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5:01am

Mon December 15, 2014
Planet Money

YY Changes Its Tune After Karaoke Is A Hit

Originally published on Tue December 16, 2014 6:13 pm

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5:01am

Mon December 15, 2014
Business

For This Holiday Season, Old Toys Are New Again

Originally published on Mon December 15, 2014 7:16 am

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5:01am

Mon December 15, 2014
Research News

Why Some Scientific Collaborations Are More Beneficial Than Others

Originally published on Fri December 19, 2014 1:09 pm

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5:01am

Mon December 15, 2014
Latin America

Haiti's President Searches For Next Prime Minister

Originally published on Mon December 15, 2014 7:16 am

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7:02am

Fri December 12, 2014
Strange News

When Big Brother Is An Evil, Jewelry-Obsessed Necromancer

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5:18am

Fri December 12, 2014
Digital Life

British Runner Leaps Feet-First Into Marriage

Originally published on Fri December 12, 2014 7:02 am

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5:18am

Fri December 12, 2014
Sports

In The NFL's 'Factory Of Sadness,' All Hope Rests On Johnny Football

Originally published on Fri December 12, 2014 7:02 am

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5:18am

Fri December 12, 2014
Politics

House's Budget Bill Debate Unveiled Democratic Rifts, GOP Ambitions

Originally published on Fri December 12, 2014 2:43 pm

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8:13am

Thu December 11, 2014
Business

Should Homeowners With Solar Panels Pay To Maintain Electrical Grid?

Originally published on Thu December 11, 2014 12:14 pm

Solar energy panels on a roof in Marshfield, Mass.
Stephan Savoia AP

The costs of solar energy are plummeting, and now are about on par with the electricity generated at big power plants. This new reality intensifies a long-running business and regulatory battle, between the mainline electric utility companies and newer firms that provide solar systems for homeowners' rooftops. Sometimes the rivalry looks more like hardball politics than marketplace economics.

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5:15am

Thu December 11, 2014
National Security

Talking Point Or Proof Of Value: CIA Tactics And The 'Second Wave' Plot

Originally published on Thu December 11, 2014 2:15 pm

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5:15am

Thu December 11, 2014
Latin America

Walk In The Steps, If Not In The Image, Of A Communist Hero

Originally published on Thu December 11, 2014 8:13 am

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5:15am

Thu December 11, 2014
Parallels

The Risks, Rewards And Mysteries Of Reporting From Iran

Originally published on Thu December 11, 2014 1:53 pm

Nazila Fathi reported from her native Iran for The New York Times. Fearing arrest, she fled in 2009 with her family and now lives in suburban Washington, D.C. Her new book, The Lonely War, describes the challenges of reporting from the country.
Hassan Sarbakhshian

Nazila Fathi covered turbulent events in her native Iran for years as The New York Times correspondent. She learned to navigate the complicated system that tolerates reporting on many topics but can also toss reporters in jail if they step across a line never explicitly defined by the country's Islamic authorities.

Fathi recalls one editor telling her what journalists could do in Iran: "We have the freedom to say whatever we want to say, but we don't know what happens afterwards."

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5:15am

Thu December 11, 2014
Strange News

For The Sophisticated Souse, Fabric Infused With A Whiff Of Whiskey

Originally published on Thu December 11, 2014 8:13 am

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5:15am

Thu December 11, 2014
Book News & Features

Join The Morning Edition Book Club: We're Reading 'Deep Down Dark'

Originally published on Thu December 11, 2014 11:21 am

Kainaz Amaria NPR

Welcome to the first meeting of the Morning Edition Reads book club! Here's how it's going to work: A well-known writer will pick a book he or she loved. We'll all read it. Then, you'll send us your questions about the book. And about a month later, we'll reconvene to talk about the book with the author and the writer who picked it.

Ready? Here we go:

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6:23am

Wed December 10, 2014
Europe

Britain's House Of Lords Still Seems As Elitist As The Name Suggests

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