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Liberia's Ebola Routine: Wear Your Temperature On Your Lapel

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:01

NPR producer Nicole Beemsterboer reflects on 10 days in Liberia: children losing parents, young men risking their lives to collect bodies, and the smell of chlorinated hand-washing water everywhere.

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When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 14:34

Networks like the Discovery Channel have been criticized for pushing entertainment at the cost of science, with fake "documentaries" about everything from mermaids to mythical monster sharks.

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Murray into US Open fourth round

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 14:19
Andy Murray sees off Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov in four sets to reach the last 16 of the US Open in New York.

Costa must learn respect - Martinez

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:45
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea's Diego Costa must learn the "ethics and culture" of British football after his side's 6-3 win.

One Woman's Lessons From Living On The Street

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:19

It's hard enough being homeless, but for women there are extra dangers and challenges. One D.C. woman who has lived on the streets for decades shares some of what she's learned.

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First openly gay NFL player dropped

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:03
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.

Michael Sam, First Openly Gay NFL Draft, Is Dropped By Rams

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 12:59

The former Missouri defensive end was edged out in a competition against undrafted rookie Ethan Westbrooks for a spot on St. Louis' roster.

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Visa delay hits Rojo's Man Utd debut

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 12:25
Marcos Rojo's Manchester United debut is being held up by a four-year-old claim he rowed with a neighbour in Argentina.

South Africa Condemns Apparent Coup In Lesotho

NPR News - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:53

Early Saturday, soldiers in the tiny kingdom completely surrounded by South Africa took to the streets amid gunfire, forcing the prime minister to flee. The army has denied a takeover.

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El Salvador gangs re-launch truce

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:45
Leaders of five of El Salvador's powerful gangs say they will stop attacking police and military in a bid to re-launch a gang truce agreed two years ago.

US TV host found murdered at home

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:14
A US television host and former Suffolk dance school teacher was shot dead by his son-in-law at his home in Louisiana, local police say.

Cook defends England's ODI approach

BBC - Sat, 2014-08-30 11:01
England captain Alastair Cook defends his team's tactics after a second successive heavy defeat in the one-day series with India.

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