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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' And So Bad It's Good

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:24am

On this week's show, we talk about the runaway success of Marvel's Guardians Of The Galaxy and tentatively poke around the matter of the "so bad it's good" film, including — yes — storms of sharks.

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Pentagon Says U.S. Aircraft Strikes Sunni Militant Artillery In Iraq

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:21am

President Obama authorized humanitarian drops and airstrikes against militants in the country. But administration officials say this does not signal a broader war against the Islamic extremists.

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China's President Says His Anti-Corruption Drive Is Deadlocked

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:20am

Ordinary Chinese rejoiced when a powerful ex-security czar came under investigation. But recent remarks by President Xi Jinping hint at internal strife that challenges his anti-graft campaign.

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Education Reform Is Becoming A Celebrity Cause

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:03am

"I don't like bad teachers, so I don't think bad teachers should be given the gift of teaching forever — badly," Whoopi Goldberg says.

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Drum Fill Friday: Classical Headbanging Edition

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 7:03am

In classical music, percussionists go wild with drums of all shapes and sizes. Can you guess which pieces spotlight the timpani, snare and bass drums?

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