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November 25, 2015 | NPR · La Malinche was an Indian woman who served as an interpreter for Cortes — at a cost to her reputation. Even 500 years later, she's reviled in Mexico.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · The Pentagon's report says the hospital attack in Afghanistan was an accident. Jason Cone says it raises more questions than it answers.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · The numbers remain small, and hard to quantify, but prosecutors seem to be under pressure to charge police in on-duty shootings, and the "benefit of the doubt" they enjoyed seems to be eroding.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reportedly asked for the removal of the advertisements featuring Nazi imagery. The ads were promoting a new show produced by Amazon.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · An artisanal salt producer is processing brine from ancient ocean deposits below West Virgina's mountains. The company, J.Q. Dickinson Salt-Works, ships to top chefs who value the salt's minerality.

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November 25, 2015 | NPR · No one knows the struggles and successes of women in Hollywood better than Nina Jacobson, the producer of the Hunger Games movies. NPR catches up with one of the most powerful women in the business.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · It doesn't have much of an ending, but Victor Frankenstein is a livelier updating of a British classic than, say, the latest from James Bond.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · Pixar's second film of 2015 is no Inside Out story-wise, but its visuals and wonderful score make the time spent in its dino-packed alternate universe a pleasure.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · Amy Berg's new documentary talks to friends and lovers of the iconic singer to say more about her complicated life than you get from many rock-star docs.
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November 25, 2015 | NPR · Terrific chemistry between Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan fuels the fine and stirring story of Apollo Creed's son, who takes after his dad.

February 16, 2011

Round-Up: Grass fire contained; Progress on US 50; and more

Crews have contained a grass fire that was threatening buildings near Ellicott in El Paso County…Crews are beginning to remove rock from US 50 west of Cotopaxi, and aim to have the highway reopen by the weekend…Army officials say President Barack Obama’s budget proposal includes $477 million for destroying obsolete chemical weapons stored in Colorado and Kentucky….and, Katie’s Law, a crime fighting tool that has raised privacy concerns has been fully implemented in Colorado.

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