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Winners And Losers of The Fall TV Season Begin to Emerge

Mon, 2014-10-20 13:40

One month into the TV season, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says diversity is winning and rom coms are losing as new shows battle for viewers.

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Toyota Becomes Latest Automaker To Issue Recalls Over Faulty Airbags

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:52

Since 2008, almost 16 million vehicles have been recalled over worries that airbags might explode if exposed to high humidity for long periods of time.

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Tunisia's Emerging Tech Sector Hampered By Old Policies

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:44

When Tunisia's young people protested in 2011, they had one key demand: jobs. Now, despite new political leadership, that demand remains unmet — even in tech, the sector that offers the most promise.

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Parkinson's Drugs Can Be A Gateway To Sin

Mon, 2014-10-20 12:16

Researchers call for stronger safety warnings on drugs called dopamine agonists because they can trigger self-destructive, obsessional behavior in some people.

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Climate Change Has Coffee Growers In Haiti Seeking Higher Ground

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:53

Haiti's once-flourishing coffee trade has been badly battered. The latest threat: climate change. Locals who still rely on coffee for their livelihood must learn to grow it in changing climes.

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Sandwich Monday: The Primanti Bros. Pitts-burger

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:41

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich from the famous Primanti Bros. of Pittsburgh.

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Judge Says 1,000 Potential Jurors May Be Screened For Boston Bombing Trial

Mon, 2014-10-20 11:35

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial is scheduled to start in January. Out of those 1,000 jurors, 100 of them will be questioned by prosecutors and defense attorneys.

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Eye Phone? Your Next Eye Exam Might Be Done With Your Phone

Mon, 2014-10-20 10:46

Doctors need to look at the eyes to diagnose disease, but the machines they use are big and expensive. An iPhone or tablet may do as well, scientists say, bringing eye care to the underserved.

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The Artificial Boundary That Divides Iraq

Mon, 2014-10-20 09:59

A checkpoint near Kirkuk marks the line between Kurdish-controlled territory and the world of Islamic State extremists. Some 5,000 civilians stream across daily, lives and families divided.

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Plane Of Good Samaritans: Why Fly To (And From) West Africa

Mon, 2014-10-20 09:03

On the plane to Monrovia, our NPR correspondent saw the best of human nature in the passengers on board. Almost all of them were headed to Liberia to lend a helping hand.

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Nepal Ends Rescue Efforts After Deadly Avalanches In Himalayas

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:40

Locals and international tourists are among at least 39 people known to have died in blizzards and avalanches throughout the foothills of Nepal's Himalayan mountain range last week.

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Indiana Officials Say Man Has Led Them To Multiple Bodies

Mon, 2014-10-20 08:37

Suspect Darren Vann confessed to one murder, with which he has been charged, and subsequently led police to six other corpses in northwestern Indiana, authorities say.

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Sweden's Sub Hunt Evokes Cold War Memories

Mon, 2014-10-20 07:14

Stockholm has a grainy photo of what it says shows "foreign underwater activity" in an incident eerily similar to the grounding of a Soviet submarine in the same waters in 1981.

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In The Big Easy, Food Vendors Create A Little Honduras

Mon, 2014-10-20 06:53

Thanks to a quirk of history, New Orleans has long had a Honduran population, but it exploded post-Katrina. Nearly a decade later, Hondurans have created a vibrant, if underground, culinary community.

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Hong Kong Leader Blames 'External Forces' For Joining Protests

Mon, 2014-10-20 05:21

Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying, who student activists have demanded step down, says "different countries in different parts of the world" are helping stoke unrest in the Chinese territory.

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Latest Developments In The Ebola Story

Mon, 2014-10-20 04:14

The family of the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with the deadly disease ends a 21-day observation period with no symptoms. Meanwhile, the WHO declared Nigeria Ebola-free.

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Turkey Says It's Helping Iraqi Kurds Join Fight For Kobani

Mon, 2014-10-20 03:03

The remarks by the country's foreign minister could signal a shift in Ankara's largely neutral stance on the conflict at its doorstep.

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Will Apple's Mobile Wallet Replace Your Leather Wallet?

Mon, 2014-10-20 02:23

Many have tried and failed with this kind of payment option before. But Apple's launch is bigger, with more financial institutions' support, and consumers may be more security-conscious.

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The Look Of Power: How Women Have Dressed For Success

Mon, 2014-10-20 00:23

Just as women were entering the corporate workplace in big numbers, the shapeless power suit emerged. Over time, the "power look" changed. How do women project power in the modern office?

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Ebola In Church: A Reverend's Quarantine Spreads The Word

Mon, 2014-10-20 00:23

There's one place in Monrovia where people continue to gather together despite the threat of Ebola: Sunday church service. One reverend knows firsthand how the smallest mistake can be deadly.

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