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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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FAA Prohibits U.S. Airlines From Flying To Tel Aviv

NPR News - 1 hour 40 sec ago

The agency said commercial jets were banned from flying to Israel for 24 hours, after it received reports that a rocket landed a mile from the airport.

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Appeals Court Strikes Down Subsidies In Federal Health Exchange

NPR News - 1 hour 12 min ago

If the decision stands, at least 5 million Americans would face an insurance premium increases of at least 76 percent, according to one estimate. The case could wind up in the Supreme Court.

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'Audience Measurement': How Networks And Critics Are Wrestling With Numbers

NPR Arts & Culture - 1 hour 22 min ago

This year's Television Critics Association press tour found networks pitching hard for the view beyond overnight ratings. But getting the right number isn't the end of the issue.

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For Pregnant Women, New Guidelines Aim To Reduce Workplace Discrimination

NPR News - 1 hour 36 min ago

More than 35 years after the Pregnancy Discrimination Act was passed by Congress, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has updated their guidelines. Host Michel Martin learns more.

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Tweeting From A Conflict Zone: Does It Help Or Hurt News Reporting?

NPR News - 1 hour 36 min ago

As Gaza, Ukraine and Syria trend on Twitter, has social media changed the way conflicts are covered? Host Michel Martin finds out from reporter Anne Barnard and Peter Bouckaert of Human Rights Watch.

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U.S. Appeals Court Deals Blow To Obama's Health Law

NPR News - 3 hours 7 min ago

The court's decision essentially throws out subsidies in the 36 states that did not set up their own insurance exchanges. The decision is likely to be appealed.

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U.S. Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Decisions On Obamacare Subsidies

NPR News - 3 hours 7 min ago

One panel threw out subsidies in the 36 states that did not set up their own insurance exchanges. Another said the IRS rule that set them up was legal.

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U.S. Appeals Courts Issue Conflicting Decisions On Obamacare Subsidies

NPR Politics - 3 hours 7 min ago

One panel threw out subsidies in the 36 states that did not set up their own insurance exchanges. Another said the IRS rule that set them up was legal.

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U.S. Appeals Court Deals Blow To Obama's Health Law

NPR Politics - 3 hours 7 min ago

The court's decision essentially throws out subsidies in the 36 states that did not set up their own insurance exchanges. The decision is likely to be appealed.

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U.K. Orders New Inquiry Into Ex-KGB Spy Litvinenko's Death

NPR News - 3 hours 22 min ago

Alexander Litvinenko, a critic of Vladimir Putin, died in 2006 after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium-210. The inquiry would identify "where responsibility for the death lies."

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U.K. Orders Inquiry Into Ex-KGB Spy Litvinenko's Death

NPR News - 3 hours 22 min ago

Alexander Litvinenko, a critic of Vladimir Putin, died in 2006 after drinking tea laced with radioactive polonium-210. The inquiry would identify "where responsibility for the death lies."

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States Experiment With Health Savings Accounts For Medicaid

NPR News - 4 hours 1 min ago

People who contribute up to $25 a month would be exempt from cost-sharing requirements. But some consumer advocates say the health savings accounts add a needless layer of complexity to Medicaid.

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States Experiment With Health Savings Accounts For Medicaid

NPR News - 4 hours 1 min ago

People who contribute up to $25 a month would be exempt from cost-sharing requirements. But some consumer advocates say the health savings accounts add a needless layer of complexity to Medicaid.

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The Immigrant Kids Have Health Issues — But Not The Ones You'd Think

NPR News - 4 hours 10 min ago

Politicians charge that the nearly 60,000 unaccompanied minors who've come to the U.S. could put the nation at risk for everything from TB to mumps. Health officials tell a different story.

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Detroit Pensioners Approve City's Bankruptcy Plan

NPR News - 4 hours 17 min ago

The vote marked a major step in moving the city's bankruptcy forward. Retired police and firefighters overwhelmingly approved some cuts in their pensions.

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Detroit Pensioners Approve City's Bankruptcy Plan

NPR News - 4 hours 17 min ago

The vote marked a major step in moving the city's bankruptcy forward. Retired police and firefighters overwhelmingly approved some cuts in their pensions.

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Gaza Conflict Day 15: Here's What You Need To Know

NPR News - 5 hours 26 min ago

During day 15 of the current conflict, Secretary of State John Kerry was in Cairo pressing for a truce modeled after the 2012 cease-fire, while Israel continued its offensive.

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What 'The Golden Girls' Taught Us About AIDS

NPR Arts & Culture - 5 hours 41 min ago

In 1990 when the episode first aired, AIDS testing was still new, and myths and misinformation ran rampant. But Rose, Blanche, Dorothy and Sophia taught us that AIDS can happen to anyone.

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Getting Things Done At The Workshop School

NPR Education - 5 hours 41 min ago

An innovative approach to learning amid turmoil in the Philadelphia School District.

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