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Secretary of State John Kerry flies to Cairo to take part in an international conference on rebuilding Gaza, after Israel's latest military operation against Hamas militants there.
October 12, 2014
Love him or hate him, Bolivia's President Evo Morales is expected to win a third term in today's election. Morales has paved the way for his reelection through his skilled handling of the economy.
October 12, 2014
A health care worker who was caring for the Ebola patient that died, has tested positive for the disease. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to correspondent Jeff Brady, who is covering the story in Dallas.
October 12, 2014
Even in a city stricken with Ebola, people come to the beach. A man on crutches is out for a walk. Little girls collect a fish and a headless Barbie. And an actress dreams of her big break.
October 12, 2014
U.S. troops have arrived in Liberia to set up emergency hospitals and start training health workers on Ebola care. Correspondent Jason Beaubien updates NPR's Ari Shapiro on the latest from Monrovia.
October 12, 2014
A new study suggests that people with Alzheimer's can hold on to happy or sad feelings, even if they forget what triggered them. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with the study's author, Edmarie Guzman-Velez.
October 12, 2014
Texas is in the midst of a fracking boom, which is opening up huge energy reserves and bringing in jobs. But traffic fatalities, some involving inexperienced and fatigued truck drivers, have surged.
October 12, 2014
NPR correspondent Jason Beaubien is on his third trip to the Ebola hot zone since July. Some things seem different — more international aid, more street life. But some things haven't changed.
October 12, 2014
Texas is in the midst of a fracking boom, which is opening up huge energy reserves and bringing in jobs. But traffic fatalities, some involving inexperienced and fatigued truck drivers, have surged.
October 12, 2014
Getting around Monrovia, Liberia's congested capital, has become more challenging since the Ebola outbreak began. Passengers and drivers tell NPR how they're coping.
October 12, 2014
Democrats and Republicans are both trying to lure the votes of Asian Americans, the country's fastest growing racial group.
October 12, 2014
The worker, who helped care for the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., reported a low fever Friday night.
October 12, 2014
A follow-up to 2010 Emmy-winner Star Wars Uncut, the film is a pastiche of live action, stop-motion and animation that shows both the contributors' talents and their passion for the original.
October 11, 2014
The antibiotic-resistant bacteria C. difficile can be deadly. Fecal transplants often can cure infections, but have a major ick factor. Capsules of fecal matter deliver the cure more politely.
October 11, 2014
On Thursday, Oregon's first lady, Cylvia Hayes, admitted to receiving $5,000 to marry a man who wanted a green card. NPR's Scott Simon talks to political editor Charlie Mahtesian about the scandal.
October 11, 2014
The new product brings several advances, but it also has a steep price tag, reported at $1,125 per tablet. Its maker reported billions in sales of a related drug approved last year.
October 11, 2014
The No Child Left Behind law famously set this year as the date when, well, no children would be left behind. So now what?
October 11, 2014
The two have agreed not to mess with each other's yard signs. "This office is bigger than us," a candidate for a county sheriff's post in northern Kentucky says.
October 11, 2014
Secretary of State Kris Kobach is a national crusader against illegal immigration, but this year some of his GOP brethren are turning against him as he struggles to win reelection.
October 11, 2014
The screening procedure will include passengers having their temperature taken with non-contact thermometers and answering questions to determine their potential exposure.
October 11, 2014

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