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Studio 360 - January 18, 2038 - 11:14pm
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NPR Arts & Culture - May 27, 2014 - 12:00am

The summer-movie slate looks like a typically airheaded one, from Land of the Lost to the naughty new spoof Bruno. But fear not: We found a few dramas — even some foreign weepies — to help tide you over.

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'Murder,' South Korean Leader Says Of Ferry Captain's Actions

NPR News - 1 hour 37 min ago

President Park Geun-hye says the captain did little to help the hundreds on board escape. More than 60 bodies have been recovered. More than 230 people, most of them high school students, are missing.

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Book News: 'Rabbit-Proof Fence' Author Doris Pilkington Garimara Dies

NPR Arts & Culture - 1 hour 59 min ago

Also: a poem by Michele Glazer; the best books coming out this week.

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Book News: 'Rabbit-Proof Fence' Author Doris Pilkington Garimara Dies

NPR Arts & Culture - 1 hour 59 min ago

Also: a poem by Michele Glazer; the best books coming out this week.

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Florida Proposes New Rules Regarding Alligators

Morning Edition - 2 hours 5 min ago

A state commission proposed a ban on selling stuffed baby alligators in "unnatural positions." It's designed to discourage baby gator hunting. If passed, no more little gators waving on a surfboard.

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Miss America Asks School To Reconsider Student's Punishment

Morning Edition - 2 hours 17 min ago

When Miss America visited Patrick Farves high school, he asked her to the prom. She can't go, and the school punished him for asking. But she reportedly asked the school to rethink the suspension.

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The Boston Marathon Through The Eyes Of Two Men Who Love It

NPR News - 2 hours 37 min ago

The 117-year-old road race is full of lore and rich with history. We talk to two men who likely know the marathon better than anyone else on the course today.

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It's Time To Run Again In Boston: Here's The Schedule

NPR News - 2 hours 39 min ago

More than 36,000 runners and an estimated 1 million spectators are going to be on and along the streets for the 118th marathon — the first since last year's bombings.

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Honda Introduces Asimo To North America

Morning Edition - 2 hours 43 min ago

Asimo is Honda's latest humanoid robot. This one, the third version, is more life-like than previous models.

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In Asian-Majority District, House Race Divides Calif. Voters

NPR News - 4 hours 30 min ago

The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.

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In Asian-Majority District, House Race Divides Calif. Voters

NPR Politics - 4 hours 30 min ago

The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.

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The Last Word In Business

Morning Edition - 4 hours 30 min ago

Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word on business.

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In Asian-Majority District, House Race Divides Calif. Voters

Morning Edition - 4 hours 30 min ago

The U.S. mainland's only Asian-majority congressional district sits in California's Silicon Valley, where two Indian-American candidates are trying to oust Japanese-American Congressman Mike Honda.

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Obama Trip To Focus On Relations With Asia

NPR Politics - 4 hours 31 min ago

President Obama is about to leave on a week's visit to 4 Asian countries. It's the latest effort to refocus U.S. foreign policy on Asia. Like earlier efforts, it's struggling to ward off distractions.

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Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter Dies At 76

Morning Edition - 4 hours 31 min ago

The former fierce middleweight prizefighter became an international symbol after he was convicted twice for a 1966 triple murder. Carter's conviction was eventually overturned by a federal judge.

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'Transcendence': Latest Sci-Fi Movie About Artificial Intelligence

Morning Edition - 4 hours 31 min ago

Transcendence is an ambitious and provocative film about the perils and pleasures of artificial intelligence that is intriguingly balanced between being a warning and a celebration.

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Dominated By 1 Point Of View, Late-Night TV Needs New Voices

Morning Edition - 4 hours 31 min ago

On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert stops by the CBS Late Show to greet the man he'll replace next year, David Letterman. It also spotlights a reality in late-night TV --almost every host is a white man.

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Army's Updated Rules On Hair Styles Tangle With Race

Morning Edition - 4 hours 31 min ago

As some Army regulations on hair styles spark protest from African American women, David Greene talks to professor Lori Tharps, co-author of Hair Story: Untangling the Roots of Black Hair in America.

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Marathoners Take To Boston's Streets After Last Year's Bombing

Morning Edition - 4 hours 31 min ago

The 118th Boston Marathon is being run on Monday. After last year's bombing that killed three people and injured more than 260 others, there is heavy security all along the marathon route.

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