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Pipeline Put Off, As Keystone Review Is Indefinitely Extended

NPR Politics - April 18, 2014 - 4:08pm

It looks as though the "comment period" for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project will be extended, delaying a decision past the November elections.

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Hey, Superheroes On The National Mall: Any Advice For Congress?

NPR Arts & Culture - April 18, 2014 - 4:08pm

Gathered in Washington for a comic book convention, these costumed enthusiasts shared how their favorite characters would run the country.

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Hey, Superheroes On The National Mall: Any Advice For Congress?

NPR Politics - April 18, 2014 - 4:08pm

Gathered in Washington for a comic book convention, these costumed enthusiasts shared how their favorite characters would run the country.

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Leaflets Given To Donetsk Jews Made Waves Worldwide, But Not In Donetsk

NPR News - April 18, 2014 - 3:49pm

The story of fliers ordering Jews to register with the separatists stoked fears of anti-Semitism. But Jews in the Ukrainian town say the orders aren't real and were intended as political provocation.

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Like Ham? There's A Festival For That In French Basque Country

NPR Arts & Culture - April 18, 2014 - 3:49pm

The port town of Bayonne in France's Basque region is known for its colorful food and culture. And since 1464, its residents have celebrated the remarkable, local cured ham at the springtime Ham Fair.

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Like Ham? There's A Festival For That In French Basque Country

NPR News - April 18, 2014 - 3:49pm

The port town of Bayonne in France's Basque region is known for its colorful food and culture. And since 1464, its residents have celebrated the remarkable, local cured ham at the springtime Ham Fair.

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Keystone XL Pipeline Review Extended By State Department

NPR News - April 18, 2014 - 3:40pm

Federal agencies are getting more time to review the controversial project, the State Department says, given an ongoing legal battle in Nebraska over whether the pipeline could pass through.

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Captains Uncourageous: Abandoning Ship Long Seen As A Crime

NPR News - April 18, 2014 - 3:26pm

Whenever a captain comes back and passengers don't, it's seen as shameful behavior. The captains of the Costa Concordia and the South Korean ferry both received blame for not staying with their ship.

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Salsa Legend Cheo Feliciano Dies

NPR News - April 18, 2014 - 3:12pm

One of the most respected figures in Latin music, the salsa singer had deep roots in both Puerto Rico and New York, where he influenced a younger generation of musicians.

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Loneliness And Longing — And Woody Allen — In 'Fading Gigolo'

NPR Arts & Culture - April 18, 2014 - 3:09pm

Bob Mondello reviews the new Fading Gigolo, a surprisingly sweet dramedy in which John Turturro plays the gigolo, Woody Allen plays his pimp, and things don't go nearly as wrong as they could.

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'Inside Amy Schumer': It's Not Just Sex Stuff

Fresh Air with Terry Gross - April 18, 2014 - 2:21pm

Amy Schumer's Comedy Central special was called Mostly Sex Stuff but her comedy is about more than that. In her stand-up and her show Inside Amy Schumer, she tackles racism, awkward moments and more.

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Japan Says It Will Temporarily Scale Back Whale Hunt

NPR News - April 18, 2014 - 2:02pm

After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said it was reducing its target catch to just 210 animals a year.

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Japan Says It Will Temporarily Scale Back Whale Hunt

NPR News - April 18, 2014 - 2:02pm

After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said it was reducing its target catch to just 210 animals a year.

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Japan Says It Will Temporarily Scale Back Whale Hunt

NPR Health&Science - April 18, 2014 - 2:02pm

After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said it was reducing its target catch to just 210 animals a year.

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Japan Says It Will Temporarily Scale Back Whale Hunt

NPR Health&Science - April 18, 2014 - 2:02pm

After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said it was reducing its target catch to just 210 animals a year.

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Hunting For The Tastiest Egg: Duck, Goose, Chicken Or Quail?

NPR News - April 18, 2014 - 1:55pm

We hard-boiled them. We donned blindfolds. And we chowed down. In our eggsperiment, can you guess which bird prevailed in the ultimate showdown of duck vs. chicken?

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Hunting For The Tastiest Egg: Duck, Goose, Chicken Or Quail?

NPR News - April 18, 2014 - 1:55pm

We hard-boiled them. We donned blindfolds. And we chowed down. In our eggsperiment, can you guess which bird prevailed in the ultimate showdown of duck vs. chicken?

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Undead Hipsters And An Abstract Alien Star In Two Arty Horror Pics

Fresh Air with Terry Gross - April 18, 2014 - 1:52pm

Every so often an arthouse director dips a toe into the horror genre and you realize vampires and space aliens are subjects too rich to be the property of schlockmeisters, says critic David Edelstein.

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Undead Hipsters And An Abstract Alien Star In Two Arty Horror Pics

NPR Arts & Culture - April 18, 2014 - 1:52pm

Every so often an arthouse director dips a toe into the horror genre and you realize vampires and space aliens are subjects too rich to be the property of schlockmeisters, says critic David Edelstein.

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Why Scott Walker Is Looking Beyond His Fan Base

NPR News - April 18, 2014 - 1:27pm

Governors in both parties routinely run for re-election while keeping coy about the White House. But there's no question what's on the Wisconsin governor's mind, long term.

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