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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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S.C. Judge Says Boy, 14, Shouldn't Have Been Executed In 1944

NPR News - 1 hour 2 min ago

In her ruling, Circuit Judge Carmen Mullen wrote that she found that "fundamental, Constitutional violations of due process exist in the 1944 prosecution of George Stinney, Jr."

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U.S. Officials Believe North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 34 min ago

The recent attack on Sony Pictures' computer network that resulted in a flood of confidential data has its origins in North Korea, U.S. intelligence officials say.

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U.S. Officials Believe North Korea Was Behind Sony Hack

NPR News - 2 hours 34 min ago

The recent attack on Sony Pictures' computer network that resulted in a flood of confidential data has its origins in North Korea, U.S. intelligence officials say.

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Satanist And Christian Holiday Displays To Go Up At Michigan Capitol

NPR News - 2 hours 56 min ago

The situation has brought controversy — and energized Christians who realized that a planned Nativity scene was in danger of being canceled.

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Satanist And Christian Holiday Displays To Go Up At Michigan Capitol

NPR Politics - 2 hours 56 min ago

The situation has brought controversy — and energized Christians who realized that a planned Nativity scene was in danger of being canceled.

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U.S. Deal May Not Change Life Much For Everyday Cubans

Conversations at the World Cafe - 4 hours 57 min ago

Melissa Block talks to Steve Wicary, a freelance journalist based in Havana, about reactions on the ground in Cuba, to the announcement that the U.S. and Cuba will normalize relations.

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Sen. Marco Rubio: Obama's Cuba Deal Is Bad Foreign Policy

We hear Cuban-American reaction and some of what Cuban President Raul Castro had to say today.

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Japan's Butter Shortage Whips Its Cake Makers Into A Frenzy

NPR News - 5 hours 20 min ago

For the Japanese, Christmastime means sponge cake. But a nationwide butter shortage has lead to mandatory butter rationing, forcing cake bakers to seek out substitutes.

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Japan's Butter Shortage Whips Its Cake Makers Into A Frenzy

Conversations at the World Cafe - 5 hours 20 min ago

For the Japanese, Christmastime means sponge cake. But a nationwide butter shortage has lead to mandatory butter rationing, forcing cake bakers to seek out substitutes.

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Fed: Interest Rates Could Rise As Early As May 2015

Conversations at the World Cafe - 5 hours 28 min ago

After a two-day meeting, Federal Reserve policymakers say they will be "patient" before starting to raise interest rates from historically low levels.

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Rep. Van Hollen: Alan Gross' Release A 'Miraculous' Moment

Conversations at the World Cafe - 5 hours 37 min ago

Melissa Block talks to Democratic Congressman Chris Van Hollen of Maryland about the release of Alan Gross. Van Hollen is one of the lawmakers who flew to Cuba to bring Gross back to the U.S.

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Obama Issues 12 Pardons, Commutes 8 Sentences

NPR News - 5 hours 39 min ago

President Obama commuted the prison sentences of eight people who were convicted of drug-related crimes Wednesday, in a move that also saw 12 presidential pardons issued.

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Obama Issues 12 Pardons, Commutes 8 Sentences

Conversations at the World Cafe - 5 hours 39 min ago

President Obama commuted the prison sentences of eight people who were convicted of drug-related crimes Wednesday, in a move that also saw 12 presidential pardons issued.

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Pakistani Editorial Calls For Unified Strategy Against Extremists

Conversations at the World Cafe - 5 hours 41 min ago

Melissa Block talks to Zaffar Abbas, editor of the Dawn newspaper, about calling on the Pakistani government to take a tough unified strategy against Islamic extremism and terror groups.

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Alan Gross' Release: How It Went Down

NPR News - 5 hours 42 min ago

American Alan Gross had spent more than five years in a Cuban prison where he suffered ill health. Then, on Tuesday, his lawyer, Scott Gilbert, told him in a phone call that he was going home.

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Alan Gross' Release: How It Went Down

Conversations at the World Cafe - 5 hours 42 min ago

American Alan Gross had spent more than five years in a Cuban prison where he suffered ill health. Then, on Tuesday, his lawyer, Scott Gilbert, told him in a phone call that he was going home.

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Weekly Innovation: Nonstick Coating Helps Ketchup Slide Out

Conversations at the World Cafe - 5 hours 51 min ago

LiquiGlide is a coating that helps that last bit of ketchup or mustard slide out easily without shaking or squeezing the bottle. Now, the company is expanding to other kinds of uses and industries.

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Major Movie Theater Chains Drop 'The Interview' After Threats

Conversations at the World Cafe - 5 hours 58 min ago

Audie Cornish talks with LA Times Hollywood Editor Joe Bel Bruno about the latest surrounding hacker threats to Sony and theaters showing the film, The Interview.

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Some Cuban-Americans Angry With Release Of Spies

Conversations at the World Cafe - 5 hours 59 min ago

We hear reaction from Miami's Cuban-American community on announced changes to U.S. policy toward the island.

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