Mystery Missile Explained

On September 13, 2012 By

Confusion over an unexpected vapor trail in southern Colorado finally cleared up.

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SoCO Odyssey, Part II

On August 10, 2011 By

In Part II of our end-of-summer road trip finale we travel through the San Luis Valley in search of people for whom the past is the future. (If you missed Part I yesterday, it’s HERE.

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February 25, 2018 | NPR · The Olympic Athletes from Russia won 4-3 against Germany in a game where neither team had much to lose.
 

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February 25, 2018 | NPR · The country has 29 medals, including 11 gold, despite less-than-gold performances from their usual powerhouses.
 

February 24, 2018 | NPR · Calling two doping cases “hugely disappointing,” the IOC’s executive board said that factors had “prevented the IOC from even considering lifting the suspension for the closing ceremony.”
 

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February 24, 2018 | NPR · NPR’s Sarah McCammon speaks with poet Li-Young Lee about his new collection of poetry, The Undressing. The book explores love, violence and the confusion between those emotional states.
 

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February 24, 2018 | NPR · Captured in one 72-minute take, U — July 22 re-enacts the 2011 murders at a summer camp through the eyes of its victims — in order to shift focus away from the extremist killer.
 

February 24, 2018 | NPR · Before Michelle McNamara died in 2016, she was working on a book that aimed to bring a serial rapist and murderer to justice. I’ll Be Gone in the Dark has now been published.
 

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February 24, 2018 | NPR · The British singer discusses making a staggered comeback after a career full of ups and downs and celebrating the changes in R&B.
 

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February 24, 2018 | NPR · If he succeeds, it would be the first piano made in his country — and the first made in Africa since 1989. Skeptics wonder if it’s an impossible mission.
 

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February 24, 2018 | NPR · This month’s playlist includes a new track from an Austin up-and-comer, a song about white privilege from Tune-Yards and a jazz instrumental cover of Amy Winehouse.
 

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