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Russia Seen Moving New Missiles To Eastern Europe

In what could mark an escalation of tensions with the West, commercial satellite images suggest that Russia is moving a new generation of nuclear-capable missiles into Eastern Europe. Russia appears to be preparing to permanently base its Iskander missile system in Kaliningrad, a sliver of territory it controls along the Baltic coast between Lithuania and Poland....

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Something Fishy

2 hours ago

Our finalists get nautical in this final round where every answer contains a form of marine life. For example, if we said, "it's a piece of sports footwear worn in ice hockey," the answer would be "skate." Heard On Pablo Hidalgo: Red Five Standing By Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Pablo Hidalgo: Red Five Standing By

2 hours ago

Pablo Hidalgo is a creative executive at Lucasfilm, but host Ophira Eisenberg isn't quite buying the title. "Sounds a little made up," joked Eisenberg from NPR's New York City studios. "What actually is your day-to-day job?" Hidalgo explained it quite simply: it's to know absolutely everything there is to know about Star Wars . As the universe expands, it's Hidalgo's job to make sure everything stays accurate and in sync — a Star Wars story consultant, if you will. Hidalgo's journey started...

Mis-Direction

2 hours ago

The never-ending struggle with your confused GPS hits an all-time high in this game about national landmarks. Contestants figure out where a virus-afflicted GPS is trying to direct them to. Heard On Pablo Hidalgo: Red Five Standing By Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Allads

2 hours ago

If Jonathan Coulton sang the Cyndi Lauper song "Time After Time," but the lyrics were about the show Project Runway after Tim Gunn retires, the answer would be "Time After Tim." That's the gist of this music game where we remove one letter from the title of ballads. Heard On Pablo Hidalgo: Red Five Standing By Copyright 2016 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

Epilogue

Dec 2, 2016

On a scale of one to ten of how she's doing, these days Lauren Weedman is a solid eight. But the author of Miss Fortune: Fresh Perspectives on Having It All From Someone Who Is Not Okay hasn't always been this 'okay.' In fact, she revealed to host Ophira Eisenberg, "When I started writing the book, I was way less okay. It was very much embracing ... what a mess [I am]." The memoir gives readers a peek inside Weedman's failing marriage and desire for human connection. But the first draft of...

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