Controversy about hydraulic fracturing on the East Coast may have consequences in Colorado…Colorado lawmakers have unanimously approved an audit of the state’s Public Utilities Commission over how the agency has handled decisions affecting energy, taxicab and telecommunication companies…and, seven members of the Tuskegee Airmen visited the Air Force Academy today at the same time a World War II trainer airplane stopped on a trip to one of the Smithsonian museums.

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December 14, 2018 | NPR · In September, a Facebook “bug” allowed developers to access images people shared with friends on Facebook Stories — or images users had not even posted. Up to 6.8 million users may have been affected.
 

December 14, 2018 | NPR · Poet Javier Zamora is forced to return to El Salvador to apply for a visa, his first trip back in nearly 20 years. Also, an interview with Alfonso Cuarón about “Roma.”
 

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December 14, 2018 | NPR · The song title from the film The Lion King has been trademarked by Disney since 2003. In recent weeks, Africa media has launched a discussion on whether that’s cultural appropriation.
 

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December 14, 2018 | NPR · The song title from the film The Lion King has been trademarked by Disney since 2003. In recent weeks, Africa media has launched a discussion on whether that’s cultural appropriation.
 

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December 14, 2018 | FA · Moonlight director Barry Jenkins returns with a new drama about young lovers in 1970s Harlem whose lives are thrown into turmoil when one of them is falsely accused of a crime.
 

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December 13, 2018 | NPR · Many Spider-Men and -Women meet up in this “graphically dazzling, generously imaginative, nakedly optimistic, mercilessly funny” and refreshingly inclusive animated film.
 

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December 14, 2018 | NPR · The song title from the film The Lion King has been trademarked by Disney since 2003. In recent weeks, Africa media has launched a discussion on whether that’s cultural appropriation.
 

December 14, 2018 | FA · Springsteen’s one-man show closes on Broadway Saturday, then begins streaming on Netflix. He spoke to Fresh Air in 2016, admitting: “People see you onstage and, yeah, I’d want to be that guy.”
 

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December 14, 2018 | NPR · Cuban pianist Harold López-Nussa, along with his brother Ruy on drums and bassist Gaston Joya, deliver a set of danceable jazz explorations rooted in Afro-Cuban musical traditions to the Tiny Desk.
 

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