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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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Arrested For Resisting Arrest — Yes, It's Possible

NPR News - 1 hour 30 min ago

Resisting arrest is usually a secondary charge against someone already being arrested for something else, but not always.

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Car Safety Improves: Study Lists Those With Most, And Least, Driver Deaths

NPR News - 1 hour 43 min ago

For 2011 models through the 2012 calendar year, driver deaths per million registered vehicle years fell to 28 from 48 just three years earlier, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Rise In Measles Cases Marks A 'Wake-Up Call' For U.S.

NPR News - 3 hours 16 min ago

The latest wave of measles cases and potential infections is in Arizona, where 1,000 people may have been exposed to measles from seven people confirmed to have been infected.

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Rise In Measles Cases Marks A 'Wake-Up Call' For U.S.

NPR News - 3 hours 16 min ago

The latest wave of measles cases and potential infections is in Arizona, where 1,000 people may have been exposed to measles from seven people confirmed to have been infected.

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Ebola Cases Plummet In West Africa, As Endgame Begins

NPR News - 3 hours 37 min ago

Only 99 Ebola cases were reported worldwide last week. That's the lowest weekly count since June. But getting down to zero cases is still a long way off.

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Ebola Cases Plummet In West Africa, As Endgame Begins

NPR News - 3 hours 37 min ago

Only 99 Ebola cases were reported worldwide last week. That's the lowest weekly count since June. But getting down to zero cases is still a long way off.

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'Female Husbands' In The 19th Century

NPR News - 4 hours 22 min ago

In newspapers, magazines and novels, the "female husband" was a person of great interest.

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The Gift Of Eternal Shelf Life: 'Tuck Everlasting' Turns 40

NPR Arts & Culture - 4 hours 26 min ago

In Natalie Babbitt's celebrated classic, a young girl stumbles upon a secret spring and the family the spring has given eternal life to. Babbitt says she wrote the book to help kids understand death.

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Some Businesses Say Immigrant Workers Are Harder To Find

NPR News - 4 hours 26 min ago

The president's recent executive actions will allow millions of immigrants to stay in the U.S. But many businesses say those changes aren't enough to help them find and keep all the workers they need.

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Pro Football Hall Of Fame Tackles Assisted Living Center

NPR News - 4 hours 27 min ago

Canton, Ohio, has launched an ambitious expansion plan, including assisted living for Hall of Famers. The concept is part business, part nostalgia and part a sense of responsibility to ballplayers.

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Study Finds Court Fees Also Punish The Families Of Those Who Owe

NPR News - 4 hours 46 min ago

The Center for Community Alternatives says that formerly incarcerated men and women rely heavily upon family, almost always receiving cash from them.

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Dartmouth Bans Hard Liquor On Campus

NPR News - 4 hours 53 min ago

The Ivy League school is also introducing a mandatory four-year sexual violence prevention and education program for students. The steps are part of efforts to reform social life at the college.

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Dartmouth Bans Hard Liquor On Campus

NPR Education - 4 hours 53 min ago

The Ivy League school is also introducing a mandatory four-year sexual violence prevention and education program for students. The steps are part of efforts to reform social life at the college.

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Scientists, General Public Have Divergent Views On Science, Report Says

NPR Health&Science - 5 hours 11 min ago

A Pew Research Center study shows that the two groups disagree most strongly on the safety of GM foods, the use of animals in research, climate change and human evolution.

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Scientists, General Public Have Divergent Views On Science, Report Says

NPR News - 5 hours 11 min ago

A Pew Research Center study shows that the two groups disagree most strongly on the safety of GM foods, the use of animals in research, climate change and human evolution.

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The Arctic Circle's Coolest Accommodations Turn 25 Years Old

NPR Arts & Culture - 5 hours 16 min ago

The Icehotel in Sweden, built in winter and vanishing in spring, is the original hotel carved from snow and ice bricks. It's also an art project; sculptors compete for the chance to carve out rooms.

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With 'Discover' Feature, Snapchat Bucks Social Trend In News

NPR News - 5 hours 20 min ago

Snapchat says social media likes and shares aren't what makes a story important. The ephemeral messaging app has rolled out Discover, featuring multimedia articles from major news brands.

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NBC's 'Parenthood' Ends As A Family Drama Built On Small Moments

NPR Arts & Culture - 5 hours 27 min ago

After six seasons, the final episode airs tonight. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the show is a rare gem; a family drama centered on the small, emotional moments between relatives.

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NBC's 'Parenthood' Ends As A Family Drama Built On Small Moments

NPR News - 5 hours 27 min ago

After six seasons, the final episode airs tonight. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says the show is a rare gem; a family drama centered on the small, emotional moments between relatives.

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