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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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After Testing Positive For EPO, Running Star Rita Jeptoo Banned For 2 Years

NPR News - 1 hour 25 min ago

Jeptoo, the three-time winner of the Boston Marathon, tested positive for EPO, a performance-enhancing drug. Last year, she was well on her way to winning the World Marathon Majors championship.

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After Testing Positive For EPO, Running Star Rita Jeptoo Banned For 2 Years

NPR News - 1 hour 25 min ago

Jeptoo, the three-time winner of the Boston Marathon, tested positive for EPO, a performance-enhancing drug. Last year, she was well on her way to winning the World Marathon Majors championship.

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China Cracks Down On University Textbooks Promoting 'Western Values'

NPR News - 1 hour 54 min ago

Education Minister Yuan Guiren says the country's institutions of higher learning should stop using textbooks that criticize China's leaders and political system.

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China Cracks Down On University Textbooks Promoting 'Western Values'

NPR News - 1 hour 54 min ago

Education Minister Yuan Guiren says the country's institutions of higher learning should stop using textbooks that criticize China's leaders and political system.

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Songwriter, Poet Rod McKuen Dies At 81

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 28 min ago

Rod McKuen is credited with more than 200 albums and more than 30 collections of poetry. He died on Thursday after a lengthy illness.

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Songwriter, Poet Rod McKuen Dies At 81

NPR News - 2 hours 28 min ago

Rod McKuen is credited with more than 200 albums and more than 30 collections of poetry. He died on Thursday after a lengthy illness.

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Songwriter, Poet Rod McKuen Dies At 81

NPR News - 2 hours 28 min ago

Rod McKuen is credited with more than 200 albums and more than 30 collections of poetry. He died on Thursday after a lengthy illness.

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As Deadline Passes, The Fate Of ISIS Hostages Is Uncertain

NPR News - 2 hours 50 min ago

The Sunni militants had given Jordan until sunset Thursday to release a convicted terrorist. The exchange did not happen.

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The Art World Gets In On The Super Bowl Rivalry

Morning Edition - 4 hours 7 min ago

Seattle Art Museum and New England's Clark Art Institute are wagering major paintings on the outcome of Sunday's Super Bowl. They'll be on a 3-month loan. Both dramatic seascapes of their regions.

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True or False? Free And Reduced-Price Lunch = Poor

NPR Education - 4 hours 12 min ago

Poverty is the backdrop to so many discussions about learning. But do we have a good way to measure it in schools?

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True or False? Free And Reduced-Price Lunch = Poor

NPR News - 4 hours 12 min ago

Poverty is the backdrop to so many discussions about learning. But do we have a good way to measure it in schools?

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Richard Sherman Is On Baby Watch

Morning Edition - 4 hours 18 min ago

The Seattle Seahawks cornerback is preparing for the Super Bowl, and he's also preparing to be a father. Sherman says he's hoping his son will wait to make an appearance until after the game.

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South Africa Grants Parole To Notorious Apartheid-Era Death Squad Leader

NPR News - 4 hours 24 min ago

The country's justice minister said he was ordering the release of Eugene de Kock in the interest of "nation-building and reconciliation." De Kock had been in jail for more than 20 years.

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Former Democratic Sen. Jim Webb Explores Presidential Bid

NPR Politics - 6 hours 13 min ago

In considering whether to launch a presidential campaign, former Senator Jim Webb of Virginia tells Steve Inskeep his big challenge would be raising money to promote his ideas.

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Former Democratic Sen. Jim Webb Explores Presidential Bid

Morning Edition - 6 hours 13 min ago

In considering whether to launch a presidential campaign, former Senator Jim Webb of Virginia tells Steve Inskeep his big challenge would be raising money to promote his ideas.

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Study Sheds Light On Benefits Of Multivitamins

Morning Edition - 6 hours 13 min ago

Research suggests that, at least for women, taking a multivitamin can help prevent death from cardiovascular disease. They may also be a good for people who don't eat enough fruits and vegetables.

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Russia's Economic State Is A Reversal Of Fortune For Putin

Morning Edition - 6 hours 13 min ago

Renee Montagne discusses the state of Russia's economy with Sergei Guriev, a former economic adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Guriev is now living in exile in Paris.

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Civilians In Debaltsevo Flee Russian-Backed Separatists

Morning Edition - 6 hours 13 min ago

The Ukrainian army reinforced its positions and evacuated civilians on Thursday from an enclave north-east of Donetsk that has Russian-backed separatists attacking on three sides.

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Media Outlets Partner With Snapchat To Appeal To Younger Users

Morning Edition - 6 hours 13 min ago

As people disappear from the audiences of conventional news organizations, 11 media outlets have partnered with Snapchat in the U.S. to offer its younger users easily digested fare within the app.

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