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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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Hamas Says Airstrike Killed 3 Senior Commanders

NPR News - 2 hours 6 min ago

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanks the Shin Bet, the country's domestic security service, for intelligence that set up Thursday's attack.

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Book News: German Minister Shows Support For Authors' Amazon Protest

NPR Arts & Culture - 2 hours 34 min ago

Also: Italian novelist Elena Ferrante gives a rare interview; the history of Arabic noir.

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Notebooks And Pencils And Pens, Cha-Ching!

NPR News - 3 hours 4 min ago

Our informal survey of what's on those back-to-school shopping lists, and how much it costs to fill them.

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Notebooks And Pencils And Pens, Cha-Ching!

NPR Education - 3 hours 5 min ago

Our informal survey of what's on those back-to-school shopping lists, and how much it costs to fill kids' backpacks.

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An Unstoppable Killer: New Research Suggests Cancer Can't Be Eradicated

NPR Health&Science - 3 hours 12 min ago

A new study finds cancer affects even simple, ancient multicellular organisms — which means the disease and the deaths it causes may simply be a part of life.

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George Bush Challenges Bill Clinton To Ice Bucket Challenge

Morning Edition - 3 hours 17 min ago

Former President George W. Bush declined the ice water and was going to write a check to the ALS charity. But instead, former first lady Laura Bush doused him. Bush then challenged Clinton.

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At Least One American Ebola Patient Will Leave Atlanta Hospital, Group Says

NPR News - 3 hours 24 min ago

The aid group Samaritan's Purse says Dr. Kent Brantly will be discharged today. He and aid worker Nancy Writebol were flown back to the U.S. earlier this month after contracting the virus in Liberia.

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Oslo Police Arrest Intoxicated Segway Driver

Morning Edition - 3 hours 26 min ago

The incident comes a little over a month after the country's officials lifted a ban on the stand up motor device.

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Other Hostages Are In Danger, White House Official Says.

Morning Edition - 5 hours 14 min ago

Kelly McEvers talks to Ben Rhodes, President Obama's deputy national security advisor, about White House foreign policy following the brutal killing of an American journalist by Islamist militants.

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'Awesome Mix' Is No. 1 On Billboard 200 Album Chart

Morning Edition - 5 hours 14 min ago

The soundtrack for Marvel's blockbuster space opera Guardians of the Galaxy is No. 1 for the second week in a row. Nielsen SoundScan reports the compilation sold 93,000 copies last week.

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China Investigates Lexus For Anti-Monopoly Violations

Morning Edition - 5 hours 14 min ago

Toyota says it will lower prices of auto parts for its Lexus models in China. This comes after Chinese regulators raised concerns over possible antitrust violations in the country's auto industry.

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News Out Of Eastern Ukraine Battle Zone Is Hard To Confirm

Morning Edition - 5 hours 14 min ago

The Ukrainian army insists pro-Moscow separatists attacked a civilian convoy on Monday, killing at least 17 civilians. Rebels deny the attack took place.

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Female Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis Is A Hit At Little League World Series

Morning Edition - 5 hours 14 min ago

Mo'ne Davis has dazzled at this year's World Series. The 13-year-old pitching sensation is already throwing in the 70s, as in miles per hour. Some believe she could be an elite pitcher.

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Why Civil Resistance Movements Succeed

Morning Edition - 5 hours 14 min ago

Steve Inskeep talks to Erica Chenoweth and Maria Stephan about why non-violent resistance campaigns work better than armed rebellion. Their article on the subject is in Foreign Affairs magazine.

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Fellow Photojournalist Nicole Tung Remembers James Foley

Morning Edition - 5 hours 14 min ago

Freelance photojournalist Nicole Tung worked and traveled with James Foley. She talks to Kelly McEvers about the slain photojournalist and his work.

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Foley's Murder By Islamist Militants Shocks World's Conscience, Obama Says

Morning Edition - 5 hours 14 min ago

President Obama says the civilized world is appalled by the tactics of those who killed journalist James Foley, and he urged people in the Middle East to resist the group's "bankrupt ideology."

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Financial Players Gather In Jackson Hole For Annual Conference

Morning Edition - 5 hours 14 min ago

David Greene talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution about the symposium. The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City hosts central bankers and economists to talk about economic policy.

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Fed Officials Debate Timing Of Interest Rate Hike

Morning Edition - 5 hours 14 min ago

Minutes of the Federal Reserve's most recent meeting show that a number of officials believe the benchmark rate should rise sooner than is currently expected.

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Islamic State Uses Online Strategies To Get Its Message Out

Morning Edition - 5 hours 14 min ago

Experts say the videotaped killing of journalist James Foley is part of a broader propaganda strategy by Islamist militants. The group, the Islamic State, has become a master of the video medium.

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