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Photographers Capture The Sorrow And Pain Of Global Girls

Sat, 2014-10-11 02:15

For the International Day of the Girl Child, we wanted to bring to light issues that are often hidden from view. So we turned to five photographers who devote much of their time to girls' issues.

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Landon Donovan Makes An Emotional, If Slightly Awkward Farewell

Sat, 2014-10-11 01:59

Although he was cut from the roster for the World Cup this summer, the retiring soccer legend got a grand send-off in his final game with the U.S. team.

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Feds Clear 7 On No-Fly List To Travel, Will Tell 6 More Why They Can't

Fri, 2014-10-10 19:06

The government long maintained it could not tell anyone whether they were on the list or provide a reason why. In June a judge struck that down as unconstitutional.

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Gay Marriages To Begin In Idaho, After High Court Lifts Stay

Fri, 2014-10-10 16:33

The order from the Supreme Court signals yet again that the justices are disinclined to review cases throwing out state bans on gay marriage.

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Clinton Documents: 7 Excerpts You Should Read

Fri, 2014-10-10 15:03

The Clinton Presidential Library finished releasing documents that had been withheld previously. They reveal nothing we didn't already know, but give insight into a tumultuous time at the White House.

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For This Baseball Season, Roger Angell Has Just The 'Ticket'

Fri, 2014-10-10 13:40

The American League Championship Series begins tonight. Writer Kate Tuttle says Roger Angell's 1988 collection of essays, Season Ticket, is the perfect accompaniment to the postseason.

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43 Missing Students, 1 Missing Mayor: Of Crime And Collusion In Mexico

Fri, 2014-10-10 13:29

The town at the center of the students' disappearance has a history of political and police corruption. The mayor's own mother-in-law said he was on a drug gang's payroll, earning $155,000 a month.

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A Day For Global Girls Gets People Talking, But Then What?

Fri, 2014-10-10 12:44

Oct. 11 is the U.N.'s day devoted to stopping child marriage, stepping up education and much more. Does the day really help? Experts have a mixed reaction.

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Digital Natives, Except When It Comes To Textbooks

Fri, 2014-10-10 12:38

Textbook prices are high and rising, yet one obvious alternative to paying for paper — the e-textbook — just hasn't caught on, even with a new, digital-savvy generation of students.

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A Liberian Doctor Comes Up With His Own Ebola Regimen

Fri, 2014-10-10 12:28

At a government-run hospital in Liberia, Dr. Gabriel Logan is doing everything he can to save Ebola patients. That includes experimenting with an HIV drug as treatment.

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Answering Your Questions About Ebola Treatments And Vaccines

Fri, 2014-10-10 12:26

We answer listeners' questions about treatments and possible vaccines for Ebola.

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Authorities Find Four New Mass Graves In Mexico

Fri, 2014-10-10 11:29

It's still unclear whether the bodies that have been found belong to the 43 students who went missing nearby.

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Labor Secretary Eyed As White House Searches To Replace Attorney General

Fri, 2014-10-10 11:09

The White House effort to replace Attorney General Eric Holder is happening largely in the shadows. But Labor Secretary Thomas Perez is emerging as a top candidate for the post.

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Microsoft CEO Nadella's Remarks Add To Tech's Sexism Problem

Fri, 2014-10-10 10:36

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is facing public criticism after his comments suggesting that women should not ask for raises. But they also underscore questions about tech's male-dominated culture.

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Porridge Aficionados Vie To Make Theirs The Breakfast Of Champions

Fri, 2014-10-10 10:27

Once derided as Scottish food better suited to horses than people, porridge these days is more cool than gruel. In the U.K., competitions have porridge lovers battling with their best recipes.

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Sloppy Splinting Can Make A Child's Broken Arm Much Worse

Fri, 2014-10-10 10:08

A pediatrician who specializes in fixing broken bones in kids and teens says about 90 percent of the fractures he treats have been splinted improperly in a community ER or urgent care center first.

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Oregon First Lady Sorry For 'Marriage Of Convenience' With Green Card Seeker

Fri, 2014-10-10 09:58

In 1997, Cylvia Hayes received money to marry an Ethiopian who wanted a green card. Her fiance, Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber, is seeking a fourth term. She says he didn't know of the marriage.

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Turkey Agrees To Train, Equip Moderate Syrian Opposition

Fri, 2014-10-10 09:36

The pledge to create a force to assist in fighting the self-declared Islamic State comes a day after Ankara called for creating a buffer zone around its border with Syria.

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32 Myths About The Flu Vaccine You Don't Need To Fear

Fri, 2014-10-10 08:41

Vaccination isn't a perfect defense against flu. But vaccines remain the most reliable way to reduce the risk from an illness that causes thousands of deaths in the U.S. during a typical flu season.

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Ebola Joke Triggers Passenger's Removal From US Airways Flight

Fri, 2014-10-10 06:58

The passenger, who was taken off a flight after it landed in the Dominican Republic, reportedly coughed and then said: "I have Ebola. You're all screwed."

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