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For P.D. James, A Good Mystery Celebrated Human Intelligence

November 27, 2014 - 12:12pm

The British author of best-selling detective stories has died at age 94. "In a sense, the detective story is a small celebration of reason and order in our very disorderly world," she told NPR.

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Unknowingly, British Farmer Uses Priceless Dagger As Doorstop

November 27, 2014 - 6:11am

A farmer in Rudham, England, has $65,000 to put toward a new doorstop because his current one was bought by a museum. It turns out the metal object he found was a 3,500-year-old dagger.

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Unknowingly, British Farmer Uses Priceless Dagger As Doorstop

November 27, 2014 - 6:11am

A farmer in Rudham, England, has $65,000 to put toward a new doorstop because his current one was bought by a museum. It turns out the metal object he found was a 3,500-year-old dagger.

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Passengers Push Plane In Below Freezing Weather

November 27, 2014 - 5:59am

Amateur video captured the passengers giving it their all in arctic Russia this week. Though a tractor-trailer is also visible — likely doing the real work.

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Marine Sgt. Kelly Brown Trains For Front-Line Combat Role

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

The Pentagon wants women in combat roles by 2016. But before that goes forward, female soldiers have to prove their worth in training. Renee Montagne talks to Marine Sergeant Kelly Brown.

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Marine Sgt. Kelly Brown Trains For Front-Line Combat Role

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

The Pentagon wants women in combat roles by 2016. But before that goes forward, female soldiers have to prove their worth in training. Renee Montagne talks to Marine Sergeant Kelly Brown.

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NFL Fan Get Their Fill With 3 Games On Thanksgiving

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

The Philadelphia Eagles routed the Dallas Cowboys 33-10, the Seattle Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 19-3 and the Detroit Lions won handily over the Chicago Bears 34-17.

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Astronauts Will Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner In Space

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

Two NASA astronauts are aboard the International Space Station. Turkey is on the menu but not pumpkin pie. NASA can't make pumpkin pie in space because the crust doesn't come out right.

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Astronauts Will Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner In Space

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

Two NASA astronauts are aboard the International Space Station. Turkey is on the menu but not pumpkin pie. NASA can't make pumpkin pie in space because the crust doesn't come out right.

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Shakespeare Folio Found In Small-Town French Library

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

Copies of Shakespeare's first folio are some of the rarest books in the world — only about 230 copies survive. Surprisingly, another copy has been rediscovered in a public library in northern France.

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Shakespeare Folio Found In Small-Town French Library

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

Copies of Shakespeare's first folio are some of the rarest books in the world — only about 230 copies survive. Surprisingly, another copy has been rediscovered in a public library in northern France.

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3 NFL Games On Tap To Satisfy Thanksgiving Football Fans

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without football. The Chicago Bears face the Detroit Lions, the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Dallas Cowboys and the Seattle Seahawks play the San Francisco 49ers.

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EPA's Proposed Rules Add To Obama's Collision Course With GOP

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

The Environmental Protect Agency has drafted regulations on Ozone pollution. The latest move exposes divisions between the Obama administration and leading Republican lawmakers over the environment.

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EPA's Proposed Rules Add To Obama's Collision Course With GOP

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

The Environmental Protect Agency has drafted regulations on Ozone pollution. The latest move exposes divisions between the Obama administration and leading Republican lawmakers over the environment.

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OPEC Ministers To Consider Cuts To Oil Production

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

One of the most closely watched OPEC meeting in years takes place in Vienna on Thursday. Oil prices are at a four-year low and a push for a production cut is being stymied by Saudi intransigence.

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OPEC Ministers To Consider Cuts To Oil Production

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

One of the most closely watched OPEC meeting in years takes place in Vienna on Thursday. Oil prices are at a four-year low and a push for a production cut is being stymied by Saudi intransigence.

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Mendelssohn And Other Classic Composers Offer Musical Thanks

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Renee Montagne talks to music commentator Miles Hoffman about musical "thank yous." Hoffman is the violist of the American Chamber Players.

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Mendelssohn And Other Classic Composers Offer Musical Thanks

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Renee Montagne talks to music commentator Miles Hoffman about musical "thank yous." Hoffman is the violist of the American Camber Players.

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Scientists Analyze Skeletal Remains From Vampire Graveyard

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

Lab scientists are trying to understand why some corpses buried in northwestern Poland were singled out for special anti-vampire treatments, such as putting a sickle around the neck.

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Scientists Analyze Skeletal Remains From Vampire Graveyard

November 27, 2014 - 4:42am

Lab scientists are trying to understand why some corpses buried in northwestern Poland were singled out for special anti-vampire treatments, such as putting a sickle around the neck.

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