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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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'Love Is Strange' — And Funny, Hard And Heart-Breaking

NPR Arts & Culture - 30 min 6 sec ago

Love is Strange stars John Lithgow and Alfred Molina as a couple whose marriage, after 39 years together, is the start of a very complicated story.

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Studying? Take A Break And Embrace Your Distractions

NPR Arts & Culture - 30 min 6 sec ago

This back-to-school season, it's time to reevaluate a few common assumptions about how best to study. Benedict Carey, the author of How We Learn, says science shows that discipline isn't everything.

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Generation Gap Divides Local Opinion On Ferguson Protests

NPR News - 30 min 6 sec ago

In Ferguson, Mo., some younger and older residents have differing views on whether violence among protesters is appropriate and how best to effect change.

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Studying? Take A Break And Embrace Your Distractions

NPR Health&Science - 30 min 6 sec ago

This back-to-school season, it's time to reevaluate a few common assumptions about how best to study. Benedict Carey, the author of How We Learn, says science shows that discipline isn't everything.

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WATCH: Shark Vs. Grouper. Shark Loses.

NPR News - 2 hours 57 min ago

A couple of anglers fishing off the Fla. coast hook a four-foot Blacktip shark. And then ...

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Veteran Space Shuttle Astronaut Steven Nagel Dies At 67

NPR Health&Science - 4 hours 50 sec ago

The Air Force colonel was among the first group selected by NASA to train for the space shuttle program. He went on to fly four missions, two as commander.

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Veteran Space Shuttle Astronaut Steven Nagel Dies At 67

NPR News - 4 hours 50 sec ago

The Air Force colonel was among the first group selected by NASA to train for the space shuttle program. He went on to fly four missions, two as commander.

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Iceland Ups Aviation Warning As Volcano Rumbles

NPR News - 5 hours 33 min ago

Bardarbunga, a volcano in the center of the island nation, has experienced a sub-glacial eruption and could begin sending steam and ash skyward if it melts through the ice, scientists warn.

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Kurdish Forces Say They're Waiting For U.S. Weapons

NPR News - 5 hours 52 min ago

In northern Iraq, the Kurdish Peshmerga troops are battling the extremists of the Islamic State. But commanders say they're not getting the weapons promised by the U.S. and others.

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Even Police Body Cameras Can Lose Sight Of The Truth

NPR News - 6 hours 1 min ago

Amid accusations of abuse, many in Ferguson, Mo., and cities around the country are calling for police to wear cameras. Cameras may not always be as impartial as people expect, however.

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Uber Greases The Wheel With Obama's Old Campaign Manager

NPR News - 6 hours 46 min ago

Uber is hiring David Plouffe, the mastermind of Obama's 2008 campaign, to power its own political strategy. What can a tech-savvy political animal offer a ride-sharing service?

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Uber Greases The Wheel With Obama's Old Campaign Manager

NPR Politics - 6 hours 46 min ago

Uber is hiring David Plouffe, the mastermind of Obama's 2008 campaign, to power its own political strategy. What can a tech-savvy political animal offer a ride-sharing service?

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U.N. Warns Of 'Possible Massacre' In Northeastern Iraq

NPR News - 7 hours 9 min ago

The United Nations special representative in Iraq describes the situation in Amerli, besieged by Islamic State militants, as one of "unspeakable suffering."

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Photo Released Of Chinese Fighter That Buzzed U.S. Navy Plane

NPR News - 8 hours 29 min ago

Pentagon officials have identified the Chinese jet that made a "dangerous intercept" of a U.S. Navy maritime patrol aircraft as an Su-27.

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Another Peaceful Night In Ferguson

NPR News - 8 hours 47 min ago

The protests were largely peaceful in the St. Louis suburb for a third consecutive night.

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Feminism In A Run-Down Taffy Factory: The Women Of 'Bob's Burgers'

NPR Arts & Culture - 8 hours 51 min ago

The Fox animated show Bob's Burgers, which won the Emmy last weekend for Outstanding Animated Program, brings nuance and style to its female characters - particularly young Tina, who almost never was.

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Russian Convoy Leaves Ukraine After Reportedly Delivering Aid

NPR News - 9 hours 30 min ago

Kiev and Moscow confirm that the convoy, which crossed the border into rebel-held territory on Friday without permission, is exiting Ukrainian territory.

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U.S. Continues Airstrikes Against Islamic State

NPR News - 10 hours 10 min ago

Journalist James Foley was killed this week by the Islamic State. Will airstrikes be enough to hold back the militants? CNN's Peter Bergen talks with NPR's Scott Simon.

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Nashville To African-Americans: Join Your Police Department!

NPR News - 10 hours 10 min ago

In the wake of the protests in Ferguson, law enforcement officials around the country are trying to figure out how to lay the groundwork for peaceful collaborations between police and citizens.

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