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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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Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California

NPR News - 30 min ago

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed SB 270, the first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags in the U.S. It requires a 10-cent fee for the use of compostable or paper bags.

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Instead Of Staring At Screens, These Kids Stared At Faces

NPR Education - 1 hour 54 min ago

A recent study from researchers at UCLA found that kids who spent a week at outdoor camp — away from all electronic devices — got a lot better at picking up emotion in other people's faces.

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Instead Of Staring At Screens, These Kids Stared At Faces

NPR Health&Science - 1 hour 54 min ago

A recent study from researchers at UCLA found that kids who spent a week at outdoor camp — away from all electronic devices — got a lot better at picking up emotion in other people's faces.

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Instead Of Staring At Screens, These Kids Stared At Faces

Morning Edition - 1 hour 54 min ago

A recent study from researchers at UCLA found that kids who spent a week at outdoor camp — away from all electronic devices — got a lot better at picking up emotion in other people's faces.

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'All The Truth Is Out' Examines How Political Journalism Went Tabloid

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 16 min ago

Matt Bai says that while voters have always cared about candidates' characters, some news used to be off limits. His new book looks at Gary Hart's 1987 affair that destroyed his political ambitions.

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'All The Truth Is Out' Examines How Political Journalism Went Tabloid

NPR Politics - 2 hours 16 min ago

Matt Bai says that while voters have always cared about candidates' characters, some news used to be off limits. His new book looks at Gary Hart's 1987 affair that destroyed his political ambitions.

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WATCH: Container Ships Collide In Suez Canal

NPR News - 2 hours 28 min ago

The two vessels, one flagged in Germany and the other in Singapore, come together after one appears to lose rudder control.

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Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

Morning Edition - 2 hours 36 min ago

Going into Julia Pierson's hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday, President Obama has expressed confidence in her and the agency she leads. Will that change?

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Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

NPR News - 2 hours 36 min ago

Going into Julia Pierson's hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday, President Obama has expressed confidence in her and the agency she leads. Will that change?

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Aral Sea's Eastern Basin Has Dried Out, NASA Photos Show

NPR Health&Science - 2 hours 40 min ago

"For the first time in modern history, the eastern basin of the South Aral Sea has completely dried," NASA says, citing satellite photos from 2000 and 2014.

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Aral Sea's Eastern Basin Has Dried Out, NASA Photos Show

NPR News - 2 hours 40 min ago

"For the first time in modern history, the eastern basin of the South Aral Sea has completely dried," NASA says, citing satellite photos from 2000 and 2014.

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Dog Gummit, The World Can Wipe Out Rabies

NPR News - 2 hours 52 min ago

Rabies kills tens of thousands of people each year. Now scientists are hoping to mount a final siege against the virus globally. The trick? Getting all our four-legged friends to come for a shot.

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The Strange, Split 'Selfie' Pilot

NPR Arts & Culture - 3 hours 16 min ago

ABC's new comedy Selfie doesn't have a good pilot. It has half of a decent pilot, however, and it has intriguing signs that inside of it, trapped under the dumb parts, there might be a good show.

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Putting Caffeine In Your Underwear Won't Make You Slimmer, Alas

NPR News - 3 hours 54 min ago

Here's a government service: The Federal Trade Commission has told two companies to quit selling caffeinated women's undergarments because they don't actually slim your nether regions as advertised.

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'Gone Girl,' Take Two: The Very, Very Spoiled Edition

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 14 min ago

If you've already read Gone Girl, or if you don't mind swimming in a sea of spoilers, we've got a few thoughts that require giving up some of the book's bigger secrets.

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Database Flaws Cloud Sunshine On Industry Payments To Doctors

NPR News - 4 hours 40 min ago

A federal website set to go live Tuesday will disclose drug and device companies' ties to doctors. The release marks a milestone, but could be misleading for patients checking up on their doctors.

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In NFL Game, A Slide And A Prayer Spur Debate And Clarification

NPR News - 4 hours 42 min ago

The NFL sides with fans who criticized an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty called on a Muslim player who prostrated himself in the end zone Monday night.

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Afghanistan Signs Deal Allowing 10,000 U.S. Troops To Remain

NPR News - 6 hours 1 min ago

The Bilateral Security Agreement, approved by newly inaugurated President Ashraf Ghani, will keep some U.S. forces in Afghanistan past the end of the year.

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Afghanistan Signs Deal Allowing 10,000 U.S. Troops To Remain

The Bilateral Security Agreement, approved by newly inaugurated President Ashraf Ghani, will keep some U.S. forces in Afghanistan past the end of the year.

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