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Taming Ebola virus is now a challenge for the American health care system. We track the U.S. experience with Ebola from the appearance an Ebola strain in laboratory monkeys in Reston, Va., in 1989.
October 15, 2014
HBO has announced that beginning in 2015, it will offer what many have long wanted: access to HBO without having cable.
October 15, 2014
While the nation focuses on healing race and gender issues, we encourage political divisiveness.
October 15, 2014
General Assembly, an alternative education program, announces a new set of credentials for software-related jobs.
October 15, 2014
The dead include four Canadians, two Poles and an Israeli. The trekkers were caught out in unseasonable conditions around Mt. Annapurna, the world's 10th-highest peak.
October 15, 2014
The New York Times reports that between 2004 and 2011, American troops repeatedly encountered chemical weapons caches dating from the Iran-Iraq war. At least 17 U.S. service members were injured.
October 15, 2014
The prominent literary prize narrowed its nominees to 20 writers — a mix of heavyweights and many new ones. And across the Atlantic, Richard Flanagan won Britain's biggest award, the Man Booker Prize.
October 15, 2014
The shortlists — for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature — were announced Wednesday on Morning Edition.
October 15, 2014
Authorities say they are investigating reports of excessive force after tear gas and riot batons were used to subdue demonstrators.
October 15, 2014
After nurse Nina Pham was diagnosed with the deadly hemorrhagic fever earlier this week, another health care worker who treated Thomas Eric Duncan also has the disease.
October 15, 2014
Food writers have argued that Asian-American chefs are having a moment. But in this coverage, there's a glaring absence in this most recent celebration of Asian-American chefs: women.
October 15, 2014
A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has tested positive for the disease.
October 15, 2014
The virus has already caused one spike in chocolate prices, because cocoa is grown in countries that border Ebola-stricken Liberia and Guinea. Prices went back down — for the moment.
October 15, 2014
Automatically charged as adults in New York, the 16- and 17-year-old boys are at risk for assault by both corrections officers and other inmates. But advocates say reform efforts are moving slowly.
October 15, 2014
The NFL is looking for 10,000 volunteers for this season's Super Bowl. Commentator Frank Deford thinks other causes are more deserving.
October 15, 2014
The Fifth Circuit court had ruled that the laws, requiring admitting privileges and pricy upgrades, could go into effect as it considered the case. The Supreme Court decided otherwise late Tuesday.
October 14, 2014
The head of the judge's committee says The Narrow Road to the Deep North, the story of POWs in World War II forced to build the Thailand Burma Railway, is a "magnificent novel of love and war."
October 14, 2014
The Supreme Court agreed to block parts of the law from going into effect, while it is challenged in the court system.
October 14, 2014
Officials also announced that they had arrested 14 other police officers they say had a hand in the disappearance of 43 students in the state of Guerrero.
October 14, 2014
Overnight, dozens of occupiers were arrested as police worked to clear some main thoroughfares blocked during massive acts of civil disobedience.
October 14, 2014

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