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  1. 12-Year-Old Boy Carrying Replica Gun Dies After Cleveland Officer Shoots

    Police say they asked the boy to put his hands up; instead he reached for his waist-band and one officer shot twice. The boy died at the hospital.
    News · NPR Story
  2. Hollywood Pros Fear A Chilling Effect After Sony Bows To Hackers

    Some in the entertainment industry are wondering if they'll have to be careful now about the stories they tell or the jokes they make in the wake of Sony's withdrawal of The Interview.
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  3. A Snail So Hardcore It's Named After A Punk Rocker

    Inspired by the snails' spiky shells and acid-loving nature, researchers named the new species Alviniconcha strummeri, after Clash frontman Joe Strummer.
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  4. After Raid On Its Servers In Sweden, Pirate Bay Goes Offline

    Pirate Bay is one of the world's largest file-sharing sites. In the past, it has been targeted by authorities around the world.
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  5. 'Warning Shot': Sen. Warren On Fighting Banks, And Her Political Future

    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat, took a passionate stand against a provision in the spending bill that rolls back a major part of the Dodd-Frank financial regulation legislation.
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  6. The OpenAir Third Birthday scrapbook: Scott Carney

    Scott Carney recalls two mobile sessions -- one with Father John Misty and the other with The Lumineers -- that OpenAir filmed and recorded outside the CPR Performance Studio.
    OpenAir · Blog Post
  7. If these walls could talk: Lion's Lair stories from the venue's memorable characters

    Alisha Sweeney speaks with Slim Cessna and Michelle McManus about the history of Denver's Lion's Lair in light of Gary Isaac's recent photo exhibition on the venue.
    OpenAir · Story
  8. To Finish Up Year, Obama Will Hold A Press Conference

    President Obama has a lot to talk about: From the recent protests in Ferguson to thawing relations with Cuba and Iran. Obama may also be asked about the cyber attack on Sony.
    News · NPR Story
  9. Ayn Rand's Novel 'Ideal' To Be Published Next Year

    Rand wrote Ideal as a novel in 1934, but didn't like it and set it aside. Later, she reworked it as a play. The New American Library says Ideal will be published in the form in which Rand intended it.
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  10. Deggans: 'Fargo,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' Top Best TV Of 2014

    At a time when there is so much good TV around, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says any Top Ten list says as much about the critic as the shows they are picking.
    News · NPR Story