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Boy Who Lost Stuffed Tiger At Airport Finds Tiger Stayed Very Busy

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:34am

After he was found by a Tampa airport's janitorial crew, a stuffed tiger named Hobbes was taken out for some gelato and on a behind-the-scenes tours of the airport.

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When It Comes To SPFs And Sunscreens, We're Still In The Dark

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:31am

Changes in sunscreen labels designed to make them clearer don't seem to be doing the job, a survey finds. Less than one quarter of people knew that SPF value relates to preventing sunburns.

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Song Premiere: Craig Finn, 'Newmyer's Roof'

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 9:27am

The lead singer of The Hold Steady has a new solo album, Faith In The Future, out this September. Like many of the songs on the album, "Newmyer's Roof" is a small slice of life filled with meaning.

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Too Much 'Word,' Not Enough 'Nerd' In This Scrabble Story

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 9:15am

Professional Scrabble fan John D. Williams' new memoir is chock full of interesting tidbits (like lists of important words with Q, X and J) but gets bogged down in tedious biographical detail.

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Paul Ryan: TPP Will Help U.S. 'Set The Standards For The Global Economy'

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 8:32am

The Republican House Ways and Means chairman explains to Steve Inskeep why he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, which is now working its way — in fits and starts — through Congress.

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Honor System Exploited On Scottish Island That Had Been Crime-Free

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 8:05am

Locals say it's the first theft on the island in decades. Items ranging from wool hats to candy and cosmetics were taken from a shop next to Canna's pier.

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First Watch: The Weepies, 'No Trouble'

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 8:03am

A folk duo uses parkour — yes, parkour featuring folkies — in this powerful new video.

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After Long Slumber, Philae Says Hi To The World

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 7:43am

The probe found enough energy to send a signal — which hadn't been guaranteed. If all goes well, we may know fairly soon whether the comet it's on carries the stuff of life, says Marcelo Gleiser.

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