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Creepers, Golliwog, Spalding

Studio 360 - January 18, 2038 - 10:14pm
Kurt Andersen talks to novelist Anne Rice about the mystery and allure of monsters across movies, art, and literature.
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Rare Fox Takes A Walk In The Park, And Yosemite Staff Cheer

NPR Health&Science - 55 min 8 sec ago

It's been nearly 100 years since a sighting of a Sierra Nevada red fox was documented in Yosemite National Park, according to park staff.

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AG Nominee Lynch Says She Differs From Obama On Marijuana

NPR News - 1 hour 36 min ago

The moment contrasted with other exchanges between Lynch and members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, such as when she defended Obama's right to take executive action on immigration rules.

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AG Nominee Lynch Says She Differs From Obama On Marijuana

NPR Politics - 1 hour 36 min ago

The moment contrasted with other exchanges between Lynch and members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, such as when she defended Obama's right to take executive action on immigration rules.

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Charles Townes, Laser Inventor, Black Hole Discoverer, Dies At 99

NPR Health&Science - 1 hour 58 min ago

Physicist Charles Townes died Tuesday. He was a key inventor of the laser and won the Nobel Prize for his discovery in 1964. But his career didn't end there.

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Coffee Horror: Parody Pokes At Environmental Absurdity Of K-Cups

NPR Health&Science - 2 hours 2 min ago

The market for single-serving coffee pods is dominated by Keurig's K-Cups. But they aren't recyclable, and critics say that's making a monster of an environmental mess. Meet the K-Cup Godzilla.

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Coffee Horror: Parody Pokes At Environmental Absurdity Of K-Cups

NPR News - 2 hours 2 min ago

The market for single-serving coffee pods is dominated by Keurig's K-Cups. But they aren't recyclable, and critics say that's making a monster of an environmental mess. Meet the K-Cup Godzilla.

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Beefed-Up Border Security Proposal Unsettles Texas Business Leaders

NPR News - 2 hours 12 min ago

A bill proposing tighter security on the Southern border has provoked a backlash from some South Texas leaders. They say the measures may hurt trade with Mexico, the state's largest trading partner.

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Beefed-Up Border Security Proposal Unsettles Texas Business Leaders

NPR Politics - 2 hours 12 min ago

A bill proposing tighter security on the Southern border has provoked a backlash from some South Texas leaders. They say the measures may hurt trade with Mexico, the state's largest trading partner.

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McDonald's CEO Don Thompson Steps Down

NPR News - 2 hours 13 min ago

He is being replaced by company executive Steve Easterbrook. Today's announcement comes just days after the world's largest fast-food chain warned of weak results in the first half of 2015.

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'Maker Space' Allows Kids To Innovate, Learn In The Hospital

NPR Education - 2 hours 23 min ago

At a children's hospital in Nashville, Tenn., a mobile maker space allows patients to share materials and tools to build new things, while also teaching them about math and science.

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Back From The Dead: A Cat Returns Home 5 Days After His Burial

NPR News - 2 hours 28 min ago

Bart returned home with a broken jaw, open wounds on his face and a ruptured eye. He is being treated by the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, Fla., and will return to his owner after he has recovered.

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Amid Fighting In Donetsk, On Edge And Seeking Safety Underground

NPR News - 2 hours 35 min ago

The eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has been under siege and subject to artillery and rocket attacks for months — residents are living in stressful conditions and the separatist militia are jumpy.

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'Little House,' Big Demand: Never Underestimate Laura Ingalls Wilder

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 48 min ago

Wilder's memoir reveals that she witnessed more violence than you'd ever know from her children's books. The South Dakota State Historical Society can barely keep up with demand for the autobiography.

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Florida Health Officials Hope To Test GMO Mosquitoes This Spring

NPR Health&Science - 2 hours 55 min ago

The British firm that developed the strain of mosquito says it has already tested the insect in tropical countries and found it can reduce populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes by 90 percent.

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Florida Health Officials Hope To Test GMO Mosquitoes This Spring

NPR News - 2 hours 55 min ago

The British firm that developed the strain of mosquito says it has already tested the insect in tropical countries and found it can reduce populations of disease-carrying mosquitoes by 90 percent.

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In 'The Americans,' Art Imitates Real Life Lies

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 57 min ago

Robert Siegel talks to Joe Weisberg, creator of the FX television series, The Americans, about the similarities between his show and recent real-life spy-related events in New York and Argentina.

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In 'The Americans,' Art Imitates Real Life Lies

NPR News - 2 hours 57 min ago

Robert Siegel talks to Joe Weisberg, creator of the FX television series, The Americans, about the similarities between his show and recent real-life spy-related events in New York and Argentina.

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Super Bowl Coaches More Alike Than You Might Think

NPR News - 3 hours 5 min ago

Bob Ryan former, long-time columnist for the Boston Globe joins Robert Siegel to talk about the two very different men, Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll.

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Israeli Soldiers Killed In Renewed Fighting With Hezbollah

NPR News - 3 hours 8 min ago

Two Israeli soldiers and an UN peacekeeper were killed in border fighting between Israel and Hezbollah on Wednesday — prompted by a Hezbollah revenge attack.

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