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'Steal The Sky' Puts A Swashbuckling Spin On Familiar Fantasy

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 5:05am

Megan O'Keefe kicks off a new fantasy series with Steal the Sky, an adventure set in an arid land where rare-element powered airships sail above mining towns packed with charming crooks and con men.

The Tea Partier's Quandary: What To Make Of Trump's Rise?

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 5:04am

Matt Kibbe, former president of FreedomWorks and "card-carrying member of the tea party," is no fan of the GOP front-runner. He says Trump's nomination may "lead to the death of the Republican Party."

Friendships And Fractures: 30 Years Of Pickup Basketball

Sat, 01/09/2016 - 5:01am

NPR's Peter Breslow started a weekly game in 1982. He wonders why he's still playing, all these years later.

Great White Shark Dies After Just 3 Days In Captivity At Japan Aquarium

Fri, 01/08/2016 - 10:48pm

The animals have almost never taken well to being kept in a tank. The shark at the Okinawa aquarium refused to eat. "The shark never had to die like this," a PETA spokesman says.




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