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It's Clowns Vs. 'Soldiers Of Odin' In Finland

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:33pm

While an anti-migrant group called Soldiers of Odin patrols the streets, a parody group called Loldiers of Odin is responding.

Former Basketball Star Jay Williams Chases A New Dream

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:25pm

Two months after finishing his first season in the NBA, Williams nearly died in a motorcycle crash. He talks about what's happened since.

How Negative Interest Rates Work

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:20pm

Negative interest rates are in place in Sweden and Japan. Even Fed Chair Janet Yellen said it's something U.S. policymakers have considered.

'Deadpool' Gleefully Lampoons The Marvel Universe

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:17pm

Ryan Reynolds stars as a soldier-turned-mutant-super-hero in Marvel's Deadpool. Critic David Edelstein calls the film an "unprecedented R-rated ... romp with dirty sex talk and tons of splatter."

Bob Odenkirk Mixes Laughter And Law In 'Breaking Bad' And 'Better Call Saul'

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:17pm

The actor's fast-talking, sleazeball character Saul Goodman has been known to bend the law — and to break it. The second season of Better Call Saul begins Feb. 15. Originally broadcast Aug. 6, 2013.

'Better Call Saul' Breathes New Life Into 'Breaking Bad' Characters

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:17pm

The show's co-creator says it was a writers' room joke that if something didn't fit on Breaking Bad, it would go on the Saul Goodman show (now Better Call Saul). Originally broadcast March 9, 2015.

Missouri Chocolate Maker Raises Awareness Of Cocoa Farmers' Plight

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:10pm

Shawn Askinosie's chocolate bars feature photographs of farmers who grow the beans that make his chocolate.

Sanders, Clinton Clash In Last Debate Before 'Super Tuesday'

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:06pm

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton clashed over healthcare reform, the influence of money in politics, foreign policy and more.

How Superdelegates Can And Can't Change The Democratic Primary

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:52am

Although Bernie Sanders won with a 22-point lead in New Hampshire, he and Hillary Clinton got the same number of delegate votes.

Just In Time For Valentine's: The Judd Apatow Episode Of 'Modern Love'

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:45am

In this episode of the podcast, director Judd Apatow reads Brian Gittis' essay "At the Hospital, An Interlude of Clarity."

National Corvette Museum Opens Exhibit To Commemorate 2014 Sinkhole

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:40am

With the cars and building repaired, the museum is opening a special exhibit that also explains where sinkholes come from.

What The Heck Is Natural Wine? Here's A Taste

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:38am

Natural wines can be off-putting at first: perhaps darker than usual, a little fizzy or cloudy. Some find them charming, others unsophisticated. Here's a guide to this trending, quirky style of wine.

Money May Not Buy You Love, But It Sure Helps

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 11:32am

Someone has got to pay for the cocktails on the first date, dinners in that classy restaurant, the wedding by the beach — and that messy divorce. Here are some fun facts on the economics of romance.

Major Powers Call For 'Cessation Of Hostilities' In Syria — But It's Complicated

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 10:24am

Big questions remain about what this will actually mean on the ground in a country torn apart by five years of war.

History-Making Philae Lander Faces 'Eternal Hibernation' On Comet

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 9:43am

A tweet issued by the European Space Agency includes a cartoon showing the Rosetta orbiter thinking about its little lander taking a nap on the comet's cold surface.

Pop Culture Happy Hour: The Awards Show Problem And Product Placement

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 9:10am

On this week's show, we break down what entertainment industry awards are for (if anything) and consider the highs and lows of product placement.

Songs We Love: Slingshot Dakota, 'Lewlyweds'

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 8:30am

The keyboard-and-drums punk duo deliver a Valentine about eloping, and then moving in downstairs from hellish neighbor and a host of unwanted guests.

Chelsea Wolfe: Tiny Desk Concert

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 8:00am

Last year's Abyss saw Chelsea Wolfe make her metallic tendencies explicit. At the Tiny Desk with just an electric guitar, she takes three songs back to their primal form.

After Nearly 4 Months, Porter Ranch Gas Leak Is Temporarily Plugged

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 7:53am

The leak was first reported in October; since then, more than 6,000 residents were forced to evacuate the area northwest of downtown Los Angeles.

Top Stories: NYC Officer Convicted Of Manslaughter; Astronaut 'Graffiti'

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 7:41am

Also: Diplomats agree on a temporary Syrian ceasefire; Uber settles a safety lawsuit for $28.5 million; and while one rare surf competition is cancelled in Hawaii, another is on in California.




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