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One of the many policy riders tucked inside the trillion-dollar spending bill reverses a rule that long-haul truckers take two nights off for every 70 hours they drive. Safety groups are angry.
The price of oil fell again on Friday morning. The price of West Texas Intermediate, the U..S. benchmark, dipped below $60 a barrel after news the International Energy Agency had cut its demand forecast for 2015.
Traditionally, the folks at NPR Music make a list of their 100 favorite songs of the year. But this time, they expanded the list to 302 songs and made a really long mix tape.
Alan Cheuse reviews "The Convert's Song" by Sebastian Rotella.
Robert Siegel speaks with Simon Schama, author of The Story of the Jews, about the political history of Hanukkah.
Audie Cornish speaks with Kevin Merida, managing editor of The Washington Post, about the life and work of photojournalist Michel du Cille. The winner of three Pulitzer Prizes died Thursday.