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A Somali Aid Worker Would Rather Give Out Cash Than Free Food

Wed, 2014-11-26 08:04

Degan Ali, a Somali humanitarian, tells us about her organization's efforts to fight famine in Kenya, Somalia and South Sudan.

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Hissing And Sighing: The Lament Of Sex Workers In Sierra Leone

Wed, 2014-11-26 08:02

Ebola has made it harder for the prostitutes who issue a come hither "hiss" along Lumley Beach. Customers are hard to find, pay is down and, like everyone, the women are scared of the deadly virus.

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Justice Ginsburg Has Heart Procedure; Is Resting Comfortably

Wed, 2014-11-26 06:34

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the leader of the court's liberal wing, is 81-years-old. Doctors inserted a stent in her right coronary artery to address a blockage.

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EPA Proposes New Rules To Curb Ozone Levels

Wed, 2014-11-26 06:12

The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb to 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups as well as Republicans.

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Patient Safety Journal Finds Violations, Tightens Standards After Scandal

Wed, 2014-11-26 05:30

Kickback allegations against its former editor prompted the Journal of Patient Safety to review his writings and adopt new rules for disclosing commercial conflicts of interest.

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After 50 Years, An Olympic Medal Dispute Is Resolved

Wed, 2014-11-26 05:16

The International Olympic Committee recognized that American figure skaters Vivian and Ronald Joseph won the bronze medal at the 1964 Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria.

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University Of Virginia Apologizes To Student Who Says She Was Gang Raped

Wed, 2014-11-26 05:05

Rolling Stone magazine published a harrowing account of a campus rape that's shaken the university. "Nothing like it should ever happen again," UVA president Teresa Sullivan said on Tuesday.

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In Ferguson, A Trove Of Evidence — But No Trial

Wed, 2014-11-26 04:57

As photos of officer Darren Wilson spread on social media, so did skepticism about his testimony.

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Winter Storm Threatens Thanksgiving Day Travel

Wed, 2014-11-26 03:43

Some parts of the Northeast could see up to 12 inches of snow. The system will bring rain and snow throughout the day Wednesday.

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A Calmer Night In Ferguson, Mo., Amid Increased National Guard Presence

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:52

Police arrested 44 people after another round of protests — these quieter than the unrest that erupted after the decision not to charge officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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Pandora's New Deal: Different Pay, Different Play

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:13

The Internet radio service offers greater exposure to artists in exchange for a lower royalty rate.

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For Native Alaskans, Holiday Menu Looks To The Wild

Wed, 2014-11-26 01:13

Thanksgiving menus traditionally celebrate the bounty of late fall. In rural Alaska, that means walrus, moose, fermented fish heads and akutaq, or Eskimo ice cream – salmonberries mixed with Crisco.

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Mississippi Schools Sue State For More Money

Wed, 2014-11-26 00:18

Mississippi has long ranked near the bottom of the states in educational performance. In a bid to change that, 21 school districts are suing the state for more than $200 million in education funding.

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Gluten-Free Guests For Thanksgiving? We've Got You Covered

Wed, 2014-11-26 00:16

It's like the start of a bad joke: a vegan, a gluten-free and a paleo walk into a bar — except it's your house, and they're gathered around the Thanksgiving table. Don't panic — we've got recipes.

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Be Thankful This Year For The San Antonio Spurs

Wed, 2014-11-26 00:15

Just in time for Thanksgiving, commentator Frank Deford describes his gratitude for everyone's favorite team in any American sport. The Spurs, he says, are gentlemen, do right and are beloved by all.

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Thanksgiving Recipes From 'Morning Edition' Listeners

Wed, 2014-11-26 00:14

'Morning Edition' listeners submitted their favorite — and, often, simplest — holiday recipes, via Twitter. We've compiled some of our favorites.

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Protests Of Grand Jury Decision Fan Out Across The Country

Tue, 2014-11-25 21:40

While several big cities saw large protests after the decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson on Monday, Tuesday saw protests and blocked highways in at least 14 cities across the country.

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Hong Kong Police Arrest Protest Leaders, More Than 100 Others

Tue, 2014-11-25 18:34

Authorities cleared a major pro-democracy protest camp in a blue-collar neighborhood Wednesday. The months of fruitless demonstrating has disheartened many protesters, NPR's Frank Langfitt reports.

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Dog Follows Athletes Through Mud And Water, And Melts Hearts

Tue, 2014-11-25 17:36

After a stray dog met a team of Swedish adventure athletes in Ecuador, he ran for miles to stay with them. Now Arthur the dog is famous – and it all started with a meatball.

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Wilson Describes Confrontation With Brown In ABC Interview

Tue, 2014-11-25 16:16

Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed Michael Brown, says he has "a clean conscience" about the shooting; he also says he's sorry for the loss of life.

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