A zombie crawls through New York's Union Square during a promotion for the AMC network television series The Walking Dead.
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October 31, 2010 Zombies, it seems, are everywhere these days, so we've hauled in an expert to prepare us for the invasion.
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This week, in the run-up to Saturday's rally, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart has been taping its shows in Washington. President Obama was among the guests.
October 29, 2010 The Daily Show host says he has become less political over time. But some pundits say Stewart's rally in Washington on Saturday has become a political event as liberal groups have latched on to it.
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October 28, 2010 It's a truism of the business world that as long as there are bosses who send memos, there will be staff members who snipe and snicker at them. That holds true, even if you're the CEO of a huge magazine company.
October 27, 2010 The Weather Channel is reducing its weather coverage. And it's not the first cable network to wander far from its roots.
What does the rest of the world read into the Tea Party?
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October 27, 2010 A roundup of coverage from across the globe ranges from horror to pity. But often the writing reveals more about the writers than about the Tea Party.
October 26, 2010 In 1995, the NPR legal correspondent said then-Sen. Jesse Helms might want to rethink his position on AIDS research "because if there's retributive justice, he'll get AIDS." Critics say that's worse than what led to NPR's firing of Juan Williams.
October 26, 2010 Sharron Angle exited a Reno campaign event while a decoy distracted the media. She, like fellow Tea Party favorite Joe Miller, has inverted the usual rules of the political challenger to a long-time incumbent which is to get free media.
October 26, 2010 Jon Stewart of The Daily Show hosted his program from Washington, D.C. Monday night. It was Stewart's first time on the air since NPR dismissed news analyst Juan Williams.
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October 25, 2010 Vivian Schiller says that parting ways with the news analyst was the right thing to do, but that "the process that followed the decision was unfortunate -- including not meeting with Juan in person."
October 24, 2010 World-famous natural scientist Sir David Attenborough has spent the past 50 years exploring the living world. For his latest documentary, he explores the origins of life on the planet. Host Liane Hansen speaks with Attenborough, whose series, First Life, debuts Sunday night on the Discovery Channel.
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October 24, 2010 Almost four years ago, the Mexican government began its war on the country's drug cartels. The brutal conflict has since claimed tens of thousands of lives. Host Liane Hansen talks to NPR's Mexico City correspondent Jason Beaubien about the consequences of Mexico's ongoing war and his experiences reporting on the conflict.
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October 24, 2010 Reports of brutality and torture of fellow Iraqis at the hands of government forces have Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki on the defense as his rivals citing the documents as proof he's unfit to lead.
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An Iraqi prisoner at al-Muthanna prison in Baghdad. The Wikileaks documents include cases where detainees were beeaten, burned or otherwise tortured.
October 23, 2010 Classified intelligence documents released Friday by WikiLeaks revive questions about whether U.S. troops on occasion ignored clear evidence of torture, even when they witnessed it firsthand.
October 23, 2010 The whistleblower site WikiLeaks has rocked the Pentagon again by releasing a huge new batch of classified U.S. military reports. Nearly 400,000 files on the Iraq war were shared initially with The New York Times, three European news organizations and Al Jazeera. This release of leaked military documents follows an earlier release of secret documents from the Afghanistan war. The new documents shed light on some of the darkest aspects of the Iraq war, including civilian deaths and detainee abuse. Host Scott Simon discusses the classified reports with NPR's Tom Gjelten.
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October 22, 2010 The whistleblower website WikiLeaks released nearly 400,000 secret Iraq war documents Friday. A handful of news organizations had more than two months to study the documents, choosing to highlight what they found significant. Everyone else, including NPR, had to rely on their judgment.
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