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Cubs Pitcher Thinks On The Fly To Get The Out At First
Pitcher Jon Lester caught a ground ball but it got stuck in the webbing of his glove — he couldn't throw the ball. Finally, he threw the entire glove to the first baseman, who caught it for the out.
Firefighters Rescue Parrots After Hearing Their Cries For Help
Firefighters in Middleton, Idaho, heard cries from a burning house — cries they thought were people trapped inside. Luckily for the parrots, they had been trained to cry for help in an emergency.
A Mother Rises Through The Ranks In 'Monkey Kingdom'
Macaque monkeys born at the top of society live like royalty. The new film from Disneynature follows a monkey born at the bottom of the pile who struggles to makes a better life for her and her son.
Unsettling Tales Of Strange Suburbia Echo Through 'The Night'
What do Rapunzel, the Buddha and small-town America have in common? Deceptively safe spaces, says Steven Millhauser. The Pulitzer Prize winner's new short story collection is Voices in the Night.
System Of A Down, Armenia's Favorite Sons, On Facing History
The band is performing in its ethnic homeland for the first time, on the centennial of the Armenian genocide. Singer Serj Tankian says that as historical events go, this one couldn't be more personal.
When Video Games Are 'Patched,' Gamers Lose Trust In Reviews
Video games are now being patched for problems after they are released, which makes reviewing them difficult. NPR's Arun Rath interviews Chris Kohler of Wired about how to keep game reviews relevant.
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