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Gorgeous 'Graveyard Book' Is A Group Effort

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 6:03am

Artist P. Craig Russell has gathered six colleagues who each bring unique talents for faces, color and lettering to a graphic adaptation of Neil Gaiman's 2009 young adult novel, The Graveyard Book.

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Guess Who's Been Waiting In The Lobby For A Hundred Million Years?

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 6:03am

The M-Thing. It's patient. It's modest. It's relentless. It stays.

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House Approves Border Security Spending Bill, 223-189

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:48pm

The $694 million Border Security Supplemental Spending Bill was endorsed one day after the House Republican leadership canceled its plan to hold a vote on the legislation.

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Atlanta Doctors Gear Up To Treat Two Ebola Patients

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:31pm

Two Americans infected with Ebola in West Africa are flying to Atlanta. They will be the first patients treated for the disease in the U.S. What's the risk of Ebola spreading during the transport?

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Killing Of Four Latino Men Sparks Protests In Salinas, Calif.

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 7:31pm

Calling the shootings "questionable," a civil rights attorney in Oakland requested action by the Justice Department. The Salinas police chief said that would be premature.

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Cheap Eats: Cookbook Shows How To Eat Well On A Food Stamp Budget

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 6:58pm

A Canadian scholar was unimpressed with the cookbooks available for people on food stamps in the U.S. So she decided to come up with her own set of tips and recipes for eating well on $4 a day.

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GM Stays At The Top As U.S. Car Sales Surge In July

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 6:21pm

An analyst says GM might have benefited from the safety recalls that brought customers back to its dealerships. Many automakers saw strong gains compared to last year.

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Episode 558: Spending Big Money To Fight Big Money

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 6:12pm

A half a billion dollars. A Harvard professor. And, maybe, the end of campaign finance as we know it.

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