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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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FAA Seeks $12 Million Fine Against Southwest Airlines

NPR News - 1 hour 8 min ago

A contractor for the airline failed to perform repairs properly and Southwest put some jets back into service despite their not being in compliance with federal regulations, the agency alleges.

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Fast-Food Scandal Revives China's Food Safety Anxieties

NPR News - 1 hour 27 min ago

An American-owned company that supplies meat to fast food chains in China has pulled all its products made by a subsidiary. An expose revealed that some of the products were mishandled and expired.

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Margot Adler, An NPR Journalist For Three Decades, Dies

NPR News - 1 hour 40 min ago

Adler joined NPR in 1979 and covered everything from the emergence of the AIDS epidemic to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. She was 68.

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It May Be Summer, But For Economists, This Week Feels Like Christmas

NPR News - 1 hour 49 min ago

Each day this week will bring new decisions and reports that could have a big impact on the nation's economy.

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To Stop Cheating, Nuclear Officers Ditch The Grades

NPR News - 2 hours 7 min ago

A switch to pass-fail grading is curbing the "perfection" culture among U.S. nuclear missile forces. Critics of the old way say striving to be perfect invited cheating by those who launch the nukes.

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To Stop Cheating, Nuclear Officers Ditch The Grades

NPR Health&Science - 2 hours 7 min ago

A switch to pass-fail grading is curbing the "perfection" culture among U.S. nuclear missile forces. Critics of the old way say striving to be perfect invited cheating by those who launch the nukes.

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With Men's Y Chromosome, Size Really May Not Matter

NPR Health&Science - 2 hours 44 min ago

The string of genes that make a man a man used to be much bigger, and some geneticists say it may be wasting away. Back off, others say. Y has been stable — and crucial — for millennia.

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With Men's Y Chromosome, Size Really May Not Matter

NPR News - 2 hours 44 min ago

The string of genes that make a man a man used to be much bigger, and some geneticists say it may be wasting away. Back off, others say. Y has been stable — and crucial — for millennia.

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Where The Birds Are Is Not Where You'd Think

NPR Health&Science - 3 hours 7 min ago

Birds are everywhere, but the greatest concentration of different birds — the "Bird mecca" of America – is not in our great parks, not in our forests, not where you'd suppose. Not at all.

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Where The Birds Are Is Not Where You'd Think

NPR News - 3 hours 7 min ago

Birds are everywhere, but the greatest concentration of different birds — the "Bird mecca" of America – is not in our great parks, not in our forests, not where you'd suppose. Not at all.

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Court Orders Russia To Pay Former Yukos Shareholders $50B

NPR News - 4 hours 33 min ago

The Permanent Court of Arbitration called Russia's seizure of the oil company "devious and calculated." The ruling, one of the largest such awards, adds to tensions between Moscow and the West.

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Dollar Tree To Buy Family Dollar In $8.5 Billion Deal

NPR News - 5 hours 30 sec ago

The deal will unite two of the United States' biggest discount stores. Dollar Tree will pay $74.50 for each share of Family Dollar and said it would run the company as a separate brand.

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For Muslims In Gaza, End Of Ramadan Marred By Fighting

NPR News - 5 hours 18 min ago

The Muslim holiday Eid marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan and is usually a time for family celebration. This year, it also marks three weeks since the current war in Gaza started.

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How Protecting Wildlife Helps Stop Child Labor And Slavery

NPR News - 6 hours 6 min ago

Food in supermarkets is increasingly connected to child labor and trafficking. Many laws aimed at ending these abuses overlook a key source of the problem: The rapid decline of fish and fauna.

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How Protecting Wildlife Helps Stop Child Labor And Slavery

NPR Health&Science - 6 hours 6 min ago

Food in supermarkets is increasingly connected to child labor and trafficking. Many laws aimed at ending these abuses overlook a key source of the problem: The rapid decline of fish and fauna.

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Team Investigating Downing Of MH17 Turns Back Due To Heavy Fighting

NPR News - 6 hours 23 min ago

The crew — made up of Dutch and Australian experts — were headed toward the debris field when they heard explosions.

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The Ice Cream Sandwich That Wouldn't Melt

Morning Edition - 7 hours 14 min ago

After an ice cream sandwich from Wal-Mart was left outside on an 80-degree day and didn't melt, a Cincinnati-area mom questioned what's in it. Wal-Mart said a lot of cream.

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Lawmakers Reach Deal Intended To Fix VA System In Crisis

NPR News - 7 hours 44 min ago

The bill would overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and provide extra funding to hire more doctors and nurses. Lawmakers are expected to unveil their plan this afternoon.

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Book News: The Clash Of The Comic(-)Cons

NPR Arts & Culture - 8 hours 5 min ago

Also: an excerpt of Haruki Murakami's new book; notable books coming out this week.

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