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It's Brown, It's Barrel-Aged, It's ... Gin?

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 11:27am

Barrel-aged gin resembles young whisky in color and flavor. It's quickly becoming the new darling of distillers and craft bartenders across the U.S.

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The Registry

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:24am

What happens when a mistake you made at age 12 follows you around for the rest of your life?

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Far To Fall

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:24am

Chris Hoke is a chaplain searching for meaning at the county jail. When he witnesses a miracle, he believes he's found it. Until his beliefs about himself and his job are turned on his head.

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Dawg Pills

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:24am

Joshua Walters drops by Snap Studios to relay what happens when a good dawg decides to go off his "meds."

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Amnesia Forever

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:24am

Early one morning, a cleaning woman found an unconscious man, naked and bleeding,in the dumpster behind a Burger King in Georgia. When he woke up, he had no memory of who he or anyone else was.

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Step Into The Den

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:24am

When Glynn goes to meet his girlfriend's parents for the first time, they can't ignore the elephant in the room.

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The Fine Art Of Deception

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 10:13am

When visual tricksters play with perception, things are not always what they seem.

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A Year After Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines Braces For Another Big Hit

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:54am

Typhoon Hagupit is expected to hit just north of where last year's devastating storm made landfall. It is forecast to cut a path toward the capital, Manila.

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Obama Taps Ashton Carter As Defense Secretary Nominee

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:30am

Carter, a former No. 2 at the Pentagon, would succeed Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. If confirmed, he will be President Obama's fourth defense secretary.

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NPR Bestsellers: Week Of December 4, 2014

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:10am

The lists are compiled from weekly surveys of close to 500 independent bookstores nationwide.

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ICC Drops Charges Against Kenya's President

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:10am

But the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court reserved the right to bring new charges against Uhuru Kenyatta. The Kenyan leader said he was excited and relieved at the decision.

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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Nonfiction, Week Of December 4, 2014

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:08am

Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recounts his life as both a civilian and a distinguished marksman in American Sniper. It appears at No. 12.

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NPR Bestsellers: Paperback Fiction, Week Of December 4, 2014

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:07am

A mysterious package compels a reclusive bookstore owner to reconsider his approach to life in Gabrielle Zevin's The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry. It appears at No. 13.

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Book News: Barnes & Noble, Microsoft Part Ways Over The Nook

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 9:04am

A two-year partnership in the bookseller's troubled e-reader has ended, as Barnes & Noble buys out Microsoft's share. Also: Upset brews in India over the president's exclusive deal with Amazon.

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