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Squirrels Interfere With Cincinnati Zoo's Light Display

November 28, 2014 - 7:09am

The zoo is holding its annual festival of lights event, and large patches of the park keep plunging into darkness. Squirrels are chewing through the light strands — hot sauce hasn't kept them away.

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Squirrels Interfere With Cincinnati Zoo's Light Display

November 28, 2014 - 7:09am

The zoo is holding its annual festival of lights event, and large patches of the park keep plunging into darkness. Squirrels are chewing through the light strands — hot sauce hasn't kept them away.

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Scrawny Tree Gets Charlie Brown Treatment

November 28, 2014 - 7:01am

The tall but sparse tree in Reading, Pa., got a lot of complaints. The city decided to keep the tree but decorate it with a single red bulb.

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Scrawny Tree Gets Charlie Brown Treatment

November 28, 2014 - 7:01am

The tall but sparse tree in Reading, Pa., got a lot of complaints. The city decided to keep the tree but decorate it with a single red bulb.

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In Pakistan, Political Oratory Is Flourishing

November 28, 2014 - 6:29am

Great political speech-making is dying out, thanks to the sound bite and the Tweet. But oratory's essential for anyone vying for votes in Pakistan.

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In Pakistan, Political Oratory Is Flourishing

November 28, 2014 - 6:29am

Great political speech-making is dying out, thanks to the sound bite and the Tweet. But oratory's essential for anyone vying for votes in Pakistan.

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Shoppers Expected Out In Force On Black Friday

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

It's the day hard-core shoppers have been waiting for: Black Friday. Some even got a head start at the mall, shopping on Thanksgiving Day.

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Mega-Rich Invest In Works By Living Artists

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

Renee Montagne talks to art sociologist and writer Sarah Thornton about how the habits of the 1 percent reverberate across the art world. She is the author of 33 Artists in 3 Acts.

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U.S. Is Home To 1.5 Million Undocumented Asian Immigrants

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

The majority of undocumented workers in the U.S. come from Latin America, but there are still huge numbers from elsewhere in the world. Renee Montagne talks to immigration attorney Muzaffar Chishti.

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Iconic Lebanese Singer Sabah Dies At 87

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

Sabah rose to fame in Egypt in the 1950s and became a household name across the Arab world, known for her powerful voice and bold persona.

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Eastern Ukraine Fighting Delays Identifying Airline Crash Victims

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

It's been four months since a civilian airliner was shot down, killing all 298 people on board. While many bodies have been identified, human remains are still being recovered from the crash site.

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Mathematician's Story Is Dramatic Enough For The Big Screen

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

The new movie The Imitation Game is about British mathematician Alan Turing and his attempts to crack Germany's Enigma Code during World War Two.

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Viral Videos Show Kenyan Women Assaulted For Wearing Miniskirts

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

A woman in Kenya has been publicly stripped and molested nearly every day for two weeks for so-called "indecent dress." Cellphone video of the assaults have ignited condemnation, and copycat attacks.

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Research: Long Connection Between Fraternities And Sexual Assault

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

Allegations of a gang rape at a University of Virginia frat party continue to shake that campus. Renee Montagne talks to historian Nicholas Syrett about the history and power of fraternities.

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Retailers First Used The Term Door-Buster Sales Decades Ago

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

It may be surprising to learn that door-buster sales are not a recent phenomenon. Crowds turned out for deeply discounted items more than 100 years ago.

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Nigella Lawson Loves Leftovers And Knows How To Use Them

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

If you don't want to eat endless turkey sandwiches, there's plenty else you can make. David Greene talks to cookbook author Nigella Lawson about what to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers.

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Census Bureau May Stop Asking Marital History Questions

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

Sociologists say it's a terrible idea, and comes just as they're trying to explore and explain a dramatic shift in Americans' marriage patterns.

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Drawing Police Lessons From Ferguson May Not Be Clear-Cut

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

Will Ferguson and this year's other high-profile cases of police use of force, change the way American police are trained? Some see the incidents as an opportunity to update the training and rules.

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Shoppers Expected Out In Force On Black Friday

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

It's the day hard-core shoppers have been waiting for: Black Friday. Some even got a head start at the mall, shopping on Thanksgiving Day.

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Mega-Rich Invest In Works By Living Artists

November 28, 2014 - 5:07am

Renee Montagne talks to art sociologist and writer Sarah Thornton about how the habits of the 1 percent reverberate across the art world. She is the author of 33 Artists in 3 Acts.

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