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With More Women, Minorities And Republicans, What’s Ahead For The 114th Congress?

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:06pm

NPR Politics Editor Charlie Mahtesian fills us in on the newest members of Congress, as well as what's on the agenda for 2015.

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Revisiting Patricia Arquette's 'Boyhood' Journey

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:50am

We revisit our July conversation with Patricia Arquette, star of Boyhood, now nominated for five Golden Globe awards.

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Edward Brooke, First Popularly Elected African-American Senator, Dies

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:47am

The Massachusetts Republican died on Saturday at the age of 95. We take a look back at his life.

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Damien Rice On World Cafe

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:45am

The Irish singer-songwriter discusses making music again after an eight-year break from recording.

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Should Belgrade's War-Ravaged Buildings Be Preserved?

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:40am

Serbia may be heading toward EU membership, but its capital still offers striking reminders of a more turbulent recent past.

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Some Gay Couples In Florida Can Get Married Today

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 10:52am

A judge's decision paves the way for same-sex couples in Miami-Dade County to marry, starting at 2 p.m. In the rest of the state, gay couples can get married at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday.

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Sleeping Near A Smartphone Can Disturb A Child's Rest

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 10:52am

Lots of children have smartphones tucked under the pillow or on the nightstand. That may be enough to compromise sleep and make children feel less rested, a study finds.

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Housing In 2015: Four Reasons For Optimism (And One For Worry)

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:58am

Increased hiring and high rents could make this a banner year for homebuying. But a looming decision by the Federal Reserve could scare off potential buyers and disrupt the housing recovery.

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Why The Euro Fell To A 9-Year Low Against The Dollar

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:55am

A combination of political instability in Greece, possible quantitative easing in the eurozone and a stronger dollar are all pushing the common European currency lower.

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KEXP Presents: Girl Band

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:47am

The all-male Dublin quartet plays aggressive pop that can sound like chainsaws attacking a DJ rig. Watch the group perform "Lawman" at Kex Hostel in Reykjavik during the Iceland Airwaves festival.

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Gov. Christie: Nobody Ribbed Me When The Cowboys Were Losing

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:07am

Gov. Chris Christie made news over the weekend because of his awkward hug with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. He says he'd take the ribbing if it means more Cowboys victories.

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From Patton Oswalt, A Movie Memoir That's Best Outside The Theater

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 9:02am

Comedian and actor Patton Oswalt recounts his movie addiction in the memoir Silver Screen Fiend, which finds its best stories away from the theater.

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