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In N.H. Race, A Rematch Of A Rematch

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:30am

Voters in New Hampshire's 1st District have swung back and forth in recent congressional elections. This year, Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter meets former GOP Rep. Frank Guinta for the third time.

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In N.H. Race, A Rematch Of A Rematch

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:30am

Voters in New Hampshire's 1st District have swung back and forth in recent congressional elections. This year, Democratic Rep. Carol Shea-Porter meets former GOP Rep. Frank Guinta for the third time.

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Who's Buried In The 'Magnificent' Tomb From Ancient Greece?

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:28am

The largest archaeological find of its kind in Greece has set off speculation and thrilled Greeks, reminding them they are rich in history.

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Rochester Focuses On A New Picture Of American Manufacturing

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:27am

Rochester, N.Y., was once the imaging capital of the world, home to Kodak, Xerox and Bausch + Lomb. Now, with a drastically cut manufacturing sector, the city is trying to build something new.

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A Doctor Unlocks Mysteries of the Brain By Talking And Watching

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:26am

If you have a problem with your heart or liver, the diagnosis will likely be made by a lab test or medical image. But neurologist Allan Ropper says those tests often fail when it comes to the brain.

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HBCUs Move To Address Campus Sexual Assaults, But Is It Enough?

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 2:26am

One major study found sexual assaults are lower on campuses of historically black colleges and universities. But some question those numbers and whether HBCUs have the resolve to address the issue.

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Calif. Assault Law Requires College Students To Give Consent Before Sex

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 1:46am

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that makes California the first in the nation to define when "yes means yes" and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.

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Europe Wins The Ryder Cup Behind A Star And A Rookie

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 1:23am

Europe added another layer to its Ryder Cup dominance on Sunday by leaving no doubt who had the best team. Behind two early comebacks, Europe clinched the cup with four matches still on the course.

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Derek Jeter Plays Final Game, Nationals Get Their First No-Hitter

Mon, 09/29/2014 - 1:12am

Jordan Zimmermann is the first Washington National to pitch a no-hitter. And, Yankees captain Derek Jetter ended his 20-year career in Boston with an RBI-single during his final at-bat.

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First Listen: A Winged Victory For The Sullen, 'Atomos'

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:03pm

An ambient-minded neoclassical duo that likes its sounds intensely measured, contemplative and slow, A Winged Victory For The Sullen works hard to make listeners feel eerily, gloriously lost.

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First Listen: Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, 'Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn'

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:03pm

The married couple's first album together as a duo is notable for its understated, welcoming calm. Across 11 short, carefully arranged slivers of Americana, their two banjos join in warm conversation.

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First Listen: Godflesh, 'A World Lit Only By Fire'

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:03pm

In the late '80s, the Birmingham duo made guitar-pounding, drum-machine-and-bass industrial metal capable of melting Terminators. This is classic Godflesh, unadorned and even flayed in its rage.

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First Listen: Foxygen, '...And Star Power'

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:03pm

There's a because-we-can quality to the band's overstuffed, 82-minute second album, as Foxygen delights in letting its loosest threads unravel.

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First Listen: Steve Gunn, 'Way Out Weather'

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:03pm

Way Out Weather marks the completion of Gunn's transformation from a master guitarist into a songwriter with complete trust in his own voice and arrangements.

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First Listen: Ex Hex, 'Rips'

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 10:03pm

Mary Timony's ebullient new project fixates on the joys of punk. There's enough energy on Rips to fuel a small country, and all of it is rooted in clean-burning enthusiasm.

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The Arab Press' Portrayal Of ISIS, David Cronenberg's Debut Novel, And Oktoberfest

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 7:07pm

In this week's podcast of Weekends on All Things Considered, a look into how the Arab press portrays ISIS, Director David Cronenberg on his debut novel Consumed, and a trip to Munich for Oktoberfest.

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Obama: U.S. Underestimated ISIS, Overestimated Iraqi Army

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 6:10pm

In an interview with 60 Minutes, the president acknowledged that the U.S. underestimated the rise of the so-called Islamic State, while overestimating the ability of the Iraqi army to fight the group.

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How Did "Bailando" Become A Spanglish Crossover Hit?

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 5:11pm

Enrique Iglesias' catchy song went to No. 1 on the Latin streaming charts before jumping to the Billboard Hot 100. It's hardly the first crossover hit — but demographic shifts might be at play too.

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Movie Theaters Hope To Add Another Dimension To Their Profits

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 4:38pm

Domestic movie ticket sales seem to have topped out. Now, cinema owners are trying to lure customers — and justify higher ticket prices — with innovations like panoramic screens and so-called 4-D.

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How A Journalist Ended Up On A Terror Watch List

Sun, 09/28/2014 - 4:06pm

Conservative journalist Stephen F. Hayes recently discovered that he had been placed on a terror watch-list. Hayes tells NPR's Arun Rath that he suspects this is the result of a trip to Turkey.

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