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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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Many Seek 'Justice' In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait A While

NPR News - 32 min 48 sec ago

Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.

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Many Seek 'Justice' In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait A While

NPR News - 32 min 48 sec ago

Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.

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SeaWorld Won't Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With Orcas

NPR News - 47 min 40 sec ago

The theme-park company received a citation in 2010 after a whale named Tilikum killed a trainer. Since then, SeaWorld has planned upgrades to its facilities and training, but it still faces criticism.

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SeaWorld Won't Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With Orcas

NPR News - 47 min 40 sec ago

The theme-park company received a citation in 2010 after a whale named Tilikum killed a trainer. Since then, SeaWorld has planned upgrades to its facilities and training, but it still faces criticism.

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In Syria, The U.S. Weighs A Range Of Unpalatable Options

NPR News - 1 hour 15 min ago

The U.S. could aid moderate rebels. It could bomb militants of the Islamic State. Or it could sit on the sidelines as the war plays out. There are many choices, but none appears promising.

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EPA Wades Into Water Fight With Farmers

NPR News - 1 hour 19 min ago

The EPA wants to "clarify" the scope of its oversight of water under the Clean Water Act. Big farm groups like the American Farm Bureau Federation call this a power grab that would place every ditch and mud puddle under federal regulation, forcing farmers to get permits for small trenches around the farm.

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EPA Wades Into Water Fight With Farmers

NPR News - 1 hour 19 min ago

The EPA wants to "clarify" the scope of its oversight of water under the Clean Water Act. Big farm groups like the American Farm Bureau Federation call this a power grab that would place every ditch and mud puddle under federal regulation, forcing farmers to get permits for small trenches around the farm.

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Militants Behead American Journalist, Leveling New Threats At U.S.

NPR News - 1 hour 19 min ago

The group known as the Islamic State has fired its first violent salvo against the U.S. The group declared that the beheading is a retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

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EPA Wades Into Water Fight With Farmers

NPR Health&Science - 1 hour 19 min ago

The EPA wants to "clarify" the scope of its oversight of water under the Clean Water Act. Big farm groups like the American Farm Bureau Federation call this a power grab that would place every ditch and mud puddle under federal regulation, forcing farmers to get permits for small trenches around the farm.

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To Achieve Diversity In Publishing, A Difficult Dialogue Beats Silence

NPR Arts & Culture - 1 hour 19 min ago

The American publishing industry has long been the realm of the privileged few. Lately, though, some writers of color are making their voices heard — and starting some uncomfortable conversations.

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To Achieve Diversity In Publishing, A Difficult Dialogue Beats Silence

NPR Arts & Culture - 1 hour 19 min ago

The American publishing industry has long been the realm of the privileged few. Lately, though, some writers of color are making their voices heard — and starting some uncomfortable conversations.

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In Liberia, An Ebola Quarantine Descends Into Riots

NPR News - 1 hour 19 min ago

After the Liberian government ordered a quarantine of one of the poorest neighborhoods in its capital, Monrovia, residents there woke up to find themselves cut off from the rest of the city by security forces. By midday, the neighborhood was in riot.

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Legendary Vermont Bakers May Stop Selling Beloved Sourdough Bread

NPR News - 1 hour 19 min ago

The bread that Jules and Helen Rabin have made in their fieldstone oven for four decades has a cult following in central Vermont. But this may be the last summer they sell it at the farmers market.

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Gaza Violence Tests Once-Unshakable Allies U.S. And Israel

NPR News - 1 hour 21 min ago

Both sides have traded barbs and criticism over the other's policies. Some believe the public feud stems from a personal animosity between President Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Remembering James Foley, A Journalist Who Made His Life In War Zones

NPR News - 1 hour 41 min ago

American James Foley, who was executed by Islamist militants, had been working for GlobalPost when he disappeared in 2012. GlobalPost CEO Phil Balboni speaks about about Foley and his work.

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Same-Sex Marriages On Hold In Virginia After Supreme Court Weighs In

NPR News - 1 hour 57 min ago

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked an appeals court ruling that would have allowed gay marriages to begin in Virginia tomorrow.

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Same-Sex Marriages On Hold In Virginia After Supreme Court Weighs In

NPR News - 1 hour 57 min ago

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked an appeals court ruling that would have allowed gay marriages to begin in Virginia tomorrow.

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Why Vegetables Get Freakish In The Land Of The Midnight Sun

NPR Health&Science - 2 hours 34 min ago

Long summer days in Alaska help cabbages, turnips and other vegetables grow to gargantuan sizes. These "giants" are celebrated at the annual state fair, which kicks off on Thursday.

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Why Vegetables Get Freakish In The Land Of The Midnight Sun

NPR News - 2 hours 34 min ago

Long summer days in Alaska help cabbages, turnips and other vegetables grow to gargantuan sizes. These "giants" are celebrated at the annual state fair, which kicks off on Thursday.

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