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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly is leaving his post before the end of the year. President Trump hasn't yet named a replacement. As NPR's Tamara Keith reports, Kelly's departure is not a surprise.

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This is Lulu's Log, stardate December 2, 2018, where we explore matters of space, the stars and the universe.

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'Greatest Showman' Re-Imagined

Nov 25, 2018

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"The Greatest Showman" is a visual feast.

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ENSEMBLE: (Singing) Whoa.

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Witchcraft is having a moment. We don't mean the pointy black hat, cauldron and broomstick kind of witchcraft. We're talking about curated sets of crystals, bespoke decks of tarot cards and TV reboots of "Charmed" and "Sabrina The Teenage Witch."

Book Review: 'Tales From The Inner City'

Nov 25, 2018

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On-air challenge: I'm going to give you two words. Change one letter in the first word to name a category of things. And change one letter in the second word to name something in that category.

Ex. PETAL COPIER --> METAL, COPPER
1. STAGE MAIZE
2. CORN QUARTET
3. DUMBER FORTE
4. RING CHARGES
12. RATIONALITY SWIMS

Thanksgiving is four days away, and with it comes a holiday season of friends, family, fun and of course, food. Now about that food part: If you're hosting on top of all the fun, you get a big helping of responsibility, last-minute preparation and the unexpected.

NPR is here for all you hosts with a new holiday advice series called, "Help, I'm Hosting!"

96-Year-Old Woman Reacts To D.C. Snow

Nov 18, 2018

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On the East Coast this past week, we had the first snow storm of the season. And while it did cause a lot of damage, it also gave a lot of joy, not only to kids but to one 96-year-old woman in Washington, D.C.

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It's been almost a decade since award-winning Puerto Rican artist Draco Rosa has released a new album.

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DRACO ROSA: (Singing in Spanish).

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When looking up at the stars, it's hard not to wonder what else — or even who else — could be out there. The resilience of franchises like Star Trek in pop culture prove we've always believed in the possibility of life beyond our own solar system. But it wasn't until about a decade ago that we were able to locate and identify those distant planets of our dreams.

A House District Republicans Could Flip

Nov 4, 2018

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The Latest On Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Oct 28, 2018

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