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Picture this - more than a dozen wildfires clustered together all whipped up by this hot, dry wind.

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Podcaster Marc Maron has brought celebrity after celebrity through his front door in Los Angeles. In 2009, the grizzled, once-washed-up comedian launched a podcast called WTF, and it became wildly popular — many people say Maron has defined what an interview podcast can be.

He tapes most of his conversations in his cramped garage, where, in a bit of a role reversal, NPR interviewed him.

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Food Banks Appreciate Edible Donations

Oct 9, 2017

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President Trump is sharpening the terms of a deal. He says he wants a lot in return for protecting young people who are known as DREAMers.

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In Stockholm this morning, the Nobel Prize in economics was announced.

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The Nobel Peace Prize was announced this morning in Oslo.

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The Economics Of A Monthly Movie Pass

Oct 6, 2017

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This next story asks, who really benefits when you get a bargain movie ticket? - which you can for a monthly subscription. The price recently went down so low it's worth asking what the company is really getting. Here's Elizabeth Kulas of our PLANET MONEY podcast.

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Review: 'Blade Runner 2049'

Oct 6, 2017

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"Blade Runner" is back. Sure, Harrison Ford will always be Han Solo and Indiana Jones. But diehard fans also know him as Rick Deckard, hero of Ridley Scott's iconic sci-fi film.

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Proof Of The Dangers Of Pumpkin Spice

Oct 6, 2017

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How Bump Stocks Make Guns Fire Faster

Oct 5, 2017

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Where Recovery Stands In Puerto Rico

Oct 5, 2017

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The clock is winding down for thousands of immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

The Trump administration has stopped accepting new applications for the program known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, that protects nearly 700,000 so-called DREAMers from deportation. Thursday is the deadline for thousands of current DACA recipients to renew their status for what could be the last time.

I'm Not Drunk, I'm A Time Traveler

Oct 5, 2017

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Thief Targets Martial Arts Gym

Oct 5, 2017

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We now do know that a special device was used to maximize the carnage in Las Vegas on Sunday night.

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