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Around the Nation
7:02 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Give A Goat Your Old Christmas Tree

Originally published on Fri December 26, 2014 7:52 am

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Around the Nation
7:02 am
Fri December 26, 2014

We Raise A Glass To The Leathers Family And Their Names

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Research News
5:11 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Solving The Mystery Of Why Rock Ants Avoid Right Turns

Originally published on Fri December 26, 2014 7:52 am

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NPR Story
5:11 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Do Fish Have Fingers?

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NPR Story
5:11 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Turkish President's Aggressive Behavior In 2014 Gets More Notice

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Around the Nation
6:48 am
Thu December 25, 2014

28 Years Later, Lynda Alsip Gets Her Mustang Back

Originally published on Thu December 25, 2014 7:00 am

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Animals
6:43 am
Thu December 25, 2014

Dog Races To Catch Up With Ambulance

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NPR Story
4:52 am
Thu December 25, 2014

Barry Manilow: I Jump At The Chance To Do A Christmas Album

Originally published on Thu December 25, 2014 7:00 am

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Book News & Features
4:52 am
Thu December 25, 2014

Demand For Audio Books Keeps Penguin Random House Recording

Originally published on Thu December 25, 2014 7:00 am

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Around the Nation
4:52 am
Thu December 25, 2014

Ecologists Take On Tiny Green Beetles That Infest Ash Trees

Originally published on Thu December 25, 2014 7:00 am

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All Tech Considered
8:02 am
Wed December 24, 2014

In Its Strange Journey, 'The Interview' Becomes An Art House Film

The Alamo Drafthouse theater chain will show The Interview starting on Christmas Day.
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Originally published on Wed December 24, 2014 8:59 am

A buddy flick about killing North Korean dictator Kim Jung Un will be shown on Christmas Day after all, at least in about 200 independent theaters. This kind of small-scale distribution model and the politics surrounding The Interview give what was once a big-budget Hollywood release the spirit of an art house film.

In the satirical film, which is at the center of a geopolitical tussle, Seth Rogen and James Franco play television producers who get an interview with Kim but are then hired by the CIA to "take him out."

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Middle East
6:54 am
Wed December 24, 2014

British Citizens Warned To Behave In The United Arab Emirates

Originally published on Wed December 24, 2014 8:02 am

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Around the Nation
6:35 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Rand Paul Gets In On Festivus Actions

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Movies
5:08 am
Wed December 24, 2014

More Than 200 Theaters To Show 'The Interview' On Christmas Day

Originally published on Wed December 24, 2014 7:46 am

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NPR Story
5:02 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Sending Your Holiday Mail By Way Of Rudolph, Wis.

Around Christmas, people around the world covet a Rudolph, Wis., postmark on their cards and letters.
Carrie Antlfinger AP

Originally published on Wed December 24, 2014 11:18 am

Those seeking holiday joy could look for it in places with seasonal names like Christmas, Fla., Santa Claus, Ind., or Snowflake, Ariz. — but you don't have to leave home to enjoy Rudolph, Wis.

For most of the year, the tiny town of Rudolph — population just a few snowflakes north of 400 — is best known for the cheese factory off Main Street. But around Christmas, people around the world covet a Rudolph, Wis., postmark on their cards and letters.

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