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In Dispute With Hachette, Amazone Aims New Volley At Authors

NPR Arts & Culture - July 9, 2014 - 4:11pm

Amazon fired the latest salvo in its ongoing dispute with the publisher Hachette over e-book rates, suggesting authors get all of the revenue from e-book sales. Hachette was measured in its response, but many writers continue to criticize Amazon.

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Lawmakers Unearth Failures To Investigate Campus Sex Crimes

NPR News - July 9, 2014 - 4:11pm

According to survey results released by Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., many American colleges are breaking the law by failing to respond to sexual assault allegations on campus.

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Lawmakers Unearth Failures To Investigate Campus Sex Crimes

NPR Politics - July 9, 2014 - 4:11pm

According to survey results released by Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., many American colleges are breaking the law by failing to respond to sexual assault allegations on campus.

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Play With Your Food: The Kandinsky-Inspired Fine Art Food Challenge

NPR Arts & Culture - July 9, 2014 - 2:40pm

After psychologists did an experiment with salad arranged like a Kandinsky painting, we asked you to make your own plates arranged like fine art. Here are some of the tantalizing results you sent in.

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If Jim Lauderdale Is A Song, More People Should Hear It

Fresh Air with Terry Gross - July 9, 2014 - 2:33pm

Fresh Air critic Ken Tucker says Lauderdale's career is at once admirable and somewhat puzzling.

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Biologist Says Promoting Diversity Is Key To 'Keeping The Bees'

Fresh Air with Terry Gross - July 9, 2014 - 2:33pm

Laurence Packer says humans need to appreciate both domestic bees and the some 20,000 species of wild bees. His book Keeping The Bees explores all types, including some that feed on tears.

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'The Strain' And 'Extant' Play On Fears Of Forces Out Of Our Control

Fresh Air with Terry Gross - July 9, 2014 - 2:33pm

This week, two new TV series begin in the threats-from-nowhere genre: Extant on CBS and The Strain on FX. The better of the two, The Strain, about a disease outbreak, is effectively creepy.

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Biologist Says Promoting Diversity Is Key To 'Keeping The Bees'

NPR Health&Science - July 9, 2014 - 2:33pm

Laurence Packer says humans need to appreciate both domestic bees and the some 20,000 species of wild bees. His book Keeping The Bees explores all types, including some that feed on tears.

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'The Strain' And 'Extant' Play On Fears Of Forces Out Of Our Control

NPR Arts & Culture - July 9, 2014 - 2:33pm

This week, two new TV series begin in the threats-from-nowhere genre: Extant on CBS and The Strain on FX. The better of the two, The Strain, about a disease outbreak, is effectively creepy.

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What Happens When Israeli Mourners Visit A Palestinian Family

NPR News - July 9, 2014 - 2:17pm

The scene was predictably awkward, even painfully so. But as NPR's Ari Shapiro reported for today's Morning Edition, the visit also brought a moment of grace for many of those involved.

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Senate Confirms Julian Castro As Housing Secretary

NPR News - July 9, 2014 - 2:11pm

The 39-year-old mayor of San Antonio is Hispanic and a rising star in the Democratic Party. He succeeds Shaun Donovan, who was tapped to be White House budget chief.

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Senate Confirms Julian Castro As Housing Secretary

NPR Politics - July 9, 2014 - 2:11pm

The 39-year-old mayor of San Antonio is Hispanic and a rising star in the Democratic Party. He succeeds Shaun Donovan, who was tapped to be White House budget chief.

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Rivals Claim Victory In Indonesian Presidential Election

NPR News - July 9, 2014 - 1:47pm

Jakarta Gov. Joko Widodo based his claim on early results, which have been accurate in the past. But his rival, Suharto-era Gen. Prabowo Subianto, is refusing to concede.

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Social Media Meltdowns Highlight The Power Of The Audience

NPR Arts & Culture - July 9, 2014 - 12:57pm

Online fights hobbled the careers of TV host Adam Richman and shock jock Anthony Cumia. NPR's Eric Deggans says they were kneecapped by the new reality of modern media.

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Germany Widens Spy Investigation Reportedly Involving U.S.

NPR News - July 9, 2014 - 12:27pm

News reports say police raided the home and office of an official in the German Defense Ministry. It comes just days after the arrest of a man last week for allegedly passing secrets to the U.S.

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NFL Players Association Still Not Satisfied By Concussion Settlement

NPR News - July 9, 2014 - 12:23pm

A federal judge gave preliminary approval to a concussion settlement involving thousands of former NFL players. Host Michel Martin learns more about what it could mean for players and the game.

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What Gets You Stressed? Tell Our Expert Panel

NPR News - July 9, 2014 - 12:05pm

What are the biggest sources of stress in Americans' lives? How does stress affect us? What do we do in response? Ask our panel of experts about our recent poll and get stress management tips.

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Flop Life: What If We All Acted Like We Were In The World Cup?

NPR News - July 9, 2014 - 12:04pm

A new parody video depicts people gently bumping into one another in normal settings such as cafes and groceries — but with calamitous results.

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As Deadline Nears, Snowden Seeks To Extend His Stay In Russia

NPR News - July 9, 2014 - 11:43am

Edward Snowden's asylum in Russia, which was granted last August, is set to expire at the end of this month.

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Why You Should Care Where The GOP Meets

NPR News - July 9, 2014 - 11:30am

Republicans have not won the state where they nominated their ticket since 1992, when the party renominated the first President Bush in Houston.

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