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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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Andrew Bird & The New Breed of Motorcycles

Studio 360 - July 11, 2014 - 12:00am

Are young people getting less creative? New research suggests teens’ fiction is a lot less interesting than it was in the 1990s. Performance artists tell what they really think of Shia LaBeouf and James Franco muscling in on their turf. A new trend in stripped-down, minimal motorcycle design harkens back to classic British bikes without all the baggage. And Andrew Bird and the Hands of Glory sing about what really scares them.

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In Texas, Obama Sets Stage To Answer 'Do-Nothing' Congress

NPR News - July 10, 2014 - 9:17pm

President Obama knows he's unlikely to get support from Texas' predominantly Republican congressional delegation, but being rebuffed will make it easier for him to shift blame to the GOP.

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In Texas, Obama Sets Stage To Answer 'Do-Nothing' Congress

NPR Politics - July 10, 2014 - 9:17pm

President Obama knows he's unlikely to get support from Texas' predominantly Republican congressional delegation, but being rebuffed will make it easier for him to shift blame to the GOP.

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Mississippi Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection

NPR Health&Science - July 10, 2014 - 8:40pm

Scientists hoped the baby's apparent cure would lead to similar treatments in infants worldwide. But with the child still HIV-positive, some question the ethics of a large study in other children.

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Mississippi Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection

NPR News - July 10, 2014 - 8:40pm

Scientists hoped the baby's apparent cure would lead to similar treatments in infants worldwide. But with the child still HIV-positive, some question the ethics of a large study in other children.

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Study: Statehouse Press Corps In Decline

NPR News - July 10, 2014 - 7:40pm

A Pew report found that the number of full-time newspaper reporters covering state politics fell dramatically in the past decade, raising questions about their ability to closely monitor politicians.

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Study: Statehouse Press Corps In Decline

NPR Politics - July 10, 2014 - 7:40pm

A Pew report found that the number of full-time newspaper reporters covering state politics fell dramatically in the past decade, raising questions about their ability to closely monitor politicians.

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Snubs And Successes: 6 Lessons Learned From This Year's Emmy Nominations

NPR News - July 10, 2014 - 7:03pm

HBO's Game of Thrones emerged as the most-nominated series with 19 nods for the Primetime Emmy Awards, but new series such as FX's Fargo and HBO's True Detective scored, too.

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Snubs And Successes: 6 Lessons Learned From This Year's Emmy Nominations

NPR Arts & Culture - July 10, 2014 - 7:03pm

HBO's Game of Thrones emerged as the most-nominated series with 19 nods for the Primetime Emmy Awards, but new series such as FX's Fargo and HBO's True Detective scored, too.

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Snubs And Successes: 6 Lessons Learned From This Year's Emmy Nominations

NPR News - July 10, 2014 - 7:03pm

HBO's Game of Thrones emerged as the most-nominated series with 19 nods for the Primetime Emmy Awards, but new series such as FX's Fargo and HBO's True Detective scored, too.

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'Captain Pizza' Saves The Day, But Doesn't Save Himself A Slice

NPR News - July 10, 2014 - 6:48pm

A pilot found himself hungry during a midflight delay. But instead of just buying a pizza for himself, he bought 50 pizzas for the entire Frontier Airlines plane.

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'Captain Pizza' Saves The Day, But Doesn't Save Himself A Slice

NPR News - July 10, 2014 - 6:48pm

A pilot found himself hungry during a midflight delay. But instead of just buying a pizza for himself, he bought 50 pizzas for the entire Frontier Airlines plane.

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Clerical Error Puts Church On New York's 'George Carlin Way'

NPR Arts & Culture - July 10, 2014 - 6:03pm

The street named after the late comedian, who was known for his blistering attacks on religion, ended up being a block longer than city officials intended.

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Clerical Error Puts Church On New York's 'George Carlin Way'

NPR News - July 10, 2014 - 6:03pm

The street named after the late comedian, who was known for his blistering attacks on religion, ended up being a block longer than city officials intended.

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This Fine Wine Made At An Italian Penal Colony Is No 2-Buck Chuck

NPR News - July 10, 2014 - 5:57pm

Off the coast of Tuscany, prisoners serving the end of their sentences are learning to make wine from a 30th-generation winemaker. It's a unique approach to rehabilitation that seems to be working.

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07-10-2014- Marketplace- Growth In Airliner Sales

Marketplace - July 10, 2014 - 5:46pm
News that Chinese hackers broke into databases holding personal information on government employees is confirmation that your information is not safe, whether it be in a bank or a government vault. Now it’s all up to the private sector to protect our information, and that’s creating huge opportunities for data security businesses. Plus, Europe’s troubled economies are in deeper trouble still. Today’s bleak news? Portugal is possibly heading for another banking crisis while manufacturing numbers from France and Italy are simply disappointing. Deflation, contraction, recession. As Europe struggles on, we compare and contrast and ask about the impact, if any, on the U.S. Also, Boeing forecasts an even rosier future for airliner sales, spurred by economic growth in developing countries that it predicts will double the number of annual fliers in 20 years. Most growth will be in Asia. As developing countries become wealthier, the growth in air travel also shows how expanding transportation will add to global carbon emissions. We investigate.
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A Growing Number Of Veterans Struggles To Quit Powerful Painkillers

NPR News - July 10, 2014 - 5:39pm

Service members are prescribed narcotic painkillers three times as often as civilians. For some vets, dependence on those pills becomes a bigger problem than their original ailment.

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A Growing Number Of Veterans Struggles To Quit Powerful Painkillers

NPR News - July 10, 2014 - 5:39pm

Service members are prescribed narcotic painkillers three times as often as civilians. For some vets, dependence on those pills becomes a bigger problem than their original ailment.

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'Land Ho!' Takes An Agreeable Stroll Through Familiar And Unfamiliar Terrain

NPR Arts & Culture - July 10, 2014 - 5:31pm

The light travel picture follows two friends through a series of adventures that aren't surprising, exactly, but that have significant simple pleasures to offer.

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