging Tech Sector Hampered By Old Policies

NPR News - 2 hours 48 min ago

When Tunisia's young people protested in 2011, they had one key demand: jobs. Now, despite new political leadership, that demand remains unmet — even in tech, the sector that offers the most promise.

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Parkinson's Drugs Can Be A Gateway To Sin

NPR News - 3 hours 15 min ago

Researchers call for stronger safety warnings on drugs called dopamine agonists because they can trigger self-destructive, obsessional behavior in some people.

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Climate Change Has Coffee Growers In Haiti Seeking Higher Ground

NPR News - 3 hours 39 min ago

Haiti's once-flourishing coffee trade has been badly battered. The latest threat: climate change. Locals who still rely on coffee for their livelihood must learn to grow it in changing climes.

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Close Iowa Senate Race Could Come Down To How Women Vote

NPR Politics - 3 hours 39 min ago

Joni Ernst, who's an officer in the Iowa Army National Guard, presents herself as mother, soldier, leader. But many women aren't responding to that.

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Why Are The Great Lakes On The Rise?

NPR Health&Science - 3 hours 39 min ago

Host Audie Cornish talks with Drew Gronewold, a hydrologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, about why water levels in lakes Superior, Michigan and Huron are rising.

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Sandwich Monday: The Primanti Bros. Pitts-burger

NPR News - 3 hours 51 min ago

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich from the famous Primanti Bros. of Pittsburgh.

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Judge Says 1,000 Potential Jurors May Be Screened For Boston Bombing Trial

NPR News - 3 hours 57 min ago

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial is scheduled to start in January. Out of those 1,000 jurors, 100 of them will be questioned by prosecutors and defense attorneys.

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One Lawyer's Fight For Young Blacks And 'Just Mercy'

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 31 min ago

When police pulled a gun on Bryan Stevenson when he was quietly sitting in his car in Atlanta, he knew he had to affect change. His memoir describes his attempts, including freeing men on death row.

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One Lawyer's Fight For Young Blacks And 'Just Mercy'

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 32 min ago

When police pulled a gun on Bryan Stevenson as he was sitting quietly in his car in Atlanta, he knew he had to effect change. His memoir describes his attempts, including freeing men on death row.

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Eye Phone? Your Next Eye Exam Might Be Done With Your Phone

NPR News - 4 hours 46 min ago

Doctors need to look at the eyes to diagnose disease, but the machines they use are big and expensive. An iPhone or tablet may do as well, scientists say, bringing eye care to the underserved.

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The Artificial Boundary That Divides Iraq

NPR News - 5 hours 33 min ago

A checkpoint near Kirkuk marks the line between Kurdish-controlled territory and the world of Islamic State extremists. Some 5,000 civilians stream across daily, lives and families divided.

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Plane Of Good Samaritans: Why Fly To (And From) West Africa

NPR News - 6 hours 29 min ago

On the plane to Monrovia, our NPR correspondent saw the best of human nature in the passengers on board. Almost all of them were headed to Liberia to lend a helping hand.

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Nepal Ends Rescue Efforts After Deadly Avalanches In Himalayas

NPR News - 6 hours 52 min ago

Locals and international tourists are among at least 39 people known to have died in blizzards and avalanches throughout the foothills of Nepal's Himalayan mountain range last week.

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Indiana Officials Say Man Has Led Them To Multiple Bodies

NPR News - 6 hours 55 min ago

Suspect Darren Vann confessed to one murder, with which he has been charged, and subsequently led police to six other corpses in northwestern Indiana, authorities say.

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