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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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Israel Kills Palestinians Suspected In June Kidnapping

NPR News - 33 min 22 sec ago

Acting on recently received information, soldiers from Israel's special forces raided a building in the West Bank where the men had been hiding early this morning.

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Why Does The U.S. Like Iraq's Kurds But Not Syria's?

NPR News - 59 min 22 sec ago

The U.S. urgently needs allies on the ground in Syria. Yet it has given no sign that it's willing to work with Kurdish militias who are already fighting the Islamic State group in Syria.

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New ISIS Video Released Of British Hostage

NPR News - 1 hour 52 min ago

In the second of a promised "lecture series," freelance photographer John Cantlie warns that Western governments "are hastily marching toward all-out war in Iraq and Syria."

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How Not To Handle A New Voice In TV

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 16 min ago

The firestorm kicked off by a New York Times analysis of TV's most successful black female showrunner mostly highlights how some struggle to handle new voices taking over the cultural conversation.

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How Not To Handle A New Voice In TV

NPR News - 2 hours 16 min ago

The firestorm kicked off by a New York Times analysis of TV's most successful black female showrunner mostly highlights how some struggle to handle new voices taking over the cultural conversation.

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Airstrikes Move To Syria, Target More Than Just ISIS

NPR News - 2 hours 45 min ago

The strikes, supported by five Arab nations, are a major escalation in the campaign and hit other extremist groups, including one that the Pentagon says is planning to attack U.S. interests.

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Seeking Frugal Tech Solutions For Nairobi's Jammed Traffic

NPR News - 3 hours 9 min ago

Traffic in major cities in the developing world can be a mind-numbing mess. A team at IBM in Kenya's capitol thinks it's found an answer.

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Book News: Gabriel Garcia Marquez Books Go Digital

NPR Arts & Culture - 3 hours 14 min ago

Nine of the late writer's works are coming out as e-books in English. Also: a survey shows (again) a lack of diversity in publishing, and Ray Bradbury's ode-worthy gardening tool gets an asking price.

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A Feisty Writer Spars With Her Young Protege

NPR Arts & Culture - 3 hours 30 min ago

Brian Morton's Florence Gordon is about the relationship between a tough, 75-year-old feminist icon and her granddaughter. It's self-aware, funny and full of characters that are entirely believable.

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'My Life' Asks: How Do You Leave A War Behind?

NPR Arts & Culture - 3 hours 30 min ago

Poet Brian Turner's My Life as a Foreign Country is a lyrical, haunting memoir of his military family, his service in Bosnia and Iraq, and the struggle he faced to adjust to life on the home front.

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Starbucks Tests Drink That Tastes Like Stout Beer

Morning Edition - 3 hours 36 min ago

The Dark Barrel Latte is topped with whipped cream and a dark caramel sauce, but contains no actual alcohol. The beer flavored coffee is only available in a few places.

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Rearchers Find New Species Of Mushrooms

Morning Edition - 3 hours 46 min ago

Using a DNA scanner, researchers in London found three mushrooms with no scientific names. They were in a typical package of mushrooms for sale in a supermarket.

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Baseball's Regular Season Winds Down, Playoffs Days Away

Morning Edition - 5 hours 29 min ago

A handful of Major League Baseball teams have clinched their divisions — others are in tight races. This is the final week of baseball's regular season.

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U.S., Allies Hit islamic State Targets In Syria

Morning Edition - 5 hours 29 min ago

The Pentagon says Islamic State targets in Syria were pounded using fighters, bombers and Tomahawk sea-based missiles. We examine the regional impact of the strikes on ISIS headquarters in Raqqa.

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Meet The Johnsons, TV's 'Black-ish' Family

Morning Edition - 5 hours 29 min ago

One new fall TV offering is getting a lot of buzz. Black-ish takes a look a middle-class black suburban family. The show airs in the same month The Cosby Show celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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House Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On White House Security Issues

NPR Politics - 5 hours 29 min ago

New details are emerging about Friday's incident when a man scaled a fence and reached the White House before the Secret Service subdued him. The incident is prompting questions about lax security.

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As U.N. Leaders Prepare To Meet, Many Issues Vie For Attention

Morning Edition - 5 hours 29 min ago

Multiple crises could be difficult for diplomats to make priorities with so many key issues at stake: the Ebola crisis, terrorism in the Middle East and the war in Ukraine — just to name a few.

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House Lawmakers To Hold Hearing On White House Security Issues

Morning Edition - 5 hours 29 min ago

New details are emerging about Friday's incident when a man scaled a fence and reached the White House before the Secret Service subdued him. The incident is prompting questions about lax security.

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Newark Looks To Street Signs To Cut Down On Crime

Morning Edition - 5 hours 29 min ago

The New Jersey city is installing hundreds of street signs with phrases like "Follow Dreams, Not Crowds." Artist Killy Kilford launches the art partnership "Love Up Guns Down" next month.

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