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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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AirAsia Passenger Plane Missing After Takeoff From Indonesia

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 11:03pm

An AirAsia plane with 162 people aboard lost contact with ground control on Sunday after takeoff from Indonesia on the way to Singapore, officials said.

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Comedian Andrea Martin: 'I Don't Think Age Has Anything To Do With It'

NPR Arts & Culture - December 27, 2014 - 5:45pm

Now in her late 60s, Martin says she's still "excited and enthusiastic" about her work and doesn't have any intention of retiring. She published a memoir in September called Lady Parts.

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An Aspiring Martian Continues To Pursue The Red Planet

NPR Health&Science - December 27, 2014 - 5:23pm

Heidi Beemer has dreamed of going to Mars since she was 8 years old. In January, NPR talked to her about her application to Mars One, which is still pending — now she explains she has a plan B, too.

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For Hollywood, 'Selma' Is A New Kind Of Civil Rights Story

NPR Arts & Culture - December 27, 2014 - 5:23pm

The film, about a 1965 voting rights march, stands out for its focus on black characters, including some of the movement's lesser-known organizers, and the way it humanizes Martin Luther King Jr.

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For Hollywood, 'Selma' Is A New Kind Of Civil Rights Story

NPR Arts & Culture - December 27, 2014 - 5:23pm

The film, about a 1965 voting rights march, stands out for its focus on black characters, including some of the movement's lesser-known organizers, and the way it humanizes Martin Luther King Jr.

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Slain NYPD Officer's Funeral Draws Mourners From Around The Country

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 5:23pm

The funeral for slain police officer Rafael Ramos was held today. Ramos, along with his partner, was gunned down by a man said to be avenging the killings of black men at the hands of police.

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Slain NYPD Officer's Funeral Draws Mourners From Around The Country

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 5:23pm

The funeral for slain police officer Rafael Ramos was held today. Ramos, along with his partner, was gunned down by a man said to be avenging the killings of black men at the hands of police.

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Facebook Finds That Not All Users Like The 'Year In Review' App

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 4:18pm

The social media giant's "Year in Review" app has upset some who prefer to forget 2014's unpleasant memories.

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Facebook Finds That Not All Users Want To Review Their Year

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 4:18pm

The social media giant's "Year in Review" app has upset some who prefer to forget 2014's unpleasant memories.

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Dwarf Galaxy, Long Overlooked, Discovered In Our 'Hood

NPR Health&Science - December 27, 2014 - 2:48pm

Tiny Kks3, 7 million light years distant, is made up mostly of star stuff that's just a billion or so years younger than the Big Bang.

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Dwarf Galaxy, Long Overlooked, Discovered In Our 'Hood

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 2:48pm

Tiny Kks3, 7 million light years distant, is made up mostly of star stuff that's just a billion or so years younger than the Big Bang.

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Pakistan Says It's Killed Dozens Of Extremists In Military Operation

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 12:50pm

The operation in tribal North Waziristan involved airstrikes and ground forces, the Pakistan military says.

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Pakistan Says It's Killed Dozens Of Extremists In Military Operation

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 12:50pm

The operation in tribal North Waziristan involved airstrikes and ground forces, the Pakistan military says.

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Pakistan Says It's Killed Dozens Of Extremists In Military Operation

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 12:50pm

The operation in tribal North Waziristan involved airstrikes and ground forces, the Pakistan military says.

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Finding A Jury Of Your Peers Actually Is Pretty Complicated

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 10:55am

Prospective jurors can be dismissed for lateness, the financial burden of taking off work, or any number of other reasons. Add race as a consideration and jury selection can take weeks to complete.

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One Man's Trash, Another Man's Fashion Brand

NPR Arts & Culture - December 27, 2014 - 10:10am

Spanish entrepreneur Javier Goyeneche is looking to transform the world of sustainable fashion, with clothes that are made out of 80 or 90 percent recycled materials — from tires to old fishing nets.

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Police, Politicians, Gather In New York For Ramos Funeral

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 10:07am

Officer Rafael Ramos is being remembered at a service at Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens a week after he and his partner were fatally shot in an unprovoked attack.

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Police, Politicians, Gather In New York For Ramos Funeral

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 10:07am

Officer Rafael Ramos is being remembered at a service at Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens a week after he and his partner were fatally shot in an unprovoked attack.

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For Cubans In Key West, A Longing To Fill In 'Gaps Of Who We Are'

NPR News - December 27, 2014 - 9:21am

Some Cuban-American families are rejoicing at the possibility of visiting their homeland, but not everyone has embraced President Obama's new policy toward the island nation.

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