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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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Long-Lost Letter That Inspired 'On The Road' Style Has Been Found

NPR Arts & Culture - 3 hours 24 min ago

Known as the "Joan Anderson Letter," the 18-page, single-spaced, stream of consciousness note from Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac was found amid the dusty papers of a now-closed publishing house.

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As Hackers Hit Customers, Retailers Keep Quiet About Security

NPR News - 3 hours 24 min ago

Leading companies are keeping tight-lipped about what they're doing to protect customers from similar attacks that have hit Target, Home Depot and other major retailers.

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After Obama's Action, Immigration Agency Awaits 'A Real Challenge'

NPR Politics - 3 hours 31 min ago

As President Obama's executive action on immigration starts taking effect, it will be up to the little-known United State Citizenship and Immigration Services offices to handle the actual changes.

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'Queen Of Carbon' Among Medal Of Freedom Honorees

NPR Health&Science - 3 hours 34 min ago

Audie Cornish speaks with Mildred Dresselhaus about receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom for her work in physics. The 84-year-old is a professor of Physics and Electrical Engineering at MIT.

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Ferguson Timeline: Grief, Anger And Tension

NPR News - 3 hours 43 min ago

A look at the chronology of events leading to a grand jury's decision on whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

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California College Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest Tuition Hikes

NPR News - 3 hours 48 min ago

The University of California system recently approved a 5 percent tuition hike, annually, for up to five years. Students at UC Berkeley have taken the lead in protesting the measure.

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California College Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest Tuition Hikes

NPR Education - 3 hours 48 min ago

The University of California system recently approved a 5 percent tuition hike, annually, for up to five years. Students at UC Berkeley have taken the lead in protesting the measure.

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Vitamin D Tests Aren't Needed For Everyone, Federal Panel Says

NPR News - 4 hours 5 min ago

There's not enough evidence that screening the general public for vitamin D deficiency helps reduce the risk of disease, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says.

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Book Review: 'Lunch Poems' Reissue

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 32 min ago

In honor of the 50th anniversary of "Lunch Poems" by Frank O'Hara, City Lights Books has reissued an expanded version of the collection.

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Hagel Struggled To Stay On The Same Page As The White House

NPR Politics - 4 hours 32 min ago

Chuck Hagel resigned as Defense Secretary on Monday after a tenure in which he wasn't always on the same page as the White House.

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House Committees Find No Wrongdoing In 2012 Benghazi Attack

NPR Politics - 4 hours 33 min ago

Two House committees of jurisdiction have found no wrongdoing in the 2012 attack on the American diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. The House Select Committee created by a House vote this year will nevertheless press on with its own investigation.

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Hagel's Successor May Face A Tough Nomination Process

NPR Politics - 4 hours 34 min ago

There are reasons why Chuck Hagel may have wanted out as Defense Secretary, but even more reasons why the White House may have wanted him out. Who might succeed him? And how will a GOP-controlled Senate handle a nominee?

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BOOK THE GREAT REFORMER

NPR Arts & Culture - 5 hours 15 min ago

NPR's Eric Westervelt talks to Austen Ivereigh about his new biography of Pope Francis, "The Great Reformer".

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Grand Jury's Decision In Michael Brown Case Will Be Announced Monday

NPR News - 5 hours 33 min ago

St. Louis County officials will relay the grand jury's decision on whether to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer at a Monday night news conference slated for 9 p.m. ET.

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Silicon Valley's Power Over The Free Press: Why It Matters

NPR News - 5 hours 35 min ago

A big shift has occurred over the past few years: Tech companies now control how you get news and what news you get. Should journalism companies be building and deploying more technology?

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Sandwich Monday: The Thanksgiving Hot Durkey

NPR Arts & Culture - 5 hours 50 min ago

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we make our own holiday turkey — out of hot dogs.

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Sandwich Monday: The Thanksgiving Hot Durkey

NPR News - 5 hours 50 min ago

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we make our own holiday turkey — out of hot dogs.

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Marketplace - 6 hours 9 min ago
We devise a job description for a new Secretary of Defense that reflects the demands of the modern world. Plus, we examine the potential impact of the new immigration policy on higher and lower education. 
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Decades Later, Laurie Colwin's Books 'Will Not Let You Down'

NPR Arts & Culture - 6 hours 21 min ago

A digital publisher has released a bounty of Colwin's books: four novels, three short-story collections and a collection of cooking essays. Colwin, who died in 1992 at age 48, had an "elusive magic."

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