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Digital Life
4:22 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Selfies With Bears Prompt Warning From Park Rangers

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Research News
4:22 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Less Than Jubilant Genes: Why The Brits Keep Calm

Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 5:42 am

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Politics
2:57 am
Fri October 31, 2014

For This Colorado Voter, Oil And Gas Debate Plays Out On His Property

Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 5:42 am

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Movie Reviews
2:57 am
Fri October 31, 2014

Review: Gyllenhaal's 'Nightcrawler' Is Pulp With A Purpose

Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 5:42 am

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StoryCorps
2:57 am
Fri October 31, 2014

For Morbid Anatomy Museum Founder, Spooky Things Are Life's Work

Joanna Ebenstein, founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum, with a taxidermy two-headed duckling.
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Originally published on Fri October 31, 2014 10:03 am

Joanna Ebenstein is founder of the Morbid Anatomy Museum, which features a human skeleton, a pickled possum and a two-headed duckling, among other things. It's in Brooklyn's Gowanus neighborhood.

Ebenstein and her father, Bob, recalled during a recent visit to StoryCorps how ever since childhood, she's been fascinated with things that make most of us squirm, including black widow spiders.

"I used to catch them, and I'd put them in jars," says Joanna, 42.

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Business
9:24 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Apple's Tim Cook In Rare Company As Publicly Gay Chief Executive

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 12:25 pm

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Business
4:28 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Record Those Work Hours, Get Some Beer

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 12:25 pm

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Politics
4:28 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Evangelicals Mobilize Voters, But GOP Candidates Less Vocally Supportive

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 12:25 pm

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World
3:23 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Thief In Canada Tries To Make His Getaway In Red Canoe

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 12:25 pm

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U.S.
2:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Red Cross Troubles Have Been Building For Years

American Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern speaks at a post-Sandy press conference on Staten Island, N.Y. But two pastors, who organized much of that area's relief efforts, say they did so without the aid of the Red Cross.
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Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 2:20 pm

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Sports
2:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Giants Trump Royals For World Series Win

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Remembrances
2:46 am
Thu October 30, 2014

'Lastness': Award-Winning Poet Galway Kinnell Dies At 87

Originally published on Thu October 30, 2014 12:25 pm

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RENEE MONTAGNE, BYLINE: And now this. The poet Galway Kinnell has died. He began writing poetry at the end of World War II in a plain-spoken style some compared to Walt Whitman. In his long career, he won both a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award.

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All Tech Considered
4:33 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Behind The Scenes, Storyful Exposes Viral Hoaxes For News Outlets

Storyful is making a business out of verifying material on social media for journalists and news organizations.
Storyful

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 7:57 am

At most news organizations, journalists celebrate when they get a story in print, on air or online.

At Storyful, editors high-five when they knock a story down.

"We like to think about [Storyful] as the first social news agency," said Mark Little, the company's buoyant CEO. A former television news anchor and correspondent in his native Ireland, Little conceived the company in 2009 after watching the documentation of mounting protests in Iran posted to Flickr and YouTube.

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Around the Nation
4:23 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Doctor Delivered Baby Who Grew Up To Be His Heart Surgeon

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 6:12 am

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World
4:18 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Court Tells 'Naked Rambler' There Are Other Forms Of Expression

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Africa
3:00 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Amid Negotiations With Boko Haram In Nigeria, Violence Continues

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 6:12 am

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U.S.
3:00 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Lava Spills Onto Private Property In Hawaii, Closing In On Homes

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 6:12 am

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Movies
3:00 am
Wed October 29, 2014

Marvel's Next Films To Have More Diverse Leads

Originally published on Wed October 29, 2014 6:12 am

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Europe
4:16 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Over A Cappuccino, Italian Mayor Wants To Hear Local Concerns

Originally published on Tue October 28, 2014 11:17 am

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Middle East
4:16 am
Tue October 28, 2014

Untangling The Roots Of Recent Flare-Ups In Lebanon

Originally published on Tue October 28, 2014 11:17 am

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