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Sabiduría: Understanding Latinos

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:24pm

If Latinos are a new economic engine, we could all stand to learn a bit more about who they are. The Kellogg Foundation's Barbara Ferrer shares some words of wisdom about a recently commissioned poll.

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Displacement in the D.C. Suburbs

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 3:24pm

La Union Mall in the Washington, D.C., suburbs caters to Latino shoppers from several nearby states. But now that the city is building a new Metro line, the mall's days may be numbered.

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Sweden Confirms Foreign Sub Snooped In Its Waters

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:26pm

The intrusion occurred last month. Although defense analysts have said Russia is the likely culprit, Swedish authorities say it's "impossible" to say whose submarine it was.

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The Duhks On Mountain Stage

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:14pm

The band brings its impeccable blend of Canadian, American and Celtic folk to a West Virginia stage.

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Satirists Go Serious in 'Foxcatcher' And 'Rosewater' — And It Works

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 2:04pm

NPR film critic Bob Mondello reviews two serious films based on real-life events — Foxcatcher, which stars comedian Steve Carrell, and Rosewater, directed by Comedy Central's Jon Stewart.

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Missing Lynx? Search Continues For Mystery French Feline

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:52pm

The animal, which was spotted Thursday, was initially thought to be a tiger. Officials now say it's not, but they aren't sure what it is. One theory is that it's a lynx.

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Living Just Enough For The Music

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:30pm

For the past week, Stevie Wonder and Usher have been on the same tour path. Both shows hawk nostalgia, but to crowds whose expectations are shaped by two different generations of the music industry.

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Eric Hofbauer Takes On Stravinsky, Messiaen

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:56pm

The Boston jazz guitarist tackles the Rite of Spring and Quartet for the End of Time on a pair of new CDs.

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'Foxcatcher': A Bloated True-Crime Story Based On Wealthy Heir John du Pont

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:56pm

The film is based on du Pont's fraught relationship with two Olympic wrestlers. Wealth isn't enough — his identity hinges on winning. It's a fascinating case study, but as drama, it's one sick joke.

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'Getting On' With It: A New HBO Show Doesn't Tiptoe Around Death

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:56pm

Set in the geriatric extended-care wing of a California hospital, Getting On is a different kind of workplace comedy. Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer adapted the show from a BBC series.

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NBA Commissioner Thinks Gambling On Games Should Be Legal

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:53pm

Breaking with other major pro sports leagues, Adam Silver says the world is changing and that Congress should allow sports betting that is legal and regulated.

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African American Poetry of the 1800s

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:50pm

Erika DeSimone discusses the little known literary movement of African-Americans in the 19th century.

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Why Robert O'Neill Decided To Identify Himself As The Man Who Killed Bin Laden

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:40pm

The Pentagon says that O'Neill was part of the bin Laden raid, but claims it cannot confirm who fired the final shots.

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NBA Commissioner Supports Legalizing Sports Gambling

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:35pm

He argues that "there is an obvious appetite among sports fans for a safe and legal way to wager on professional sporting events."

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Maziar Bahari's Life Becomes 'Rosewater'

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:20pm

Bahari's memoir about being imprisoned in Iran while reporting in 2009 is the basis for Jon Stewart's debut film.

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What Chemicals Are Going Down The Fracking Well?

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:12pm

Despite one company's decision to disclose what chemicals it uses in fracking, others in the oil and gas industry are less willing.

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President Obama Says Myanmar's Political Reform 'Still Incomplete'

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:06pm

Obama, who recently visited Myanmar, says that the nation's stride towards democracy is still a work in progress.

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Drug-Maker In India's Sterilization Deaths Arrested

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 11:05am

Thirteen women are dead and dozens sick after the Nov. 8 procedures at a state-run hospital in central India. The doctor who performed the procedures was arrested Wednesday.

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Climate Change To Make Lightning More Common, Study Says

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 10:13am

Researchers writing in the journal Science say that if the rate of global warming goes unchecked, the frequency of lightning strikes will increase by 50 percent.

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