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New York Subway Pulls Nazi-Themed Ads For New Show, The Man In The High Castle

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:35pm

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reportedly asked for the removal of the advertisements featuring Nazi imagery. The ads were promoting a new show produced by Amazon.

'We All Have To Do Something': Nina Jacobson On Diversifying Hollywood

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:26pm

No one knows the struggles and successes of women in Hollywood better than Nina Jacobson, the producer of the Hunger Games movies. NPR catches up with one of the most powerful women in the business.

Fine Brine From Appalachia: The Fancy Mountain Salt That Chefs Prize

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:24pm

An artisanal salt producer is processing brine from ancient ocean deposits below West Virgina's mountains. The company, J.Q. Dickinson Salt Works, ships to top chefs who value the salt's minerality.

A Lively 'Victor Frankenstein' Gives Igor The Spotlight

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:04pm

It doesn't have much of an ending, but Victor Frankenstein is a livelier updating of a British classic than, say, the latest from James Bond.

A Great-Looking If Underpowered Adventure With A 'Good Dinosaur'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:04pm

Pixar's second film of 2015 is no Inside Out story-wise, but its visuals and wonderful score make the time spent in its dino-packed alternate universe a pleasure.

'Janis: Little Girl Blue' Goes Beyond Cliches Of A Sad Childhood

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:04pm

Amy Berg's new documentary talks to friends and lovers of the iconic singer to say more about her complicated life than you get from many rock-star docs.

Vital And Tear-Jerking, 'Creed' Is The Best Rocky Movie Since 'Rocky'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 4:04pm

Terrific chemistry between Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan fuels the fine and stirring story of Apollo Creed's son, who takes after his dad.

The Dry Spells End Their Dry Spell

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:45pm

Spirited and full of stellar harmonies, the new song by the Bay Area band working in the English folk genre takes inspiration from Greek mythology.

Downed Russian Warplane Highlights Regional Divide On Syria

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:37pm

Hugh Pope, director of communications and outreach at the International Crisis Group in Brussels, explains the growing divide between Turkey and Russia on their priorities inside Syria.

Chicago Doctor Treated Syrian Refugees On Greek Island Of Lesbos

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:37pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Dr. Zaher Sahloul, head of the Syrian American Medical Society Foundation, who recently returned from the Greek island of Lesbos where he treated Syrian migrants.

Don't Squander That Squash: Like Fine Wine, It Might Improve With Age

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:29pm

Squash taste best when they achieve the ideal balance of starch and sugar. But how long you should wait depends on whether you're cooking a small delicata or a big, bold butternut.

Plunging Oil Prices Force Producers To Lay Off Skilled Workers

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:15pm

Gasoline prices have been plunging this fall, which is great for consumers. But it has been very hard on oil producers, who have been laying off legions of skilled workers. To hang on to their key employees, some companies are offering unpaid sabbaticals or trimming pay across the board to reduce labor costs without layoffs. But for many employers, times are so hard that they have no choice but to keep cutting employee ranks.

Public Opinion Matches Partisan Divide Over U.S. Ground Troops In Syria

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:15pm

After the Paris attacks, the debate over the use of U.S ground troops to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria has deepened. Polls indicate the politicians reflect a similar split in public opinion.

'All My Children' Actor David Canary Dies

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:15pm

David Canary, who played twin brothers Stuart and Adam Chandler on All My Children, has died.

Brussels Reopens For Business Even As Authorities Extend Security Alert

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:15pm

Schools and shops reopen in Brussels even as authorities extend a security alert until Monday. It was imposed following the attacks in Paris waged by extremists with ties to France and Belgium.

New York Police Heighten Security Ahead Of Thanksgiving Day Parade

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 3:15pm

New York City officials say there could be a record turnout for the Thanksgiving Day parade. In addition to regular staples like The Rockettes, the NYPD will deploy its new critical response team.

A Rational Conversation: How Do You Convince Kids To Listen To Vinyl?

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 2:29pm

The new compilation, This Record Belongs To______, comes packaged with a kids' turntable. Will future generations who are not under the spell of their parents' nostalgia ever learn to use them?

First Watch: Chastity Belt, 'Lydia'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 2:23pm

A dreamy black and white video for the prettiest and most vulnerable song off the feminist punk band's last album, Time To Go Home.

Pope Arrives In Nairobi On His First-Ever Trip to Africa

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 1:37pm

The pontiff is expected to address issues of religious tolerance, economic inequality and global warming while he travels through Kenya, Uganda and the war-torn Central African Republic.

Some Ancient Farmers Grew Fava Beans Before They Grew Grains

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 1:13pm

The fava bean is a key staple in much of the world. Researchers say they've found fava beans in the Galilee region of Israel dating over 10,000 years ago — before grains had been domesticated there.




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