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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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Expanding Mission In Iraq, U.S. Strikes Fighters South Of Baghdad

NPR News - 3 hours 21 min ago

The attacks were conducted in support of Iraqi Security Forces, marking the first time the U.S. has used air power outside of its original mission to protect U.S. assets.

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Tommy Boggs, Influential Lobbyist, Dies At 73

NPR News - 4 hours 10 min ago

Boggs changed the lobbying profession by recognizing how power in Washington was becoming more diffuse.

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Tommy Boggs, Influential Lobbyist, Dies At 73

NPR Politics - 4 hours 10 min ago

Boggs changed the lobbying profession by recognizing how power in Washington was becoming more diffuse.

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What Obama Should Say And Do About Ebola

NPR News - 5 hours 33 min ago

The president is expected to announce a new U.S. effort to help stop the Ebola outbreak. What kind of help should the U.S. provide? We asked two specialists.

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09-15-2014- Marketplace- Philanthropies Lead Ebola Take-Down

Marketplace - 5 hours 36 min ago
Clothing retailer ‘The Limited’ announced that it has teamed up with ‘Scandal’ star Kerry Washington and Lyn Paolo, the show’s costume designer, to launch a clothing line inspired by the hit TV series. We look at why retailers are increasingly going in this direction and how successful it's been for them. Plus, Microsoft co-founders Paul Allen and Bill Gates have committed a collective $59 million to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, substantially more than the U.S. government has so far put up to help end this Ebola epidemic. We explore what has changed and why philanthropies have felt the need to take the reigns in combating an acute international health crisis.
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With Turmoil Roiling Abroad, Why Aren't Oil Prices Bubbling Up?

NPR News - 5 hours 46 min ago

Conflict in oil-producing regions usually sends oil prices higher. But the cost of oil has actually dropped, despite turmoil in the Middle East. Economists say it's a matter of supply and demand.

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Medals Of Honor Recognize Harrowing Battle And A Dying Act

NPR News - 5 hours 59 min ago

President Obama awarded the medals to two soldiers who served in Vietnam. Bennie Adkins, who suffered 18 body wounds, reflects on "a horrible, horrible type of battle."

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Medals Of Honor Recognize Harrowing Battle And A Dying Act

NPR Arts & Culture - 5 hours 59 min ago

President Obama awarded the medals to two Vietnam veterans on Monday. Eighty-year-old Bennie Adkins, who suffered 18 body wounds, reflects on "a horrible, horrible type of battle."

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Medals Of Honor Recognize Harrowing Battle And A Dying Act

NPR Politics - 5 hours 59 min ago

President Obama awarded the medals to two Vietnam veterans on Monday. Eighty-year-old Bennie Adkins, who suffered 18 body wounds, reflects on "a horrible, horrible type of battle."

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Iraq's Artists Defy Extremists With Bows, Brushes And A Low Profile

NPR Arts & Culture - 6 hours 13 min ago

The musicians and artists of Baghdad work under a government that prefers religious festivals to classical concerts. But with a little cunning, they're finding ways to keep the arts alive.

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Iraq's Artists Defy Extremists With Bows, Brushes And A Low Profile

NPR News - 6 hours 13 min ago

The musicians and artists of Baghdad work under a government that prefers religious festivals to classical concerts. But with a little cunning, they're finding ways to keep the arts alive.

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Could Ebola Become As Contagious As The Flu?

NPR News - 6 hours 23 min ago

Currently, Ebola is known to spread only through contact with body fluids. Some people have worried that Ebola could start spreading through the air. But scientists say that's not likely.

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Could Ebola Become As Contagious As The Flu?

NPR Health&Science - 6 hours 23 min ago

Currently, Ebola is known to spread only through contact with body fluids. Some people have worried that Ebola could start spreading through the air. But scientists say that's not likely.

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Could Ebola Become As Contagious As The Flu?

NPR Health&Science - 6 hours 23 min ago

President Obama is set to ramp up the U.S. response to the Ebola outbreak, in part because of concerns that if the virus continues to spread, it could mutate and become more contagious.

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Alain Locke, Whose Ashes Were Found In University Archives, Is Buried

NPR News - 6 hours 27 min ago

The author and philosopher is widely known as the father of the Harlem Renaissance. But it is not widely known that Locke, who died 60 years ago, was never buried.

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Key Brain Connection Slow To Develop In Kids With ADHD

NPR Health&Science - 6 hours 29 min ago

A network in the brain that helps control daydreaming seem to be slower to develop in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Key Brain Connection Slow To Develop In Kids With ADHD

NPR News - 6 hours 29 min ago

A network in the brain that helps control daydreaming seem to be slower to develop in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Scotland's Really Big Vote: Can Women Join St. Andrews Golf Club?

NPR News - 6 hours 41 min ago

Scotland's independence referendum is set for Thursday. On the same day, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews will announce whether women can join.

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Ebola Response Hampered By Limited Air Travel

NPR Health&Science - 6 hours 43 min ago

Many airlines don't want to have their crews overnight in an Ebola area or send them to a place where they can't get adequate health care if something goes wrong.

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